Telecommunications

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New innovation center launched in Tunisia

Orange, a telecommunications operating in Africa and the Middle East, launched its first “Orange Digital Centre” in Tunisia.

Benin's government has shut down the Internet during elections

With parliamentary elections which exclude all opposition candidates kicking off on 28 April 2019, Benin's government has decided to shut down the Internet amid protests.

Huawei to run 5G trial in Egypt

Huawei will run its first 5G network trial in Egypt at the Cairo International Stadium during the the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).

Good digital identity principles for Africa

Digital identity systems in Africa could unlock as much as 6% GDP growth, and up to 50% of that economic value can go straight into the hands of citizens.

Public libraries in Ghana get Wi-Fi

Public libraries in Ghana are set to get Wi-Fi as a result of a partnership between Surfline and Ghana Library Authority.

What 5G means for you

There's a lot of hype around 5G, here is what it is all about.

Africa in the digital era

This year's Adebayo Adedeji Annual lecture focused around the question of digital transformation in Africa.