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Reigning on SIM card Related Fraud in Kenya

The mobile phone plays a critical role in the lives of people in Kenya, just like many other developing countries. Access to financial services, the internet, and money transfer largely depends on a mobile phone, making a SIM card an important identifier for many people.

Post Office To Launch Motor Vehicle Licence App

The South African Post Office has stated that it intends to digitize the renewal of motor vehicle licenses. The procedure of renewing motor vehicle licenses will be made easier with the availability of a mobile application by October 2021.

Church Tithe Collection Startup App Raises Funds To Scale

Jumuisha, a Kenyan fintech firm that helps churches and NGOs accept cash donations, make payments, and schedule events, has raised funds to expand its operations.

Cyberattack targets South African Department of Justice

In a coordinated series of cyber attacks against key South African state agencies, the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development is the latest casualty of a targeted ransomware attack.

Nigeria Federal Government orders Internet Shutdown to fight Insurgency

The Nigerian Federal Government (FG) has instructed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to issue a directive to all mobile network operators in the northern state of Zamfara, to shut down mobile services for two weeks.

ICASA Recalls Radio Frequency Spectrum from Operators

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has announced the resolution to recall all temporary radio frequency spectrum, licensed to operators by 30 November 2021.

Nigerian startup Moove Raises $23m in Series A Funding

Founded by British-born Nigerians Jide Odunsi and Ladi Delano, Moove announced that it raised $23 million in a Series A funding round. This brings the startup’s total funding raised to $68.2 million, including $28.2m in equity and $40.0m in debt.