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Airtel invests $100m in Rwanda's ICT infrastructure


Rwanda is set to see an investment of $100 million (£63.52 million) for its ICT infrastructure after Airtel revealed it will put the money into a new telecoms scheme over the next three years. The telecommunications...

Category: ICT

HP expands presence in Ghana to enhance ICT infrastructure


Hewlett-Packard (HP) will help boost ICT infrastructure in Ghana after opening an office in the African country.

The IT company intends to expand its presence with the establishment and has signed a memorandum of understanding...

Category: ICT

Mali to receive AfDB loan for IT complex


Mali is to receive a $22.5 million (£14 million) loan to build a technology complex in Bamako, the country's capital.

The funding was approved by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and will help the country to boost...

Category: ICT

Samsung invests $140m in Ghana's ICT infrastructure


Samsung has announced it will be investing $140 million (£88 million) in Ghana and other areas of Africa over a five-year period, with the intention of improving ICT and telecommunications infrastructure. The electronics...

Category: ICT

Samsung Ghana boosts interest in ICT projects with GJA


Samsung Ghana is attempting to boost ICT infrastructure projects in the nation by supporting the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) awards.

The telecommunications company has announced it will partner with the GJA for the Best...

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New ICT partnership in Kenya 'will lower telecom costs'


Telecommunications costs in Kenya are likely to be reduced through a new ICT partnership between public and private organisations. According to All Africa Global Media, the move will enable the country to build and manage its...

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Paracon joins Adcorp to boost ICT infrastructure in SA


South Africa (SA) could see its ICT infrastructure improve after it was announced that Paracon has joined Adcorp.

The recruitment agency Adcorp submitted a proposal for R662 million (£57.95 million) for the information...

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Le Malawi adopte une nouvelle politique nationale des TIC


Le Secrétaire chargé des TIC au Malawi, Hawa Ndilowe a présenté mardi dernier à Lilongwe, la capitale, la nouvelle politique nationale des Technologies de l’information et de la...

Category: ICT

Helios Towers Africa announces plans for ICT investment in Tanzania


A new ICT investment scheme has been planned for Tanzania over the next five years, it has been revealed.

According to reports from Bloomberg, Helios Towers Africa, a telecommunications tower builder and operator, is set to...

Category: ICT

Le boom des TIC en Afrique


L’utilisation des technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC) a connu un véritable boom en Afrique ces derniers mois.

Selon l’Union internationale des télécommunications...

Category: ICT

ICT project in Cameroon sees optical fibres planted throughout nation


An ICT infrastructure project in Cameroon has seen a large number of optical fibre cables installed in an attempt to improve the country's telecommunications network.

The Central African Backbone (CAB) initiative was launched...

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ICT demand in Kenya rises as schools share textbooks on internet


The demand for an improved ICT infrastructure in Kenya is set to increase after it was revealed that schools are beginning to use the internet for education purposes.

Daily Nation has reported that a computer-based system was...

Category: ICT

Nigeria plans to improve ICT infrastructure to meet international standards


Nigeria has announced it wants to improve its ICT infrastructure and upgrade the technology of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in order to boost its economy.

This Day Live reported that Oscar Onyema, chief executive officer of...

Category: ICT

80,000 Rwandans sign up to mobile banking as demand for internet rises


There is growing pressure for African nations to improve their ICT infrastructure, after 80,000 people in Rwanda signed up to mobile banking in one week.

BPR Mobile Banking registered this number of new customers after a campaign...

Category: ICT

Nigeria spends $450m a year to improve ICT connections


Nigeria invests more than $450 million (£274.8 million) a year into its ICT infrastructure, it has been revealed.

The nation's minister for science and technology Ita Ewa stated that it spends the money on importing...

Category: ICT

Seacom's ICT trial for 500Gb/s network proves successful


Seacom has revealed its ICT project to trial five 100Gb/s optical transmissions in an attempt to boost South Africa's communications infrastructure has been successful.

Together with US digital optical networking equipment...

Category: ICT

Orange and Google launch chat via GSM in Africa


Last Wednesday American company Google and French telephone operator Orange signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop ICT all over Africa.The aim is to offer the...

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Survey shows Nigeria, Kenya and SA top Africa's ICT markets


South Africa (SA), Kenya and Nigeria have been found to be the three African nations that are topping ICT markets in the continent. The Africa Business Panel released findings from a survey showing that their technology...

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South Africa receives R100m investment in broadband services


South Africa's (SA's) ICT networks are set to improve after the country has received an R100 million (£9.04 million) investment in its broadband and communication services. Seacom has revealed that it is putting...

Category: ICT

Over 32 million USD for ICT development project in central Africa


The third phase of the regional high-speed telecommunication project in central Africa has just been granted a package of 32.1 million dollars, co-financed in equal parts by the World Bank and...

Category: ICT

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