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Tuesday, Nov 19th

Huawei firing drivers via SMS legal, even if impolite

Huawei firing drivers via SMS legal, even if impolite

Labour lawyer confirms the use of SMS channel to dismiss company drivers this week is lawful.

Job cuts part of transformation says MTN Nigeria

Job cuts part of transformation says MTN Nigeria

 

Telco implements voluntary severance scheme as part of recruitment strategy.

Nigeria's PC market falls to nine-year low

Nigeria's PC market falls to nine-year low

IDC says official PC shipments to West African country hit a slump in the past year.

Downtime costs companies over US$21m

Downtime costs companies over US$21m

2017 Availability report found an average of 36% rise in reputational and financial costs for businesses, hindering digital transformation strategies.

New AfDB IT head ready for the challenge

New AfDB IT head ready for the challenge

Roger Adom says ten years spent at Orange prepared him well for his new role at African Development Bank Group.

Zambia Police raid CEC Liquid Telecom

Zambia police raid CEC Liquid Telecom

Industry regulator together with law enforcement officials searched for suspected phone tapping equipment.

Ex-Orange CIO takes on new role at African Development Bank

Ex-Orange CIO takes on new role at African Development Bank

Roger Adom has left the telco after thirteen years to join Abidjan-headquartered development finance institution.

SEACOM outage affects Africa Europe connection

SEACOM outage affects Africa Europe connection

Pan-African telecoms enabler currently redirecting transmission over WACS links.

Veemal Kalanjee, MD of Infoflow

Taxify says redirect of its Kenyan domain is malicious

Company believes a previous local partner is responsible and is now appealing to registrar top facilitate the transfer of domain ownership.

Facebook moves to up its service in Africa

Facebook moves to up its service in Africa

Social network relocates Johannesburg offices, says the move is to strengthen support for its interests on the continent.

A4AI’’s Eleanor Sapong promoted to Deputy Director role

A4AI’s Eleanor Sapong promoted to Deputy Director role

Former MTN Ghana executive joined global advocacy group last year.