Tag: ICT sector

Kenya: Foreign firms to cede 30 per cent stake under to new law

According to Kenya's National Information Communications and Technology Policy Guidelines, firms that want to do business in Kenya's ICT sector will have to cede 30 per cent of their ownership to Kenyans under the new legislation published last week, CNBC Africa spoke to Duncan Karani, Kenyan based venture capitalist for more.

Op-Ed: Supporting the ICT sector in Africa as a cure for the economic crisis

“We need to think, and fast, about how we can help our African partner in the race against time as it faces the predicted economic disaster in the wake of the global covid-19 pandemic,” writes Franc Bogovic and Engin Eroglu.

Vuyani Jarana on how ICT can assist with the fight against COVID-19

COVID-19 has accelerated the global push into the Fourth Industrial Revolution. While the growth of the gig economy is leaving many industries redundant, one industry that is expected to continue thriving is telecommunications due to increased demand for digital connectivity. Vuyani Jarana, ICT veteran & Group Chairperson of Mobax joins CNBC Africa for more.

MainOne CEO Funke Opeke on bridging Nigeria’s rural-urban digital divide

On the sidelines of Lancaster University Ghana’s 2019 Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) brunch, Funke Opeke, CEO of MainOne noted that the ICT sector in Nigeria is indeed attractive to investors but also a challenging environment. To highlight opportunities 5G network presents to the Nigerian economy, she joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.

Investors must take advantage of govt’s ease of doing business initiatives – Shittu

Investors must take advantage of govt's ease of doing business initiatives - Shittu

Obasanjo on the future of Africa’s lenders

Obasanjo on the future of Africa's lenders