Technology & Science

Kenya: Plan to Tax YouTube, Netflix in Final Stage

August 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Nation] The ICT ministry is in the final stages of developing a framework that will be used to tax foreign online streaming media services such as YouTube and Netflix.

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East Africa: Huawei Helped Zambia, Uganda Govts Spy on Opposition – Report

August 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Citizen] An investigation by Wall Street Journal claims Huawei technicians helped authorities in Uganda to intercept encrypted messages to penetrate a WhatsApp chat group in which musician and politician Bobi Wine is a member.

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Uganda: Revealed – How Huawei Helped Museveni Spy On Bobi Wine

August 16, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Nation] An investigation by Wall Street Journal claims Huawei technicians helped authorities in Uganda to intercept encrypted messages to penetrate a WhatsApp chat group in which musician and politician Bobi Wine is a member.

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Nigeria: Stakeholders Call for Review National Infrastructure Bill

August 15, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] Industry stakeholders, under the aegis of the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), has called for the review of the Critical National Infrastructure Bill that was not passed into law before the expiration of the eig…

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Nigeria: Atcon, Alton Bicker Over Data Protection Regulation

August 15, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[This Day] Two industry associations, the Association of Licensed Telecoms Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) and the Association of Telecoms Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), have expressed opposing views over the right of the National Information Technology De…

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South Africa: Youth Skilled for Digital Revolution

August 15, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -A TECHNOLOGY company has offered to upskill youths with digital skills, in endorsement of a programme by the South African government and businesses to address unemployment.

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Uganda: How Huawei Helped Museveni Spy on Bobi Wine

August 15, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Nairobi News] An investigation by The Washington Post claims Huawei technicians helped authorities in Uganda to intercept encrypted messages to penetrate a WhatsApp chat group in which musician and politician Bobi Wine is a member.

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Nigeria: Logistics Startup Kobo360 Raises $30M Backed By Goldman Sachs

August 15, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[TechCrunch] Nigerian freight logistics startup Kobo360 has raised a $20 million Series A round led by Goldman Sachs and $10 million in working capital financing from Nigerian commercial banks.

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Ghana: MTN Rewards July Promo Winners

August 15, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[Ghanaian Times] The General Manager of Mobile Money Limited, Eli Hini has encouraged the youth to actively take part in the MTN Mobile Money tenth anniversary promotion to win cars and other awards.

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Zimbabwe: Twenty Third Century Systems Wins Another Deal in Malawi

August 15, 2019 | Source: AllAfrica News: ICT and Telecom

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s pan-African integrated information communication technology solutions company, Twenty Third Century Systems (TTCS), has won another tender in Malawi with a new deal to integrate various solutions for the country’s Revenue Author…

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