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Liquid Telecom appoints new Regional CEO for Middle East and West Africa (MEWA)

New regional CEO will be responsible for driving Liquid Telecom’s expansion across MEWA region Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom ...
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Ghana: BLUETOWN, Microsoft enable internet access in eastern Ghana

Denmark-based BLUETOWN has announced an agreement with Microsoft to connect approximately 800,000 unserved people to the internet in eastern Ghana, writes Business ...
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Mauritania: Mauritel, Mattel and Chinguitel start the year with a new sanction for “service failure”

Mauritel mobile operators, a subsidiary of Maroc Telecom; Mattel, a subsidiary of Tunisie Telecom and Chinguitel, a subsidiary of Sudatel, were ...
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Tanzania: Millicom Group seeks concurrence of Competition Commission to acquire remaining 15% of Zantel

The Luxembourg telecom group, Millicom International Cellular (MIC), now wants to take control of the entire mobile operator Zanzibar Telecom, ...
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South Africa: Microsoft reschedules launch of South African data centres

In May 2017, Microsoft announced plans to launch two data centres in South Africa. Located in Johannesburg and Cape Town, these see ...
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Nigeria: 9Mobile Faults Teleology Holdings, Adrian Wood’s Claims

The management of Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services Ltd. trading as 9mobile in Nigeria has faulted claims by Teleology Holdings and ...
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Gabon, DR Congo: Internet shutdown in Gabon, DR Congo condemned

Internet rights advocacy groups including Internet Sans Frontières (Internet Without Borders) have condemned the recent shutdown of internet connectivity in ...
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Senegal: China and Senegal plan cooperation in the digital domain

The People's Republic of China and Senegal intend to initiate cooperation in new economic areas, including digital. Wang Yi, the State ...
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