Vodacom Tanzania disconnects 157,000 subscribers

SIM trouble
in Tanzania

Operator moves on
regulator's directive.

Friday, Jan 24th

Tonaton.com tops Ghana’s classified websites pile.

‘Tonaton.com tops Ghana’s classified websites pile’

Saltside Technologies claims its website is experiencing record growth in Ghana.

Oscar Pistorius verdict could trump world cup media coverage.

'Oscar Pistorius verdict could trump world cup media coverage'

Monitoring expert Tonya Khoury says murder trial has potential to dominate headlines.

Comztek Africa, Cisco partner in Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Comztek Africa, Cisco partner in Zambia and Zimbabwe

The partnership will see Comztek Africa become Cisco’s distributor in those two countries.   

Facebook engineer warns African startups on advertising revenue.

Facebook engineer warns African startups on advertising revenue

Small tech businesses may struggle to make money out of ads, says Matthew Papakipos.

Botswana to launch first online shop.

Botswana launches first online retail store

Consumers will be able to buy music, electronics and clothing from the online shop.

Microsoft tackles intellectual property protection in Africa.

Microsoft tackles intellectual property protection in Africa

Tech giant launches 4Afrika IP Hub website, which will be tested in Kenya for two years.

JUMIA expands northern Nigerian operations.

JUMIA expands northern Nigerian operations

African e-commerce website sets up shop in Kano.

Facebook engineer tells African startups to scale slowly.

Facebook engineer tells African startups to scale slowly

Entrepreneurs must concentrate on satisfying local needs first, says Matthew Papakipos.

Naspers pay-TV services reach over 8 million African homes

Naspers pay-TV services reach over 8 million African homes

Connections into households have grown by 1.3 million on the continent.

 Garmin calls on buyers in East Africa.

Garmin calls on buyers in East Africa

Garmin sub-Saharan Africa will be hosting meetings in Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania.

Zambia’s Investrust bank launches mobile app.

Zambia’s Investrust bank launches mobile app

Financial services firm is targeting both smartphone and feature users with the application.