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The African Union has announced the launch of the first digital online platform aimed at improving the protection of journalists across Africa. The "Digital Platform for the Safety of Journalists in Africa"will address threats and violence against journalists and foster early warning mechanisms.
Nigeria's Sparkle, a mobile-first digital ecosystem providing financial, lifestyle, and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has partnered with Network International to power its recently launched payment card offering.
MTN Group, Africa's largest mobile services provider, has donated $25 million towards the African Union's COVID-19 vaccination program.
After impacting more than 4 million farmers across its existing 13 African markets (which include Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda & Uganda), Pula is set to break into new territory with an expansion into Asia.
The mobile market in Egypt declined by between 4%-5% during 2020, as the volume of sales of smartphones and accessories reached about EGP 47bn. At the same time, computer sales in Egypt grew to 500,000 in 2020.
After 5 days of no internet access since the eve of elections, Uganda's government has announced that they have switched the internet back on after the incumbent Yoweri Museveni was announced as the winner. However, social media access appears to still be a problem.
Tizeti is set to offer affordable internet access in Nigeria's Edo State starting from 1 April 2021. The company with solar-powered Wi-Fi towers will be rolling out its 4G LTE network in Edo State starting in Benin City.