Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

MTN solution set to change face of conservation

rhino auction

From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – MTN is set to roll out its project aimed at curbing incessant poaching of rhino beyond South Africa. Executives hailed the impact of the project piloted Welgevonden Game Reserve project in the northern Limpopo Province. The initial planning began 23 months ago, and currently […]

Econet sued for $870 000 in alleged contractual breach

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe

by ONAI MLAMBO HARARE – A local businessman has slapped Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile network operator, Econet Wireless, with a lawsuit of more than $870 000 after the firm allegedly stole his concept. Ignatius Munengwa is demanding damages claiming the operator appropriated his innovative concept conceived in 2011, enabling mobile phone subscribers to use their phones as […]

AfricaCom20: digital disruption equals digital democracy


From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – ACKNOWLEDGING the role financial technology is playing in redefining financial boundaries and opportunity, AfricaCom 2017 has added a specific track focusing on Africa’s financial digital fluency. A host of talks, presentations, case studies and prospects around fintech and e-commerce will debut at the event scheduled for […]

MTN optimising network quality in South Africa


Business Reporter JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa is optimising network quality in major cities across South Africa with Rustenburg, northwest of the country, now covered by the firm’s rollout of LTE (4G) network. The increased LTE coverage in the mining town was achieved through re-farming of existing spectrum. The LTE activation followed significant […]

Safaricom completes Kenya M-PESA upgrade


From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – SAFARICOM, the mobile network operator, has upgraded its globally-renowned M-PESA mobile money platform in Kenya. The exercise commenced Saturday and completed on Sunday. This upgrade came a decade after Safaricom launched the service and two years after the company deployed a new local platform that had enhanced […]


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