Technology & Science

Zimbabwe: TelOne Could Lose West Indian Ocean Cable Company Stake

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[The Herald] Fixed telecommunications services provider TelOne is at risk of losing its shareholding in bandwidth wholesaler West Indian Ocean Cable Company (WIOCC), managing director Chipo Mtasa has said.

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Angola: Angolan President Cancels Fourth Mobile Licence After Shareholding Controversy

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Balancing Act] London -Late this afternoon (18 April 2019) The Angolan President João Lourenço cancelled the awarding of the fourth mobile licence to a shell company with a General as its main shareholder. Watch this space to see what happens next.

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Malawi: Regulatory Body Loads Ruling Party Fuel Card With U.S.$2700 Per Month

April 22, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) has been topping the fuel card which the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officials have been using with K2 million a month.

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South Africa: ICTs the Bedrock of Future Growth

April 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[CAJ News] TECHNOLOGY will continue to help solve South Africa’s myriad of challenges but that will depend on local companies’ success in automating the information and communications technology (ICT) systems.

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Nigeria: NCC Blames Epileptic Power Supply for Poor Qos

April 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Guardian] Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has blamed poor telecom services being experienced by customers on poor power supply by the electricity distribution companies in Nigeria.

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Sierra Leone: Obba 90th Anniversary Attracts Africell Support

April 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Concord] The leading mobile operator in Sierra Leone, Africell Mobile Company has extended their magnanimity towards the successful outcome of this year’s 90th anniversary of the Old BO Boys Association (OBBA), the fraternity of former pupils of the B…

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Africa: Girls Got Game – Young Women Hope to Level Up Video Game Coding Skills

April 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Alexa was eight when she discovered video games, from racing, solving puzzles and playing out fantasies in virtual worlds.

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Somalia: First ICT Strategy and Policy Guideline On the Offing

April 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Dalsan Radio] The government has embarked on a comprehensive roadmap that will culminate in the first ever National ICT Strategy and Policy.

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Nigeria: Telcos Mull Tariff Review to Cushion Harsh Business Climate

April 19, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Guardian] Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), the industry body for all telecommunications companies in Nigeria, said that it is proposing a cost-based tariff for voice calls in the country. Gbenga Adebayo, chairman…

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Ethiopia: Ethiopia’s Digital Economy: Boom, Bang 

April 18, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Addis Standard] A flourishing digital economy is a new feature in the dynamics of the new Ethiopia. Slower as this explosion might be compared to the case in other countries, marked by competitive telecom market, its growth and disruptive impact in th…

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