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Lillian Barnard Replaces Zoaib Hoosen As New MD for Microsoft South Africa

Lillian Barnard Replaces Zoaib Hoosen As New MD for Microsoft South Africa

Zoaib Hoosen has resigned as MD of Microsoft’s South African subsidiary and will be replaced by Lillian Barnard, the software giant recently announced. Hoosen,...

Strive Masiyiwa Buys Back Mascom Botswana For USD$300 Million

Strive Masiyiwa Buys Back Mascom Botswana For USD$300 Million

The Founder and Executive Chairman of the Econet Group, Strive Masiyiwa, has bought back Mascom Botswana from MTN for US$300 million, 14 years after losing control...

Huawei Sues The US For Being Blocked From Selling to Federal Government

Huawei is suing the U.S. over a law that bans government agencies from buying the Chinese technology giant’s equipment, claiming the legislation is...

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...

Econet Adjusts Roaming and International Calling & SMS Services Tariffs Effective February 26

Econet Wireless has revised its roaming services and international outbound calling & SMS services tariffs following the Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) announced by...

Rwanda To Open Africa’s First Smartphone Manufacturing Factory in April 2019

In a bid to solve the massive ICT and technology issues that the country is facing while also creating more jobs in the fast pace growing IT world, Rwanda is set to open...

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...

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...

Uber’s New Features Enables Free Calls Between Riders and Drivers

Uber recently announced a new way for riders and drivers to communicate through the company’s app using voice over internet protocol, or VoIP. Much like Skype or...

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2019) With Punch-hole Display, 3-lens Cameras Launched in South Korea

The Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2019) was recently launched in South Korea, complete with an Infinity-O display, 6GB RAM, 128 GB inbuilt storage, a triple rear camera, 24 MP...