November 2014 Archives - African Business Magazine

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Poor quality mars Nigeria telecoms

However, not all is totally rosy; operators, the regulator, the government and subscriber groups continue to puzzle over the causes of the poor quality of …

Africa’s urban revolution

The future of Africa, as it is in other parts of the world, is urban. In fact Africa has already 52 cities with a population of …

ICT in Africa: Focus now on broadband

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) predicted in a recent report that over 50% of the global population will have internet access within the next three …

Dancing with the Russian Bear

Has South Africa already entered into a $10bn nuclear deal with Russia? Mystery surrounds the cryptic announcements made by Russia’s nuclear authority and South Africa’s …

Angola: Constructing a new country

In 2002, Angola emerged from almost 30 years of internal conflict. Since then, the nation has developed into one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies. Africa’s second-biggest …

Can M-Pesa travel outside Kenya?

Launched in 2007, the M-Pesa mobile money service – introduced by dominant mobile operator Safaricom – is used by 70% of Kenya’s adult population, and …

ICT in Africa: The future is brighter

The telecommunications boom has truly arrived in Africa. The last decade has witnessed a period of huge growth, skyrocketing investment and crucial technological advancement in …

ACET: A roadmap for transformation

Its vision is that by 2025 “all African countries will drive their own growth and transformation agendas, led by the private sector and supported by …