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Tuesday, Nov 19th

Call volume drops, text messaging up in Cameroon

Call volume drops, text messaging up in Cameroon

Industry regulator report highlights the impact of broadband internet penetration.

Zimbabwe's Powertel announces strategy to revive operations

Zimbabwe's Powertel announces strategy to revive operations

State-owned ISP reveals three-year turnaround plan.

Is 2018 Africa's year for tech-driven FDI?

Is 2018 Africa's year for tech-driven FDI?

In 2017 foreign investors were lukewarm over tech, media and telecoms industries, but there is renewed interest now, according to research.

Telkom Kenya appoints new CEO as Mareuse exits

Telkom Kenya appoints new CEO as Mareuse exits

Incoming executive arrives during a tumultuous time for the company.

Uganda: Teleology Holdings faces performance, payment pressure

Uganda: Teleology Holdings faces performance, payment pressure

Payment deadline and speculation surrounds winning bid for 67% stake in Uganda Telecoms.

MTN Nigeria battle could impact SA's financial stability

MTN Nigeria battle could impact SA's financial stability

MTN's $10 billion battle with the Nigerian authorities could increase the risk to SA's financial system depending on the outcome.

Asteroid, MDXI launch West African Internet Exchange

Asteroid, MDXI launch West African Internet Exchange

Resource will be based in MDXI's Tier III data centre, Lagos.

Adapt IT acquires Conor Group in R80 million deal

Adapt IT acquires Conor Group in R80 million deal

Software business' to be fully integrated into IT firm's telecommunications solutions division.

MTN records Q3 growth despite ongoing difficulty in Nigeria

MTN records Q3 growth despite ongoing difficulty in Nigeria

Voice and data revenue up in key markets including SA, Nigeria and Ghana, according to company's latest quarterly report.

MTN Cameroon cuts staff

MTN Cameroon cuts staff

One hundred employees immediately affected... a further 500 expected to soon be without work.

Kenyan telcos seek protection from Safaricom

Kenyan telcos seek protection from Safaricom

Rivals look to industry regulator for help as dominant telco celebrates 18th year of operation.