The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of General Entertainment, MultiChoice Africa, Yolisa Phahle, has asked the media to use digital technology to tell African stories, while emphasising that the rapid advances in digital technology in Africa has created new opportunities.
Orange Botswana, one of the country’s leading mobile network companies, has reaffirmed its commitment to empowering the less privileged and closing the digital gap that women and girls face.
A few weeks ago, the Tanzanian government approved the Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) law. This law simply meant bloggers and online media portals in Zimbabwe had to register and pay annual fees to keep running their websites. Another African country seems to be on the same train with Zimbabwe. The Ugandan government has declared a tax on Social Media, which is expected to begin in July 2018.