Safaricom announces loss of 3 million USD in M-Pesa Africa

For the fiscal year ended March 2021, Safaricom announced this weekend that it had realized a loss of 314 million shillings (3 million USD)...

Togo: Maroc Telecom subsidiary (also) amended by the regulator

The Togo Electronic Communications and Postal Regulatory Authority (ARCEP) announced on May 26, 2021, that it had fined nearly 600 million CFA F (a...

Ethiopia: the first 5G license awarded to the Safricom-Vodacom consortium

After officially ending more than two decades of state monopoly and opening up the telecoms sector to competition on June 10, 2019, Ethiopia on...

MTN becomes the first telecom operator listed on Rwanda Stock Exchange

MTN Rwanda, a subsidiary of the South African telecoms group MTN, announced Friday, May 7, that it had introduced part of its capital on...

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...

MTN delivers strong first quarter results

The South African telecommunications operator MTN announced this Wednesday, May 5, an increase of 18% of its turnover in the first quarter. This performance...

Cameroon: the challenges of the new CEO of Nexttel

The mobile operator Nexttel, a subsidiary of the Vietnamese group Viettel, has a new managing director Benoît Yaoussou, following a decision by the board...

Afrique du sud: MTN launches its Supersonic AirFibre offer

The South African company MTN officially launched its Supersonic AirFibre offer on Monday 3 May. The telecoms giant has announced that it is starting...

Nigerian Olusegun Ogunsanya to lead Airtel Africa

Bharti Airtel Ltd announced this Thursday, April 29, the appointment of Olusegun Ogunsanya as Managing Director and CEO of its African subsidiary, effective October...

Apple, Facebook, Google, and Amazon take a bite out of the crisis

For the four knights of American tech, the social distancing born of the coronavirus pandemic is rather a godsend. The apple brand led by...

Airtel Africa signs USD 500 million credit facility with 7 banks

African telecommunications company Airtel Africa announced on Wednesday April 21 that it had signed a new USD 500 million loan facility with a group...

Nigerian fintech Appzone raises $ 10 million for expansion

Lagos-based pan-African fintech Appzone has raised $ 10 million in a Series A funding round led by CardinalStone Capital Advisers with participation from V8...

The Sonatel group arrives in Benin

The State of Benin has announced that it has retained the Sonatel group as a private partner to pilot the Beninese digital infrastructure company...

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...
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