The Staff, 4/25/2018
Innovative technology projects have only weeks left to enter the 8th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East, which rewards those projects that "improve the living conditions of people in Africa and the Middle East in fields such as education, healthcare, farming, mobile payments or sustainable development."
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 4/18/2018
Fintech startup MFS Africa has raised $4.5 million in a Series B round of funding and, in doing so, has become the first African fintech company to attract investment from a Chinese venture capital firm.
Bradley Shaw, Regional Manager – MEA, Nuran Wireless, 4/17/2018
As the memory of the manic Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona continues to fade from memory, the one thing that is indelibly etched in the consciousness is that 5G was the main theme.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 4/13/2018
Four of the first five operators to be certified under the new GSM Association (GSMA) Mobile Money Certification scheme are from Africa.
PRESS RELEASE, 4/12/2018
ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire -- The mobile industry in West Africa is forecast to contribute more than $50 billion annually to the region's economy by 2022, according to a new GSMA study published today at the 'Mobile 360 - West Africa' event being held in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
PRESS RELEASE, 4/11/2018
LONDON -- ONEm Communications (www.ONEm.com) is bringing internet-like services to millions of people without the internet. On any ordinary mobile, users can engage in group communication with each other like people do on the internet.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/5/2018
Kenya's Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has lashed out at a regulatory proposal to impose pricing controls on the telecom sector, arguing that it would be a major setback for the industry.
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 ...
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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