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Posts Tagged ‘International Telecommunications Union’

  • Egypt is the king of Facebook in Africa (image: Paradise of the World)

    Top 10 African countries on Facebook

    February 6, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 African countries on Facebook

    Mega-social network Facebook celebrates their 10th birthday this week, and what started as a college social networking website in 2004, has mushroomed into the world’s largest online destination to connect with friends, family and acquaintances. “When I...

  • Kenya: calls to oppose new ITU regulation

    December 10, 2012 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: calls to oppose new ITU regulation

    Kenya’s The Star reports that the country’s Information PS, Bitange Ndemo, has called on the communications industry to stand against a set of new regulations as proposed by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).   According to the...

  • ITU documents to be made publicly available

    July 14, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on ITU documents to be made publicly available

    During its annual session in Geneva, the ITU’s (International Telecommunications Union) governing body, the Council, debated the issue of making ITU documents publicly available, especially those submitted to treaty-making conferences such as the...

  • Zambia invests in fight against cybercrime

    March 2, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    With cybercrime increasing, the Zambia Information Communications Authority (ZICTA) announced on Thursday, that it was investing some ZMK 1.3 billion ($582 000) in battling online criminal activity. The money will go towards creating a Computer Incident...

  • DoC to host Kaleidoscope Academic Conference

    December 9, 2011 • EventsComments (1)

    The Department of Communications (DoC), in partnership with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the University of Cape Town (UCT), is hosting the annual Kaleidoscope Academic Conference, which will take place at UCT from the 12-15 December...

  • ITU Secretary-General re-elected

    October 11, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on ITU Secretary-General re-elected

    Member States of the International Telecommunication Union have elected Dr Hamadoun Touré of Mali as Secretary-General of ITU for a second four-year term. The election took place on the 7th of October in Guadalajara, Mexico during the morning Plenary session...

  • ITU drafts guidelines to protect children online

    May 22, 2009 • Top StoriesComments Off on ITU drafts guidelines to protect children online

    The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has pledged its commitment to creating a safe online environment, that protects children worldwide when using the internet and cyberspace...

  • ITU will meet to discuss global financial crisis

    March 31, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on ITU will meet to discuss global financial crisis

    Members of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) will meet in Portugal in April for the World Telecommunication Policy Forum, to discuss major challenges facing the sector...

  • ITU in new partnership to fight cyber-crime

    March 27, 2009 • SecurityComments Off on ITU in new partnership to fight cyber-crime

    THE International Telecommunications Union (ITU) has said its recent partnership with International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) will be crucial in strengthening cyber-security...