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Google has thrown its full weight behind Google Station, its free public Wi-Fi service currently live in Abuja and Lagos in Nigeria. In July 2018 Google officially launched Google Station in Nigeria. The country’s vice president Yemi Osibanjo attended the launch and at the event, Google stated that the service will connect “millions of users”
The Government of the Republic of Angola and the World Bank are currently considering ways to develop the national digital economy. José Carvalho da Rocha, Angolan Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology, said on 14 March 2019, on the sidelines of a meeting with the Vice President of the World Bank for Africa, Hafez Ghanem. The
Dimension Data senior managers are approaching lenders and investors to raise cash for a possible deal for the group’s Africa and Middle East (MEA) operations, which could be valued at about US$800-million (R11.5-billion). That’s according to people familiar with the matter, who asked not to be identified because the deliberations are confidential. Senior managers at Dimension
South Africa’s MTN Group is considering a move to increase local ownership of its subsidiary in Uganda. A report from Reuters cites group CEO Robert Shuter as saying that MTN Uganda could go from 4% local ownership currently to 20% by the end of this year. MTN has been under pressure from authorities in Uganda to raise local shareholding levels and is already