Dr. Bosun Tijani, the minister of communications, innovation, and digital economy, announced that the Federal Government has entered a N1 billion agreement with IHS Towers, a telecommunications company, to establish educational communities across Nigeria as part of the 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) initiative.

Read more: FG Partners with IHS Towers to Build 3MTT Communities

The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has introduced a new policy regarding the issuance of payment instruments for mobile money providers in the country. This measure is aims to enhance security measures, foster healthy competition, and encourage innovation among Ethiopia's various mobile money service providers.

Read more: NBE Enhances Directive for Mobile Money Services

The Somali National Communications Authority (NCA) launched its Spectrum Monitoring Operations Center (SMOC) to streamline the monitoring and analysis of spectrum usage, the detection of unauthorized or illegal activities, and the swift resolution of interference issues. Additionally, it will provide real-time data and information to enhance decision-making processes, ensuring the optimal allocation of spectrum resources.

Read more: The Somali Regulator Inaugurates Spectrum Control Operations Center

Madagascar's Axian has successfully completed its acquisition of additional shares in Senegal's Free. Initially announced on July 24th, this transaction will result in Axian increasing its ownership in Free from 40% to 80%. Free Senegal, boasting 5.36 million subscribers as of July 2023, holds a substantial 25% market share, solidifying its position as the second-largest operator in the market.

Read more: Axian Telecom Boosts Ownership in Free to 80%

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