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Africa’s pay-TV wars

Local content and lower subscription rates create a competitive market Kampala, Uganda | CONRAD ONYANGO | Africa’s pay television industry is projected to add 16 million new viewers over the next five years as top players step up the battle for compelling and affordable local content. Between 2022 and 2028, the continent’s …

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How MTN’s digital programme is empowering youth

The telecom company is currently implementing the Ambition 2025 Strategy premised on leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | As a child, Martin Tumusiime watched households and businesses frustrated with uncollected wastes in the Kampala suburbs that sometimes could end up in water channels, streets, or …

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Dr. Jacqueline Kitulu to head Rocket Health board

Rocket Health appoints Dr. Kitulu as board chairperson and Stephen Dimba Odhiambo as Chief Commercial Officer Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Leading telemedicine provider Rocket Health has taken a step to raising its level on the corporate governance front by appointing Kenyan health expert Dr. Jacqueline Kitulu, as the chairperson of …

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Huawei signs global ITU pledge to help 120 million people in remote areas connect to the digital world

  In Africa alone, Huawei has laid more than 250,000 kilometers of optical fibers, enabling 30 million households to access high-speed broadband Shenzhen, China | THE INDEPENDENT | Huawei has signed a global commitment to join the International Telecommunication Union’s Partner2Connect digital alliance, which will bring connectivity to about 120 …

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Team CoCREATE wins the young silverback digital competition

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Young Silverback competition organized by Uganda Advertising Association was designed to create a platform for young creatives in the agency, corporate and art institutions to showcase their creativity. The competition started on Thursday with the Film candidates receiving their briefs at …

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Nigeria’s apex bank delays launch of e-Naira

Abuja, Nigeria | Xinhua | Nigeria’s apex bank has said it is postponing the proposed launch of the country’s digital currency, e-Naira, to an unspecified date. In a statement late Thursday, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said the delay was due to other activities lined up to commemorate the …

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Uganda eyes benefits of new Global Posta Strategy

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda has signed onto the Global World Postal Strategy that is aimed at reviving, sustaining and growing the postal sector, which is under pressure from the digital revolution.  The four-year strategy responds to the current market needs and sets out approaches on how the …

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