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Competition stiffens as Azam TV enters Ugandan Pay TV industry

Competition stiffens as Azam TV enters Ugandan Pay TV industry

Uganda’s Pay TV industry is set for a bruising battle for market control with the entry of new player Azam TV bringing the total number of Pay TV channels to nine. Read More

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Glo gets govt recognition for investment, job creationGlo gets govt recognition for investment, job creation Nigeria’s national operator, Globacom has been listed as one of the top One Hundred Firms ...
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Women can lead 21st century ICT industry, says Zinox chiefWomen can lead 21st century ICT industry, says Zinox chief With the right mix of innovation, business focus, accountability and ambition, women entrepreneurs can spearhead the ...
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Maame Dufie Cudjoe, Kwame Gyan, Hannah Agbozo, Edward Sasu Appiah, Lucy Quist and Donald Gwira Airtel Ghana sweeps PR Excellence Awards Airtel Ghana, Telecommunications giant and winner of CIMG Marketing Oriented Company of the Year, has won ...
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Tuesday 25 Nov

Leading through volatility in Africa

For the businesses that are prepared to face the storm and manage the volatility afflicting the continent, there are still huge rewards to be had from doing business in Africa, says SAP.»
Tuesday 25 Nov

American Tower Corporation, Bharti Airtel in Nigerian tower sale agreement

NIGERIA
American Tower Corporation and Bharti Airtel Limited have entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of over 4,800 of Airtel’s communications towers in Nigeria. »
Monday 24 Nov

Mobile backlog affects revenues

New research shows that a slow approach to app development is increasingly damaging revenue opportunities in the enterprise. The study found that organisations are currently struggling with a significant mobile backlog and unable to cope with business demands.»
Friday 21 Nov

Kenya courts technology to woo investors

KENYA
Kenya, East Africa’s lead economic hub, has stepped up its efforts to woo investors through its rigorous incorporation and adaptation of technology to ease business transactions.»
Thursday 20 Nov

BTCL wraps up nationwide employee road shows

BOTSWANA
As part of the overarching awareness activities ahead of the much-anticipated Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL), the company has successfully completed a nationwide employee road show.»
Thursday 20 Nov

Gabon Telecom striking employees threaten disruption

GABON
Gabon Telecom employees who have been on strike since last week over pay increases, bonuses and housing allowances, are now threatening to disrupt the company operations.»
Wednesday 19 Nov

‘Prepare for an explosive year ahead’ - Dac Systems

From a technology solution supply and reselling perspective, 2015 is going to be a bumper year, says Dac Systems.»
Tuesday 18 Nov

Focus Softnet appoints Future Kenya as strategic partner

KENYA
Focus Softnet, a leading global ERP and software solutions development company, has signed Future Kenya as its new partner in Kenya. »
Tuesday 18 Nov

The Business Network is the future

Hyper-connected business networks will extend business processes that used to stop at the walls of the enterprise, and will fulfill the promise of the real-time global networked economy to reduce complexity without sacrificing sophisticated work, says SAP.»
Tuesday 18 Nov

Africa SME Champions Forum: creating an ecosystem to support African champions

SENEGAL
The Africa SME Champions Forum closed in Dakar last week, but its work in support of African champions is only just beginning. »
Tuesday 18 Nov

Deloitte: Africa GDP to top $3.7 trillion by 2019

Africa’s gross domestic product will grow by 50% to $3.7 trillion over the next five years, says Deloitte.»
Monday 17 Nov

EOH CEO named All Africa Business Leader

SOUTH AFRICA
Asher Bohbot, CEO of Enterprise Outsourcing Holdings (EOH) Limited, has been named Business Leader of the Year at the CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards.»
Saturday 15 Nov

Internet.org business plan a “race to the bottom” - 2go

SOUTH AFRICA
Partnerships between African operators and Facebook’s Internet.org app that make certain content free to subscribers is a “race to the bottom” which will shrink long-term revenues and hurt local content providers, according to Marc Herson, COO of mobile social network 2go.»
Friday 14 Nov

Data revolution will shake banking sector, says NCC chief

NIGERIA
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr Eugene Juwah, says Nigeria’s second revolution in data will have a significant effect on the banking sector.»
Thursday 13 Nov

Qrent expands across Africa

As organisations look to hire instead of purchasing essential equipment such as computers, printers copiers, LCD screens and projectors, the demand for Qrent’s services has grown across the continent. »
Thursday 13 Nov

Africell completes Orange Uganda acquisition

UGANDA
Africell, one of the fastest growing mobile telecommunications operators in Africa, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Orange Uganda.»

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Leading through volatility in Africa

For the businesses that are prepared to face the storm and manage the volatility afflicting the continent, there are still huge rewards to be had from doing business ...