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Ghana Sees Huge Surge in Digital Communications with COVID Pushing Customer Experience

To a large extent, enhancing the customer experience (CX) has been a game of catch-up for most organisations in Ghana, until the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic which significantly accelerated the uptake of digital channels by enterprises last year. As...

MTN Ghana Continues to Fight Against Regulator’s Attempts to Restrict Operations

MTN Ghana has initiated a new move in seeking a judicial review of Ghana's National Communications Authority (NCA)'s decision to declare the telecom a Significant Market Power (SMP) in the country. MTN says that this declaration could mean significant regulatory...

African Union Forms Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing on the Continent

The Commissioner for Social Affairs, Amira Elfadil Mohammed, today rolled out the Partnership to Accelerate COVID-19 Testing (PACT) at the African Union Commission headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In his message to participants in the rollout event, the Chairperson of...

ATCON Tasks Nigerian Government to Begin Digitizing the Economy

The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has charged the Federal Government to begin the digitization of the nation's economy. The association stressed the importance and crucial need for the government to map out fresh plans that would assist...

Understanding African Markets During COVID-19

We are living in unprecedented times. COVID-19 has swept throughout the world, and governments globally have taken drastic measures to stop the spread in an attempt to save lives. In February 2020, as African countries watched Asia and Europe begin...

5G Connections in Sub-Saharan Africa will Reach 28-Million by 2025, Says GSMA

The Global System for Mobile Telecommunications Association (GSMA) has stated that about 28-million devices in Sub-Saharan Africa - representing a total of 2.7% of total mobile connections - will be connected to a 5G network by 2025. Akinwale Goodluck, Head...

Africa – The Most Promising Region for Cryptocurrency Adoption says Report

According to a new report by Luno and Arcane Research, the economic landscape across the continent augurs well for cryptocurrency adoption in Africa. The State of Crypto: Africa report says that rapid adoption of cryptocurrencies is likely in Africa in the...

2Africa: The New Subsea Cable Connecting Africa to Europe

Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, STC, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC have all partnered to build 2Africa - said to be the most comprehensive subsea cable to serve the African continent and Middle East region ever. The companies have appointed Alcatel...

A Future Reimagined for Africa Post-Pandemic

In a rare television broadcast Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, described the COVID-19 pandemic as “Germany's biggest challenge since the Second World War”. It has indeed proved to be a crisis of global proportion with material implications for the...

Ukheshe Micro-Payments Platform will be Free to Users during COVID-19 Crisis

It is anticipated that there will be millions of recurring grant recipients over the next three to six-month period as South Africa grapples with the economic and social challenges of the nationwide lockdown and beyond. Micro-payment platform Ukheshe, together with...
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4 Free Websites to Stream the Olympics & Catch Every Moment

South African fans eagerly anticipate the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris, which will feature the world's most renowned athletic...
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