Date archive forNovember, 2019
EcoCash
By On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Zimbabwe’s EcoCash system crashes

EcoCash from WALTER MAFEKING in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI – MOBILE telecommunications giant Econet Wireless has botched up a weekend system upgrade, seriously inconveniencing its subscribers. The company More...

MTN SA Executive for Corporate Affairs, Jacqui O'Sullivan
By On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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MTN set for biggest Black Friday yet

MTN SA Executive for Corporate Affairs, Jacqui O’Sullivan by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – MTN is gearing up for what the company pledged would be its biggest Black Friday yet. As the company celebrates More...

Huawei Vice-President for Southern Africa, David Chen
By On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Investing in LTE crucial even in 5G era

Huawei Vice-President for Southern Africa, David Chen by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – INVESTMENTS in fourth generation of broadband cellular network technology (4G)/ Long Term Evolution (LTE) remain More...

DRC woman selling beans 1
By On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Call to digitalise Africa’s informal sector

DRC woman selling beans from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – EXPERTS believe Africa’s informal sector must leverage emerging digital technologies to meet local and global market needs. Several More...

Desert locusts
By On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Locusts invasion worsens dreadful Ethiopia drought

Desert locusts from ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA – THE massive destruction by desert locusts in Ethiopia is worsening food insecurity in a country where about 8 million people were More...

Africa's richest woman, Isabel dos Santos
By On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Dos Santos urges energy investments to propel 5G

Africa’s richest woman, Isabel dos Santos from DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – PROMINENT African businesswoman, Isabel dos Santos, has called on stakeholders to increase investments in the More...

Safaricom and Huawei Receive Prestigious “Most Innovative Service” Award at AfricaCom 2019
By On Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Huawei, Safaricom clinch ‘Most Innovative Service’ award

Safaricom and Huawei Receive Prestigious “Most Innovative Service” Award at AfricaCom 2019 from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – HUAWEI and Safaricom have received the prestigious Most Innovative More...

Giovanni Chiarelli, CTIO MTN South Africa and Nicolas Blixell, VP, Ericsson Middle East and Africa, at the contract signing
By On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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MTN on course to become Africa’s 5G pioneer

Giovanni Chiarelli, CTIO MTN South Africa and Nicolas Blixell, VP, Ericsson Middle East and Africa, at the contract signing by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa is set to be one of the leading More...

South Africa Minister of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Services, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. File photo.
By On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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SA ‘commander’ minister wins for seizing digital revolution

Minister of of Communications, Telecommunications and Postal Service, 14 April 2016 Deputy Minister of communication Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams. File photo by MTHULISI SIBANDA CAPE TOWN – SOUTH Africa’s Minister More...

MTN 3G
By On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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MTN deploys 5 000 OpenRAN sites globally

MTN pre-paid subscribers to enjoy newly introduced bonanza promotion by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – THE MTN Group is to deploy more than 5 000 sites across its 21 operations, thereby bringing second-generation More...