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Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/4/2018
Facebook is still reeling after revelations that one-time app partner Cambridge Analytica gathered data on millions of Facebook customers in the US, without their knowledge, and sold this to Donald Trump's campaign during the 2016 presidential election. The social networking giant faces a potential backlash from consumers in the US and the UK, where ...
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PRESS RELEASE, 3/23/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- MIDRAND, South Africa -- Rapid urbanisation across the continent is having an effect on water demands and it is estimated that by the year 2030, the world will need 40% more water than its current accessible, reliable supply.
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Mariam Abdullahi, Telco Industry Lead, SAP Africa, 2/14/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- NAIROBI -- No industry will remain undisrupted in 2018 and the years to come. But for African telco providers, who have feasted on near-uninterrupted subscriber and revenue growth over the past two decades, the need to adapt is paramount. In a market where the average business lifespan is 12 years (compared to 25 years in the last two ...
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PRESS RELEASE, 1/28/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- NAIROBI -- Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, has partnered with Strathmore Business School (SBS), the graduate business school of Strathmore University, to launch a new data analytics centre focused on data-driven research and practices for African businesses.
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The Staff, 12/20/2017
MTN has launched what it believes is South Africa's first commercial connected car service from a mobile operator with a solution that monitors driving behavior and statistics to enable usage-based insurance.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 12/15/2017
Pan-African operator Liquid Telecom has teamed up with a startup hub in Zambia called BongoHive in an effort to spur the local technology ecosystem.
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The Staff, 12/13/2017
Huawei Technologies has launched its latest OpenLab in Egypt as part of its effort to engage with partners and help to build an "ICT ecosystem" in Northern Africa "in response to industry digital transformation."
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 12/5/2017
In an effort to gain an edge in a highly competitive mobile services market, MTN Nigeria is to deploy customer insight, analytics and machine learning tools from Nokia to improve its ability to identify and deal with service quality issues.
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Connecting Africa, 11/28/2017
This year's AfricaCom, the 20th, was the biggest and most successful ever, with more than 13,000 attendees, more than 450 exhibitors and more than 400 speakers.
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Kelwas
Posted by Kelwas |  In reply to: Ex-Vivendi Chairman Held By French Police Investigating Bribery Allegations
As we can see, evevry country is impacted by corruption. Definitely a big issue!

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Posted by Kelwas |  In reply to: Ecobank Launches Fintech Challenge Competition for African Startups
I like that kind of Breaking Bad's effect...Africa is definitely the future, I'm so happy!

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Kelwas
Posted by Kelwas |  In reply to: Africa the Bright Spot for Bharti Airtel
Yes, Africa is definitely the future. Lots of opportunities' out there!

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Posted by mehdi1973us |  In reply to: Ex-Vivendi Chairman Held By French Police Investigating Bribery Allegations
I was cheerful and happy enthusiastic when this blog was presented. Interesting stuff to read.   تاج گل

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