Technology & Science

Somalia: Upper House Approves the National Communications Act

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Dalsan Radio] The Upper House of Somalia’s parliament has today passed the National Communications Act, which was earlier passed by the National Assembly on August 9, 2017.

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Nigeria: 9mobile to Empower Software Developers, SMEs

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] 9mobile has partnered Africa’s Talking, a Pan-African company, to empower software solutions developers and small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) with access to telecommunication infrastructure through mobile communication Application Pr…

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South Africa: Commission Officially Launches Market Inquiry Into Data Services

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[The Competition Commission of South Africa] The process for the Market Inquiry into Data Services has been officially set in motion with the publishing of terms of reference (ToR) in the Government Gazette today.

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Namibia: Telecom Cable Theft Leaves Around 500 People Offline

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Namibia Economist] For the past three month’s copper thieves have targeted the same Windhoek suburb of Pioneerspark for the third time, leaving Telecom Namibia customers without telephone lines and broadband internet.

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Ghana: Maiden Cyber Security Course Opens At Kaipc

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Ghanaian Chronicle] In a bid to ensure that Ghana is able to fight cyber threats, the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre (KAIPC), in partnership with the e-Crime Bureau, has started running a certificate course on Cyber Security.

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Nigeria: Firm Unveils New APP to Boost Agricultural Yields

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] As government intensifies efforts towards diversifying the economy, two young Nigerian entrepreneurs have developed an App that will connect farmers and broaden knowledge base of stakeholders in the sector.

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Kenya: Taxi-Hailing Firm Little Launches Own Virtual Wallet

August 21, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Nation] Safaricom-backed taxi-hailing platform Little has unveiled an electronic wallet to encourage riders using their taxis to pay for trips online.

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Djibouti: Telecom Ministries of Somalia and Djibouti Agree On Cooperation

August 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Dalsan Radio] Djibouti -The ministers of posts and telecommunications of Somalia and Djibouti, H.E. Abdi Ashur Hassan and H.E. Abdi Youssouf Sougueh, have issued a joint statement on a four-day official visit of Somalia minister to Djibouti.

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Nigeria: MTN Seeks Greater Opportunities for Girls in ICT

August 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Guardian] Mobile network operator, MTN has expressed support for the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) global campaign to encourage more young women to consider careers in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry.

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Nigeria: Airtel Offers 100% Recharge Value As Bonus Data

August 18, 2017 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Guardian] Airtel Nigeria has launched the new SmartConnect package that is enriched with additional bonuses to give extra value to its customers.

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