Trade in technology goods expands driven by demand for electronic components mainly from China and Korea

Trade in technology goods expands driven by demand for electronic components mainly from China and Korea

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WORLD – The value of trade in international imports of information and communications technology (ICT) goods in 2017 reached US$2.1 trillion driven by demand for electronic components used in Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices. According to new figures released by UNCTAD (United Nations Conference…

Liquid Telecom names Dennis Kahindi new Chief Executive Officer in Uganda

Liquid Telecom names Dennis Kahindi new Chief Executive Officer in Uganda

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UGANDA – Liquid Telecom, the subsidiary of Zimbabwe based diversified telecommunications group, Econet Wireless has appointed Dennis Keko Kahindi as Chief Executive Officer of Liquid Telecom Uganda. He will lead the group’s business activities in Uganda, responsible for accelerating Liquid Telecom’s growth…

Naspers completes listing and unbundling of MultiChoice broadcast group

Naspers completes listing and unbundling of MultiChoice broadcast group

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SOUTH AFRICA – The broad-based internet and media group, Naspers has announced that it has completed the unbundling of its shares in MultiChoice Group (MCG) to shareholders after successfully listing it on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Naspers has distributed to its…

Seacom acquires full ownership of South Africa’s network provider Fibreco

Seacom acquires full ownership of South Africa’s network provider Fibreco

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SOUTH AFRICA – Pan-African communications provider SEACOM has completed 100% acquisition of South Africa’s FibreCo Telecommunications following the approval of the transaction by the Competition Commission. The acquisition was made through SEACOM subsidiary, SEACOM South Africa. FibreCo owns and operates a national…