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News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem

SEACOM to remain on acquisition trail in 2023

SEACOM says it is working on a multi-country acquisition the details of which it will announce in 2023, and while ...
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Côte d’Ivoire: The State launches the partial sale of its shares in the capital of Orange CI

In August, the Ivorian State decided during a Council of Ministers to sell part of its 14.95% stake in the ...
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Zain plans to invest USD 800 million in its Sudan business over the next five years

Consumer needs for telecom services have changed a lot since the Covid-19 pandemic. Operators are stepping up investments to meet ...
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South Africa: Govt, academia unite to create innovative AI ecosystem

South Africa has joined its African counterparts, such as Ghana, to set up an institute dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI). Yesterday, ...
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World Mobile using LEO satellites to expand network in Africa

Mobile telecommunications firm World Mobile is expanding its network across Africa following a series of successful pilot tests using low ...
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Nigeria reduces by 90% the cost of rights of way for telecoms infrastructure in the territory of its capital

The federal government is aiming for 70% broadband penetration in Nigeria by 2025. To this end, Abuja is stepping up ...
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MTN says its long-running and ugly battle with Turkcell is over

Turkish telecommunications group Turkcell’s long-running litigation against MTN over a disputed licence in Iran has been dismissed by the high ...
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UTL CREDITORS’ AGONY…”No money to pay all of you”…defunct Teleco’s debt shoots to Shs972bn

The seed must die and be buried for it to grow into a beautiful plant, goes a common saying. Economists ...
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