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Telkom pushes prepaid fiber for SA's underserved

Telkom South Africa has big plans to improve connectivity in underserved communities, making an aggressive push with its prepaid fiber offerings.

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Kenyan President rejects contentious ICT Bill

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has declined signing the controversial ICT Practitioners Bill into law.

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East Africa Com 2022: 5G in focus

GSMA director of social and regional research, Kenechi Okeleke, discusses the status of 5G in East Africa during a fireside chat at East Africa Com 2022.

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East Africa Com 2022: AfCFTA's value for tech

A panel discussion at East Africa Com 2022 about what value the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) holds and what opportunities East African tech and telecoms companies can expect.

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Vodacom SA beats peers in network quality – Report

Vodacom South Africa has ranked ahead of its peers for network quality according to a Mobile Experience Snapshot report from crowdsourced data company Tutela.

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WorldRemit halts bank transfers in Zimbabwe

WorldRemit has terminated direct bank transfers to customer bank accounts within Zimbabwe.

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5G subs to hit 200M in MENA by 2027 – Ericsson

The latest Ericsson Mobility Report predicts that 5G subscriptions in the Middle East and North Africa region will reach about 200 million by 2027, growing from about 10 million in 2021.

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Omdia View: May 2022

SpaceX-owned Starlink's plans to launch a satellite broadband service in Africa was a major highlight in May 2022, says Omdia's analysts.

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Female smartphone ownership lags in sub-Saharan Africa

Women in sub-Saharan Africa are 30% less likely than men to own a smartphone, according to the new GSMA Mobile Gender Gap Report 2022.

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MTN SA aims for 25% 5G coverage by year end

The telco is ramping up the rollout of its 5G coverage in the country and aims to have 25% of the population connected by the end of 2022.

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Fintech platform Eversend takes aim at B2C market

Ugandan fintech platform Eversend has aspirations to be a one-stop-shop for cross-border money transfers for Africa's diaspora.

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Hot startup of the month: Data science marketplace Zindi

This month's hot startup is social enterprise Zindi, which is a professional network for data science in Africa.

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Hot startup of the month: Data science marketplace Zindi

This month's hot startup is social enterprise Zindi, which is a professional network for data science in Africa.

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Côte d'Ivoire e-health platform Orange Santé launched

Pan-African operator Orange has partnered with Moroccan start-up DabaDoc to create an e-health platform to help Ivorians book doctor’s appointments online.

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Omdia View: May 2022

By Omdia Analysts

SpaceX-owned Starlink's plans to launch a satellite broadband service in Africa was a major highlight in May 2022, says Omdia's analysts.

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Omdia View: April 2022

By Omdia Analysts

This month's Omdia View highlights indicate a shift to digital transformation and operational consolidation to maximize return on investments.

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Africa Green ICT: Lighting Up a Sustainable Continent

The ICT industry is the leading industry in the commitment to carbon neutrality, whose focus has shifted from setting ambitious targets to taking initiatives. The push for zero-carbon and for green energy development, it isn't just about CSR – it's also good for sustainable business.

The path to sustainable development requires green energy. Governments are looking at potential policy approaches to make green energy more widely available and affordable. Without sustainable energy, there will be no digital transformation and no chance of making Africa more economically competitive in the post-pandemic era.

Africa Green ICT Webinar 2022 will bring together ICT industry leaders and senior industrial analysts to provide insight, best practices and key learnings on how to achieve zero-carbon targets and practice green development in Africa.

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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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Accelerating women in STEM: In conversation with GirlCode's Tinyiko Simbine

GirlCode co-founder and CFO Tinyiko Simbine talks about why it's important to help girls and young women excel in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.

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How Poa Internet is unlocking meaningful connectivity in East Africa

Poa Internet's CEO Andy Halsall shares his views on what it takes to develop last-mile connectivity and get Africans online in a meaningful way.

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