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Ghana: Govt extends rural telephony to 1,353 communities

The Ghanaian government, through the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC), has constructed 1,003 rural telephony sites under the ...
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Nigeria: Airtel and UNICEF will connect 620 primary schools to digital learning by February 2023

In 2020, UNICEF launched a global initiative to ensure access for millions of children to quality education via the Internet, ...
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Kenya: Safaricom Unveils Cheaper Monthly Data, Airtime Plans

Safaricom has announced a revamp of its PostPay and All-in-One plans that will see customers enjoy lower prices on the ...
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Vodafone CEO to step down

Vodafone Group CEO Nick Read will step down at the end of December 2022 following a year when the telecommunications ...
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Hormuud Telecom secures Somalia’s first spectrum licence

Somalia’s National Communications Authority (NCA) has issued the country’s first spectrum licence to telecommunications provider, Hormuud Telecom. In a recent ...
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African Fintechs call for comprehensive regional regulatory policies

African Fintech raised over US$1.3-billion in 2021 and according to research by McKinsey & Company, is poised to generate US$30-billion ...
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Paratus to distribute OneWeb’s LEO solutions across Africa

London-headquartered global communications network OneWeb has inked a distribution agreement with pan-African telecommunications company Paratus Group to deliver its Low ...
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Angola: Africell expands mobile network services to Benguela

Africell Angola announced the official launch of its mobile network services in the city and province of Benguela on 2 ...
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