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Building an African Dream: The Wyzetalk journey

Building an African Dream: The Wyzetalk journey

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Saturday 16 May

New MTN boss Ebenezer Asante starts work at MTN Ridge office

GHANA
The former Chief Executive Officer for MTN Rwanda Ebenezer Asante has started work on Friday as the new CEO of Ghana’s leading network operator MTN at its plush Ridge Head quarters in Accra.»
Saturday 16 May

Tigo Ghana CEO 2nd on Sweden’s list of 75 young and promising women

GHANA
The CEO of Tigo Ghana limited, Roshi Motman, has been named as the second most young, promising and prominent female executive on Sweden’s tall list of 75 outstanding women.  »
Thursday 14 May

CEC Liquid Telecom acquires Realtime

ZAMBIA
CEC Liquid Telecom today announced the expansion of its business in Zambia following the full acquisition of Realtime, the second largest Internet Service Provider in Zambia.»
Tuesday 12 May

CWG’s Openshopen bags eCommerce platform award

NIGERIA
Computer Warehouse Group Plc’s e-commerce platform, Openshopen.ng, has been named the e-commerce platform of the year at the Beacon of Information and Communication Technology (BOICT) awards ceremony held in Lagos.»
Friday 8 May

Safaricom non-voice revenue, subscriber numbers show strong growth

KENYA
Safaricom has reported a total revenue increase of 13% to Kshs 163.4bn, with non-voice service revenue increasing by 27% to Kshs 68.8bn. »
Thursday 7 May

She Leads Africa launches 2015 Entrepreneur Showcase

NIGERIA
The premier platform for young female entrepreneurs across Africa has launched this year’s competition, with a $15,000 cash prize for the winners.»
Thursday 7 May

Africa highlighted as high potential tech market

Africa’s trade potential has come under the spotlight at the 5th annual DHL Global Technology Conference in Dubai.»
Thursday 7 May

Liquid Telecom names new Group Managing Executive

Willem Marais has been appointed to the post of Group Managing Executive for Liquid Telecom Group and also joins as the Chief Executive Officer of Liquid Telecom South Africa.»
Wednesday 6 May

Ghana oil and gas sector lacks online presence

GHANA
A new report suggests that a greater online presence would improve transparency to the benefit of Ghana’s oil and gas sector.»
Tuesday 5 May

Telecom Chamber congratulates MTN on taxpayer award

GHANA
The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has congratulated MTN for being recognised as the 2014 “Overall Best Taxpayer” in the Large Taxpayer category, by the Ghana Revenue Authority. »
Tuesday 5 May

Airtel, Oando seal strategic partnership deal

NIGERIA
Airtel will gain a retail presence at Oando stations in line with a new partnership deal signed by the two companies.»
Monday 4 May

We cannot ignore Nigerian market, says Lenovo chief

NIGERIA
With the largest market on the continent, global PC leader, Lenovo, has said Nigeria market remained strategic for its business in Africa, adding that with its line-up of superior devices and PCs, it is sure of doing well in the market.»
Wednesday 29 Apr

NATCOM promises better deal as it takes over NITEL/MTel

NIGERIA
NATCOM Consortium Chairman Dr. John Olatunde Ayeni has promised to turn the once ailing NITEL into a strong new brand.»
Wednesday 29 Apr

Surfline Communications to get $15m boost

GHANA
Surfline Communications is expected to receive an investment capital injection of $15m from DEG - Deutsche Investitions und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH.»
Tuesday 28 Apr

Alcatel-Lucent appoints new Country Senior Officer for Ghana

GHANA
Alcatel-Lucent has appointed Ramy Hashem, as Country Senior Officer and Managing Director for Ghana.»
Tuesday 28 Apr

Stanbic Botswana launches Instant Money cash transfer

BOTSWANA
Stanbic Bank Botswana has launched a new service offering in the form of cardless ‘Instant Money.’»

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Microsoft, IICD launch employability hub in Ghana

Microsoft Ghana, in partnership with the International Institute for Communication and Development, has launched the TizaaWorks online platform, a one-stop online hub for employability and entrepreneurship.