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Telkom Kenya launches $1.5m data centre in Nairobi

TELKOM Kenya has launched a KSh150 million ($1.49 million) data centre to boost colocation and data back-up. The 1,160 sq m facility, located at the...

Vodafone expands fibre-optic network in West Africa

VODAFONE Wholesale, a subsidiary of Vodafone Ghana, has constructed a second fibre-optic network link that connects Ghana to landlocked countries within the West African...

New app to support Côte d’Ivoire’s universal health care plans

COTE D’IVOIRE has launched a new mobile app to pave the way for the rollout of its universal health plan, amid both private and...

Will investors be tempted back to ‘new’ Zimbabwe?

NEWLY-ELECTED President Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared Zimbabwe ‘open for business’ - but analysts say that reversing the disastrous investor exodus of the Mugabe years...

What kind of beast will the African utility of the future...

THE future of African power utilities and the challenges they face has highlighted four possible scenarios of what the continent's energy sector will look...

Ivorian leader announces amnesty for Simone Gbagbo

COTE D’IVOIRE President Alassane Ouattara on Monday announced amnesties for around 800 people, including former first lady Simone Gbagbo who is currently behind bars,...

Kenya, Tanzania mark bombings which introduced Al-Qaeda

KENYA and Tanzania on Tuesday mark 20 years since the devastating US embassy bombings that thrust Al-Qaeda onto the global stage and went on...

ENGIE to build 8 hybrid solar power plants in Gabon

ENGIE has signed an agreement with CDC, the Gabonese financial institution Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, to deploy eight hybrid solar power plants in...

Paylater, the mobile app providing Nigerian consumers with access to credit,...

IN Nigeria, a country of nearly 200 million people, 61 percent of the adult population is un- or underbanked. Fintech companies like Paylater represent...

Ghana IGP interdicts policeman over assault on schoolboy

A POLICE chief in Ghana has been interdicted by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) for allegedly ordering his officers to assault a 14-year-old...