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Connecting Africa, 12/12/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Ecobank ( The Pan-African bank announced today the appointment of MFS Africa ( as Digital payment partner enabling cross-platform payment services for Ecobank account holders. The partnership allows Ecobank customers to send and receive money to and from over 170 million mobile money users through an ...
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/23/2018
Orange and MTN have announced a joint venture called Mowali -- short for 'mobile wallet interoperability' -- that will enable people to "send money between mobile money accounts issued by any mobile money provider, in real time."
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PRESS RELEASE, 11/21/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- NAIROBI -- Cassava Smartech and Comviva have bagged two major awards - Global Telecoms Awards (GLOTEL) in the "Mobile Money Mastery" category and the AfricaCom awards in the "Fintech Innovation" category for EcoCash Merchant Payments solution, powered by mobiquity(R) Money. The GLOTEL Awards 2018 were presented recently in London, while ...
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PRESS RELEASE, 11/15/2018
CAPE TOWN -- The AfricaCom Awards 2018, supported by Founding Awards Sponsor PCCW Global, was a colourful and festive Mardi Gras-themed event last night. Held in Cape Town during AfricaCom (13 - 15 November 2018), guests celebrated and acknowledged those trailblazers who are leading digital inclusion, connectivity and digital development on the African ...
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/13/2018
A 14,000-strong telecom and tech crowd has gathered in Cape Town this week to take part in the annual AfricaCom event, with representatives from all sectors of the telecom industry, from chipset makers, hardware and software vendors to operators, app developers, customers, integrators, investors and more.
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Connecting Africa, 11/12/2018
MIDRAND, South Africa -- Vodacom Group has reported its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2018.
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 11/8/2018
Africa hit the 1 billion mobile user mark at the end of 2017 and is on track to reach 1.33 billion by 2023, according to Africa Digital Outlook 2019, a new report from industry research house Ovum.
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Gabriella Jeakins, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 11/7/2018
With under a week to go until AfricaCom 2018, Connecting Africa speaks to some of the AfricaCom Ambassadors, a group of 30 leaders and innovators from across the continent with unique stories in driving Africa's digital transformation.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 11/2/2018
Safaricom has continued to grow its business at a fast pace during the first six months of its current financial year (to the end of September), with the Kenyan operator reporting growth in customer numbers, revenues, margins, traffic and network coverage.
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António Nunes, CEO, Angola Cables, 12/6/2018
At the end of 2017, it was estimated that there were more than four and a half billion internet users in Africa, representing just 10.9 percent of global internet population*. This may appear to be only a fraction of the estimated 1.2 billion people living on the continent but Africa is one of the fastest-growing users of international internet ...
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