July 25, 2021
  • July 25, 2021

France telco, Orange bids for stake in Ethiopia Telecom

by on July 20, 2021 0

France’s telecom firm Orange has submitted an expression of interest to participate in the ongoing partial privatisation of Ethiopia’s Ethio Telecom firm, Ethiopia’s ambassador to Paris said on Twitter on Tuesday. Henok Teferra Shawl said in a tweet Orange had “formally submitted interest to participate in the partial privatisation of @ethiotelecom.” Last month, Ethiopia launched...

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Of Airtel licence renewal claim and NCC disclaimer

by on July 19, 2021 0

By Oludare Mayowa “In 2001, Airtel procured its operating license in Nigeria and in 2021 it has renewed the same operating license for another 10-year-period. While it is possible to procure and renew an operating license, you can only earn a social license. “A social license is the love, loyalty, friendship and affection you...

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ECOWAS court bars Nigeria from prosecuting Twitter Users

by on June 22, 2021 0

A Community of West African States (ECOWAS) court barred the federal government from prosecuting people who’ve used Twitter after the government banned the platform. The ruling was pending a hearing next month on a lawsuit challenging the government suspension of the social-media network. The ruling by the sub-regional court on Tuesday stated that President...

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Bitcoin hits highest level since May, surpasses $40,000 

by on June 14, 2021 0

After a volatile weekend, Bitcoin has once again surpassed $40,000, reaching its highest level in more than two weeks. The world’s largest crypto gained as much as 4.5 percent Monday to $41,020, extending its rally to a second day. The coin has rallied roughly 9 percent since Friday. The wider Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index,...

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Twitter reaches out to Nigeria to resolve suspension row ~Lai Mohammed

by on June 9, 2021 0

Twitter, the microblogging platform has reached out to Nigeria and called for a high level discussion with the authority over the recent suspension of its activities in the country, according to the minister of information, Lai Mohammed. Mohammed who spoke after Wednesday’s cabinet meeting said Twitter has reached out to the federal government seeking high-level...

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