The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has announced plans to implement a system to better measure voice, Internet and SMS traffic. Using this system, the government hopes to fight fraud and improve its collection of the daily revenues reported by telecom operators.

Read more: Telecom Companies' Daily Earnings to Be Monitored in Kenya

Mama Money, a South African fintech that offers cross-border money transfer and banking services, has partnered with Zimbabwe’s AFC Commercial Bank, effectively connecting to the bank’s customer base, which includes 45 cash collection points.

Read more: Mama Money and Zimbabwean Bank Join to Tackle Remittance Market

A London-based asset management group, Gemcorp, has won a US$ 189 million contract from the government of Angola to manage, renovate and expand state-owned Angola Telecom’s networks. The partnership aligns with the Angolan government’s strategy to restructure Angola Telecom, the country’s telecommunications and internet service provider.

Read more: Gemcorp Wins Deal to Expand and Organize Angola Telecom

The Kamoa-Kakula Copper Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo will continue to enjoy high-speed satellite-based connectivity services as part of a new agreement between SES and Ivanhoe Mines. The enhanced partnership builds on a successful five-year relationship between SES and Ivanhoe Mines and comes at a time of significant investment in low-latency, high-capacity solutions in the region following the boom in the African mining industry.

Read more: SES and Ivanhoe Mines Partner to Deploy Low-Latency Satellite Connectivity in Africa

In January 2023, Cabo Verde Telecom (CVTelecom) will merge with its subsidiaries, CVMóvel and CVMultimedia, to offer fixed and mobile telecom services, as well as on-demand Internet and TV services, to better enhance the value it offers to clients and shareholders.

Read more: Cabo Verde Telecom to Merge Its Subsidiaries to Offer Fixed and Mobile Services

Evina, a cybersecurity company for carrier billing, and Telecoming, a tech firm developing DCB experiences, released the 2022 edition of the DCB Index. This initiative is part of the strategic alliance between the two companies to place Direct Carrier Billing, which is a payment technology that allows mobile users to pay for any service by charging the purchase to their carrier bill, at the forefront of the payments industry and reinforce their commitment to developing a transparent, secure and stable mobile economy. The DCB Index provides insights into the Direct Carrier Billing market of countries in the Middle East and Africa region (MEA), ranking them according to their current DCB status and potential to further develop this growth-boosting mobile payment method.

Read more: Evina Releases DCB Index to Strengthen Africa and Middle East

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