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Six Kenyans among winners of Facebook Community Leadership Program

09-26-2018 | 06:27:00
Unveiled in February this year, Facebook Community Leadership Program is a global initiative that invests in people building communities.

Submarine cable linking Angola and Brazil goes live

09-26-2018 | 05:28:30
Angola Cables has just announced that the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) has gone live for commercial traffic.

MTN Uganda and Mastercard diversify Mobile Money services in Uganda

09-25-2018 | 10:44:00
MTN Uganda in partnership with Mastercard and United Bank for Africa have announced a new service that will enable quicker, safer and more convenient online payments globally.

Internet Society, Facebook to expand internet connectivity in Africa

09-25-2018 | 09:12:31
The Internet Society, a global non-profit organization dedicated to the open development, evolution and use of the Internet, has announced that it is partnering with Facebook to develop Internet Exchange Points (IXP) throughout Africa.

MTN Zambia, Astria Learning pact connects youth to college education

09-25-2018 | 06:25:24
The renewed partnership between Astria Learning, a global e-learning solutions provider and Zambia’s telecommunications company, MTN Zambia has seen a larger percentage of Zambia’s economically challenged young adults obtain a college level education online.

Telecom Egypt acquires 50% of EISCC for $15m

09-24-2018 | 07:37:00
Telecom Egypt announces that its board of directors has approved the acquisition of 50% of its subsidiary Egyptian International Submarine Cable Company at a value of USD 15mn.

[Nigeria] Clickatell, GTBank, Kwesé partner to offer live streaming

09-24-2018 | 06:01:00
Clickatell Transact and Kwesé iflix, together with GT Bank and other banks in Nigeria have partnered to offer the freshest line-up of sports, news and entertainment, available to millions of Nigerians, via the Kwesé iflix platform.

[Kenya] CA directs telcos to switch off unregistered SIM cards

09-21-2018 | 10:36:00
Communication Authority of Kenya has directed mobile operators switch off all unregistered SIM cards on their networks with immediate effect.

Nexans connects Brazil to Cameroon with fiber optic project

09-21-2018 | 08:25:00
Latency, the tiny time delay when a data stream has to travel thousands of kilometers between computers on different continents, is regarded as the enemy of the digital economy.

Blockchain technology key to fighting corruption in Ghana

09-20-2018 | 13:32:00
NikGroup, a consulting firm based in Ghana, wants to push for the adoption of the blockchain for social change as the government struggles to fight corruption in Ghana.

[South Africa] Vodacom invests $21m in rural internet connectivity

09-20-2018 | 12:57:00
Vodacom Eastern Cape region has embarked on a crucial network investment drive in that province and has already invested R300 million, about $21 million, over the past three years to ramp up network investment in deep rural areas of the Eastern Cape.

ITC and Huawei launch ‘Faster Customs Faster Trade' study in Zambia

09-20-2018 | 12:38:00
The International Trade Centre (ITC) and Huawei Technologies have launched a new study, ‘Faster Customs, Faster Trade Using Technology for Trade Facilitation’ which explores the interplay between international trade in information and communication technology solutions.

Liquid Telecom, Zindi partner to grow Africa’s data science ecosystem

09-20-2018 | 11:20:00
Liquid Telecom has announced a partnership with Zindi to support the rollout of its new data science competition platform across Africa.

Moneytrans and Remitly set to expand to Sub Saharan Africa

09-20-2018 | 11:15:31
Moneytrans and Remitly, the largest independent digital remittance company in North America, have entered into a global co-operation agreement.

2018 Connected Kenya Summit awards officially unveiled

09-20-2018 | 10:58:05
The awards were launched by ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru and will see young Kenyan innovators feted during the Connected Kenya Summit that will be held at the Bomas of Kenya from 22nd to 24th October.