Nigeria: 9Mobile – Smile Faces Disqualification As Reserve Bidder

By Emma Okonji Smile Communications Nigeria Limited’s failure to disclose that it’s Nigerian shareholders have ongoing and challenging debt to a consortium of banks is threatening it’s position as the reserve bidder for the sale of 9mobile. The telco data company has been accused of not only presenting false information in the bidding round but… Read more Nigeria: 9Mobile – Smile Faces Disqualification As Reserve Bidder

Nigeria: Call Masking – NCC Makes U-Turn, Blames SIM Box Operators

By Ken Nwogbo Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has blamed SIM Box operators for persistent incidence of call masking in telecommunications system. Call masking is a practice in which callers hide their true numbers when making calls, especially international calls, in order to evade the international call rates. Mr. Efose Idehen, head, Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement,… Read more Nigeria: Call Masking – NCC Makes U-Turn, Blames SIM Box Operators

Sacked Married Women In Globacom Tell Their Stories of Discrimination

Global System of Mobile Telecommunication (GSM), a technology that was introduced into Nigeria at the turn of the 21st century, with its attendant commercial viability and propensity for job creation has been widely acknowledged as probably one of the best thing to happen to Nigeria in the last 15 years. However, all the glitz and… Read more Sacked Married Women In Globacom Tell Their Stories of Discrimination

Nigeria: 9Mobile – National Interest’ll Guide Issuance of Licence to Successful Bidder – NCC

By Adekunle Adekoya Lagos — Telecoms industry regulator, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has emphasized that the interest of Nigeria as a whole, betterment of the telecom industry, subscribers, labour force will guide its issuance of a licence to any company that “will take over” Emerging Markets Telecommunications Service, EMTS, trading as 9Mobile. This was contained… Read more Nigeria: 9Mobile – National Interest’ll Guide Issuance of Licence to Successful Bidder – NCC

How Ability Elijah Is Helping Artists To Buy And Sell Music Beats In Nigeria

My name is Ability Elijah, Co-founder and Music-Lead at Caketunes.com. Born and raised in the city of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Growing up, I spent a lot of time with my parents and siblings where I learnt the bits of staying disciplined in every facet of life, at times were almost very tough. For Caketunes.com, it is a beat marketplace,… Read more How Ability Elijah Is Helping Artists To Buy And Sell Music Beats In Nigeria

Nigeria: Ntel to Implement National Roaming Service

By Chike Onwuegbuchi Ernest Akinsola, chief executive officer of ntel, has said that his company is planning to collaborate with 9mobile Nigeria and MTN Nigeria to roll out national roaming service in April. Akinsola, made the disclosure in Lagos at a meeting with Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA) and said that “In repositioning ntel… Read more Nigeria: Ntel to Implement National Roaming Service

Uganda Orders a Freeze On Sale of New SIM Cards

By Allan Olingo Uganda has stopped the sale of new SIM cards until telcos install card readers that will electronically validate national identity cards. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) on Friday instructed all telecom operators to recall all SIM cards that are held in stock by street vendors, agents and hawkers. The sale will only… Read more Uganda Orders a Freeze On Sale of New SIM Cards

Africa’s smartphone market declines | Business News in Africa

Africa’s smartphone market declines Africa’s smartphone market experienced a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) decline of 6.4% during Q4 2017, according to the latest insights announced today by International Data Corporation (IDC). The global technology research and consulting firm’s Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows smartphone shipments were down to 20.3 million units for the quarter. Year on… Read… Read more Africa’s smartphone market declines | Business News in Africa

Why I drew a Microsoft Word document on a blackboard – teacher explains

Why I drew a Microsoft Word document on a blackboard – teacher explains By Nana Appiah Acquaye, Accra, Ghana A Ghanaian teacher who through his ingeniousness sketched a Microsoft Windows Word document to assist his students appreciate the use of a computer, but currently been vilified by many Ghanaians and hailed as a hero by… Read more Why I drew a Microsoft Word document on a blackboard – teacher explains

How Travoola seeks to fill the gaping need for safe and comfortable intercity travels in Nigeria

Travoola.ng aims to present unrivalled value for money and a unique customer experience when travelling between cities. The startup offers unmatched convenience through their unique Travoola pickup locations spread across cities. Travoola interviewed Michael Oglegba, the CEO of Travoola.ng and he told us more about Travoola.ng and challenges for running the startup. Can you tell… Read more How Travoola seeks to fill the gaping need for safe and comfortable intercity travels in Nigeria