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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 4/2/2020
South African mobile operator Vodacom and medical insurance and financial services giant Discovery are partnering to offer free online COVID-19 screening and consultations to all South Africans.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 4/1/2020
Safaricom has a new CEO, as Peter Ndegwa officially took over the top job at the Kenyan telecoms operator on Wednesday April 1, 2020.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 4/1/2020
MTN Group CEO Rob Shuter made R58.2 million ($3.3 million) in 2019 while Group CFO Ralph Mupita took home a massive R66.3 million ($3.7 million).
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 3/31/2020
South Africa is once again experiencing slow Internet as the West Africa Cable System (WACS) suffered its third major fault in 2020.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 3/30/2020
Sub-Saharan Africa added 50 million new mobile money accounts in 2019 and remains at the epicenter of the mobile money global movement. This is according to the GSMA's 2019 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money published last week.
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Tom Jackson, 3/27/2020
Digital inclusion remains a novel concept in much of Africa, but a Rwandan-founded company is looking to change this by taking infrastructure to the masses.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 3/26/2020
Telkom is the latest South African operator to come to an agreement with the country's Competition Commission (CompCom) to address concerns over IP Connect pricing and reducing the digital divide.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 3/24/2020
Cell C is planning to give its customers a "lifeline package" of free data and will zero-rate educational sites, in response to the South African Competition Commission's (CompCom's) call for operators to do so.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 3/23/2020
Embattled South African telecom operator Cell C managed to reduce net losses in 2019 and is seeing some positive impact from the turnaround strategy introduced in March 2019.
AfricaCom Perspectives, 2/25/2020
The largest population growth globally is happening in Africa and innovation in agriculture is, without a doubt, an important tool to tackle food security for the rapidly growing population.
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Posted by sowen557 |  In reply to: Cell C planning to give customers free 'lifeline' data
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Posted by jedarmawan |  In reply to: Telkom SA to cut IP Connect pricing
Thank you for a massage,i'll try in my connection  -------------- ayo kita

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Posted by Uche eva |  In reply to: East Africa Com Interview: Anne Wangalachi on how tech is transforming agriculture
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The largest population growth globally is happening in Africa and innovation in agriculture is, without a doubt, an important tool to tackle food security for the rapidly growing population.
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