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MTN Mobile Money Uganda appoints new Managing director

MTN Mobile Money Uganda, a subsidiary of MTN Uganda Limited, has announced the appointment of Richard Yego as its Managing Director...

MTN SA selects iSON Xperiences to manage customer service

MTN South Africa has appointed global customer experience management firm iSON Xperiences as its outsourced customer service provider.

Airlines safety concerns amid U.S. 5G rollout

Major international airlines moved to rejig or cancel flights to the United States ahead of a 5G wireless rollout on Wednesday...

How machine learning can solve some of Africa’s pervasive problems

From better healthcare access to improved food security, machine learning could tackle a wide range of challenges in developing countries. 

Mauritius Telecom launches MyT Start-Up package to support local SMEs

Mauritius Telecom (MT) has launched a Plug and Play internet offer, MyT Start-Up, for aspiring entrepreneurs in an effort to give a...

Think before you scan – here’s why QR codes are a potential cyber risk

QR codes are nothing new – they have been around since 2004 – but with the increased availability of smartphones, which...

5 fibre trends to lookout for in 2022

If there is anything that 2021 has taught us, it is that you cannot take anything for granted. The local fibre...

MTN South Africa appoints new CTIO

MTN South Africa has announced the appointment of Michele Gamberini as its new Chief Technology and Information Officer effective 1 February...

How 2021 tech trends set the tone for 2022

The past year has seen seismic shifts in how organisations approach work, technology and collaboration. One of the biggest shifts has...

WhatsApp chats-list design set for revamp

In a bid to improve its chats-list page with a clearer design, Meta-owned WhatsApp is planning to move its broadcast lists...

Artificial intelligence carries a huge upside. But potential harms need to be managed

Artificial intelligence and machine learning have the potential to contribute to the resolution of some of the most intractable problems of...

Nigeria further extends NIN-SIM registration deadline to March 2022

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the further extension of the deadline for the National Identification Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module...

How Africa is leapfrogging into the future of retail

Africa is poised to move away from traditional retail models and become the fastest-growing, richest, and most sophisticated market in the...

Ethiopia puts second telecom licence tender on hold

The Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA), has announced the suspension of the Request for Proposal (RFP) for bidding for the second new...

Celltel gets approval to launch $300 million Ghana Smart Cities Project

Ghana’s National Communications Authority (NCA) has given the greenlight for Celltel Networks, a local Internet Service Provider (ISP), to roll out...

Julia Carvalho to lead IBM’s growth markets in Africa

IBM has announced the appointment of Julia Carvalho as General Manager for IBM Growth Markets, Africa. According to...

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MTN Mobile Money Uganda appoints new Managing director

MTN Mobile Money Uganda, a subsidiary of MTN Uganda Limited, has announced the appointment of Richard Yego as its Managing Director...

Netflix injects $1 million towards scholarships in Africa

The world’s leading entertainment streaming service, Netflix, has committed US$1 million towards the newly-established Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film...

Kenyan eCommerce firm Copia raises $50 million Africa expansion

Kenyan-based mobile commerce platform and goods distributor Copia Global has raised $50 million from investors to fund its expansion into the...

BCX recognised as a top employer

South African-based ICT company BCX has announced that it has been certified as a top employer in 2022, by the Top...

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