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Content posted in April 2019
Tunisia Eyes 5G in 2021
  • Wei Shi
Feasibility study is already underway and the country's telecoms minister has Suggested licenses could be awarded as soon as 2021.
Safaricom & Equity Group Strike Agreement
  • Connecting Africa News
The partnership will see both organizations work towards creating more opportunities to empower Kenyans using a mix of technology and financial solutions.
More Than 600,000 SIMs Deactivated in Kenya
  • Wei Shi
An initiative to gain more accurate insights into the mobile market in Kenya has led to the deactivation of hundreds of thousands of SIM cards, mainly by Airtel.
South Africa's 4G Coverage Hits Near 86%: ICASA
  • Connecting Africa News
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)'s annual State of ICT report finds 4G coverage growing, but finds the cost of access to any broadband service is still too high.


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Zoho eyes African expansion, adds second SA office

Indian multinational tech company, Zoho, is opening its second office in South Africa as it eyes further expansion in the Middle East and Africa.

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Hot startup of the month: Mauritius' Ojimah

This month's hot startup is a Mauritian multichannel digital platform, Ojimah, that is on a mission to streamline African travel.

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Women in Tech: Spotlight on inclusivity with Digital Council Africa's Juanita Clark

Digital Council Africa founder and CEO, Juanita Clark, talks to Connecting Africa as part of our Women's Month series about her career and what needs to be done to make the tech industry intentionally inclusive.

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Women in Tech: Spotlight on legal tech with Life.file's Sinal Govender

Life.file co-founder, Sinal Govender, talks to Connecting Africa as part of our Women's Month series about her career and how we can encourage more young girls to enter the legal tech field.

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Digital inclusion as a catalyst for economic empowerment: Mastercard's Imelda Ngunzu

Mastercard's Imelda Ngunzu talks to Connecting Africa about how digital payment solutions and mobile money are transforming the lives of small business owners, women and marginalized groups in East Africa.

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Omdia View: July 2022

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Kenya and Zambia move towards 5G with new spectrum allocations while Tunisie Telecom plans to shut down its 3G network - that and more in this month's Omdia View.

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Omdia View: June 2022

By Omdia Analysts

5G was the major news trend across Africa in June, as Orange became the first operator to launch 5G in Réunion and operators in Senegal accelerated their 5G plans despite spectrum delays.

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