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Tuesday, Nov 19th

Econet to unbundle EcoCash

Econet to unbundle EcoCash

Company now pushing to separately list the mobile wallet on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.

Kenyan telcos disconnect 600 000 SIM cards

Kenyan telcos disconnect 600 000 SIM cards

CA applies pressure on operators to rid their networks of incomplete or erroneously registered lines.

TE SubCom to extend MainOne Cable System to francophone region

TE SubCom to extend MainOne Cable System to francophone region

New landings designated for 7,000km submarine communications cable stretching from Portugal to West Africa.

Africa Data Centre Association launched in Zimbabwe

Africa Data Centre Association launched in Zimbabwe

Trade association will lobby government on sector-related policy and legislation.

Ramaphosa undeterred by SA's low uptake of ICTs

Ramaphosa undeterred by SA's low uptake of ICTs

South Africa's President has detailed how the govt plans to reverse glaring challenges in ICT.

Safaricom refutes allegations of blocking calls to smaller operators

Safaricom refutes allegations of blocking calls to smaller operators

Telco secures injunction to temporarily suspend CA fine of Kshs449 million.

What now for MTN Nigeria?

What now for MTN Nigeria?

Operator seeks legal intervention as CBN proceeds to debit the accounts of banks implicated in MTN's alleged illegal repatriation of foreign exchange.

MTN Uganda secures renewal of operating licence

MTN Uganda secures renewal of operating licence

The country's cabinet called for new stringent terms in its approval of plans to extend the telco's operations by ten years.

MTN Nigeria heads to High Court

MTN Nigeria heads to High Court

MTN Group issues statement explaining its decision and its Nigeria operations continue to deny allegations by CBN and AGF.

Can Zimbabwe's ICT, telecoms attract critical investment?

Can Zimbabwe's ICT, telecoms attract critical investment?

While local operators and foreign investors have been reassured, uncertainty over govt policy remains.

MTN's Nigeria crisis deepens

MTN's Nigeria crisis deepens

Whistleblower heightens tensions between operator and local authorities in the company's biggest African market.