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Maroc considers cryptocurrency created and guaranteed by Bank-Al-Maghrib

Morocco’s Minister of Economy and Finance Nadia Fettah Alaoui (photo) said on January 10, 2022 that her country intends to regulate the use of...

American Digital Realty signs its entry into the African telecommunications and data space

Digital Realty Trust Inc, an American company specializing in data center management, announced on Tuesday (January 4th) that it had agreed to take a...

Ethiopie: Tender process suspended for second telecommunications license

Ethiopia is suspending the tender process for the granting of a second telecommunications license and will relaunch it in the "near future," the government...

$ 7.7 billion stolen by cryptocurrency scammers in 2021 (Chainalysis)

In 2021, the volume of money stolen by cryptocurrency crooks around the world stands at $ 7.7 billion, according to a report by analyst...

Côte d’Ivoire: GTBank CI and Colow-So launch a new digital payment offer

Present in some twenty African countries, the "Colow-So" prepaid card is now available in Ivory Coast thanks to a partnership between the Canadian company...

Togo: telephone operators (again) pinned by the regulator

The quality of service on the networks of Togo Cellulaire and Moov Africa Togo, the two mobile telephone operators in Togo, does not comply...

Africa No Filter and Meta announce new fund to enhance virtual reality in African...

Africa No Filter (ANF), an organization dedicated to changing the narrative about Africa, and Meta have announced a partnership to launch the “Africa of...

Afrique du Sud: MTN, Standard Bank and Old Mutual impose the vaccine on their...

South African operator MTN has announced its decision to make compulsory vaccination of its staff against Covid-19 as part of the fight against the...

An e-book and podcasts to get recruited

A free e-book and podcasts provide talent seeking career opportunities with entertaining tips on how to get hired. The challenges of the labor market in...

Côte d’Ivoire: Abidjan new African digital hub

The International Exhibition of Information and Communication Technologies dedicated to Africa (SITIC AFRICA), the first five of which were held in Tunisia, will settle...

UEMOA: increase in electronic transactions in the second half of 2020

The volume of transactions via electronic money accounts stood at 1.74 billion transactions valued at 20.451.66 billion CFA francs between July and December 2020,...

DRC: Telecom operators weigh 415 million USD in Q2 2021

The mobile telephony market in the Democratic Republic of te Congo recorded a turnover of 415 million USD during the second quarter of 2021,...

Afrique du Sud: IHS Towers acquires more than 5.70B telecommunications towers from MTN

IHS Towers, an independent multinational tower company in the world, has acquired 5,709 telecommunications towers from MTN for 412 million USD in South Africa,...

Nigeria: 90% of the population will adopt the e-naira (IMF)

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that by allowing unbanked people with cell phones to access e-naira in Nigeria, 90% of the population...
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