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Morocco / Tunisia: 100,000 workers highly exposed to COVID-19

 The Moroccan Federation of Call Center Staff and Offshoring Trades has launched an alert on the working conditions of outsourced customer services staff in...

Mode launches peer-to-peer capabilities, allowing users to make free and instant Bitcoin transfers to...

UK fintech Mode announces the launch of its new instant Bitcoin transfers feature, as part of its continued mission to open up access to...

8 and more key reasons why Africa must embrace 5G now (part I)

By Abel Kara* No need for the chicken-and-egg theorizing about which should come first at the moment in Africa: basic infrastructure/amenities or the deployment of...

Cameroon: MTN chooses for the digitalization of the civil service

The Cameroonian government has set its sights on this telecommunications company to support the digital transformation of the civil service. By Achille Mbog Pibasso The local...

Launch of major new African young initiative to tackle climate change

African Youth Climate Hub aims to mobilize youth’s voices from the Global South A major new climate change initiative focused on promoting ideas and solutions...

Electronic commerce to boost intra-African trade

The African Alliance for Electronic Commerce calls on the countries of the continent to streamline trade with a view to strengthening their competitiveness in...

Airtel Appoints Director for East Africa Activities

Airtel Africa, the African subsidiary of India's Bharti Airtel Group, has appointed Ian Ferrao as Regional Director for East Africa, a newly created position...

MTN announces the closure of service centers in Nigeria

South African MTN, Africa's largest mobile operator, said it has closed four outlets and service centers in Nigeria. This decision follows the xenophobic violence in...

Orange Money operational in Morocco

Orange Money Morocco is officially operational on the Moroccan kingdom since the publication of its approval in the official bulletin of August 12, 2019....

Maroc Telecom: $ 1 billion investment announced over 3 years

Signed between Maroc Telecom and the Moroccan government, Monday, August 26, the sixth investment agreement between the two parties concerns the development of telecommunications...

Nigeria: Africa Finance Corporation Lends US $ 230 Million Loan to 9mobile

Nigerian telecommunications company 9mobile announced on Sunday (August 25th) a $ 230 million loan from Africa Finance Corporation, a multilateral financial institution specialized in...

ART fined FCFA 3.5 billion to mobile operators

The Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ART) imposed a global fine of 3.5 billion FCFA to mobile operators for "recurring shortcomings" in the operation of their...

Cameroon: Orange, MTN and Viettel sanctioned

In a statement issued Wednesday (July 3rd), Cameroon's Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ART) announced financial sanctions against local affiliates of the French groups Orange, South...

Ghana: Google’s Artificial Intelligence in the hands of a young Senegalese

After Paris, Tokyo, Beijing or New York, Google is launching a new artificial intelligence (AI) research center in Accra, the capital of Ghana. The...
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