Mozambique's Communications Regulatory Authority (INCM) launched an initiative called "Internet nas Escolas" (internet in schools). The project aims to provide high-speed internet connectivity to around 300 schools across the country, in partnership with satellite internet service provider Starlink.

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During a recent visit by Qatar's Minister of Communications and Information Technology, H.E. Mohammed bin Ali Al Mannai, and a delegation to Rwanda, the two countries formalized their commitment to collaboration in the field of communications and information technology.

Read more: Rwanda and Qatar Deepen Collaboration in ICT Domains

In a sign of the challenges posed by the current global economic landscape, mobile operators worldwide are experiencing a noticeable decrease in their investments. This downturn comes as a result of the intricate interaction between economic uncertainties and evolving consumer behaviors.

Read more: Global Economic Challenges Impact Mobile Operators' Investments

The Libyan United International Company (LUIC), one of the newly established private sector companies working in the field of communications, recently inked a deal with Medusa Submarine Cable System. The goal is to connect Libya to the Medusa fiber optic submarine cable, which links several Mediterranean countries.

Read more: Libya Inks Deal for Medusa Submarine Cable Connection

Kenya has inaugurated its first smartphone assembly plant in Machakos, aiming to produce cost-effective devices for the local population. The East Africa Device Assembly Kenya Limited (EADAK), a collaboration between local mobile network operators and international device manufacturers, will oversee the production.

Read more: Kenya Opens First Smartphone Factory

Sierra Leone's telecommunications companies have reached an agreement with the government to adjust the pricing for their voice and Internet data services. Under the new arrangement, the minimum charge for mobile voice calls has been raised to 1.63 NLe from the previous 0.95 NLe, while the maximum charge for mobile voice calls is now set at 1.86 NLe, up from 1.1 NLe. Additionally, the fixed rate for mobile data services has been increased from NLe 15 to NLe 20.

Read more: Sierra Leone Telecoms Raise Voice and Data Prices

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