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2016.01.15

ZOL Brings You Netflix. Because You Deserve to Live Like This

Just as the year began, Netflix announced that it will be providing the video on demand service to Africa, with Zimbabwe being one of the countries..

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2016.01.15

France Telecom Goes On Africa Buying Spree After Exit From Kenya

By Okuttah Mark
France Telecom, the majority owner of Telkom Kenya, has gone on an acquisition spree of African telcos barely three months after a..

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2016.01.15

Karoo Telescope Helps Spot Biggest Explosion in Human History

By Ahmed Areff
About 3.8 billion light years away, a star has exploded with a brightness of 570 billion times that of our own sun.

If that fail..

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2016.01.15

World Bank Throws Cold Water On Facebook's Free Internet Bid

By Lilian Ochieng
Facebook's plan to provide free basic internet will distort the market and introduce bias on what users can access, the World Ba..

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2016.01.16

Petition Launched to Reject WhatsApp Regulation

By Gareth Van Zyl, Fin24
An online petition is calling on South Africa's government to reject calls by mobile networks to regulate over-the-top (O..

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2016.01.13

Orange Will Acquire 100 Percent of the Mobile Operator Cellcom Liberia

Orange has announced that it has entered into a firm agreement with Cellcom Telecommunications Limited to acquire, through its subsidiary Orange CĂ..

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2016.01.13

Keep Hands Off Netflix for Now, Orders New CS

By Lilian Ochieng
ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe Mucheru has told the different regulators itching to lay their hands on American film service Netflix ..

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2016.01.13

Orange Eyes Liberia's Telecom Firm After Exiting Telkom Kenya

By Lilian Ochieng
Orange is making moves to acquire a Liberian telecom firm, two months after it announced the sale of its 70 per cent stake at Te..

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2016.01.13

Telkom Gets Second Chance

The stage has been set for yet another attempt to turn around the fortunes of the financially struggling Telkom Kenya, whose partnership with Franc..

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2016.01.13

Technology Is No Longer a Luxury for Universities - It's a Necessity

By Michael Rowe, University of the Western Cape
In the world's new knowledge economy, innovation and technological change are recognised as the pr..

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