The rapid uptake of digital services across the continent requires that the region's governments urgently release more spectrum for mobile broadband services.
By Thabiso Mochiko 1 hour ago
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The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...
15 Sep 2015
MONTREAL, CANADA: BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable...
26 May 2015
TORONTO, CANADA: A website devoted to adultery is out to woo investors with a public offering of stock in Britain...
17 Apr 2015
NEWSWATCH: The BBC has fired Jeremy Clarkson from top-rated petrol-head show, Top Gear, reports The Daily Beast ...
26 Mar 2015
OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's television regulator announced on Thursday an easing of rules requiring local broadcasters to show a minimum amount of Canadian-made programming...
17 Mar 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
NEWSWATCH: CAIRO, EGYPT: With Peter Greste freed from jail in Cairo, efforts are now directed at getting his colleagues freed as well...
2 Feb 2015
NEWSWATCH: Three Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt are to be retried. Their original trial (the 'evidence' included footage of sheep and horses) has been slammed as a sham by international media and the international community...
2 Jan 2015
CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...
31 Dec 2014
OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's largest circulation newspaper, Toronto Star, announced yesterday plans for a tablet edition in the new year, following in the footsteps of another major local newspaper.
6 Nov 2014
LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...
5 Nov 2014
OTTAWA, CANADA: BlackBerry has unveiled its newest smartphone with a full physical keyboard and a large screen and says it will return to its roots by targeting business users.
25 Sep 2014
MONTREAL CANADA: Two of Canada's largest cable companies teamed up to launch an online television service to compete with Netflix, amid fears of dwindling traditional television viewership.
27 Aug 2014
OTTAWA, CANADA: A chatty robot with an LED-lit smiley face was sent hitchhiking across Canada this summer as part of a social experiment and reached its final destination having covered several thousand kilometres on the road.
22 Aug 2014
OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada accuses China of hacking into the computers of its research and development arm, which Beijing strongly denied.
4 Aug 2014
OTTAWA, CANADA: Loss-making Canadian smartphone manufacturer, BlackBerry has bought German voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping firm Secusmart. Secusmart's customers include NATO, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and entire government.
31 Jul 2014
MONTREAL, CANADA: Canadian smartphone company BlackBerry, under new leadership, announced a small profit in a surprising turnaround despite a huge drop in revenues.
20 Jun 2014
OTTAWA, CANADA: Canadian smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry announced the release of new "enhanced security" for its popular BBM messaging service, aiming to win back corporate users with high security needs such as banks.
18 Jun 2014
INDIANAPOLIS, US: Research by global software provider Interactive Intelligence Inc reveal what customers look for in a great service experience.
10 Jun 2014
OTTAWA, CANADA: Smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry has sold most of its Canadian properties to San Francisco-based real estate investment firm Spear Street, for Can$305m (US$278m).
6 May 2014
OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's tax agency shut its website on Wednesday (9 April) after warning that encrypted taxpayer data could be vulnerable to the "Heartbleed" bug.
10 Apr 2014
MONTREAL, CANADA: The struggling smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry reported a loss of US$423 million in the fourth quarter of its 2014 fiscal year, with revenues still falling.
31 Mar 2014