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Uganda: social media taxed from July

Uganda will apply from 1 July 2018, a mandatory tax on all courier services, social networks and services of "mobile money", according to the...

Huawei announces $ 60 million investment in Angola

Vice President Yi Xiang of the Chinese multinational announced Wednesday, October 10 in Beijing, investments of $ 60 million in Angola. The head of the...

Salisou Hassan Latifa of Niger crowned Miss Geek Africa 2018

The contest for the most beautiful and brightest girls in ICT was won yesterday in Kigali by Miss Salissou Hassan Latifa, 23, Niger crowned...

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...

Sékou Dramé at the controls of Sonatel (Orange)

Sékou Dramé, 45, succeeds Alioune Ndiaye as director of Sonatel. The Senegalese subsidiary of the Orange group held its board of directors on April 17...

Orange Cyberdefense sets up in Morocco to cover French-speaking Africa

The Orange group announces the establishment of Orange Cyberdefense in Casablanca, Morocco, its branch which includes all of its cybersecurity activities dedicated to professionals....

According to the GSMA, consumers in developing countries are overly affected by high frequency...

The recent GSMA Mobile Connectivity Index highlights that 4 billion people are still offline. Frequency policy decisions remain a major barrier to digital inclusion. According to...

Comoros: IFC to unlock US $ 15 million for Telco

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced it will grant a $ 15 million credit line to Telecom Comores (Telco SA), a Comoros-based telecom...

Liquid Telecom appoints Mohamed Abdel Bassit as Regional Director General MEWA Zone

Liquid Telecom has appointed Mohamed Abdel Bassit as Regional General Manager for the Middle East and West Africa (MEWA), within the Pan-African Telecom Group,...

Côte d’Ivoire: mobile number portability effective from June

The portability of mobile numbers should be effective from next June, announced on Monday Bilé Diéméléou, the Director General of ARTCI, after the success...

Ivory Coast: an online portal dedicated to investors

Côte d'Ivoire has just acquired an online platform that is now the single portal for investor services: www.225invest.ci. This website, which is intended to...

Yasser Shaker at the controls of Orange Egypt

At its meeting today, the Board of Directors appointed Yasser Shaker as CEO of Orange Egypt effective May 1, 2018. Yasser Shaker is a recognized...

Optical fiber: alliance between Econet and Telecom Egypt to connect Cape Town to Cairo

Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of the South African group Econet, and operator Telecom Egypt initialed Friday, July 13, an association agreement for the creation...

MTN displays its banking ambitions

MTN, the largest mobile operator in Africa, aims to become the largest bank in Africa. The ambitious commercial strategy was announced this January 20...