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MTN Nigeria's legal battles pile up

Abu Dhabi headquartered telecoms company Etisalat is suing MTN for the second time in under a year in Nigeria. Etisalat confirmed to Bloomberg that it is suing MTN...

Nigeria 2016: three predictions for tech

With the new year already rolling, we must ask ourselves: what are the possible things in store for Nigeria, with regards to technology?

By Nken Ndem

Submarine cable system between Nigeria and Cameroon completed

The high capacity Nigerian-Cameroon submarine cable system (NCSCS) connecting Lagos in Nigeria and Kribi in Cameroon has been completed...

Fine doesn't keep MTN Nigeria down

The raging dispute between MTN and Nigerian authorities - now being battled out in court - has not made the cellphone giant shy about expanding in Africa's most populous country...

By Asha Speckman

Five African tech hubs you didn't know about

2015 has seen the rise of vibrant tech hubs in places even we didn't expect them. The growth of the pan-African innovation ecosystem...

By Gabriella Mulligan

More African countries exposed to mobile malware

Check Point Software Technologies has revealed the most common malware families used to attack organisations' networks and mobile devices...

MTN confirms it will fight Nigerian fine

Africa's biggest mobile services provider MTN Group (MTN) has confirmed that it is planning to contest a R59bn fine imposed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)...

'Apping' SA's awesome SMEs

You can be part of the new Awesome South Africa app, designed to promote local business...

By Leigh Andrews

MTN provides update on Nigerian fine negotiations and issues further cautionary

Telecoms and mobile operator MTN on Monday said its executive chairman Phuthuma Nhleko had met Nigerian authorities...

African businesses getting serious about advanced data analytics

African businesses are starting to realise that to increase productivity and competitiveness in the market, advanced data analytics is no longer a nice to have but is crucial...

By Razel Mavhungu Mushiana

Kaspersky Lab reveals: statistics on cyberthreats and malware encountered in Nigeria

Kaspersky Lab published the details of the key security incidents of the quarter in its Q3 IT Threat Evolution report. Exploits for Adobe Flash Player and Internet Explorer are most popular...

MTN CEO resigns following Nigeria fine fiasco

"MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa quits", reports TimesLive. This comes after last week's news that MTN's operating licence in Nigeria has been renewed for another five years...

MTN says Nigeria approves licence renewal

South African mobile giant MTN said on Tuesday that its operating licence in Nigeria had been renewed for another five years, despite being hit with...

Nigeria sets MTN fine deadline

LAGOS: Nigeria's telecoms regulator said on Thursday it has set a November 16 deadline for South African mobile giant MTN to pay a $5.2 billion fine for missing a deadline...

Nigeria's ICT industry prepares for growth - NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have called on local and foreign investors to key in to its economy as the telecoms sector prepares for another quarter of growth...

Disrupting the tech industry

Why the East African Startup Ecosystem is increasingly attracting financial investment from top VCs. High-tech entrepreneurship and an avalanche of start-ups...

By Eran Feinstein

Two ways for Africa to grow exponentially

One way to define Africa's challenge is a lot of us do not know how to embed ourselves in the world economy, provide innovatively and freely...

By Tiisetso Maloma

Plenty to Smile about over super-fast inroads into African markets

Smile Telecoms is making inroads in Africa with the deployment of its super-fast long-term evolution (LTE) or 4G wireless network while it awaits clarity...

Application for #GIC2016 now open

Making All Voices Count has launched its third annual Global Innovation Competition (GIC 2016). Anyone with a great idea for a project that uses technology...

Pocket-sized computers to help meet increasing delivery demands

Driving the demand for real-time supply chain visibility is the rise of e-commerce and increased competition according to Oliver Facey...

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