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Maroc Telecom: $ 1 billion investment announced over 3 years

Signed between Maroc Telecom and the Moroccan government, Monday, August 26, the sixth investment agreement between the two parties concerns the development of telecommunications...

Nigeria: Africa Finance Corporation Lends US $ 230 Million Loan to 9mobile

Nigerian telecommunications company 9mobile announced on Sunday (August 25th) a $ 230 million loan from Africa Finance Corporation, a multilateral financial institution specialized in...

ART fined FCFA 3.5 billion to mobile operators

The Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ART) imposed a global fine of 3.5 billion FCFA to mobile operators for "recurring shortcomings" in the operation of their...

Cameroon: Orange, MTN and Viettel sanctioned

In a statement issued Wednesday (July 3rd), Cameroon's Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ART) announced financial sanctions against local affiliates of the French groups Orange, South...

Ghana: Google’s Artificial Intelligence in the hands of a young Senegalese

After Paris, Tokyo, Beijing or New York, Google is launching a new artificial intelligence (AI) research center in Accra, the capital of Ghana. The...

Mauritania / telecoms: new CEO at MATTEL

After several years marked by a dissonance between the shareholders, Tunisia Telecom subsidiary in Mauritania, MATTEL, has a new CEO (CEO). This is Elyés...

Cameroon: 19 million Cameroonian mobile subscribers

The identification process imposed by the authorities resulted in the deactivation of hundreds of subscribers, increasing the number from 90% in 2017 to 76%...

Chad: Sudano-Chadian company to manage fiber optics

The technical, commercial and financial management of the Ndjamena-Adré optical fiber network has been entrusted to SUDATCHAD. Meeting in Council of Ministers on March...

MTN Announces $ 1 Billion Disinvestment Plan

The South African MTN group announced on Thursday, March 7, 2019, the launch of a billion-dollar disinvestment program over the next three years, to...

Impacted in English-speaking area, MTN Cameroon saved by Mobile Money

The year 2018 ended on a positive note marked notably by a strong growth in the 4th quarter of the year, MTN Cameroon having...

Sékou Dramé: « Sonatel is a major player in all its countries of presence »

Leader of the telecom sector in Senegal, Sonatel embodies the concept of "National and Regional Champion" by its contribution to the economy, its social...

Cameroon: Social Security Fund at Huawei Digital Inclusion School

An agreement links the Chinese digital technology giant to the National Social Insurance Fund (CNPS) allowing this public company to improve its services, especially...

Comoros: IFC to unlock US $ 15 million for Telco

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has announced it will grant a $ 15 million credit line to Telecom Comores (Telco SA), a Comoros-based telecom...

BRVM: Status quo at Sonatel

The flagship value of the Regional Stock Exchange, Sonatel presented its results for fiscal year 2018. Thus, the consolidated turnover reached 1022 billion CFA...