Nov 26, 2019

Smartphone demand weak in Q3 2019

Users delaying purchase decisions until 2020, while waiting for 5G network coverage to increase to more countries say Gartner analysts.
Nov 13, 2019

Africell launches 3G smart feature phone

Device powered by KaiOS mobile operating system.
Oct 3, 2019

Africell launches e-SIM service in Sierra Leone

A nice to have say experts, but valuable to local market's telecommunications, connectivity and IOT ambitions.
Aug 30, 2019

Gambia: telcos fined for SIM card irregulation

Industry regulator slaps Africell, Gamcel and Qcell with fines for non-compliance.
Aug 7, 2019

Africell budgets US$300-million for expansion

Operator eager to disrupt telecoms space in key markets including Angola and Zimbabwe.
Jul 3, 2018

Uganda's social media tax – don't bother using VPNs says regulator

UCC has ordered mobile operators to block the use of VPNs by subscribers hoping to bypass the new OTT tax.
Jul 2, 2018

Uganda: telcos to tax SIM cards, channel payment via mobile money

Companies respond to Excise Duty Amendment Bill which came into effect on 1 July.
May 25, 2018

Africell squares off with UCC

Mobile operator accused of flouting directives on SIM card registration.
Sep 8, 2017

Sierra Leone telcos sanctioned over QoS

NATCOM forces operators to offer free calls as a result of service issues.
May 19, 2014

Africell snaps up Orange's Ugandan operations

French telecoms provider sells its majority stake to the privately owned telecoms firm.
Feb 4, 2014

Africell Sierra Leone crosses 2 million subscriber mark

Meanwhile, the group is expecting its total user base to reach over 3 million by year-end.