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The Staff, 7/17/2017
AfricaCom, the continent's largest and most influential technology, media and telecoms conference and exhibition, is adding a Technology Arena to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the event, which this year takes place in Cape Town on November 7-9.
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The Staff, 7/13/2017
Mobile technologies and services generated US$110 billion of economic value in sub-Saharan Africa in 2016, the equivalent of 7.7% of the region's GDP*, according to a new report from the GSM Association (GSMA).
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/11/2017
Huawei has teamed up with digital money services specialist WorldRemit to boost the functionality of the giant Chinese vendor's mobile money service platform in Africa.
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The Staff, 7/6/2017
The value of payments made through mobile money platforms in Kenya reached 627.4 billion shillings (US$6.04 billion) during the first three months of 2017, according to data from the country's regulator.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/29/2017
South African m-commerce and pre-paid mobile services specialist Blue Label Telecoms has struck a deal to buy mobile device distributor 3G Mobile Proprietary Ltd. for 1.9 billion rand (US$146 million).
Latest comment: 1.9 billion ?   Wow...
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/13/2017
Mobile connectivity is a critical communications component to the development of digital Africa, but which companies are providing cellular services in Africa's 50+ markets and which are the market leaders?
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The Staff, 6/1/2017
MFS Africa, the fintech company that is aggregating mobile money transactions across Africa, has further added to the depth and experience of its management team.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/26/2017
Safaricom has invested 200 million Kenyan Shillings (US$1.94 million) in a technology lab that will enable it to test potential new services quickly and bring new services and applications to market faster.
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Amy Turner, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 5/25/2017
To celebrate Africa Day 2017, Connecting Africa hosted a Twitter discussion on pan-African technology and disruptive innovation.
Posted by lenna |  In reply to: Blue Label to Buy 3G Mobile for 1.9B Rand
1.9 billion ?   Wow...

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