Category archives for: Broadband

Harare residents decry lack of connection


From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWEAN residents in new suburbs in the capital Harare have bemoaned lack of telecommunications service following failure by the country’s sole fixed telephone line provider and network operators to connect them. The companies, particularly landline services provider TelOne, have come under fire with the lack of connection […]

Huawei, WorldRemit accelerate growth of money transfers

Dr. Bello Moussa, Director of   Innovation and Industries Relations Huawei(Right) and Alix Murphy,  Director  of Partnerships WorldRemit(left).

From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – WORLD-REMIT and Huawei have announced a partnership to accelerate growth of low cost mobile-to-mobile money transfers to Africa.WorldRemit’s international money transfer service available to all partners of Huawei’s mobile money service platform across the continent. The partnership, which was announced at the GSMA’s Mobile 360 […]

Battle of the tech giants: analytics vs data officer

Peter Blignaut, CDO vs Paul Vermaak, the CAO demonstrating the two can co exist IMAGE -GIFT NDOLWANE

  By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BIG data, the internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence, digital strategy and predictive analytics can seem like catchphrases, but according to analysts, are more than just new terminology. The thriving mobile apps industry, financial technology firms and ecommerce stores are some examples that have radically revolutionised the […]

Brazil-bound cable speeds Africa digitalisation


From PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola LUANDA, (CAJ News) – ANGOLA Cables, the multinational telecommunications company, has been construction on its South American data centre located in Brazil. The data centre located in the northeastern Fortaleza is an important next step in the company’s roll-out of promoting the digital inclusion and empowerment of Africa by […]

Mobile cash reduces hunger, boosts Kenya economy

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From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – ABOUT 250 000 people have been saved from severe food insecurity in drought-ravaged Kenya thanks to an innovative, mobile phone-driven cash programme. Through the scheme, the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has given monthly grants of KSh3 000 (more US$28) to more than 41 000 […]


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