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Rwanda: MTN renews its telecoms license for 93 million USD

MTN Rwanda, a subsidiary of the South African group MTN, has renewed its operating license in Rwanda for a sum of 91 billion RWF...

Afrique du Sud: Serame Taukobong, former MTN, appointed CEO of Telkom

The South African company Telkom announced, Wednesday, August 4, the appointment of Serame Taukobong, a former MTN, to the post of general manager of...

Libya: Hatif Libya joins forces with Infinera to improve fiber optic network

Hatif Libya, a subsidiary of the Libyan Telecommunication Holding Company (LPTIC), signed an agreement with the American company Infinera to improve the fiber optic...

Cameroon: Patrick Benon replaces Frédéric Débord as CEO of Orange

A new general manager has been appointed to head the mobile operator Orange-Cameroon, in this case the Beninese Patrick Benon who until then held...

Ethiopia: Ethio Telecom announces an 18.4% increase in its turnover in the second quarter...

Ethio Telecom, Ethiopia's public telecommunications operator, recorded an 18.4% increase in revenue at the end of June to 56.5 billion birr ($ 1.29 billion),...

Ghana: central bank launches digital currency pilot project

The Central Bank of Ghana (BoG) announced Monday, July 12, that it will launch a digital currency pilot project next September. The implementation of...

Telecoms: Sonatel repays a debt of 3.250 billion FCFA on July 16

The National Telecommunications Company of Senegal (SONATEL) will proceed, on July 16, 2021, to the payment of the half-yearly interest on its bond loan...

The CFAO group takes part in the capital of the Senegalese fintech Intouch

InTouch, an aggregator of payment solutions and digital services in Africa created in Senegal in 2014, today announces a strategic merger with the CFAO...

Terry HE appointed President of Huawei Northern Africa

Huawei has just announced the appointment of Terry HE as Chairman of Huawei Northern Africa. As such, he will be responsible for coordinating all...

AIIM, Adenia and IFC take control of Eastcastle

The AIIM, Adenia and IFC consortium announced Tuesday, June 29, to have taken a majority stake in Eastcastle, a specialist in the management of...

Côte d’Ivoire: Cinetpay exchanges around 12 million USD per month in the payment of...

Set up for the rapid collection of insurance premiums and the payment of claims by mobile money and bank cards, the Cinetpay technological platform...

Partnership between the Didier Drogba Foundation and 01Talent Africa to identify, train and support...

The Didier Drogba Foundation and 01Talent Africa signed a strategic partnership in Abidjan to meet the challenges of the continent's digital transformation through...

Afrique du sud: AIIM takes a 26% stake in MetroFibre Networx

African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), one of Africa's largest infrastructure-focused private investment fund managers, announced on Monday (June 14th) that it had taken a...

Ethiopie: State launches tender for the sale of 40% of the capital of Ethio...

The Ethiopian government launched on Monday (June 14th) a call for tenders for the sale of a 40% stake in the public operator Ethio...
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