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Tanzania: The Nitty-Gritty Behind Airtel Shares Deal

The government revealed yesterday that the negotiation, which brought its shares in Airtel Tanzania to 49 per cent from 40 ...
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South Africa: WorldRemit enters SA market as it eyes possible listing

WorldRemit, a UK company that specialises in money transfers into Africa, plans a new funding round in the next six ...
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Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa’s crackdown on connectivity continues

Zimbabweans have resorted to using Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) to circumvent President Emerson Mnangagwa's continued block of social network and ...
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Ugandan President criticises MTN licence fee

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has said he is ‘astonished’ that the local telecoms regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC), has ...
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NuRAN Wireless Appoints Industry Veteran Christian de Faria as New Director

NuRAN Wireless Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of telecom industry veteran Christian de Faria as a non-executive director ...
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Cote d’Ivoire: Konnect Africa launches internet, Wi-Fi services in Cote d’Ivoire.

Konnect Africa has announced the launch of its internet access offers in Cote d'Ivoire, for both individuals and professionals, particularly ...
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Ethiopia: WorldRemit set to boost Ethiopia’s remittance income

Digital remittance transfer company, WorldRemit is set to boost Ethiopia’s income from remittance by partnering with Commercial Bank of Ethiopia ...
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Zimbabwe: Internet shutdown in Zimbabwe

Reports emerged on Tuesday that Zimbabwe’s government has moved to block citizens’ access to social media — and, in some ...
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