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Safaricom named best African employer

Kenyan operator wins first place in the latest Forbes ranking of the best employers in the world. Forbes, for the second time, has named the...

Moov Togo signs partnership with Fintech MFS Africa

Atlantic Telecom Group Togo (Moov) has just signed a partnership with Pan-African Fintech, the MFS-Africa hub, specializing in the development of innovative value-added services...

In 2020, the insolent rise of cryptocurrencies

The fear of a disappointing tomorrow has not disturbed cryptocurrencies too much. Thus, bitcoin, ethereum and XRP combined to reach a market cap of...

According to the GSMA, consumers in developing countries are overly affected by high frequency...

The recent GSMA Mobile Connectivity Index highlights that 4 billion people are still offline. Frequency policy decisions remain a major barrier to digital inclusion. According to...

Algeria: 4% increase in the customer base of the Djezzy telephone operator

By Cédric T. The Algerian telephony operator Djezzy, 51% owned by the National Investment Fund (FNI), registered an increase of one million subscribers in 2018,...

CEMAC: KiwiPay partners with GIMAC to promote electronic payment

The Singaporean firm KiwiPay is conquering the monetics of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) has just concluded a partnership with...

Nigerian 9mobile looking for new buyer

Barclays Africa Bank examines take-over bids by five potential buyers for heavily indebted Nigerian company 9mobile, according to the Reuters news site. After study,...

Netflix: African on board to replace Suzana Rice

London-based Zimbabwean Business Chairman Strive Masiyiwa, considered Zimbabwe's first billionaire, was appointed Netflix's new director last week. This is the first time that an...

Guinea: former trade union leader of MTN Guinea, Moussa Baldé vying for Ratoma City...

The 4 February 2018 municipal elections are expected to be hotly contested in Guinea, some candidates not affiliated to political parties have seized the...

Tunisie Telecom: the CEO returns the apron

The national telecommunications operator, Tunisie Telecom, announced on Tuesday (May 4th) that its chief executive officer, Samir Saied, has resigned for "personal reasons". The...

Burkina Faso: the telecoms match between Orange and Onatel

By Brice Kouao, Abidjan Stock Exchange School. Arrived in 2016 after having bought the local subsidiary of Airtel, Orange took the leadership from Onatel Burkina,...

Ivory Coast: an online portal dedicated to investors

Côte d'Ivoire has just acquired an online platform that is now the single portal for investor services: www.225invest.ci. This website, which is intended to...

Côte d’Ivoire: mobile number portability effective from June

The portability of mobile numbers should be effective from next June, announced on Monday Bilé Diéméléou, the Director General of ARTCI, after the success...

These three FinTechs that raised $ 5 billion

Global transaction activity in the fintech space remained strong in the first half of 2020, despite the absence of mega-mergers and acquisitions. The uncertainty...
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