Here are last weekend’s top headlines on startups, entrepreneurship, innovation and tech around Africa.
Three Kenyan telcos have failed to meet Quality of Service standards set by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) and have such been fined over a combined Ksh. 311 million (about $2.9m). Read more on the official CA website.
From MTN to SABC. Chris Maroleng, MTN Group executive, Corporate Affairs is reportedly soon to be appointed Chief Operating Officer of the South African Broadcasting Corporation. Read more on SowetanLIVE.
State of Rwandan telecoms. According to statistics from the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA), the number of fixed telephone subscriptions in the country went up by a whooping 44.9% between Q2 and Q3, 2017. Read more on IT News Africa.
Huawei’s new SA campus. Huawei has erected an 18-building campus in Johannesburg, South Africa, reportedly worth $100m. Read more on TechCentral.
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