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    Spotify expanding to dozens more African countries
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    Amazon is creating 3,000 new jobs in SA
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    Introducing AfricaCom charity partner: CodeSpace Trust
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    Airtel and Telkom Kenya call off merger
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    Telkom enters SA's mobile financial services race
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    Orange launching digital bank in West Africa
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    MTN Ghana boasts double-digit Q1 growth
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    MTN Group Grows, SA Struggles
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    African operators reinstate mobile money fees
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    COVID-19 puts major dent in Africa's smartphone market
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    MTN to give SA users 20MB free data every day
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    MTN dominates market share in over half its operations
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    Telkom SA to cut IP Connect pricing
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    SA Companies Back Away From Public Cloud
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    Hot Startup of the Month: Nigerian Fintech Innovator OneFi
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    African Fintech Startups Rake in $107M in 2019
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