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PRESS RELEASE, 2/13/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- NAIROBI -- Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has launched a new all-inclusive music streaming service offering a wide variety of music to consumers, as well as an additional platform for artistes to sell their music.
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PRESS RELEASE, 2/8/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Goodwell Investments has raised 20 million Euro from over 30 investors for investments in inclusive economy in Sub-Saharan Africa. Goodwell invests in young, fast growing companies that offer products and services to un(der)served people to meet their increasing demand for affordable and quality basic products. The goal is to achieve ...
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The Staff, 2/2/2018
Mobile service provider Orange has partnered with the CNED (National Distance Learning Centre) to distribute educational content sourced from universities and training centers to smartphone users in Africa.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 2/1/2018
Vodacom has reported group revenues of 22.6 billion South African Rand (US$1.89 billion) for the three months ending December 31, 2017, an increase of 6.7% compared with the same period a year earlier.
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PRESS RELEASE, 1/25/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- DAVOS, Switzerland -- Orange and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, will enter into a partnership with the Cote d'Ivoire Ministry of Health to increase immunisation rates in the regions and districts with the lowest vaccine coverage, it was announced at the World Economic Forum today.
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Connecting Africa, 1/24/2018
The MTN Group is aiming to treble its Mobile Money user base from the current 21 million to about 60 million during the next three to four years, CEO Rob Shuter told attendees at Deloitte's recent Africa in 2018 Outlook event, reports ITWeb.
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The Staff, 1/23/2018
Venture capital firm Partech Ventures has launched Partech Africa, a fund dedicated to raising capital for investment in African tech startups, and opened a new office in Dakar, Senegal.
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PRESS RELEASE, 1/22/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- The cost of sending money across networks is set to come down following announcement of a pioneering agreement between the Mobile Network Operators to send money to each other whether using Mpesa, Airtel Money or Telkom money on their handsets.
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Connecting Africa, 1/19/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Bango has partnered with MTN Ghana to launch operator payments in Google Play. MTN Ghana subscribers can now pay for the wealth of content and services from Google Play with one-click, charging the cost to their MTN Mobile Money account, an online wallet that customers in Ghana use to send and receive money, pay bills, school fees, ...
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DinoCiter
Posted by DinoCiter |  In reply to: Vodacom Reports Revenues Hike of 6.7%
I hope the fall of the stock exchanges do not put to bad this beautiful company

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MartinPTP
Posted by MartinPTP |  In reply to: Kenyan Authorities Drop Plans to Break Up Safaricom – Report
Monopolies are so dangerous, a good decision, more complicated but is needed the courage

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AlanFord
Posted by AlanFord |  In reply to: Airtel Downplays Africa Exit Talk – Report
76 % of loss, it is just enormous

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