Zimbabwe's mobile regulatory authority – the Postal and Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) – has ordered all three mobile network operators to slash voice tariffs to 15 cents per minute with effect from December, down from 23 cents per minute.
Jean marie wanted to buy a genuine Sony video camera at an affordable price, but could not get it on the market.
“A friend advised me to order for it online. I did exactly that and even called the ‘supplier’ after paying to confirm whether they had received the money because I wanted to avoid delays as I needed the camera urgently,” he says. However, Jean Marie says it is now eight months since then, and the supposed supplier has blocked all known contacts.
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The Republic of Congo has released an evaluation report on its fibre optic networks, showing that the country has already completed 53 of the 66 projects to be implemented as part of the country's Central African Backbone.
Ana Paulino, a 40-year-old street vendor in Luanda, balances plastic cans of water four times as heavy as a bowling ball on top of her head every morning and night for quarter-mile trips to the nearest well.
This is interesting. Last week an article on Webtrends.ng asked if you could hire a female developer in your company. The piece, based on nothing more than the author’s thought process, argued that women are not as dedicated as men would be in the world of coding. That’s his opinion, and he is entitled to [...]
Mobile use in Africa is expected to increase 20-fold in the next five years. Despite unreliable electricity and a lack of physical connectivity, Africans both urban and rural have embraced mobile technology, making it fertile ground for the expansion of the telecoms industry. Here are 10 reasons why mobile rocks in Africa...