News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem
Nigeria needs around $2 billion to ensure full fiber optic coverage (Bosun Tijani)
Until now having only 35,000 km of optical fiber, Nigeria needs 95,000 km to ensure complete coverage and guarantee high-speed ...
Group Lauds $34.82bn Investment For Africa’s Development
The Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI) has lauded the Africa Investment Forum (AIF) outing in Marrakesh, Morocco, which witnessed a ...
Supporting Fintech Startups Is The Key To Africa’s Success
An innate ability to understand the market’s most pressing needs, coupled with a laser-sharp focus on solving the African continent’s challenges, ...
US-based Digi International seals strategic SA partnership
DIGI International, a global provider of Internet of Things connectivity equipment and services, has formed a strategic alliance with StratIT, ...
Stephen Blewett appointed to run MTN Ghana
Stephen Blewett has been named CEO of MTN Ghana, beginning April 2024, succeeding Selorm Adadevoh, who has been promoted to ...
MSGBC Countries Secure World Bank Funding to Boost Digital Connectivity
The World Bank has granted $266.5 million in funding to support the acceleration of digitalization across the MSGBC region. Financial ...
Worries over austerity and government IT spending
Finance minister Enoch Godongwana presented the grim reality of South Africa’s poor fiscal position in his medium-term budget speech last month, ...
Uganda: regulator seeks partners to provide internet connectivity to 50 schools
The Ugandan government wants to accelerate the adoption of the Internet in the country to support its digital transformation ambitions. According ...