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Women in Tech Interview: IFS Africa MD Emma Murray

IFS Africa MD Emma Murray spoke to Connecting Africa about her more than 20 year career and shared advice for young women joining the IT industry.

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Major investments in African carrier-neutral data centers

About 25% of sub-Saharan states have or are planning carrier-neutral data centers, with significant investment across Africa, says PCCW Global's Console Connect.

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Cell C's financial struggles continue

South African operator Cell C recorded a net loss after tax of almost R7.6B (US$460M) in the six months to June 2020 and lost 4.5M customers in a year.

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API marketplace Chenosis is gaining traction

MTN Group CTIO, Charles Molapisi, shared his ambitious plans for API marketplace Chenosis which has already signed up over 250 developers in just two months.

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Vodacom denies Rain deal is a merger

Vodacom is confident its agreements with Rain do not constitute a merger and do not contravene the South African Competition Act.

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Orange commits to keep intra-African data traffic in Africa

Orange has announced it is creating two new international voice points of presence in Nigeria and plans to open a data clearing house in Africa next year.

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Ericsson tapped to modernize Airtel Kenya 4G network

Airtel Africa has selected Swedish equipment maker Ericsson to modernize its 4G network in Kenya.

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Ericsson, Telenor Connexion power smart water purification solution in East Africa

Ericsson and Telenor Connexion are bringing connectivity and enabling IoT solutions for micro-brewery and water filtering firm Wayout's water purification micro-factories in East Africa.

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Dimension Data growing African data centers

Dimension Data has begun construction on a new data center in Johannesburg to meet an expanding need for infrastructure across the African market.

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M-Tiba puts Safaricom on Fortune's Change the World List

The 2020 Fortune Change the World List has ranked Kenya's Safaricom in seventh place because of the positive impact of M-Pesa and healthcare-focused service M-Tiba, which helps Kenyans pay for medical bills with mobile money.

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Ozow zero-rates SA mobile payment platform

Digital payments company Ozow has announced new mobile payments solutions for the South African market and is zero-rating data costs for users.

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MTN Ghana goes to top court to resolve dominance case

MTN Ghana is taking its fight against the decision by the Ghanaian regulator to declare it a significant market power (SMP) to the country's highest court.

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Hot startup of the month: SA's FlexClub

South African startup FlexClub has launched a managed marketplace that helps independent drivers on digital platforms become vehicle owners.

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Econet and X's Project Taara join forces to connect Africa

Econet Group and Google X's Project Taara are teaming up to deploy new high-speed Internet technology to communities across sub-Saharan Africa.

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AfricaCom Interview: Onica Makwakwa on closing the digital gender gap

The Alliance for Affordable Internet's head of Africa, Onica Makwakwa, shares her views on how to narrow the digital gender gap and the challenges keeping women offline on the continent.

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AfricaCom Interview: Tunde Fafunwa on how the ACIP is fighting COVID-19

Tunde Fafunwa from the UN Economic Commission for Africa explains how the Africa Communication and Information Platform (ACIP) is helping Africa's battle against COVID-19.

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AfricaCom Interview: Temidayo Oniosun on Africa's space and satellite industry

Space in Africa founder, Temidayo Oniosun, shares his views on the challenges and opportunities in the African space and satellite industry.

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