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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...

Kenya’s Mobile Phone Penetration Surpasses 100% Mark

Kenya’s mobile phone penetration crested the 100 per cent mark, says the Communications Authority of Kenya. It joins Morocco, Namibia and Tunisia, the only countries...

iflix Confirms Sale of Kwesé iflix to Econet

iflix, the leading entertainment service for emerging markets, is pleased to confirm the sale of the rest of its African business to Econet Global Limited. iflix first...

M-Pesa Gears up for 1,200 Transactions Every Second

Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore has said the telco is expanding its M-Pesa systems to take 1,200 transactions per second. In a statement, he attributed the recent outage...

Africa’s must-do, can-do decade

By Li Yong, Director General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation  Since 2000 the continent of Africa has recorded impressive rates of economic...

Natalie Jabangwe-Morris: Leadership behind Africa’s leading mobile money transfer service provider

By Special Correspondent Her business acumen and technology background set the stage for her current role at the leadership helm  of Ecocash . She was among the 26...