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Content posted in October 2018
Forsway Targets Internet Access Expansion for Africa
  • Connecting Africa News
Forsway has developed technology to provide hybrid connectivity to deliver highly cost-efficient broadband in rural regions across Africa together with leading satellite operators.
Nigeria Dominates MTN's Quarterly Update
  • Connecting Africa News
MTN's quarterly update for the period ended 30 September 2018 showed just how important Nigeria is to MTN's business, and also what a major problem that same market continues to pose.
Millicom's Mobile Ops Still Growing
  • Ray Le Maistre
Millicom may not be focused on its African mobile operations and more but what it still owns continued to add customers during the third quarter.
Safaricom Celebrates Its 18th Birthday
  • Connecting Africa News
Kenyan operator marks its anniversary with renewed commitment to great service and a new brand campaign to celebrate Kenyans.
M-PESA Foundation Launches Secondary School
  • Connecting Africa News
M-PESA Foundation Academy will provide world class Kenyan education to talented but economically disadvantaged students from across the country.
Meet 6 Startups Transforming Africa
  • Gabriella Jeakins
Which tech startup should get the chance to win a live pitching session at this year's AfricaCom in Cape Town? You decide...
Angola Cables: Connecting the Americas
  • Connecting Africa News
Direct connectivity to the Americas opens up new business opportunities for Angola, says Angola Cables CEO António Nunes.
AI: Human Capacity Reimagined
  • Gabriella Jeakins
AI is already having an impact in Africa, which is why the AI Summit is coming to AfricaCom in Cape Town this November.


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Zoho eyes African expansion, adds second SA office

Indian multinational tech company, Zoho, is opening its second office in South Africa as it eyes further expansion in the Middle East and Africa.

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Hot startup of the month: Mauritius' Ojimah

This month's hot startup is a Mauritian multichannel digital platform, Ojimah, that is on a mission to streamline African travel.

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Women in Tech: Spotlight on inclusivity with Digital Council Africa's Juanita Clark

Digital Council Africa founder and CEO, Juanita Clark, talks to Connecting Africa as part of our Women's Month series about her career and what needs to be done to make the tech industry intentionally inclusive.

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Women in Tech: Spotlight on legal tech with Life.file's Sinal Govender

Life.file co-founder, Sinal Govender, talks to Connecting Africa as part of our Women's Month series about her career and how we can encourage more young girls to enter the legal tech field.

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Digital inclusion as a catalyst for economic empowerment: Mastercard's Imelda Ngunzu

Mastercard's Imelda Ngunzu talks to Connecting Africa about how digital payment solutions and mobile money are transforming the lives of small business owners, women and marginalized groups in East Africa.

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Omdia View: July 2022

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Kenya and Zambia move towards 5G with new spectrum allocations while Tunisie Telecom plans to shut down its 3G network - that and more in this month's Omdia View.

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Omdia View: June 2022

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5G was the major news trend across Africa in June, as Orange became the first operator to launch 5G in Réunion and operators in Senegal accelerated their 5G plans despite spectrum delays.

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