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MTN seeks to triple its clients within three years in challenge to rival

MTN Group is seeking to challenge rival Vodacom Group as Africa’s biggest digital bank by tripling its customer numbers within three years. Already the continent’s biggest...

MTN in another $4.2 bn mess

Few months after Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) slammed a N1.04 trillion fine on Mobile Telecommunications Company of Nigeria (MTN) for failing to deactivate some 5.1...

Over 9.7m Nigerians visit our site daily – Facebook

…Targets 6bn users by 2020 Facebook, leading social media platform disclosed yesterday in Lagos that over 9.7 million Nigerians visit its site on daily basis. According to...

China to freely share data from weather, carbon satellites

China will freely share data from its new-generation weather satellite Fengyun-4 as well as its first carbon monitoring satellite TanSat with international users, a...

Internet users & data subscribers increased to 92m in August

The internet users and data subscribers in Nigeria’s telecommunications networks marginally increased to 92 million in August. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) made this known...

Despite sanctions, Russian organizations acquire Microsoft software

Software produced by Microsoft Corp has been acquired by state organizations and firms in Russia and Crimea despite sanctions barring U.S-based companies from doing...

MTN promotes Ghana CEO to regional Vice President

MTN Ghana CEO Ebenezer Asante has been announced as the new Vice President (VP) of MTN Group’s altered Southern and East Africa and Ghana...
Off-grid Solar set to triple in Africa [

Off-grid Solar set to triple in Africa

Off- grid solar will bring basic electricity services to almost 70 million more people in Asia and sub Saharan Africa A new report has...

Facebook develop new tool to fight fake news

Facebook’s growing dedication to fighting fake news added another element on Thursday, in the form of a new tool that will try to help...

Riding On ICT To Exit Recession

Nigeria retained its rating as the fastest growing Information and Communications Technology (ICT) market in Africa and amongst the fastest growing in the World...

Etisalat Could Sell Nigerian Unit Stake After Debt Deal

Abu Dhabi-listed Etisalat is considering a sale of its stake in Etisalat Nigeria after the local unit defaulted on a $1.2 billion loan payment...

N541.8 Billion Debt: Three Nigerian Banks Set To Take Over Etisalat

Despite the intervention of the Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, to broker a peaceful resolution between Etisalat Nigeria and a consortium of banks, it appears...

Sage unveils next generation of cloud solutions for Africa and Middle East

Sage, the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems, today announced new products and features that will take...

MTN injects over $16billion into Nigerian operations despite NCC fine

MTN has said it has confidence in its operations in Nigeria. It will be recall that the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, in 2016 imposed...

Samsung ushers in latest tech trends at annual Africa Forum

The 8th annual event will showcase the latest technologies designed with Africa in mind. Samsung will be showcasing the latest range of products at the...

Nigerian Internet Exchange (IXPN) goes live at MainOne’s MDXi Lekki Data Center to peer...

The partnership seeks to take advantage of the numerous networks and content providers already connected to MainOne to grow traffic in the Nigerian Internet...

MTN head office in Abuja vandalised by protesters

Protesters vandalised the head office of South African mobile phone giant MTN in Abuja on Thursday in apparent retaliation for anti-Nigerian violence in South...

MTN South Africa says xenophobia backlash hits its operation in Nigeria

The MTN Group has expressed concern over attacks on “non-nationals“. This comes as international media reports that Nigerian protesters have vandalised the MTN head...

Meet Nji Collins Gbah, first African to win Google Code-in competition

The first African to win the Google Code-in competition hosted by Google Inc. is a Cameroonian, a 17 year-old learner Nji Collins Gbah. A...

Samsung’s boss arrested on suspicion of bribery, embezzlement, perjury and other charges

IN ONE of the many interrogations Lee Jae-yong has undergone in connection with a presidential influence-peddling scandal, he said that he would surrender management...