Technology News in Africa This Week.

  • The Government of Ghana Ministry of Communications through Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications, in partnership with Huawei Technologies Ghana, has officially launched the Rural Telephony Project at the New Edubiase District in the Ashanti Region to begin the commissioning of 2016 Rural Star sites in Ghana.  https://bit.ly/3kCXhdd
  • International Telecommunication Union have signed an agreement that will enable Ethiopia to host the ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference for the first time in Africa. https://bit.ly/3puZon7
  • South African fintech Paycode is one of ten startups from around the world that has been selected to join the Mastercard Start Path program. https://bit.ly/38NqVtR
  • Ministry of Innovation and Technology and the International Telecommunication Union have signed an agreement that will enable Ethiopia to host the ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference for the first time in Africa. https://bit.ly/3puZon7
  • Huawei has announced plans to sell off Honor, its smartphone business focused on mid-range products for younger consumers. Huawei says the decision “has been made by Honor’s industry chain to ensure its own survival,” following “tremendous pressure” and “a persistent unavailability of technical elements needed for our mobile phone business.” https://bit.ly/3f6faQl
  • Zoom will now let you temporarily pause meetings so you can kick out “Zoombombers” or disruptive individuals. https://bit.ly/2IO01He