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Connecting Africa, 6/18/2018
East Africa's nine nations will be home to 186 million mobile broadband connections (3G, 4G or 5G) by 2022, according to market forecasts from research house Ovum Ltd.
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PRESS RELEASE, 6/6/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- LAGOS, Nigeria -- Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has joined forces with First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) for instant money transfers to First Bank accounts in Nigeria.
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The Staff, 6/6/2018
Vodafone has joined the continent-wide fight against malnutrition by teaming up with Sanku (Project Healthy Children) to help provide fortified flour to millions of people across Africa.
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PRESS RELEASE, 5/28/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- DAR ES SALAAM -- Vodacom Tanzania PLC is celebrating 10 years of M-Pesa, now boasting 8.2 million active users since its launch in 2008. Over the past decade, Vodacom M-Pesa has evolved from a simple mobile money transfer platform, into a robust ecosystem of services covering utility payments, mobile banking, savings and loans and ...
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The Staff, 5/24/2018
Lidya, a digital financial services platform focused on meeting the needs of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Africa, has raised US$6.9 million in a Series A investment round, believed to be one of the largest in Nigerian tech history.

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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/15/2018
Digital payment specialist Cellulant, which is already active in 11 African markets, has raised $47.5 million in a Series C round of funding led by The Rise Fund, an investment vehicle managed by growth equity platform TPG Growth.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/9/2018
Safaricom got a double boost Wednesday as it reported better-than-expected full fiscal year financials for the year that ended in March 2018 and a message from CEO Bob Collymore who is now back running the company following extended medical leave.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/3/2018
MTN reported a 9.1% year-on-year increase in service revenues for its first quarter of 2018, with the company's operations in Ghana and Nigeria driving that growth.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 4/27/2018
Orange's financial recovery in the Africa and the Middle East (AME) region continued in the first quarter of 2018, with total revenues increasing 6.2% year-on-year to euro 1,245 million (US$1,494 million). This follows an uptick during the latter months of 2017. (See Orange Hails Africa Recovery, Expects Margin Growth.)
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As we can see, evevry country is impacted by corruption. Definitely a big issue!

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I like that kind of Breaking Bad's effect...Africa is definitely the future, I'm so happy!

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