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South Africa: FNB acquires fintech Selpal

South African bank First National Bank (FNB) has acquired 100% of Selpal, a startup in South Africa, offering financial technology solutions to the informal...

How the Ivory Coast cut the Tech furrow

Under the leadership of Alassane Ouattara, the country has asserted itself as a key player in Tech in West Africa, symbolized by the Information...

Telecommunications: ONATEL Burkina achieves a profit of 31 billion FCFA in 2020

Burkina Faso's National Telecommunications Office (ONATEL) SA, 61% controlled by the Maroc Telecom group, achieved an after-tax profit of CFAF 31.052 billion (€ 46.678...

Airtel sells its telecom towers to Helios Towers in Madagascar and Malawi

Bharti Airtel Group announced on Tuesday (March 23rd) that it had sold its telecommunications towers to African mobile network operator Helios Towers in Madagascar...

Curacel, another great Nigerian tech craze?

In Nigeria, successful startups keep wowing the global tech ecosystem. Fundraising continues at a breakneck pace. And another should run a lot of ink....

Airtel Africa secures $ 200 million investment from Rise Fund

Telecommunications company Airtel Africa has announced a $ 200 million investment from The Rise Fund, TPG's global impact investing platform, in Airtel Mobile Commerce...

Baobab+ et Samsung démocratisent l’accès aux smartphones

Depuis le 1er mars, les foyers ivoiriens et sénégalais équipés d’un kit solaire de Baobab+ peuvent acquérir un smartphone en bénéficiant d’une facilité de...

Liquid Telecom’s capital increase is a great success

African telecommunications group Liquid Telecoms announces that it has successfully raised more than $ 840 million through a bond and term refinancing facility launched...

Cameroonian fintech Diool raises 3.5 million USD

The Cameroonian fintech start-up Diool continues its development and attracts new investors in this fundraising of 3.5 million USD intended to finance its operations....

Covid-19: Visa is committed to supporting the digitization of Ivorian SMEs

Visa is launching the “Where You Shop Matters” campaign to help Ivorian SMEs successfully digitize their services in order to better cope with the...

Orange driven by its Africa & Middle East locomotive

Orange posted EBITDAal * down 1.4% to 12.68 billion (-1% on a comparable basis) over fiscal year 2020. EBITDAaL fell slightly, strongly penalized by...

Huawei Northern Africa obtains Top Employer 2021 certification

Huawei Northern Africa confidently kicks off 2021 with a quality standard. The company Huawei, its parent company, one of the main world leaders in...

Cameroon: lack of business plan delays CAMTEL Mobile launch

Differences between the government through the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and the General Directorate of Cameroon Telecommunications (CAMTEL) are delaying the start of...

Telecoms: Sonatel repays 3.250 billion FCFA in debt on January 16, 2021

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