Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 4/25/2018
India's Bharti Airtel might be facing competitive and regulatory pressures in its domestic market, but its African operations are performing well, the operator noted in its fiscal fourth quarter earnings report covering the three months to the end of March 2018.
The Staff, 4/25/2018
Innovative technology projects have only weeks left to enter the 8th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East, which rewards those projects that "improve the living conditions of people in Africa and the Middle East in fields such as education, healthcare, farming, mobile payments or sustainable development."
PRESS RELEASE, 4/23/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- LOME, Tog -- Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading pan-African banking group, is inviting African fintech entrepreneurs to enter its Ecobank Fintech Challenge. Now in its second year, the initiative gives African start-ups the chance to promote their fintech solutions, and potentially to partner Ecobank in rolling-out their solutions ...
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 4/19/2018
There's much excitement about the potential merger of Telkom Kenya and Airtel Kenya, a combination that would, in theory, provide a more robust rival to Kenya's dominant market leader, Safaricom.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 4/18/2018
Fintech startup MFS Africa has raised $4.5 million in a Series B round of funding and, in doing so, has become the first African fintech company to attract investment from a Chinese venture capital firm.
Bradley Shaw, Regional Manager – MEA, Nuran Wireless, 4/17/2018
As the memory of the manic Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona continues to fade from memory, the one thing that is indelibly etched in the consciousness is that 5G was the main theme.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 4/13/2018
Four of the first five operators to be certified under the new GSM Association (GSMA) Mobile Money Certification scheme are from Africa.
PRESS RELEASE, 4/13/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania -- Tigo Tanzania's (www.Tigo.co.tz) mobile financial services business, Tigo Pesa (www.Tigo.co.tz/tigo-pesa), has received the GSMA Mobile Money Certification, recognizing Tigo's ability to deliver safe, transparent, reliable and more resilient services that promote consumer rights and prevent malicious ...
PRESS RELEASE, 4/12/2018
ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire -- The mobile industry in West Africa is forecast to contribute more than $50 billion annually to the region's economy by 2022, according to a new GSMA study published today at the 'Mobile 360 - West Africa' event being held in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.
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