A third of malaria drugs used around the world to stem the spread of the disease are counterfeit, data suggests.
Researchers who looked at 1,500 samples of seven malaria drugs from seven countries in South East Asia say poor-quality and fake tablets are causing drug resistance and treatment failure.
South African mobile phone operator Vodacom announced plans to launch a new 99 cents offer as part of their Freedom 99 campaign, but due to a technocal oversight, the planned tarrif change failed to go ahead as planned.
The campaign was blocked by South Africa’s Independent Communications Authority of SA (ICASA), as the operator failed to provide ICASA with the details of the new tarriff change seven days before the official annoucement was made to the press.“
The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to impose sanctions on the leaders of last month's military coup in Guinea-Bissau and key military officers preventing the return to constitutional rule.
A resolution adopted by the council on Friday named four generals and one lieutenant colonel who will be subjected to a travel ban.
Japan has urged businesses and households in parts of the country to cut electricity use by up to 15% to avoid possible blackouts.
The country is facing power shortages this summer because its 50 nuclear reactors have been taken offline.
Vietnam-based Viettel announced in Maputo, Mozambique, the official launch of Movitel – the group’s first mobile network in Africa to join its already flourishing networks in Asia and Latin America.
In just over a year since being licensed, Viettel has built 12,600 kilometres of fiber optic cable and 1,800 mobile stations in Mozambique.
EU naval forces have conducted their first raid on pirate bases on the Somali mainland, saying they have destroyed several boats.
The EU forces were transported by helicopter to the bases near the port of Haradhere, a well known pirate lair.
Airtel Tanzania has launched “Super 5” , an offer that provides affordable solutions to its subscribers who frequently use voice calls, social platforms and SMS to communicate.
Cheikh Sarr, Airtel Marketing Director, commented saying that this is the most competitive offer in the market that seeks to combine quality and affordable rates on online data services and voice.