14-Sep-2021 to 19:36

Ethiopia invites proposals to partially privatize telecom

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The government of Ethiopia on Tuesday released a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for the proposed sell-off of a 40% stake in state-owned carrier Ethio Telecom to private investors.

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08-Sep-2021 to 10:44

Kenyan journo is new AfDB Communications Director

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Kenyan journalist, Solomon Mugera, has been appointed Director of Communications and External Relations of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group.

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01-Sep-2021 to 23:24

Rape show row: One year suspended sentence for Ivorian TV presenter

APA-Abidjan (Ivory Coast) — Ivory Coast's renowned radio host Yves de M’Bella, who is at the centre of a row over a rape show on private Ivorian television channel NCI, was on Wednesday given 12 months in prison with a suspended sentence and a 2 million CFA francs fine.

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01-Sep-2021 to 09:45

C/d’Ivoire gets $25,000 from US to label news websites

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — The Network of Online Media Professionals of Cote d’Ivoire (REPPRELCI) has received from the US Embassy in Abidjan $25,000 (about 12.5 million CFA francs) funding for the implementation of a project to label news websites and other activities aimed at mitigating online disinformation and harmful misinformation.

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17-Jul-2021 to 08:57

Ethio-telecom earns nearly $1,3b revenue

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethio-telecom earned nearly $1,3 billion revenue in the past Ethiopian fiscal year which ended on July 8,2021.

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10-Jun-2021 to 09:46

The economic fallout from Nigeria's twitter ban

APA-Lagos (Nigeria) — When Nigeria's 39 million Twitter users woke up to the reality that the social media platform has been banned, there was an outcry as its dire economic consequences began to bite almost immediately.

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10-Jun-2021 to 09:20

Ethiopia signs landmark telecom licensing deal

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Communication Authority and Global Partnership for Ethiopia Wednesday signed the historic telecom licensing agreement, marking the end of the country’s state telecom monopoly.

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