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Baudin leaves Orange Botswana

Baudin leaves Orange Botswana

Orange Botswana CEO Phillippe Baudin has resigned from the company just one year into his three year contract. Read More

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MTN recognised at Nedbank Sustainable Business AwardsMTN recognised at Nedbank Sustainable Business Awards MTN and Fenix International have been recognised at the Nedbank Sustainable Business Awards for a solar ...
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Econet steps up Ebola responseEconet steps up Ebola response Econet Wireless has been working quietly behind the scenes with various government departments, including the Ministry ...
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Global Smartphone shipments reach 317m in Q3 2014Global Smartphone shipments reach 317m in Q3 2014 Analyst firm Juniper Research estimates that the number of smartphone shipments reached 316.6m in Q3 ...
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Thursday 30 Oct

Political uncertainty holds back North African telecoms

Social and political uncertainty is hampering investment in telecoms in North African countries such as Algeria, Libya and Egypt in spite of the evident opportunities, says Frost & Sullivan.»
Wednesday 29 Oct

Azimo launches instant Vodafone M-Pesa transfers from Europe

KENYA
Azimo, the online money transfer service, has announced that customers across Europe can now send money instantly to the mobile “eWallets” of M-PESA’s 19 million subscribers in Kenya.»
Wednesday 29 Oct

BlackBerry Passport unveiled in Nigeria

NIGERIA
BlackBerry Limited has launched the BlackBerry Passport, a new device built for productivity, in Nigeria.»
Wednesday 29 Oct

Etisalat’s subscriber figures top 20 million

NIGERIA
Etisalat Nigeria has announced that its active subscribers figures have now reached 20 million, upp from 17 million in December last year.»
Wednesday 29 Oct

Over 2,000 entrepreneurs become Glo Xchange agents

NIGERIA
Nigerian carrier Globacom has signed up over 2,000 entrepreneurs as agents for its massive mobile money initiative. »
Tuesday 28 Oct

Airtel introduces free Twitter access

KENYA
Until 15th January 2015, Airtel Kenya customers can enjoy free access to Twitter on their mobile devices.»
Tuesday 28 Oct

Tigo music platform set to boost Ghanaian artists

GHANA
Tigo’s new music platform is set to boost artists and give music lovers real value for money.»
Monday 27 Oct

Tablets improving workplace productivity

Dell today announced the results of its 2014 International Tablet survey of IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) indicating that current implementations of tablets in the workplace are good for business.»
Monday 27 Oct

MTN Foundation holds breast cancer screening in Enugu

NIGERIA
In a drive to create renewed awareness about Breast Cancer, MTN Foundation (MTNF), the corporate social investment vehicle of MTN Nigeria, has taken its free breast cancer screening to residents of the South East geopolitical zone of Nigeria. »
Sunday 26 Oct

Safaricom launches third sustainability report

KENYA
Safaricom has announced the release of the 2014 Sustainability Report as it continues to lead transformational change within the organization.»
Friday 24 Oct

Mobile internet “greatly improved” lives of 63% of Africans

Sixty-three per cent of mobile internet users in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa have said their lives have been “greatly improved” by being able to access internet via their mobiles, compared to 41 per cent in the United Kingdom (UK).»
Friday 24 Oct

Vodafone Ghana wins two CIMG awards

GHANA
Vodafone Ghana has been adjudged the Telecommunications Company of the Year 2013, while its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, HealthLine, picked the TV Programme of the Year 2013 award at the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Awards held in Accra.  »
Thursday 23 Oct

Apollo Hospitals, Airtel seal telemedicine deal

NIGERIA
Two Indian giants, Apollo Hospitals and Airtel Nigeria, have struck a deal designed to bring affordable health care to Nigerians and Airtel’s Premier customers.»
Thursday 23 Oct

MTN Uganda receives US$100 000 towards community projects

UGANDA
MTN Group today recognised employees in Uganda for their selflessness and dedication towards improving the lives of ordinary people, including the blind, as part of this year’s 21 Days of Y’ello Care campaign, a popular employee volunteer initiative in MTN markets.»
Thursday 23 Oct

Operators to suffer $14bn in lost revenues this year

A new report has found that voice and messaging traffic lost to OTT (Over The Top) players such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Skype will cost network operators $14 billion in revenues globally this year.»
Thursday 23 Oct

Wiko‎ eyes 10% market share

NIGERIA
New entrant to Nigeria’s mobile phone industry and French firm, Wiko Mobile, says it is targeting 10 per cent of Nigeria’s market.»

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