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Tunisie Telecom and Vodafone join hands

Tunisia Telecom (TT) and Vodafone, the British telecom giant, concluded this Tuesday, July 10 in Tunis, a partnership agreement. The agreement enables Vodafone to provide...

Telecom Egypt gets $ 200 million from a pool of financial institutions in China

Telecom Egypt, Egypt's state-owned telecoms company, announced Wednesday (May 30th) that it has received a $ 200 million loan from a pool of Bank...

MTN Benin gets free support from local banks

MTN Benin has signed a CFAF 75 billion loan from a consortium of banks including Societe Generale Benin through its structured finance platform, Structured...

DR Congo: Vodacom Launches Mobile Exchange

The mobile operator Vodacom, through its subsidiary Mobile Money "Vodacash" launched Wednesday, January 24, in collaboration with Equity Bank Congo (Procredit) "M-Pesa Bureau de...

Orange Cyberdefense sets up in Morocco to cover French-speaking Africa

The Orange group announces the establishment of Orange Cyberdefense in Casablanca, Morocco, its branch which includes all of its cybersecurity activities dedicated to professionals....

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...

Ethiopia and Kenya strengthen economic diplomacy through telecommunications

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have spared no effort to join telecommunications players in their respective countries in awarding...

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...

Yasser Shaker at the controls of Orange Egypt

At its meeting today, the Board of Directors appointed Yasser Shaker as CEO of Orange Egypt effective May 1, 2018. Yasser Shaker is a recognized...

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...

Africa stands out in Huawei’s financial results

In its financial results for the year 2017, the Chinese telecom giant Huawei announces a 15% increase in contribution of the African market in...

Jumia closes third quarter with slump in profits

African e-commerce platform Jumia announced an almost 18% drop in revenue in the third quarter, from 49.9 million euros ($ 58.8 million) in 2019...

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,...

Kenya: Safaricom clears $ 14 million slate from Telkom and Airtel

Telecom operator Safaricom said on Monday (June 7) that it plans to write off a debt of 1.5 billion shillings ($ 14 million) owed...
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