News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem

South Africa: Vox shareholders to buy out Investec in R2-billion deal

Shareholders in telecommunications company Vox, including Rand Merchant Bank, have agreed to buy out fellow investor Investec as part of a ...
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Sierra Leone secures US$30-million to advance fibre optic project

Sierra Leone has confirmed a US$30-million loan agreement to finance its contract with Huawei for the second phase of its ...
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Vodacom Tanzania, Flickswitch launch a regional first

Vodacom Tanzania and South African mobile solution provider Flickswitch have announced the availability of Vodacom SIM Manager, a mobile connectivity ...
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Namibia: Capricorn Investment Group acquires 30% of Paratus Africa

The company Capricorn Investment Group, owner of Bank Windhoek, has acquired a 30% stake in the telecommunications company Paratus Africa ...
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West Africa: MainOne says cable system will land in Senegal in September, Cote d’Ivoire in October

MainOne has confirmed the scheduled landing of the MainOne submarine cable systems in Senegal in September and Cote d'Ivoire in ...
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Mozambique: 85 Per Cent of Mozambicans Have Access to Telecoms

Maputo — The proportion of the Mozambican population reached by telecommunication services has expanded from 65 per cent in 2014 ...
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Southern Africa: TTCL to Link SADC Region With High Speed Fibre Optic Cable

TANZANIA Telecommunications Company Limited (TTCL) will roll out a high speed fibre optic cable network to the Southern African Development ...
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South Africa: Telkom CEO fires broadside at treasury over telecoms plan

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has launched an extraordinary attack on national treasury’s discussion paper aimed at growing South Africa’s economy, accusing the department ...
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