News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem

Econet’s Strive Masiyiwa now worth US$2.7bn

A 750% surge in the value of shares of Econet Wireless has helped boost the net worth of Zimbabwean telecommunications ...
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Most Kenyans opt for the mobile money route to remittance

Despite limitations on interoperability and permitted amounts, mobile money platforms remain the most cost effective and most popular channel for ...
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Chad: the government negotiates a drop in Internet prices with telecom operators

Chad is one of the countries with the most expensive Internet prices in Africa. With the explosion in demand for ...
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Egypt: Minister – Services On Egypt Portal to Reach 200 By End of 2022

Telecommunications Minister Amr Talaat said on Saturday 22/01/2022 that the ICT Ministry aims to increase the number of services offered ...
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Ethiopia plans to build African e-commerce logistics hub

Ethiopian Airlines Group will ramp up investment in cargo services and infrastructure and is looking to become a logistics hub ...
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Vandalism piles on pressure for Zimbabwe’s telcos

In addition to power outages and the requirement that all MNOs phase out physical top up cards, Zimbabwean telcos continue ...
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Seacom eyes fresh opportunity in Kenya

Seacom has confirmed it will expand its product portfolio and include SD-WAN & DDoS Protection as part of renewed commitment ...
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Cameroon: CamTel gears up for Blue Mobile launch this year

State-owned fixed and mobile operator CamTel is gearing up for the commercial launch of its new nationwide GSM mobile service, ...
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