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Ghana: Govt extends rural telephony to 1,353 communities
The Ghanaian government, through the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), has constructed 1,003 rural telephony sites under the ...
Nigeria: Airtel and UNICEF will connect 620 primary schools to digital learning by February 2023
In 2020, UNICEF launched a global initiative to ensure access for millions of children to quality education via the Internet, ...
Kenya: Safaricom Unveils Cheaper Monthly Data, Airtime Plans
Safaricom has announced a revamp of its PostPay and All-in-One plans that will see customers enjoy lower prices on the ...
Vodafone CEO to step down
Vodafone Group CEO Nick Read will step down at the end of December 2022 following a year when the telecommunications ...
Hormuud Telecom secures Somalia’s first spectrum licence
Somalia’s National Communications Authority (NCA) has issued the country’s first spectrum licence to telecommunications provider, Hormuud Telecom. In a recent ...
African Fintechs call for comprehensive regional regulatory policies
African Fintech raised over US$1.3-billion in 2021 and according to research by McKinsey & Company, is poised to generate US$30-billion ...
Paratus to distribute OneWeb’s LEO solutions across Africa
London-headquartered global communications network OneWeb has inked a distribution agreement with pan-African telecommunications company Paratus Group to deliver its Low ...
Angola: Africell expands mobile network services to Benguela
Africell Angola announced the official launch of its mobile network services in the city and province of Benguela on 2 ...