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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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23-May-2021 to 10:02

Ethiopia to grant telecom license for Global Partnership for Ethiopiapia

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Council of Ministers Saturday decided to grant a new nationwide telecom license for Global Partnership for Ethiopia - a consortium of telecom operators made of Vodafone, Vodacom, Safaricom, Sumitomo Corporation, and the CDC Group.

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19-May-2021 to 18:15

S/African firms to invest US$1.8b in 5G technologies - Minister

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — South Africa’s telecommunication operators and vendors have pledged to invest US$1.8 billion in 5G fibre technology in the country, Communications and Digital Technologies Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has announced in Cape Town.

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13-May-2021 to 17:12

S/Africa’s public broadcaster ready to switch off analogue signal

APA-Johannesburg (South Africa) — The state-owned South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is set to switch off its analogue TV signals in favour “of alternative digital technologies for television viewing,” the broadcaster announced on Thursday.

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04-May-2021 to 15:15

The late Jeune Afrique founder who succumbed to Covid-19

APA - Paris (France) — Until he was admitted to hospital at the end of March, he had insisted on never wearing a face mask, shaking hands and refusing to be vaccinated.

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03-May-2021 to 11:51

Ramaphosa calls for free, responsible media

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Intimidating journalists is not only “unacceptable but harmful to a free society as well,” South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday.

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