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Connecting Africa Staff, 4/4/2017
Enterprise IoT specialist WebNMS has forged a partnership with Energy Monitoring Ltd. (EML) to bring energy and industrial solutions that incorporate Internet of Things (IoT) capabilities to businesses in East Africa.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/28/2017
Johannesburg is one of the cities in line to host an OpenLab, a collaborative research and development (R&D) center funded and built by Huawei Technologies that is designed to foster partnerships and cooperation amongst communications technology developers.
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Connecting Africa Staff, 3/22/2017
African tech startups raised funding in excess of US$129 million in 2016, with the number of startups securing funding up by 16.8% year-on-year, according to data from the recently released African Tech Startups Funding Report 2016.
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/17/2017
With operations in 19 markets, Orange is undoubtedly one of the dominant service provider names in Africa, and has just added Burkina Faso to the list of countries where the Orange brand is now being deployed. (See this Orange press release.)
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Guy Zibi, Managing Director, Xalam Analytics, 3/10/2017
Pan-African group MTN released a tough set of results on March 2, a culmination of what Chairman Phuthuma Nhleko called the company's "most challenging year in [its] 22 year-history." Reported revenues for the full year 2016 were 147.92 billion Rand (US$11.13 billion), flat compared with 2015, while reported EBITDA declined by 31% to R40.75 billion ...
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Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-chief, 3/8/2017
When former senior Vodafone executive Rob Shuter agreed to become the new group CEO at MTN, he must have known it was going to be a challenging role.
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 2/6/2017
South African IoT start-up project IoT.nxt has announced it will be opening up a London office following a successful first 12 months.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 1/26/2017
Africa's commodities boom is coming to a thunderous close: African economies have taken a knock during the past few years, in large part due to their dependence on commodities and finite resources.
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Tim Skinner, Editor, Connecting Africa, 1/23/2017
Accenture has made a concerted shift towards a digital future by appointing a big data and IoT veteran as its new managing director for South and Sub-Saharan Africa.
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