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Vodacom Revenue Rises on Surge in South Africa Smartphone Sales - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Vodacom Revenue Rises on Surge in South Africa Smartphone Sales
Bloomberg
While the company saw improved growth in its international markets such as Tanzania and Mozambique, economic weakness and decoupling of the Congolese franc from the dollar still had a negative impact on sales numbers in the Democratic Republic of ...
Vodacom's revenue gains in SA offset declines in rest of AfricaBusiness Day (registration)
Vodacom shareholders in favour of Safaricom acquisitionIndependent Online
Vodacom Q1 revenue rises on South African operation's strong performanceCreamer Media's Engineering News
ITWeb
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:35:42 GMT


Vodacom to be “formidable” in financial services – CEO - Mobile World Live

Mobile World Live

Vodacom to be “formidable” in financial services – CEO
Mobile World Live
Vodacom already runs its version of m-Pesa in its operations in Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique and Lesotho. The company discontinued the service in its home market of South Africa in June 2016. At the time, Joosub blamed the “high ...


Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:09:43 GMT
SAA said to favour Vodacom executive as CEO - Moneyweb.co.za

Moneyweb.co.za

SAA said to favour Vodacom executive as CEO
Moneyweb.co.za
South African Airways has identified Vodacom Group Ltd. executive Vuyani Jarana as the leading candidate to become the struggling state-owned carrier's first permanent chief executive officer since November 2015, according to three people familiar with ...

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:15:13 GMT
Vodafone Romania appoints Frenchwoman as CEO - Romania-Insider.com

Business Review

Vodafone Romania appoints Frenchwoman as CEO
Romania-Insider.com
Frenchwoman Murielle Lorilloux, CEO of Vodacom in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has been appointed Vodafone Romania's CEO, effective September 1, 2017, the company announced in a press release. She will replace Ravinder Takkar, who ...
Key move. Murielle Lorilloux replaces Ravinder Takkar as CEO of Vodafone RomaniaBusiness Review

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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 13:58:13 GMT
Diggers, Drivers, Diamonds: How Congo's Zoe Kabila Makes Money - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Diggers, Drivers, Diamonds: How Congo's Zoe Kabila Makes Money
Bloomberg
Zoe Kabila, the brother of Congolese President Joseph Kabila, owns a business empire that encompasses everything from tourism to mining. His companies have sold diamonds, owned a luxury hotel on Congo's Atlantic coast, built roads, invested in farming, ...

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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:36:06 GMT
Vodafone names Murielle Lorilloux as CEO of Romanian unit - Global Telecoms Business

Global Telecoms Business

Vodafone names Murielle Lorilloux as CEO of Romanian unit
Global Telecoms Business
Takkar will maintain his position as president of Vodafone Romania's board of administration until 1 September. Lorilloux has also held roles as chief commercial officer at Vodacom Democratic Republic of Congo, having joined in 2013 from Wana Corporate.


Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:19:16 GMT
Murielle Lorilloux new Vodafone Romania CEO - Broadband TV News

Broadband TV News

Murielle Lorilloux new Vodafone Romania CEO
Broadband TV News
She will report to Ahmed Essam, CEO Europe Cluster, and replace Ravinder Takkar, who will take on the position of chairman Vodafone Group Services, Regional Business Development. Lorilloux joined Vodacom Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in ...

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Wed, 05 Jul 2017 07:25:00 GMT
Lorilloux appointed CEO of Vodafone Romania - Telecompaper (subscription)

Lorilloux appointed CEO of Vodafone Romania
Telecompaper (subscription)
Vodafone Romania appointed Murielle Lorilloux, CEO of Vodacom Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), effective from 1 September. She will report to Ahmed Essam, CEO of Europe Cluster. She will replace. Ravinder Takkar, who will become the president ...

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Mon, 03 Jul 2017 14:15:33 GMT
Africa Defeats World's Biggest Mobile Carriers - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Africa Defeats World's Biggest Mobile Carriers
Bloomberg
Two companies beating at least a partial retreat are Millicom International Cellular SA, which disposed of its Senegal and Democratic Republic of Congo units, and India's Airtel, which sold businesses in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone to Orange earlier ...


Mon, 10 Jul 2017 04:01:14 GMT
Vodafone Foundation to provide free education to 5m African children - Myjoyonline.com

Myjoyonline.com

Vodafone Foundation to provide free education to 5m African children
Myjoyonline.com
Vodafone's charitable arm is launching Instant Schools For Africa across the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Lesotho, Mozambique and Tanzania to provide free access to quality online educational materials. Children, young people and educators will ...


Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:36:27 GMT

Airtel's FY17 financial leverage under control due to Africa, tower stake sales: CLSA - ETTelecom.com

ETTelecom.com

Airtel's FY17 financial leverage under control due to Africa, tower stake sales: CLSA
ETTelecom.com
In its FY17 annual report, Chairman Mittal said Airtel's tower asset divestments in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Niger coupled with sale of the company's operations in other African markets like Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone had reached ...

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Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:25:52 GMT
Africa Defeats World's Biggest Mobile Carriers - Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Africa Defeats World's Biggest Mobile Carriers
Bloomberg
Two companies beating at least a partial retreat are Millicom International Cellular SA, which disposed of its Senegal and Democratic Republic of Congo units, and India's Airtel, which sold businesses in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone to Orange earlier ...


Mon, 10 Jul 2017 04:01:14 GMT
Searching for gorillas in Congo-Brazzaville's northern rainforests - Wanderlust

Wanderlust

Searching for gorillas in Congo-Brazzaville's northern rainforests
Wanderlust
... capital of the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). I'd already acclimatised enough to exist uneasily in present-tense French; to count the cost of a cold beer and the price of an Airtel SIM card. But only under the starry sky, my head ...


Sat, 01 Jul 2017 01:14:15 GMT
Inside Facebook's plan to wire Uganda with fibre optic internet… and why it could fail - TNW

TNW

Inside Facebook's plan to wire Uganda with fibre optic internet… and why it could fail
TNW
The company announced that the project will be in partnership with BCS and Airtel Uganda. With $170 ... This region commands a strategic position as a centre of trade for the three countries — Uganda, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:38:25 GMT
Airtel isn't leaving Africa just yet, but it is scaling back - Quartz

Quartz

Airtel isn't leaving Africa just yet, but it is scaling back
Quartz
Airtel provides phone, data and mobile money services in Chad, Congo Brazzaville, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. It may be true that ...
Breaking: Airtel losing money in Africa, said To Exit Malawi This ...The Maravi Post

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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:36:38 GMT
Uganda: Airtel to Build Internet Fibre in Western Uganda - AllAfrica.com

Uganda: Airtel to Build Internet Fibre in Western Uganda
AllAfrica.com
Airtel Africa, mother firm of Airtel Uganda, will this year build an internet fiber network in western Uganda, thanks to support from social networking giant Facebook. The fiber ring of 770km, to be completed later this year, will help connect at least ...


Tue, 07 Mar 2017 06:38:10 GMT
Airtel shows profit in Africa, as data consumption grows, currency fluctuation stabalises - Economic Times

Economic Times

Airtel shows profit in Africa, as data consumption grows, currency fluctuation stabalises
Economic Times
Over the last fiscal, sale of Airtel operations in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone to Orange were closed, and sale and lease back of 1,510 towers in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Niger was also completed. With this, the company has sold and ...

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Tue, 09 May 2017 17:55:24 GMT
Airtel may cut operations in Nigeria, 14 other African countries - Guardian

Guardian

Airtel may cut operations in Nigeria, 14 other African countries
Guardian
This could result in job cuts at various levels and shrinking of businesses in countries of operations on the continent including Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, ...
Business Airtel To Sell-Off Stake In Nigeria, 14 Other African CountriesNigerian Bulletin
Airtel Nigeria Operations: How Profit Falls Will Affect Business In 15 African CountriesBuzzNigeria.com

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Wed, 25 Jan 2017 04:05:06 GMT
Airtel Ghana awards winners of Wo Mmere Nie Recharge Promotion ... - BusinessGhana

Airtel Ghana awards winners of Wo Mmere Nie Recharge Promotion ...
BusinessGhana
Samuel Obeng Amoako and Sheriff Jackson are the winners for week 6 and 7 respectively. They both take home GHC 10,000; The telecom industry's biggest ...

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Sun, 09 Apr 2017 06:55:45 GMT
Airtel promotes Raghunath Mandava as CEO of its Africa operations - MediaNama.com

MediaNama.com

Airtel promotes Raghunath Mandava as CEO of its Africa operations
MediaNama.com
Raghunath Mandava, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Airtel's Africa operations has been promoted as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airtel Africa, the company said in a statement. Effective from January 1 2017, Mandava will head ...

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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 05:29:57 GMT

Rwanda Fiesta: A show par excellence - The New Times

The New Times

Rwanda Fiesta: A show par excellence
The New Times
Thank you DJ Pius, Vanessa Mdee, Chege, PrimeTime Promotions, Akagera Aviation, RwandAir, Tigo Rwanda … Thank you ... The first edition of the Summer Jam was headlined by the musical group, BCBG, from the Democratic Republic of Congo. A few ...


Sat, 08 Jul 2017 21:25:25 GMT
Orange completes 100% acquisition of Tigo DRC - TeleGeography - TeleGeography

Orange completes 100% acquisition of Tigo DRC - TeleGeography
TeleGeography
France-based Orange Group has announced it has completed the acquisition of 100% of Millicom International Cellular's (MIC's) Tigo subsidiary in the ...

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Thu, 21 Apr 2016 10:01:41 GMT
Millicom to sell Tigo Senegal to Wari for USD 129 mln - Telecompaper (subscription)

Developing Telecoms

Millicom to sell Tigo Senegal to Wari for USD 129 mln
Telecompaper (subscription)
Millicom announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of its Tigo business in Senegal to Wari Group for USD 129 million. Wari Group, based in Senegal, operates a platform for digital financial services in Africa and is expected to build on ...
M-money company Wari buys Millicom Senegal for $129mCapacity Media (registration)
Millicom continues African rethink with Senegalese saleITWeb Africa

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Tue, 07 Feb 2017 13:43:39 GMT
New CEO leading convergence between mobile and financial services - Global Telecoms Business

Global Telecoms Business

New CEO leading convergence between mobile and financial services
Global Telecoms Business
Mauricio Ramos, group CEO of Millicom, said: “We are grateful to all of our employees, whose drive and commitment has enabled Tigo Senegal to become such a strong and sustainable business, and are confident that Wari Group will build on the current ...


Thu, 15 Jun 2017 00:43:50 GMT
Millicom in "better position" after African restructuring - ITWeb Africa

Millicom in "better position" after African restructuring
ITWeb Africa
... restructured its business after looking at its strategic options on a case-by-case basis. Last year, the company sold its assets in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to Orange for US$160 million, while this February it sold its Tigo business ...


Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:26:07 GMT
Lucy Quist: A global role model for business leadership - Myjoyonline.com

Myjoyonline.com

Lucy Quist: A global role model for business leadership
Myjoyonline.com
She later became a Change Manager at the Royal Bank of Scotland in London before joining Tigo, where she held various executive positions in Ghana, the Democratic Republic of Congo and other African countries. She later worked for Vodafone Ghana ...


Fri, 19 May 2017 20:48:45 GMT
Tigo introduces 3G to war torn DRC Congo - Telecoms.com

Tigo introduces 3G to war torn DRC Congo
Telecoms.com
Millicom-owned African carrier Tigo said this week that it has acquired more than 250,000 new customers in less than three months following its return to two troubled eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Since June, more ...

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Wed, 02 Oct 2013 10:45:18 GMT
Airtel isn't leaving Africa just yet, but it is scaling back - Quartz

Quartz

Airtel isn't leaving Africa just yet, but it is scaling back
Quartz
In Ghana, speculation has already begun that Airtel Ghana and Tigo will merge to be acquired by French operator Orange. In Kenya, Airtel is a distant number two behind Safaricom, which has around 67% ... Airtel provides phone, data and mobile money ...
Breaking: Airtel losing money in Africa, said To Exit Malawi This ...The Maravi Post

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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 17:36:38 GMT
Millicom International Cellular: Millicom to Sell Its Democratic ... - Business Wire (press release)

AFKInsider

Millicom International Cellular: Millicom to Sell Its Democratic ...
Business Wire (press release)
Millicom today announced that it has signed an agreement for the sale of its Tigo business in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to Orange S.A. The ...
Millicom to sell DR Congo business to Orange for USD 160 mlnTelecompaper (subscription)
Orange Strikes $160M Deal for Tigo DRCLight Reading
M&A Africa: Millicom To Sell DR Congo Subsidiary To Orange For $160MAFKInsider

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 07:08:29 GMT
Orange Acquires Tigo DRC - Developing Telecoms

Orange Acquires Tigo DRC
Developing Telecoms
Orange has announced it has completed the acquisition of 100 per cent of mobile operator Tigo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Millicom agreed to sell Orange its DRC operations, Tigo - which has 6 million subscribers - in February this year.

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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 08:39:58 GMT

When will Saraki's trial before CCT end? - Guardian (blog)

Guardian (blog)

When will Saraki's trial before CCT end?
Guardian (blog)
Nineteen months after the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), Abuja commenced the trial of Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr Bukola Saraki on a charge of false declaration of assets, the matter is yet to be concluded. In fact, the ...


Tue, 02 May 2017 04:48:57 GMT
Largest African Air Chiefs Symposium to date kicks off - Air Force Link

Air Force Link

Largest African Air Chiefs Symposium to date kicks off
Air Force Link
The nations in attendance are Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkino Faso, Burundi, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Keyna, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Malawi, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, ...


Wed, 17 May 2017 15:27:55 GMT
Religion violence in Central African Republic leaves 300 dead - NAIJ.COM

NAIJ.COM

Religion violence in Central African Republic leaves 300 dead
NAIJ.COM
Reports have it that as a result of the conflict in the Central African Republic's border town of Bangassou, hundreds of civilians are seeking refuge inside mosques. However, a former driver to renowned Living Faith Church Bishop, David Abioye, has ...

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Fri, 26 May 2017 10:34:28 GMT
Tanzania's Conditional Cash Transfer Program Helps Reduce Extreme Poverty - World Bank Group

World Bank Group

Tanzania's Conditional Cash Transfer Program Helps Reduce Extreme Poverty
World Bank Group
Masigazwa's family is just one of more than one million families, the majority of them headed by women, who exemplify the success of the conditional cash transfer program (CCT). According to a recent impact evaluation using 7,400 randomly-selected ...


Sun, 20 Nov 2016 21:17:22 GMT
Orange sets up in Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms.com

Telecoms.com

Orange sets up in Democratic Republic of Congo
Telecoms.com
Spotting the opportunity in the African emerging market, France Telecom has launched the Orange brand in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The operator group acquired domestic operator CCT in October 2011 and has invested CDF87.4bn ...

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Thu, 06 Dec 2012 12:57:25 GMT
Oil production stages unlikely comeback in Congo Republic - Naija247news

Oil production stages unlikely comeback in Congo Republic
Naija247news
Whether that will be enough to bring development to the country of around five million people, which adjoins the much larger Democratic Republic of Congo, is another question. Government revenues fell by more than half between 2014 and 2016 because of ...

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Thu, 08 Jun 2017 17:41:31 GMT
Business Nigerian Firm, Oranto, Hits 2 Oil Exploration Deals In Uganda - Nigerian Bulletin

Business Nigerian Firm, Oranto, Hits 2 Oil Exploration Deals In Uganda
Nigerian Bulletin
Uganda discovered oil in 2006 in the Albertine rift basin along its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo. Gross crude reserves are estimated by government geologists at 6.5 billion barrels of which between 1.4 to 1.7 billion barrels are ...


Thu, 15 Jun 2017 08:23:33 GMT
DRC Ebola Outbreak: Lessons from West Africa - THISDAY Newspapers

THISDAY Newspapers

DRC Ebola Outbreak: Lessons from West Africa
THISDAY Newspapers
With a new outbreak of Ebola cases being announced last week in the Democratic Republic of Congo, I am reminded of early 2014 when I took up a position as a consultant physician in the largest hospital in Freetown. I was a volunteer member of the Kings ...

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Sat, 20 May 2017 01:25:05 GMT
Morocco coach reveals Ivorian emotional attachment - Vanguard

Vanguard

Morocco coach reveals Ivorian emotional attachment
Vanguard
Renard's Morocco side set up a fascinating finale to Group C by beating Togo 3-1 on Friday, following the Ivorians' 2-2 draw with DR Congo earlier the same day. DR Congo lead the table on four points, Morocco have three, Ivory Coast two and Togo one.

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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:51:40 GMT
PHILIPPINES: CCT Proven to Keep Poor Children Healthy and in School – World Bank - World Bank Group

PHILIPPINES: CCT Proven to Keep Poor Children Healthy and in School – World Bank
World Bank Group
MANILA, September 23, 2015—Pantawid Pamilya, the Philippines' conditional cash transfer program (CCT) is one of the best-targeted social safety net programs in the world, benefitting the country's poor and most vulnerable families. In a media briefing ...


Thu, 24 Sep 2015 16:31:30 GMT

'Clash of Clans' 2017 update, news: Supercell developing its biggest update for 'COC;' multi-village feature ... - ChristianToday

'Clash of Clans' 2017 update, news: Supercell developing its biggest update for 'COC;' multi-village feature ...
ChristianToday
The famous mobile strategy video game developed and published by Supercell — "Clash of Clans" — will be getting an update this 2017. However, Supercell has not yet revealed any details about the new update, except that it will be its biggest update yet.

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Wed, 10 May 2017 15:41:48 GMT
Supercell CEO wants to take creative company culture mainstream - Geektime

Geektime

Supercell CEO wants to take creative company culture mainstream
Geektime
The bottom-up structure views these different creative teams as “cells,” hence the name Supercell to describe the entire company. Creative makes moves on the games they want to make, then inform their managers who tell the executive team to run the ...

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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:36:09 GMT
'Clash Royale' news: Supercell dropping new August update to rebalance units? - ChristianToday

ChristianToday

'Clash Royale' news: Supercell dropping new August update to rebalance units?
ChristianToday
According to EnStarz, developer Supercell has already confirmed that a major update is coming out soon for "Clash Royale," with the update tweaking and improving the title's gameplay. The industry follower believes that while the studio has not ...

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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 15:18:46 GMT
Inside One of the Wildest Tornado-Chasing Days Ever Recorded - FOX40

FOX40

Inside One of the Wildest Tornado-Chasing Days Ever Recorded
FOX40
... became the backdrop for a dazzling tornado outbreak, when a series of supercell thunderstorms produced at least 12 twisters immediately around the city. “It was like a Dr. Seuss book of tornadoes,” said Jason Persoff, referencing “One Fish, Two ...

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Wed, 24 May 2017 01:06:19 GMT
Third Body Recovered after Severe Weather Outbreak Hits South, Plains - The Weather Channel

Third Body Recovered after Severe Weather Outbreak Hits South, Plains
The Weather Channel
Officials confirmed to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that Antonio Finley, 37, and Kaliea Munn, 17, of Nashville, Arkansas, were found dead after a vehicle in which they were traveling was swept away by floodwaters on the night of May 27 in Branson, ...

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Mon, 29 May 2017 00:56:49 GMT
Meet the Finn whose 'Space Nation' is running a global contest to find the world's next astronaut - Geektime

Geektime

Meet the Finn whose 'Space Nation' is running a global contest to find the world's next astronaut
Geektime
The company came together in 2013, around the same time that the pillars of Finnish innovation became firmly established: the annual Slush conference, gaming company Supercell, Rovio, and of course “Angry Birds.” For the time being, Cohu has a team of ...

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Thu, 09 Feb 2017 17:56:24 GMT
'Clash of Clans' May 2017 update tipped to bring night mode, battleship, second village soon - ChristianToday

ChristianToday

'Clash of Clans' May 2017 update tipped to bring night mode, battleship, second village soon
ChristianToday
The "Clash of Clans" May update has been in the rumor mill for quite some time already. Now, it is finally confirmed to arrive this month, and game developer Supercell has promised to bring tons of interesting stuff. Obviously, this is something that ...
The One & ONLY Update Thread - Supercell Community ForumsSupercell Community Forums

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Tue, 09 May 2017 14:34:26 GMT
Earth System Science Center's lightning research is vital - UAH News (press release)

UAH News (press release)

Earth System Science Center's lightning research is vital
UAH News (press release)
The next most active spot was near Kabare, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with 205.3 lightning flashes per kilometer each year. By comparison, the most active lightning hotspot in the continental U.S. ... Because the sudden increase in lightning ...


Tue, 24 May 2016 14:03:27 GMT
'Clash of Clans' update: Supercell hopes to release sneak peeks this coming week - ChristianToday

ChristianToday

'Clash of Clans' update: Supercell hopes to release sneak peeks this coming week
ChristianToday
"In the coming update, a new iteration of Clan Wars matchmaking will bring a large amount of under-the-hood improvements to raise the quality of war matchups," says the announcement on the "Clash of Clans" forum posted by the developers at Supercell.

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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 11:28:41 GMT
Mobile gaming reached $40.6 billion in 2016 – matching global box office sales - Developer Tech

Developer Tech

Mobile gaming reached $40.6 billion in 2016 – matching global box office sales
Developer Tech
“The size of the market is also attracting the leading players in the gaming market, as can be seen with Activision's Blizzard deal to buy King and Tencent acquiring Supercell.” Asia represents the largest mobile games market in the world, producing ...

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Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:28:41 GMT

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