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PRESS RELEASE, 8/13/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- CAIRO, Egypt -- The Venture lab at The American University in Cairo (AUC Venture Lab) (http://Schools.AUCEgypt.edu/business/aucvlab/), the leading university-based startup accelerator in Africa and the MENA region, and Temenos (SIX: TEMN) (www.Temenos.com), the banking software company, have announced their intention to collaborate and ...
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 8/8/2018
No wonder MTN is considering the make-up of its portfolio that spans 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East. The network operator's financial results for the first half of 2018 outline how challenging it can be to run a business that covers so many emerging, war-torn (Syria) and politically volatile (Iran) markets.
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The Staff, 8/7/2018
Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore has slammed a report into Kenya's telecoms market, saying that its recommendations would punish its customers and stifle innovation.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/26/2018
Orange reported healthy growth in revenues and earnings at its Africa business for the first six months of the year, fueled by demand for mobile money and data services.
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 7/25/2018
A new report from mobile industry body the GSMA predicts that 52% of Africa's sub-Saharan population will be connected to mobile networks by 2025.
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Amy Turner, Head, Digital Content, KNect365 TMT, 7/20/2018
Digital Africa is watching the clock -- the countdown to several key developments set to recalibrate both the African tech and telecoms sectors has begun. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is now taking hold on the continent, and those within the ecosystem are placing bets as to the timescale for a 5G launch on South African soil and where the first fully ...
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/18/2018
Kenya's Safaricom is about to strike a deal with Ethiopia's government to help introduce the M-Pesa mobile money and banking service to the country's population of more than 100 million, according to a report from Reuters.
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PRESS RELEASE, 7/13/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Vodafone and Tunisie Telecom today jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for Tunisia. This will be Vodafone's first such partnership in North Africa.
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Chris Read, 7/13/2018
Representatives of the US media, tech and investment sectors have been meeting in Silicon Valley with Nigerian government ministers and a delegation of private industry executives about potential business and investment opportunities in the country.
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