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Rwandan govt taps into Alibaba’s new economy expertise

Twelve delegates from the government of Rwanda completed the first New Economy Workshop hosted by the Alibaba Group in Hangzhou, ...
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Senegal: After the Artp, Tigo signs its concession agreement and 4G specifications with the minister of telecoms

The mobile operator Tigo, a subsidiary of Saga Africa Holdings Limited, can now begin the deployment of its 4G service ...
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Kenya: Telecom regulator entrusts Safaricom and Telkom with extension of telecom network in 78 remote locations

Safaricom and Telkom telephony operators won the call for tender issued by the Kenya Communications Authority (CA) for the extension ...
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Nigeria: Adebayo Shittu announces the creation of an ICT park at the Abuja Technology Village

Nigeria's Communications Minister, Adebayo Shittu, unveiled the government's intention to build an ICT park at the Abuja Technology Village. At ...
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South Africa: ‘Just shut up’: minister tears into Vodacom

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has slammed Vodacom on social media, telling it to “just shut up” and “do the right ...
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Mauritius: 2019 to see the deployment of fiber optics in Rodrigues and the launch by the country of a nano-satellite

For the year 2019, the Minister of Information and Communication Technologies of Mauritius, Yogida Sawmynaden has unveiled in the newspaper Le ...
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South Africa: Vox broadens fibre-to-the-home network with new partnership

Integrated ICT and infrastructure provider Vox has announced its partnership with Netstream and SA Digital Villages as it works on ...
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Nigeria: $8 Billion ‘Illegal’ Repatriation – Nigerian Govt, MTN Settle Out of Court

The Nigerian government and mobile telecommunications firm, MTN, have reached an out-court-settlement in a suit filed by government lawyers accusing ...
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