Communications Africa weekly digest - 21st - 25th August

j cadmus Flickr for CAF 307(Image source: j cadmus/Flickr)Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Communications Africa, from 21st - 25th August 2017 

Angola-based internet exchange point now top-three in Africa 

In just two years, Angonix, an Internet Exchange Point (IXP) based in Luanda, has grown exponentially to become the third largest African IXP. Click here to read the full story.  

ShadowPad: How attackers hide backdoor in software used by hundreds of companies globally 

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered a backdoor planted in a server management software product used by hundreds of large businesses around the world. Click here to read the full story.  

Youtap launch mobile QR money solution and apps for growth markets in Africa 

Youtap has launched a QR code solution and smartphone apps for mobile money services in Africa and Asia. Click here to read the full story.  

Somalia's Upper House approves the National Communications Act 

This makes the first act that is approved by this new House to Somalia’s legislative system. Click here to read the full story.   

Google to launch affordable smartphone in Nigeria in September 2017 

Google has announced to launch the affordable ICE 2, an android-supported mobile smartphone, for Nigeria in September 2017, at the price of US$40. Click here to read the full story.  

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