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Nigeria to tighten rules for social media platforms

Nigeria to tighten rules for social media platforms

There’s been yet another instance of governments trying to grapple with the question of whether and how to regulate online discussion, this time from Nigeria, whose government is apparently planning to require social media platforms to open local offices.
DRC telecoms levy spat escalates

DRC telecoms levy spat escalates

Industry body the Federation of Companies of Congo (FEC) accused the Regulatory Authority of Post and Telecommunications (ARPTC) of falsely denying it is levying operators with expensive taxes.
Safaricom plans to raise more funds for Ethiopian operation

Safaricom plans to raise more funds for Ethiopian operation

Leading Kenyan operator Safaricom is reportedly planning to raise up to $2 billion from local banks and development finance institutions over the next five years to fund its new Safaricom Ethiopia operation. Part of the proposed funding will also be raised internally and through rental...

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