Liquid invests £8 billion in Egypt telcoms expansion

December 10, 2018 6:27 am1 comment
From left to right: Group Executive Chairman of Liquid Telecom’s parent company Econet, Mr Strive Masiyiwa with Egyptian ICT Minister Dr Amr Talaat at signing ceremony, photo supplied

from AHMED MOOLA in Cairo, Egypt CAIRO – LIQUID Telecom is investing Egypt £8 billion (US$400 million) in the North African country over the next three years to boost Telecom Egypt’s network infrastructure and data centres expansion exercise. The investment announced at the Africa 2018 Forum follows the completion of Liquid Telecom’s ‘Cape to Cairo’ link. Liquid Telecom’s […]

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Kenya sustains vision as Africa Silicon Valley

December 5, 2018 2:27 pm11 comments
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from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – KENYA is spearheading ambitious plans to become Africa’s premier innovation hub. To showcase its knowledge economy and growing reputation as Africa’s Silicon Valley, an inaugural forum has been held under the aegis of the Konza Technopolis, a special purpose entity to facilitate the development of Konza, […]

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Hackers lurking as festive season nears

December 3, 2018 6:20 pm0 comments
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by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – BUSINESSES and homeowners have been urged to secure their information and communications technology (ICT) networks in order to thwart hackers during the festive season. The encouragement comes as hacking attempts often take place over the holidays when many IT administrators are offsite. “Just as one would lock […]

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