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The Staff, 5/24/2018
Lidya, a digital financial services platform focused on meeting the needs of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Africa, has raised US$6.9 million in a Series A investment round, believed to be one of the largest in Nigerian tech history.

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PRESS RELEASE, 5/24/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Multinational telecoms company Angola Cables has added additional peering points at the following international locations: IX.BR Sao Paulo and Fortaleza, Equinix Ashburn and Miami (formerly NOTA) and NIIX and De-CIX in New York.
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PRESS RELEASE, 5/24/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- BUSAN, Republic of Korea -- Korean President Moon Jae-in has committed to sharing Korea's technological and industrial experience with Africa and to help it compete in the 4th Industrial Revolution.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/23/2018
South Africa's MTN is using technology from China's Huawei that allows it to share spectrum between 2G, 3G and 4G services, instead of allocating resources entirely to one network.
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The Staff, 5/21/2018
Satellite broadband services specialist SatADSL has struck a partnership with Cameroon's national telco Camtel that will result in broadband service availability across the central AFrican country, including rural areas.
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Connecting Africa, 5/17/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Buoyed by the growth of African peering communities, NAPAfrica IXP reaches top 15 of the world's largest - proves the crucial role of a strong peering community in building Africa's Internet ecosystem.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/16/2018
Mobile network technology has been developed for developed nations, leaving a lack of affordable mobile coverage solutions for countries with different needs, including those in Africa, argues Emmanuel Lugagne Delpon, senior VP at Orange Labs Networks.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/15/2018
Digital payment specialist Cellulant, which is already active in 11 African markets, has raised $47.5 million in a Series C round of funding led by The Rise Fund, an investment vehicle managed by growth equity platform TPG Growth.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/14/2018
Vodacom has reported a 6.3% increase in annual revenues to 86.4 billion South African Rand (US$6.9 billion), ZAR70.6 billion ($5.64 billion) of which came from service revenues.
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As we can see, evevry country is impacted by corruption. Definitely a big issue!

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I like that kind of Breaking Bad's effect...Africa is definitely the future, I'm so happy!

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Yes, Africa is definitely the future. Lots of opportunities' out there!

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