Articles By Michael Malakata

ITU wants to drive Net access in developing countries

ITU wants to drive Net access in developing countries

LUSAKA, Zambia - Even though several undersea cables now serve Africa, broadband services still cost on average three times the...

May 22nd, 2012 Michael Malakata
Website attacks raise questions about African data security

Website attacks raise questions about African data security

An increase in hacking by online fraudsters targeting African governments and corporations is raising questions about the safety of the...

January 14th, 2011 Michael Malakata
Study eyes South African link to undersea cable system

Study eyes South African link to undersea cable system

The Southern Africa Telecommunications Association (SATA)  is carrying out a feasibility study that is aimed at getting landlocked countries in...

August 26th, 2009 Michael Malakata
Rwanda to open OLPC learning centre

Rwanda to open OLPC learning centre

Rwanda is set to be the home of a pilot learning centre for the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project...

June 4th, 2009 Michael Malakata
Nokia opens research office in Africa

Nokia opens research office in Africa

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA - Nokia launched a regional research center in Nairobi this week to gain a better understanding of the...

October 1st, 2008 Michael Malakata
Zambia to invest more in infrastructure development

Zambia to invest more in infrastructure development

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA - In order to improve communication, the Zambian government will invest more money in the construction of telecom...

September 10th, 2008 Michael Malakata
Rwanda gets locally made handsets

Rwanda gets locally made handsets

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA - A-Link Technologies, a Chinese electronics company, has unveiled its first mobile phone handsets manufactured in Rwanda, making...

September 1st, 2008 Michael Malakata
Telecom tower construction may be suspended

Telecom tower construction may be suspended

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA - African countries including Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia may soon suspend telecommunication tower construction following allegations that mobile...

August 25th, 2008 Michael Malakata
One Laptop Per Child program helps Rwandan students

One Laptop Per Child program helps Rwandan students

The Rwandan government is moving to digitalize primary and secondary school curriculums based on the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC)...

July 24th, 2008 Michael Malakata
Mozambique to get computer assembly plant

Mozambique to get computer assembly plant

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA - The Mozambican government has entered into an agreement with Sahara Computers, a South African manufacturing company, to...

July 9th, 2008 Michael Malakata