Zimbabwe offline as govt moves to control communication

Zim's online
crackdown

Internet shut down as
protests continue.

Wednesday, Jan 23rd

MTN Cameroon appoints new CEO

MTN Cameroon appoints new CEO

Hendrik Kasteel replaces Saim Yaksan.

MEST launches fourth incubator, tech hub in Nairobi

MEST launches fourth incubator, tech hub in Nairobi

This will serve as the program's flagship East African space.

Nigeria central bank moves to repatriate MTN funds

Nigeria central bank moves to repatriate MTN funds

The bank debited billions of naira in fines from Standard Chartered and Citigroup for allegedly helping MTN move funds abroad.

Artificial intelligence not yet priority for African CIOs

Artificial intelligence not yet priority for African CIOs

CIOs in Africa are not in a rush to deploy artificial intelligence, as only 18% see themselves deploying these game-changing technologies.

Competition Commission approves Altron's acquisition of iS Partners

Competition Commission approves Altron's acquisition of iS Partners

Karabina will be a separate division focused on Microsoft, Zetta Business Solutions will be integrated into BSI.

MTN 'explores other options' on Nigerian IPO

MTN 'explores other options' on Nigerian IPO

MTN says it is committed to Nigeria and will stay in the country.

MTN Nigeria announces new COO

MTN Nigeria announces new COO

Former MTN Irancell executive joins company to direct commercial and technical operations.

Will SA govt intervene in MTN's Nigeria crisis?

Will SA govt intervene in MTN's Nigeria crisis?

It will do so, if requested according to SA's Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services.

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F5 Networks appoints senior VP for EMEA Sales

David Helfer will focus on strengthening security and cloud business.

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down next year

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down next year

Jack Ma, co-founder of China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba, will step down as chairman in one year.

'Crowdfunding larger than VC funding'

'Crowdfunding larger than VC funding'

M-Changa executive discusses the fundraising market in Kenya and opportunities to expand across other markets in Africa.