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Rwanda in Partnership With OneWeb Launches Icyerekezo Satellite to Connect Rural Schools to The Internet

Rwanda has launched a satellite named Icyerekezo, which will bring internet connectivity to students at Nkombo Island, in Lake Kivu. Rwanda wants to bridge internet...

Zim Govt National Data Centre Project 95% Almost Completion

The government says the National Data Centre Project is nearing completion and has called on industry and the continent to invest more in data centers given their...

DStv Prices to Increase as From 1 April

MultiChoice late on Tuesday confirmed 2019’s DStv price increases for its pay-TV packages, that will see an annual subscription increase of between 1.96% and 6.42%...

Airtel and Telkom Are Merging to Take on Safaricom in Kenya

Airtel and Telkom are merging to create a stronger challenger to the market leader, Safaricom. Indian-owned Bharti Airtel and Telkom Kenya announced a deal to operate...

The Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa Family Foundation Avails $60m for Cholera Fight

The Strive and Tsitsi Masiyiwa Family Foundation and has availed $60 million towards the cholera response in Zimbabwe. Cholera claimed more than 70 lives last year. The...

Kenneth Makate Told Not to Accept Anything Less Than R650 Million Compensation From Vodacom

Kenneth Makate has sued his former funders, Raining Men Trade, for fraud and is fighting the company’s claim to a share of his settlement with Vodacom. Raining Men...

Here’s Why These 5 African Countries Have So Far Shut Down The Internet in 2019

After it was confirmed that the Government of Zimbabwe ordered mobile network operators (MNOs) to shut down the internet and social media communication platforms,...

Susan Mulikita Appointed CEO of Liquid Telecom Zambia

Liquid Telecom has appointed Susan M’kandawire Mulikita as CEO of Liquid Telecom Zambia to accelerate growth and market penetration across the country. Based in...

Mohamed Abdel Bassit Appointed as Liquid Telecom’s New Regional CEO for Middle East and West Africa (MEWA)

Liquid Telecom announced that it has appointed Mohamed Abdel Bassit its new Regional Chief Executive for the Middle East and West Africa (MEWA), effective...

Now You Can Send Money Across all Networks Including MTN Rwanda and Safaricom MPesa

MTN Uganda has today announced that it has completed (the final) Phase 3 which has seen UTL being switched on, making MTN the first telco in Uganda to fully comply with...