Wednesday 28 May 2014
May 27, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) is conducting technical studies on social networking sites, particularly Facebook and Whatsapp, in a bid to find ways to control their use in the country. (...)
Monday 1 April 2013
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
March 31, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - A recently released report has indicated that the Ethiopian government is using a controversial spyware software called FinSpy to monitor the political activities of opposition groups (...)
Monday 18 May 2015
May 17, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese Minister of Science and Telecommunications Tahani Abdullah announced that the country’s telecom companies will launch Fourth Generation (4G) wireless service in the coming three months.
Sunday 27 December 2015
December 26, 2015 (JUBA) – Mobile phone companies operating in South Sudan have increased charges in the wake of last week’s devaluation of the South Sudanese Pound. One of South Sudan’s largest mobile phone network providers - Zain (ST) (...)
Monday 11 November 2013
November 10, 2013 (JUBA) – South Sudan will be among world nations attending the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) conference scheduled from 19-22 November in the Thailand capital, Bangkok. South Sudan minister Rebecca Joshua (...)
Tuesday 2 June 2015
June 1, 2015 (JUBA) - Ambassador Gabriel Setlhoke shakes his head in apparent horror after touring staff offices at a public school in the South Sudan capital, Juba on Monday.
“When I went to the head teacher’s office, I nearly went (...)
Monday 18 February 2013
February 18, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir met on Wednesday with several members of Zain Telecom’s board of directors for discussions that focused on difficulties facing their investments in the country. (...)
Sunday 4 October 2015
October 3, 2015 (WAU) - The zain network in the Bhar el Ghazal region has for the past week experienced network outage leaving some subscribers unable to access services. One of South Sudan’s largest mobile phone network providers - (...)
Tuesday 19 March 2013
March 18, 2013 (PARIS) - The website of Qatar-based news organisation Al Jazeera has been blocked in Ethiopia, raising questions over the country’s commitment to press freedom, under the new leadership of prime minister.
According to (...)
Monday 11 November 2013
November 4, 2013
(JUBA) - Zain South Sudan, the country’s leading telecom operator, was recently privileged to host the Honorable Minister of Telecommunications & Postal Services Republic of South Sudan, Hon. Rebecca (...)
Appointment of Dr. Riek as FVP is welcome but...?2016-02-13 13:18:16
By James Okuk
“Geography has made us neighbors. History has made us friends. Economics has made us partners, and necessity has made us allies.” – President J.F. Kennedy.
On Thursday February 11, (...)
Africa: Strengthen steps to end child marriage2015-12-14 08:04:41
December 10, 2015
African governments should coordinate action to improve laws, education, health care, and public awareness to end the scourge of child marriage, Human Rights Watch said today (...)
Professor Akolda, it is too early for you to go2015-12-06 06:36:15
I learnt from social media of the untimely departure of Professor Akolda Maan Tier on the 30th Nov 2015, whom I knew and admired, as one of the great, committed sons of both Sudans, who dedicated (...)