South Africa: Cell C to sell Virgin Mobile stake

Mobile operator Cell C is to sell its 50% shareholding in virtual network operator Virgin Mobile South Africa but will continue as its network...

airtel Africa, Standard Chartered Bank and MasterCard Launch World’s First Virtual Card on Mobile...

airtel Africa, Standard Chartered Bank and MasterCard Worldwide announced the launch of the world's first virtual card that operates off a wallet...

First results from satellite watch over Sudan

The first satellite images of Sudan aimed at preventing and monitoring human rights abuses during the recent referendum have been released. The Satellite Sentinel Project...

Nigeria: Africa must synchronise ICT development

Nigeria's Minister of Information and Communications, Mr. Labaran Maku, on Tuesday in Abuja challenged African leaders to speak with one voice in the forthcoming...

Zimbabwe: Fibre Optic Internet cables will change lives

HARARE - Expectations are high in Zimbabwe following news that the landlocked southern African state is on the verge of being wired to the...

Mobile learning tool launched for poor, rural users

Mobile learning platform to deliver revision materials to connected devices. McGraw-Hill Cos. and Wipro Ltd.'s Wipro Technologies are working together to develop a new mobile...

Kenya: The next destination for IT outsourcing

Kenya, widely known for its wildlife and hospitality now hopes to join the list of destination countries where back end services are outsourced to...

Deloitte’s 2011 TMT predictions

Drawing on internal and external inputs from conversations with member firm clients, contributions from member firms' 7000 partners and managers specialising in TMT, discussions...

Recent Sub-Saharan Africa Tech news in brief

Satellite data receiving station for Gambia A station for receiving satellite data has been installed at the Gambia's National Environment Agency as part of the...

Sierra Leone: Saudi Arabia encouraged by progress in IT

Sierra Leone’s Information Attaché to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Middle-East and Gulf States early this week told a group of government officials,...

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