COMMUNICATION | COMMUNICATION

20-Oct-2020 to 08:38

Gambia: No ferry crossings for a month as landing bridges installed

APA-Banjul (The Gambia) — There will be a month-long interruption to ferry services between the Gambian capital Banjul and the riverside town of Barra as landing bridges on both banks are installed, APA can report on Tuesday.

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08-Oct-2020 to 08:17

Lesotho mulls tighter social media regulations

APA-Maseru (Lesotho) — The most active Lesotho social media users should brace for tighter controls of their activities in the face of proposed new regulations requiring them to obtain a certificate to enable them to operate.

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28-Sep-2020 to 15:49

Ethiopia to license two telecom operators soon

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Communication Authority (ECA) on Monday announced a decision to issue licenses to two telecom operators shortly.

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04-Sep-2020 to 12:04

S/African editors welcome release of Zimbabwean journalist

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — Zimbabwe journalist Hopewell Chin’ono’s recent release from jail on bail has been welcomed by South African editors, who on Friday demanded charges against him to be dropped immediately.

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03-Sep-2020 to 17:04

Ethiopia begins sending COVID test results via SMS messages

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Public Health Institute on Thursday launched a new SMS service system in which people could know their COVID-19 test results via their cell phones.

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26-Aug-2020 to 17:57

Ethiopian telecom announces tariff reduction amid coronavirus pandemic

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian telecom has announced tariff reduction on both Internet and Voice Call services amid coronavirus pandemic.

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25-Aug-2020 to 08:21

Nyusi orders probe into arson attack on Mozambique newspaper

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — President Filipe Nyusi says he has ordered an investigation into Sunday’s arson attack on the offices of a privately owned investigative newspaper based in the capital Maputo.

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