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Vanessa Haarhoff

ITWeb African correspondent

Vanessa Haarhoff is ITWeb African correspondent, based in Zambia.


BusinessNov 28, 2008

Zain explores golden opportunity

Zain Africa's CEO Chris Gabriel speaks with ITWeb about the company's growth within the African telecoms sector.

WirelessApr 9, 2008

Five questions for Richard Branson

The Virgin tycoon gives ITWeb his insight on the African mobile telecoms market.

WirelessDec 14, 2007

Kuwaiti telco eyes MEA growth

Telecommunications group Zain plans an aggressive $4.4 billion expansion in unsaturated markets.

TelecomsNov 28, 2007

Foreign investors back African telcos

UK private equity investors look to expand their African telecommunications portfolio.

BroadbandNov 28, 2007

Kenyan ISP ups bandwidth

Growing demand within the corporate sector has fuelled the need for more bandwidth.

TelecomsNov 20, 2007

Telkom Kenya stake sells for $390m

A France Telecom-led consortium secures a 51% stake in Kenya`s state-owned telco.

NetworkingNov 20, 2007

Spotlight on African broadband costs

Broadband satellite technology will boost business in Africa, says the Global VSAT Forum.

BroadbandNov 6, 2007

Spectrum plagues rural broadband

Poor spectrum allocation in low-end frequency bandwidth prohibits rural connectivity, says ITU.

NetworkingNov 2, 2007

Policy slows African network roll-out

Pan African ICT regulations will speed up fibre optic deployments, says the ITU.

WirelessOct 29, 2007

Africa boosts mobile subscribers

The continent will play a large role in contributing to the next billion mobile subscribers, says Pyramid Research.

WirelessOct 29, 2007

Eurotariff creates 'win-win situation`

The roaming regulation ensures operators continue to make profit, while customers benefit from decreased prices, says EU commissioner Vivian Reding.

TelecomsOct 24, 2007

Kenyan telcos in spat

Telkom Kenya has accused Safaricom of anti-competitive play.