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Over 103 million users accessed free internet during COVID-19 peak in Africa

At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, over 103 million mobile users in Africa benefited from free internet access, giving...

25% of internet users in Africa exposed to cyberattacks in 2020

An analysis of cyberattacks in Africa has revealed that internet users are more likely to face malware related attacks hidden within their...

30 years old and behind bars: The story of the internet

After 30 years of complexity, legality, compliance, and regulation, the internet is facing an uncertain future The internet has...

.Africa domain celebrates fourth anniversary

The ZA Central Registry (ZACR) is celebrating the fourth anniversary of being awarded the rights to administer the .africa domain.

Uganda restores internet services but social media is still blocked

Uganda has reactivated internet services after a shutdown imposed by the government ahead of last week's election which was won by the...

Facebook blocks fake pro-government accounts in Uganda ahead of election

Social media giant Facebook, has reportedly blocked a network linked to Uganda’s Ministry of Information for using fake and duplicate accounts to...

Twitter permanently locks out President Trump

Twitter has permanently suspended outgoing United States President Donald Trump from its platform, citing “risk of further incitement of violence”, days after...

Facebook begins rollout of redesigned public pages experience

Facebook Inc has dropped the “likes” button from its redesigned public pages used by artists, public figures and brands, the social media...

Facebook’s 2020 Africa Year in Review

Facebook has released an infographic in its “2020 Year in Review: Highlights” showcasing some of its key investments and work it has...

Google introduces People Cards in Africa

Global internet giant Google has introduced People Cards, a new people search feature that has been extended to Africa starting December 2020.

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Millicom sells Tigo, exits African market

Millicom International Cellular, which trades as Tigo, has announced its complete exit from the African market, following the sale of its operations in...

South Africa’s Altron acquires Lawtrust for $17.2 million

South African listed company Altron Group, has announced its acquisition of cyber security firm Lawtrust, from Etion, for R245 million ($17.2 million),...

Africell, Aviat sign multi-million dollar 5G deal

Mobile operator Africell, has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with Aviat Networks for a 5G-ready end-to-end disaggregated transmission network across multiple African...

MTN Rwanda to list on Stock Exchange in May

MTN Rwanda, has announced it will list on the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) on 4 May, following approval by the Capital Market...

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