Tag Archives: ICT

Africa’s ICT capacity builders heading to Kenya

13 Jun

Kenya will host the Global ICT Capacity Building Symposium (CBS-2016) after it formalised arrangements with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in an agreement signed by ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao and the Director-General of the Communications Authority of Kenya, Francis Wangusi. Continue reading

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ITU’s 151st anniversary moves Africa

19 May

On 17 May 2016 the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) celebrated its 151st anniversary and has chosen ‘ICT entrepreneurship for social impact’ as its theme for the year. Activity in key regions across Africa suggests the continent intends to be a part of the global technology movement. Continue reading

Settle .africa domain name struggle the African way – AfICTA chair

26 Apr

Following a recent injunction by a US court to put the .africa domain on hold while a lawsuit proceeds, the chair of the Africa Information and Communication Technologies Alliance (AfICTA), a private sector-led alliance of ICT associations, multi-national corporations, companies, organisations and individuals in Africa, has expressed his support for an out-of-court settlement as an option to resolve the lingering matter.

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Why you should watch out for Nigeria’s tech sector

16 Dec

Three years ago, ICT contributed only 5.46 percent of Nigeria’s GDP. This year the sector is on track to generate about $50 billion…

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25,000 internet users in Sierra Leone?

14 Mar

Shocked? Please don’t be. That was the figure Sierra Leone’s information and communications minister gave out last week. The average number of internet users in Sierra Leone is 25,000, Alhaji I. B. Kargbo said. Continue reading

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