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  • Court Hammer

    Kenya: Court Reinstates Communication Authority Board

    April 19, 2016 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Court Reinstates Communication Authority Board

    According to a media statement, the Industrial Court has reinstated the board of directors of the Communication Authority, pending the hearing of an appeal challenging their ouster. In his ruling, Industrial Court Judge Nelson Abuodha, ruled that the Ministry...

  • African technology news

    IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    May 8, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    Tension has arisen in the technology industry this week. Apple and Ericsson have locked horns once again. Ericsson has taken its legal battle with Apple to Europe to ramp up pressure on the iPhone-maker to pay royalties, on standard-essential patents, on...

  • IT News Africa

    IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    April 17, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    IT News Africa has some fantastic events planned over the next few weeks. The next Innovation Dinner, which will be held at the Panafric Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya on the 28th of May 2015 is set to address Security Convergence. Also, be sure not to miss the...

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    IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    April 3, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    April 2015 has kicked off with a strong start. According to BCX and Telkom, the current merger is progressing smoothly. Switching over to Kenya, internet access within the country has shown positive growth. Also unveiled this week was the PlayStation Plus...

  • IT News Africa Top Stories of the week

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    March 27, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    This week in tech has seen quite a few surprising occurrences. Not only has Gilat Satellite’s CEO stepped down, but South African telecom operator, Telkom, has been struck down by illegal industrial action. Also making the headlines this week was...

  • Top tech news

    IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    March 20, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    This week in tech has once again been an exceptionally busy one. Some of the key highlights include a new study which revealed that E-commerce is definitely on the rise in South Africa. To add this, two major questions have been raised this week… Is...

  • the firm found that two thirds of Nigeria’s Internet users are less concerned about Cyber threats. (image: Shutterstock)

    Nigeria: Security forces nab $6 million Facebook fraudster

    July 28, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: Security forces nab $6 million Facebook fraudster

    Nigerian security forces have allegedly arrested a suspected internet fraudster. The fraudster has been accused of stealing $6 million from people who thought were paying fees to apply for government jobs. This is according to dailymail.co.uk. According to...

  • Minister and Chairman of ADFD shaking hands

    Renewable Energy Project commencing in West Africa

    July 2, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on Renewable Energy Project commencing in West Africa

    Sierra Leone has won the first call for proposals for the International Renewable Energy Agency/Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (IRENA/ADFD) financing facility; and have signed the 6MW Freetown Solar Park project, which will target urban and western rural...