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Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies - ITWeb Africa
Vodacom, MTN head-to-head subscriber race intensifies  ITWeb Africa

South Africa's two biggest mobile operators, MTN and Vodacom, continue to rake in subscribers and have over 73 million local subscribers between them, and ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 11:48:35 GMT
Competition watchdog names and shames MTN, Vodacom for... - Daily Maverick
Competition watchdog names and shames MTN, Vodacom for...  Daily Maverick

The Competition Commission's provisional report on the cost of mobile data in South Africa has confirmed what many people have long suspected.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SABC appoints new acting COO | News | National - Mail and Guardian
SABC appoints new acting COO | News | National  Mail and Guardian

The newly appointed board of the SABC has moved to replace Chris Maroleng, who was dismissed last week, by appointing Dr Craig Van Rooyen as acting ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telcos hit back at CompCom data report - ITWeb
Telcos hit back at CompCom data report  ITWeb

The Competition Commission's reliance on data from 2017 leaves MTN and Vodacom fuming, as they say a lot has changed in the mobile data pricing sector in ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DRC shuts down internet, SMS ahead of election results - Quartz
DRC shuts down internet, SMS ahead of election results  Quartz

An internet shutdown across the Democratic Republic of the Congo is heightening fears of electoral fraud in a presidential election already marred by delays ...


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The Company Behind 'Please Call Me' Is Coming For Your Mobile Wallet - Techfinancials.co.za
The Company Behind 'Please Call Me' Is Coming For Your Mobile Wallet  Techfinancials.co.za

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub is excited about the financial services opportunity across Africa.


Tue, 14 May 2019 08:45:00 GMT
Kenya's Equity Bank, Safaricom team up to expand digital banking - Reuters
Kenya's Equity Bank, Safaricom team up to expand digital banking  Reuters

Equity Group, Kenya's second biggest bank by assets, on Monday signed a partnership agreement with telecoms operator Safaricom to expand their digital ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Absolutely terrible research in mobile data pricing report - MyBroadband
Absolutely terrible research in mobile data pricing report  MyBroadband

The Competition Commission's Data Services Market Inquiry report may have good intentions, but some of the research behind its findings is simply terrible.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom DRC refutes fraud allegations over mobile licence extension - Telecompaper
Vodacom DRC refutes fraud allegations over mobile licence extension  Telecompaper

Vodacom issued a statement rebutting allegations that it underpaid to renew its 2G licence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The accusations against the ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 14:00:00 GMT
DR Congo election: Internet shut down after presidential vote - BBC News
DR Congo election: Internet shut down after presidential vote  BBC News

The internet has been shut down in key cities in the Democratic Republic of Congo a day after the much-delayed presidential election. Opposition candidate ...


Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
'You can shine again' - Shindani shares secrets of success to inspire others - De Montfort University
'You can shine again' - Shindani shares secrets of success to inspire others  De Montfort University

Shindani Ntumba is just four exams away from being a qualified accountant. The mother of three resumed studying in her 30s, at De Montfort University ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Market Research Gazette
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Market Research Gazette

WiseGuyReports.com “Africa – Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the Report: Major MNOs in ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:38:48 GMT
Tanzania Charges Vodacom of Depriving State of $4.8 Million - Bloomberg
Tanzania Charges Vodacom of Depriving State of $4.8 Million  Bloomberg

Tanzania charged five employees of Vodacom Group Ltd.'s local unit, including Managing Director Hisham Hendi, with allegedly depriving the government of ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Scope of Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023 - Industry Today
Scope of Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023  Industry Today

WiseGuyReports.com “Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 09:22:26 GMT
DRC: What is Joseph Kabila's legacy after 18 years in power? - Al Jazeera English
DRC: What is Joseph Kabila's legacy after 18 years in power?  Al Jazeera English

As the country heads to the much-delayed election, questions over the 47-year-old leader's long rule cast a shadow.


Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Tanzania Pays $2.3 Million Settlement to Free Employees - Bloomberg
Vodacom Tanzania Pays $2.3 Million Settlement to Free Employees  Bloomberg

Vodacom Group Ltd.'s Tanzanian unit said it paid a settlement of 5.3 billion shillings ($2.3 million) for the release of five employees charged with depriving the ...


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom in talks to deliver social grants - IOL
Vodacom in talks to deliver social grants  IOL

JOHANNESBURG - Vodacom is in talks to use its technology to distribute social grants as it announced that it had helped the government cut its voice and data ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Western powers urge DR Congo to restore Internet access - FRANCE 24
Western powers urge DR Congo to restore Internet access  FRANCE 24

Kinshasa (AFP). Leading western powers on Tuesday called on the Democratic Republic of Congo to restore internet access, which operators say was cut on ...


Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DRC still without internet as operators forced to cut access - Business Day
DRC still without internet as operators forced to cut access  Business Day

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been without internet access for more than a week after the government told network operators, including ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Subdued SA economy hits Vodacom quarterly revenue - ITWeb
Subdued SA economy hits Vodacom quarterly revenue  ITWeb

South African *service* revenue declined 0.9% in the quarter ended 31 December, but Vodacom's international operations helped the group's overall revenue tick ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MARKET WRAP: JSE pushes higher for fifth month in a row - Business Day
MARKET WRAP: JSE pushes higher for fifth month in a row  Business Day

The JSE fell a little on Tuesday, but capped off its fifth-consecutive month of gains in April. Trade in the local bourse was somewhat volatile, with the JSE firming ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Meet Kinshasa's first artificial intelligence robot - africanews
Meet Kinshasa's first artificial intelligence robot  africanews

Fred is the first robot to be named as a customer manager by the telecom company. This has sparked negative reactions on social media in a country where ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DRC restricts internet, press as presidential results trickle in - RFI English
DRC restricts internet, press as presidential results trickle in  RFI English

Internet connectivity in the vast central African state has been disrupted since Monday, following DRC's long-delayed presidential election. The restrictions ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DRC judge grounds Vodacom partner's boss - Independent Online
DRC judge grounds Vodacom partner's boss  Independent Online

A Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) court has temporarily replaced the chairman of Vodacom Group's minority partner in its ...


Thu, 27 Oct 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Capital markets: Funding Africa's future - Euromoney magazine
Capital markets: Funding Africa's future  Euromoney magazine

Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the next stage of its ...


Wed, 15 May 2019 10:16:33 GMT
Vodacom Tanzania pays $2.3m settlement to free employees - Fin24
Vodacom Tanzania pays $2.3m settlement to free employees  Fin24

Vodacom's Tanzanian unit said it paid a settlement of 5.3 billion shillings ($2.3 million) for the release of five employees charged with depriving the government ...


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodafone chief backs m-Pesa expansion plan - Mobile World Live
Vodafone chief backs m-Pesa expansion plan  Mobile World Live

Outgoing Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao hailed m-Pesa as subsidiary Vodacom's “live” growth opportunity in Africa, highlighting both the potential of the ...


Wed, 25 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom sued for $14bn in Democratic Republic of Congo - Moneyweb.co.za
Vodacom sued for $14bn in Democratic Republic of Congo  Moneyweb.co.za

Vodacom Group, the South African unit of Vodafone Group, is being sued for $14 billion in the Democratic Republic of Congo by Alieu Conteh, the controlling ...


Mon, 30 Jan 2017 07:11:14 GMT
Safaricom takes M-Pesa overdraft service global - nation.co.ke
Safaricom takes M-Pesa overdraft service global  nation.co.ke

Safaricom #ticker:SCOM has announced plans to take its M-Pesa overdraft *service*, Fuliza, to seven new African countries as the telco seeks to tap into the high ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom group adds 4.8m subs in six months - ITWeb
Vodacom group adds 4.8m subs in six months  ITWeb

The telco added 4.8 million customers across its group in six months, with 2.5 million coming from SA.


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
M-pesa users up 50% in three markets – Vodacom - Mobile World Live
M-pesa users up 50% in three markets – Vodacom  Mobile World Live

Vodacom reported rapid growth in its m-pesa mobile money userbase across every market the company operates the *service* in, as it prepares to export ...


Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Plans $1.3 Billion Share Sale to Raise Black Stake - Bloomberg
Vodacom Plans $1.3 Billion Share Sale to Raise Black Stake  Bloomberg

Vodacom Group Ltd. proposed raising the black-owned shareholding in Africa's largest wireless carrier by selling a stake of about 6 percent to certain investors ...


Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Helios Investing in Congo Towers After Scrapping IPO Plans - Bloomberg
Helios Investing in Congo Towers After Scrapping IPO Plans  Bloomberg

Helios Towers Plc is investing tens of millions of dollars in the Democratic Republic of Congo and looking for acquisitions as the African phone-tower operator ...


Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom benefits from m-Pesa growth - Mobile World Live
Vodacom benefits from m-Pesa growth  Mobile World Live

Vodacom Group booked a 20 per cent increase on annual revenue from its mobile money operation across four markets, as CEO Shameel Joosub (pictured) ...


Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Operators race to roll out 4G in DRC - ITWeb Africa
Operators race to roll out 4G in DRC  ITWeb Africa

A decision by the government of the DRC to issue 4G licenses has triggered an immediate response from mobile operators who are moving quickly to roll out 4G ...


Fri, 25 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom to launch first 4G operator in DRC - IT News Africa
Vodacom to launch first 4G operator in DRC  IT News Africa

The *service* will initially be accessible to customers in Kinshasa before expanding to other cities in the near future. Mobile network provider, Vodacom has ...


Thu, 17 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
CWN controlling shareholder sues Vodacom Group for USD14bn - TeleGeography
CWN controlling shareholder sues Vodacom Group for USD14bn  TeleGeography

Congo, Dem. Rep. Vodacom Group is being sued for USD14 billion by Alieu Conteh, the controlling shareholder of Congolese Wireless Networks (CWN), which ...


Thu, 19 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom has given up on revolutionary mobile money service M-Pesa, in South Africa - Quartz
Vodacom has given up on revolutionary mobile money service M-Pesa, in South Africa  Quartz

Vodacom, South Africa's largest mobile network, announced Monday (May 9) that it will shut down its M-Pesa *service* in the country. The mobile money-transfer ...


Mon, 09 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
DRC clamps down on internet, radio station after voting - HeraldLIVE
DRC clamps down on internet, radio station after voting  HeraldLIVE

The opposition accused authorities of cutting the internet on Monday to thwart activism, while leading Western powers called on the troubled central African ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom claiming Africa’s first 5G launch - RCR Wireless News
Vodacom claiming Africa’s first 5G launch  RCR Wireless News

Vodacom Lesotho said it has been assigned spectrum in the 3.5 GHz band, enabling the launch of a commercial 5G *service* in this African nation.


Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congo President's Twin Has Indirect Stake in Vodacom Unit - Bloomberg
Congo President's Twin Has Indirect Stake in Vodacom Unit  Bloomberg

Jaynet Kabila, the twin sister of the Democratic Republic of Congo's president and a lawmaker, has an indirect stake in Vodacom Group Ltd.'s operations in the ...


Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom ordered to switch off service in the DRC - BizNews
Vodacom ordered to switch off service in the DRC  BizNews

Vodacom has been ordered to switch off Internet and text services in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid protests against changes to the electoral code.


Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Democratic Republic of Congo Extends Internet Blockage - Wall Street Journal
Democratic Republic of Congo Extends Internet Blockage  Wall Street Journal

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has imposed an Internet blackout on the country for a third straight day as protesters kept up pressure on ...


Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Price cuts help Vodacom attract more subscribers - Business Day
Price cuts help Vodacom attract more subscribers  Business Day

CEO Shameel Joosub says contract customer revenue growth has recovered from declines in previous quarters.


Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom plans M-Pesa entry in new African market - Independent Online
Safaricom plans M-Pesa entry in new African market  Independent Online

INTERNATIONAL – East Africa's biggest company by market value plans to introduce its M-Pesa mobile-money *service* in at least one other market by the end of ...


Sat, 03 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo's copper and cobalt riches are siphoned under president Joseph Kabila, new reports find. - Quartz Africa
DR Congo's copper and cobalt riches are siphoned under president Joseph Kabila, new reports find.  Quartz Africa

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) ranked 176 out of 187 on the latest United Nations Human Development Index and two new investigations have ...


Tue, 25 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Group reports revenue, EBITDA growth in FY2016/17 - TeleGeography
Vodacom Group reports revenue, EBITDA growth in FY2016/17  TeleGeography

TeleGeography's free daily email summary of the world's top telecom news stories.


Mon, 15 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Bringing phone reception to a remote mountain town in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – in pictures - The Guardian
Bringing phone reception to a remote mountain town in the Democratic Republic of the Congo – in pictures  The Guardian

With roads inaccessible, transporting a specially designed mobile phone mast to the remote town of Numbi, high in the the mountains of South Kivu, was an ...


Wed, 06 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom pulls in 4.5m more SA customers - ITWeb
Vodacom pulls in 4.5m more SA customers  ITWeb

The Vodacom group added seven million customers over the past financial year, 4.5 million of which were in South Africa.


Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congo suspends Internet, SMS services - ZDNet
Congo suspends Internet, SMS services  ZDNet

The Democratic Republic of Congo's government ordered ISPs and telecom firms to suspend internet access and SMS services in a bid to quell planned ...


Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Internet shutdowns violate human rights | Opinion - Mail and Guardian
Internet shutdowns violate human rights | Opinion  Mail and Guardian

The Arab Spring was also called the Facebook Revolution. In countries such as Tunisia and Egypt, social media was used more than ever before to organise ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
We’ve barely scratched the surface of M-Pesa, says Vodacom - Business Day
We’ve barely scratched the surface of M-Pesa, says Vodacom  Business Day

Vodacom is on a mission to massively grow its mobile money business, and has tapped into the experience of Diego Gutierrez to do so. Gutierrez has 16 years' ...


Sat, 16 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Safaricom Plans M-Pesa Entry in New African Market by April - Bloomberg
Safaricom Plans M-Pesa Entry in New African Market by April  Bloomberg

East Africa's biggest company by market value plans to introduce its M-Pesa mobile-money *service* in at least one other country by the end of its financial year in ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Home is best for Vodacom profits - Independent Online
Home is best for Vodacom profits  Independent Online

Vodacom continued to find joy in home comforts after revenue from the rest of its Africa operations slumped 8.2 percent to ...


Thu, 02 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Cuts Dividend Amid Flat Earnings, Network Spending - Bloomberg
Vodacom Cuts Dividend Amid Flat Earnings, Network Spending  Bloomberg

Vodacom Group Ltd. cut its dividend and reported earnings that missed estimates as Africa's biggest wireless carrier by market value absorbed the acquisition of ...


Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ...


Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom will fight for DRC asset: Uys - BusinessTech
Vodacom will fight for DRC asset: Uys  BusinessTech

Vodacom Group CEO Pieter Uys says that the operator is appealing a court decision in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the auction of its wireless unit on ...


Mon, 21 May 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom adds sales, customers but misses earnings estimates after heavy network spending - BizNews
Vodacom adds sales, customers but misses earnings estimates after heavy network spending  BizNews

Vodacom increased full-year sales and customer numbers after Africa's biggest wireless carrier by market value expanded its network and sold more ...


Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodafone, MTN interconnect mobile money services in East Africa - TeleGeography
Vodafone, MTN interconnect mobile money services in East Africa  TeleGeography

TeleGeography's free daily email summary of the world's top telecom news stories.


Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Helios to Build 1,000 Towers in South Africa 5G Networks Push - Bloomberg
Helios to Build 1,000 Towers in South Africa 5G Networks Push  Bloomberg

Helios Towers Plc wants to build 1000 telecommunication towers in South Africa in the next three years as it tries to capitalize on rapid growth in mobile services ...


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New partnership to boost financial inclusion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo - IT News Africa
New partnership to boost financial inclusion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo  IT News Africa

FSD Africa and Equity Bank Congo have entered into a new partnership that targets unbanked people in rural areas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Tanzania appoints acting boss as Safaricom’s Mulinge waits - The East African
Vodacom Tanzania appoints acting boss as Safaricom’s Mulinge waits  The East African

Vodacom Tanzania has appointed an acting managing director after it failed to unlock a work permit stalemate that has kept Safaricom's former executive Sylvia ...


Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Mining world watches as Congo counts votes for next leader - Fin24
Mining world watches as Congo counts votes for next leader  Fin24

The Democratic Republic of Congo is in uncharted waters as the nation awaits election results marking the end of President Joseph Kabila's rule. One thing is ...


Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom sales growth up on data, mobile money take-up - Fin24
Vodacom sales growth up on data, mobile money take-up  Fin24

Vodacom says revenue gained 6.7% to R22.6bn in the three months to end-December on an increase in customers and boosted sales from mobile money.


Wed, 31 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Felix Tshisekedi’s Spokesperson talks about DRC election victory - CNBCAfrica.com
Felix Tshisekedi’s Spokesperson talks about DRC election victory  CNBCAfrica.com

Democratic Republic of Congo's main opposition party leader Felix Tshisekedi, has been declared the surprise winner of the 30th of December 2018 elections.


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Dissecting the impact of DRC’s election results - CNBCAfrica.com
Dissecting the impact of DRC’s election results  CNBCAfrica.com

Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has been declared winner of the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mr. Tschisekedi has vowed to ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
SFYN Africa Leading the Conversation on Safeguarding the Future of Agriculture - Slow food
SFYN Africa Leading the Conversation on Safeguarding the Future of Agriculture  Slow food

Groups across Africa are coordinating a campaign to raise awareness about the potential dangers of industrial agriculture. In the lead-up to World Disco.


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom sees 20% revenue growth from m-Pesa - Comms MEA
Vodacom sees 20% revenue growth from m-Pesa  Comms MEA

Telco sees revenues of $1.85 billion procesed through the mobile money platform in the last financial year - Financials, Vodafone, M-pesa, Revenue, Financials.


Fri, 18 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Understanding Martin Fayulu’s battle to become DRC president - CNBCAfrica.com
Understanding Martin Fayulu’s battle to become DRC president  CNBCAfrica.com

The Democratic Republic of Congo's main opposition leader, Martin Fayulu is yet to give up and has urged supporters to embrace what he calls "peaceful ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DRC SIM disconnections cost Vodacom millions - ITWeb
DRC SIM disconnections cost Vodacom millions  ITWeb

Government-imposed disconnections of unregistered SIM cards in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) cost Vodacom about $300 000 (R4.7 million) a ...


Wed, 18 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Congo’s Slide Into Chaos - Foreign Affairs
Congo’s Slide Into Chaos  Foreign Affairs

On January 16, 2001, the Democratic Republic of the Congo tumbled into uncertainty. The country's president, Laurent Kabila, had been sitting in his office at his ...


Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Helios Towers announces 1,800km new backbone network for DRC - ITWeb Africa
Helios Towers announces 1,800km new backbone network for DRC  ITWeb Africa

Helios Towers has announced it will upgrade and construct backbone sites covering 1,800km in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The project ...


Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Helios Towers enters South African market with Vulatel deal - TechCentral
Helios Towers enters South African market with Vulatel deal  TechCentral

Telecommunications tower operator Helios Towers has entered the South African market, promising big investments in infrastructure as the country moves to 5G.


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The impact of phone mast technology on a remote Congolese town – in pictures - The Guardian
The impact of phone mast technology on a remote Congolese town – in pictures  The Guardian

Photographer Susan Schulman revisits Numbi, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to see how a mobile phone tower is benefiting the isolated community.


Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Congo outgoing, new boss meet DRC Prime Minister - Biztech Africa
Vodacom Congo outgoing, new boss meet DRC Prime Minister  Biztech Africa

Outgoing Vodacom Congo Managing Director, South African-born Godfrey Motsa, last week went to the Office of DRC Prime Minister Matata Ponyo to say good ...


Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa may double power buy from Congo hydro plant - TechCentral
South Africa may double power buy from Congo hydro plant  TechCentral

South Africa is considering doubling the amount of electricity it plans to buy from a proposed multibillion-dollar hydro power plant in the Democratic Republic of ...


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The Congo, the fixer and a client called Vodacom - Daily Maverick
The Congo, the fixer and a client called Vodacom  Daily Maverick

When Vodacom's business partnership in the Congo fell apart at the seams, and the company's directors in the DRC were about to land in jail, the mobile giant's ...


Wed, 01 Feb 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Helios Towers to invest in Congo Towers after scrapping Joburg listing - BusinessTech
Helios Towers to invest in Congo Towers after scrapping Joburg listing  BusinessTech

Helios Towers Plc is investing tens of millions of dollars in the Democratic Republic of Congo and looking for acquisitions as the African phone-tower operator…


Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cashing in on Africa’s lucrative mobile money market - Financial Mail
Cashing in on Africa’s lucrative mobile money market  Financial Mail

With 87-million monthly users, the mobile money market in Africa is proving lucrative — and it still has ample room to grow.


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Novomoto has big plans for 2019 - Wisbusiness.com
Novomoto has big plans for 2019  Wisbusiness.com

After winning the Governor's Business plan contest in 2018, Novomoto has big plans for expansion in 2019 and beyond. The company provides rent-to-own ...


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DRC operators secure LTE licences, Vodacom first to launch new services - Telecompaper
DRC operators secure LTE licences, Vodacom first to launch new services  Telecompaper

Vodacom announced that it has become the first network operator in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to offer LTE services, marking the event with a ...


Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Helios Towers enters SA market - ITWeb
Helios Towers enters SA market  ITWeb

Helios Towers has entered the South African market through a partnership with Vulatel, saying it "expects to make major greenfield wireless and fixed-line ...


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Africell DRC gets Vodacom, Orange interconnection | Telecoms News in Democratic Republic of Congo - Biztech Africa
Africell DRC gets Vodacom, Orange interconnection | Telecoms News in Democratic Republic of Congo  Biztech Africa

Africell subscribers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are now able to make calls towards Vodacom and Orange networks as the suspension has ...


Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Introduces Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP) to Its Customers - Tech in Africa
Vodacom Introduces Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP) to Its Customers  Tech in Africa

TechInAfrica – The South African telecommunications provider, Vodacom, collaborates with Apple to introduce Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP) to its ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom grows base to 65.32m subscribers - Independent Online
Vodacom grows base to 65.32m subscribers  Independent Online

Vodacom now has 65.3 million subscribers across all its operations after investing R9.5 billion in its network in the nine months to December.


Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Foundation and Partners Present a New Education Ecosystem - Tech in Africa
Vodacom Foundation and Partners Present a New Education Ecosystem  Tech in Africa

The Vodacom Foundation in conjunction with other entities such as the Department of Basic Education, Nelson Mandela Foundation, UN Women and Global ...


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
376 Youths to Graduate from Vodacom Youth Academy and Get Their Certified Diplomas - Tech in Africa
376 Youths to Graduate from Vodacom Youth Academy and Get Their Certified Diplomas  Tech in Africa

Vodocam has recently made an announcement that there will be around 367 unemployed youths get their certified diplomas from the Vodacom Youth Academy ...


Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why Did Congo Offer Clinton $650,000 For Two Pics And A Speech? - Forbes
Why Did Congo Offer Clinton $650,000 For Two Pics And A Speech?  Forbes

Congo, one of the poorest nations on Earth, offered former President Bill Clinton a speaking fee of $650,000--a sum equal to annual per-capita income of 2,813 ...


Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Eskom is in crisis, so why get pricey, unreliable hydropower from the DRC? - Fin24
Eskom is in crisis, so why get pricey, unreliable hydropower from the DRC?  Fin24

The power we import from the DRC will cost R400m more a year than locally producing 2500MW of renewable energy, says Rudo Sanyanga.


Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Alieu Conteh - MIT Technology Review
Alieu Conteh  MIT Technology Review

Alieu Conteh, the chairman of Vodacom Congo, created a mobile digital communications network in a country where none had existed. In 1999, when he ...


Wed, 15 Aug 2007 07:00:00 GMT
5G coming to SA as Helios readies building 1000 towers - BizNews
5G coming to SA as Helios readies building 1000 towers  BizNews

Helios wants to build 1000 telecommunication towers in SA in the next three years as it tries to capitalise on rapid growth in mobile services.


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Revealed: how Vodafone allowed elites to reap profits of Africa’s mobile boom - The Guardian
Revealed: how Vodafone allowed elites to reap profits of Africa’s mobile boom  The Guardian

Investigation for the Observer shows how deals done by the UK telecoms giant benefited politically connected elites in eastern Africa.


Sat, 11 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Millicom Tanzania Targets IPO as Ownership Dispute Settled - Bloomberg
Millicom Tanzania Targets IPO as Ownership Dispute Settled  Bloomberg

Millicom International Cellular SA's Tanzanian unit is targeting an initial public offering “in the near future” after a court ruled in the company's favor in an ...


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Top Employers Institute Releases the Coveted List of Africa's Top Employers 2019 - PR Newswire
Top Employers Institute Releases the Coveted List of Africa's Top Employers 2019  PR Newswire

JOHANNESBURG, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Top Employers Institute, a global organization dedicated to enriching the world of work, and connecting Top ...


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom to be “formidable” in financial services – CEO - Mobile World Live
Vodacom to be “formidable” in financial services – CEO  Mobile World Live

Vodacom Group will become one of the strongest players in Africa's burgeoning mobile money market after the completion of its acquisition of a 35 per cent ...


Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Adds 19 New Countries to Expand Its Market in Africa - Tech in Africa
Vodacom Adds 19 New Countries to Expand Its Market in Africa  Tech in Africa

TechInAfrica – A subsidiary company of Vodafone Group, Vodacom has expanded its market to 19 new African countries. By the adding of 19 new countries, ...


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Investors pump USD 1.25 billion into Airtel Africa | ALB Article - African Law & Business (ALB)
Investors pump USD 1.25 billion into Airtel Africa | ALB Article  African Law & Business (ALB)

Indian-owned African telecoms company Airtel Africa is to reduce its debt and expand its African operations ahead of a proposed IPO.


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN and Vodacom mobile wallets interconnect - BusinessTech
MTN and Vodacom mobile wallets interconnect  BusinessTech

Customers of MTN Mobile Money and Vodacom M-Pesa in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between the groups.


Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Congo funds digital centre at Kinshasa University - Biztech Africa
Vodacom Congo funds digital centre at Kinshasa University  Biztech Africa

A digital centre worth US$83 000 and funded by Vodacom Congo has been inaugurated at the Université de Kinshasa (UNIKIN) by the company MD and the US ...


Sat, 27 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom loses market share for fifth straight quarter - The East African
Kenya's Safaricom loses market share for fifth straight quarter  The East African

Kenya's biggest telecoms operator Safaricom lost a further percentage point of subscriber market share in the period to the end of December, its fifth straight ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

Airtel Africa reports $83 million profit in March quarter - Livemint
Airtel Africa reports $83 million profit in March quarter  Livemint

Airtel Africa's net profit rose to $83 mn in the March quarter compared to a loss of $49 mn a year ago.Bharti Airtel will declare its March quarter earnings for India ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Market Research Gazette
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Market Research Gazette

WiseGuyReports.com “Africa – Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the Report: Major MNOs in ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:38:48 GMT
Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Size, Growth, Analysis, Drivers and Challenges 2019-2024 - Market Reporter
Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Size, Growth, Analysis, Drivers and Challenges 2019-2024  Market Reporter

WiseGuyReports.com “Africa – Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the Report: Major MNOs in ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:34:41 GMT
Airtel Africa constitutes new board post equity allotment to 6 investors - Economic Times
Airtel Africa constitutes new board post equity allotment to 6 investors  Economic Times

Airtel Africa, a subsidiary of telecom major Bharti Airtel, Friday announced the appointment of its new board of directors, close on the heels of the USD 1.25 ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The DR Congo is using a decades-old law to shut down the internet - Quartz Africa
The DR Congo is using a decades-old law to shut down the internet  Quartz Africa

The Democratic Republic of Congo has in recent years emerged as one of the most important nations to watch for digital rights violations in Africa. As the ...


Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 1-Airtel Africa raises $1.25 bln from SoftBank, five other investors - Reuters
UPDATE 1-Airtel Africa raises $1.25 bln from SoftBank, five other investors  Reuters

(Adds company comments, market context). MUMBAI, Oct 24 (Reuters) - Airtel Africa Ltd, a subsidiary of India's Bharti Airtel Ltd, said on Wednesday it raised ...


Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Scope of Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023 - Industry Today
Scope of Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023  Industry Today

WiseGuyReports.com “Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 09:22:26 GMT
Breaking News: Chaos reigns as Lucy Quist quits the Ghana FA Normalisation Committee - Ghanasoccernet.com
Breaking News: Chaos reigns as Lucy Quist quits the Ghana FA Normalisation Committee  Ghanasoccernet.com

The Vice Chairperson of the Normalisation Committee of the Ghana FA, Lucy Quist, has suddenly resigned her from the caretaker body citing personal reasons.


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel's Kenya unit to merge with Telkom Kenya - Livemint
Airtel's Kenya unit to merge with Telkom Kenya  Livemint

Airtel Networks Kenya, Telkom Kenya to merge mobile, enterprise and carrier services in Kenya.The new entity, Airtel-Telkom, will invest in networks to ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Investors pump USD 1.25 billion into Airtel Africa | ALB Article - African Law & Business (ALB)
Investors pump USD 1.25 billion into Airtel Africa | ALB Article  African Law & Business (ALB)

Indian-owned African telecoms company Airtel Africa is to reduce its debt and expand its African operations ahead of a proposed IPO.


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Bharat Airtel looks to IPO, buyouts to consolidate position in Africa - Business Standard
Bharat Airtel looks to IPO, buyouts to consolidate position in Africa  Business Standard

Bharti Airtel is looking to consolidate its position as the market leader or emerge as a strong number 2 in 14 African nations, where the company has a presence, ...


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Best Banks In Africa 2019 - Global Finance
Best Banks In Africa 2019  Global Finance

African banks expertly wield tech tools to satisfy corporate clients and draw in millions of new consumers from cities and rural areas.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Qatar fund to invest $200 mn in Airtel Africa - The Hindu
Qatar fund to invest $200 mn in Airtel Africa  The Hindu

Airtel Africa on Wednesday said that the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the sovereign wealth fund of the State of Qatar, will be investing $200 million through a ...


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa’s profit rises - The East African
Airtel Africa’s profit rises  The East African

Airtel Africa has announced a 21.7 per cent growth in profit before tax in its regional units, in the three months to December 2018, as the telecom's cost-cutting ...


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Western powers urge DR Congo to restore Internet - ETTelecom.com
Western powers urge DR Congo to restore Internet  ETTelecom.com

Leading western powers on Tuesday called on the Democratic Republic of Congo to restore internet access, which operators say was cut on government ord..


Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel, Telkom in new deal to take on market leader - The East African
Airtel, Telkom in new deal to take on market leader  The East African

Kenya's telecommunications market is bracing for a possible change of ownership between two telcos, which have been struggling to compete with Safaricom, ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DRC restricts internet, press as presidential results trickle in - RFI English
DRC restricts internet, press as presidential results trickle in  RFI English

Internet connectivity in the vast central African state has been disrupted since Monday, following DRC's long-delayed presidential election. The restrictions ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel sell 25% of its African unit - Telecom Asia
Airtel sell 25% of its African unit  Telecom Asia

India's Bharti Airtel reportedly plans to raise up to $1.5 billion through a public listing of Bharti Airtel International, the holding company for its African operations.


Mon, 07 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Uganda faces higher running costs in policy changes - The East African
Airtel Uganda faces higher running costs in policy changes  The East African

Rivals say a cheap licence has given Airtel the advantage to drive pricing.


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
India’s Airtel continues Africa push with deal in Congo - Financial Times
India’s Airtel continues Africa push with deal in Congo  Financial Times

Airtel, India's largest mobile operator by sales, is continuing its expansion into Africa. On Tuesday, it announced plans to acquire Warid Congo, making Airtel the ...


Tue, 05 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Bharti says Airtel Africa IPO not to change shareholding of Tanzania unit - BusinessLine
Bharti says Airtel Africa IPO not to change shareholding of Tanzania unit  BusinessLine

Telecom firm Bharti Airtel has sought to allay concerns of the Tanzanian government about the proposed listing of Airtel Africa Ltd, saying the planned IPO will ...


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Latest News: Rocket Attack Hits Near US Embassy in Baghdad - The Quint
Latest News: Rocket Attack Hits Near US Embassy in Baghdad  The Quint

Latest News Today: A rocket crashed Sunday night in the Iraqi capital's heavily fortified Green Zone, landing less than a mile from the sprawling US Embassy, an ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 01:49:52 GMT
Airtel to divest 950 towers in Congo to reduce debt - Livemint
Airtel to divest 950 towers in Congo to reduce debt  Livemint

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel Ltd on Thursday said it has divested 950 telecom towers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to Helios Towers Africa (HTA), ...


Fri, 06 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo train derailment kills 24 - Business Standard
DR Congo train derailment kills 24  Business Standard

Read more about DR Congo train derailment kills 24 on Business Standard. At least 24 people were killed and 31 injured when a freight train carrying ...


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Data revenue pushes Airtel’s East Africa units’ profits to $102m - The East African
Data revenue pushes Airtel’s East Africa units’ profits to $102m  The East African

Bharti Airtel East Africa units' revenues for the nine months to September increased to $473 million, driven by a rise in data revenue within the period to $212 ...


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa Inches Closer To IPO, Appoints Board Of Directors - TeleAnalysis
Airtel Africa Inches Closer To IPO, Appoints Board Of Directors  TeleAnalysis

Bharti Airtel's subsidiary Airtel Africa that operates in 14 countries in the African continent on Friday announced a set of new Board of Directors as a prerequisite ...


Sat, 03 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel could be leaving Ghana but Bharti Airtel denies leaving Africa - Quartz
Airtel could be leaving Ghana but Bharti Airtel denies leaving Africa  Quartz

Indian telecoms giant Bharti Airtel plans to rationalize subsidiary Airtel's African operations, according to chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal. Those comments ...


Mon, 30 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Fourteen dead in DR Congo mine collapse - Business Standard
Fourteen dead in DR Congo mine collapse  Business Standard

Read more about Fourteen dead in DR Congo mine collapse on Business Standard. Fourteen people were killed overnight Tuesday when a small-scale mine in ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel dials Warburg Pincus to raise up to $1.5 billion - Gadgets Now
Bharti Airtel dials Warburg Pincus to raise up to $1.5 billion  Gadgets Now

This will be followed by a listing that will help the company repay some of its debt and fend off competition in the Indian market.


Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel posts mixed results for East Africa - The East African
Bharti Airtel posts mixed results for East Africa  The East African

Indian telecommunication giant Bharti Airtel reported mixed results in the region for 2017, with its Ugandan unit's profits growing by almost 30 per cent to $62.12 ...


Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Restive DRC's big challenge - fulfilling economic potential - News24
Restive DRC's big challenge - fulfilling economic potential  News24

"A Land of Many Potentials" is how Democratic Republic of Congo's investment promotion agency touts the mineral-rich nation of 80 million people, just weeks ...


Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Peacekeeping needs to adapt to growing threat situations: India - The Quint
Peacekeeping needs to adapt to growing threat situations: India  The Quint

By Arul Louis United Nations, May 8 (IANS) With peacekeeping operations trapped in a "no-man's land" of vague realities and expectations, India says there has ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa raises $1.2 billion to reduce debt, upgrade networks - The East African
Airtel Africa raises $1.2 billion to reduce debt, upgrade networks  The East African

The telco has a $5 billion debt on its balance sheet that affects its operations.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Tanzania Pays $2.3 Million Settlement to Free Employees - Bloomberg
Vodacom Tanzania Pays $2.3 Million Settlement to Free Employees  Bloomberg

Vodacom Group Ltd.'s Tanzanian unit said it paid a settlement of 5.3 billion shillings ($2.3 million) for the release of five employees charged with depriving the ...


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel may sell 25% in Africa unit to raise up to $1.5 billion - Economic Times
Bharti Airtel may sell 25% in Africa unit to raise up to $1.5 billion  Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel plans to raise as much as $1.5 billion by diluting about a fourth of its stake when it lists the holding company for Africa operations, ...


Fri, 04 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa profits triple to $154.5m - The East African
Airtel Africa profits triple to $154.5m  The East African

Airtel Africa's profit after tax for the quarter ended March almost tripled to $154.52 million, from $57.5 million in the last quarter of 2016-17. This is the second ...


Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kenya's Safaricom loses market share for fifth straight quarter - The East African
Kenya's Safaricom loses market share for fifth straight quarter  The East African

Kenya's biggest telecoms operator Safaricom lost a further percentage point of subscriber market share in the period to the end of December, its fifth straight ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ebola outbreak: WHO promises Congo all help - The Hindu BusinessLine
Ebola outbreak: WHO promises Congo all help  The Hindu BusinessLine

As the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) approaches 1000 cases amid increased violence, the World Health Organization ...


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Uganda takes over K2 Telecom subscribers - The East African
Airtel Uganda takes over K2 Telecom subscribers  The East African

Cash-strapped K2 Telecom subscribers will be absorbed by Airtel Uganda, offering a lifeline to the Buganda Kingdom-owned telco two months after it was shut ...


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Democratic Republic of the Congo Mobile Retail Shopping Market (2019 Databook Series): Market Size & Forecast, Retail Spend Analysis, and Consumer Attitude & Behaviour (2016-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Democratic Republic of the Congo Mobile Retail Shopping Market (2019 Databook Series): Market Size & Forecast, Retail Spend Analysis, and Consumer Attitude & Behaviour (2016-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Democratic Republic of the Congo Mobile Retail Shopping Business and Investment Opportunities (Databook Series) ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Chad has blocked WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter for a year - Quartz
Chad has blocked WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter for a year  Quartz

365 days: that's how long people in the north-central African state of Chad haven't been able to freely access major social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo: Giant weakened by violence and poverty - Independent
DR Congo: Giant weakened by violence and poverty  Independent

Paris, France | AFP | Africa's second largest country, the Democratic Republic of Congo is rich in raw materials and minerals but cursed by deadly violence, ...


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Two Congolese troops killed by Rwandan rebels: DR Congo army - Independent
Two Congolese troops killed by Rwandan rebels: DR Congo army  Independent

Goma, DR Congo | AFP | Two Congolese soldiers were killed in clashes with Rwandan pro-Hutu rebels after two of their leaders were arrested in an eastern ...


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
LTE for the Democratic Republic of Congo - The Africa Report
LTE for the Democratic Republic of Congo  The Africa Report

The crowded telecoms sector is to get some *fresh* blood with the announcement in September that Mauritius-based Smile Telecoms is to enter the market in ...


Wed, 04 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo election results: Who's saying what? - Independent
DR Congo election results: Who's saying what?  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The outcome of the presidential election in Democratic Republic of Congo lies in the hands of the Constitutional Court, where the ...


Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo scraps sentence against exiled opposition leader Moise Katumbi: lawyer - Independent
DR Congo scraps sentence against exiled opposition leader Moise Katumbi: lawyer  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | A court in DR Congo has scrapped a three-year jail term against opposition leader Moise Katumbi, enabling him to return home ...


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel raises $1.25b from investors - The Nation Newspaper
Airtel raises $1.25b from investors  The Nation Newspaper

Airtel Africa Limited, a subsidiary of India's Bharti Airtel Ltd, said yesterday that it had raised $1.25 billion from six global investors.


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo ushers in new era, Tshisekedi falls ill - Independent
DR Congo ushers in new era, Tshisekedi falls ill  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi was sworn in on Thursday as president of Democratic Republic of Congo, marking the country's ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Attack on DR Congo Ebola centre leaves one dead - Independent
Attack on DR Congo Ebola centre leaves one dead  Independent

Butembo, DR Congo | AFP | Armed men attacked an Ebola treatment centre in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo again on Saturday, killing a ...


Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tanzania Charges Vodacom of Depriving State of $4.8 Million - Bloomberg
Tanzania Charges Vodacom of Depriving State of $4.8 Million  Bloomberg

Tanzania charged five employees of Vodacom Group Ltd.'s local unit, including Managing Director Hisham Hendi, with allegedly depriving the government of ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UN sets sights on exit strategy for DR Congo peacekeeping mission - Independent
UN sets sights on exit strategy for DR Congo peacekeeping mission  Independent

United Nations, United States | AFP | The UN Security Council agreed Friday to extend the huge peacekeeping operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo ...


Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
'Possible terrorist threat' closes US embassy in DR Congo for fourth day - Independent
'Possible terrorist threat' closes US embassy in DR Congo for fourth day  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The US embassy in Kinshasa will on Thursday be closed to the public for a fourth day following “credible and precise information” ...


Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Major DR Congo oil deal could be 'void': watchdog - Independent
Major DR Congo oil deal could be 'void': watchdog  Independent

Paris, France | AFP | A major deal allowing a company to drill for crude reserves in areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo bordering Africa's largest ...


Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo army says several dozen Burundi rebels killed in east - Business Standard
DR Congo army says several dozen Burundi rebels killed in east  Business Standard

DR Congo's army said Thursday that it had killed 36 Burundian rebels in a three-day operation in the eastern province of South Kivu, abutting Burundi.


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Government, Helios scale down investment in Telkom Kenya - The East African
Government, Helios scale down investment in Telkom Kenya  The East African

British private equity firm Helios Investments and the Kenyan government have reduced their interest in troubled telecoms operator Telkom Kenya.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Holding co for Bharti Airtel’s Africa operations eyes IPO to unlock value - Economic Times
Holding co for Bharti Airtel’s Africa operations eyes IPO to unlock value  Economic Times

KOLKATA: Bharti Airtel's Netherlands-based international holding company for its Africa operations is exploring an initial public offer (IPO) in a move aimed at ...


Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Orange Strikes $160M Deal for Tigo DRC - Light Reading
Orange Strikes $160M Deal for Tigo DRC  Light Reading

Orange is set to continue its acquisition spree in Africa with a $160 million takeover of Millicom's Tigo-branded mobile phone business in the Democratic ...


Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo violence drives 16,000 into Congo-Brazzaville: UN - Independent
DR Congo violence drives 16,000 into Congo-Brazzaville: UN  Independent

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Around 16,000 people have fled into the Democratic Republic of Congo's neighbour after inter-communal clashes erupted last ...


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo election results could be counted in '24-48 hours': official - Independent
DR Congo election results could be counted in '24-48 hours': official  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Provisional results of the much-delayed Democratic Republic of Congo's presidential election could be counted in “24 to 48 hours,” ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Facebook Pushes Into Africa - The Wall Street Journal
Facebook Pushes Into Africa  The Wall Street Journal

Facebook is working to get more Africans onto a faster internet, but critics say the company's efforts threaten to funnel traffic to its own platform and away from ...


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel appoints new boss in the DRC - Capital Business - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel appoints new boss in the DRC - Capital Business  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 14 - Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, has Kenya ...


Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Indian peacekeeper injured in rebel attack in Congo - Economic Times
Indian peacekeeper injured in rebel attack in Congo  Economic Times

Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for the Secretary General, told reporters here Tuesday that according to the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic ...


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel mobile money service now crosses into DRC, Zambia, Rwanda - Biztech Africa
Airtel mobile money service now crosses into DRC, Zambia, Rwanda  Biztech Africa

Bharti Airtel has launched a cross-border money-transfer *service* for Airtel Money customers between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zambia and ...


Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2019: Mobile Wallet & Payment Market Opportunities (Databook Series) - Market Size & Forecast across 45+ Market Segments (2016-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2019: Mobile Wallet & Payment Market Opportunities (Databook Series) - Market Size & Forecast across 45+ Market Segments (2016-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Democratic Republic of the Congo Mobile Wallet and Payment Market Opportunities (Databook Series) - Market Size and ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo votes in end-of-an-era poll - Independent
DR Congo votes in end-of-an-era poll  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Democratic Republic of Congo goes to the polls this week in elections which could see the country emerge from 17 years of ...


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Six killed in plane crash in DR Congo election flight - Independent
Six killed in plane crash in DR Congo election flight  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Six people were killed when a plane chartered by DR Congo's election commission crashed near Kinshasa airport, sources said ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
M23: Congo ex-rebels head home from Uganda - Independent
M23: Congo ex-rebels head home from Uganda  Independent

Kampala, Uganda | AFP | Uganda's government on Tuesday repatriated 70 Congolese ex-rebels and their families, who had volunteered to return home five ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Influential church on election stump in DR Congo - Independent
Influential church on election stump in DR Congo  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The influential Catholic Church joined the electoral fray Sunday as the Democratic Republic of Congo gears up for next month's ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
DRC ebola centre attacks worrying - UN health chief - Independent
DRC ebola centre attacks worrying - UN health chief  Independent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Attacks on Ebola treatment centres in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), risk reversing the gains made ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel shows profit in Africa, as data consumption grows, currency fluctuation stabalises - Economic Times
Airtel shows profit in Africa, as data consumption grows, currency fluctuation stabalises  Economic Times

Bharti Airtel reported a profit of $6 million from African operations for the fourth quarter from a loss of $57 million a year ago, on the back of growth in the data ...


Tue, 09 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Two Rwandan soldiers killed by rebels on DR Congo border - Independent
Two Rwandan soldiers killed by rebels on DR Congo border  Independent

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | At least two Rwandan soldiers in an attack by rebels who had crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Paul ...


Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ebola response in DR Congo 'failing' to contain outbreak: MSF - Independent
Ebola response in DR Congo 'failing' to contain outbreak: MSF  Independent

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Efforts to curb the Democratic Republic of Congo's worst Ebola outbreak are stumbling, medical charity MSF warned Thursday, ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Chad Republic blocks social media for 300 days sparking campaign - Quartz
Chad Republic blocks social media for 300 days sparking campaign  Quartz

For almost a year now, people across Chad Republic have not been able to access social media networks. The social media block began on Mar. 28 following a ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Fire breaks out in DR Congo election commission building - Independent
Fire breaks out in DR Congo election commission building  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | A fire broke out in an electoral commission building in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo in early hours of Thursday, ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo's Tshisekedi holds coalition talks with Kabila - Independent
DR Congo's Tshisekedi holds coalition talks with Kabila  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | DR Congo's recently elected president, Felix Tshisekedi, held talks on Sunday with his predecessor Joseph Kabila on forming a ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Congo suspends Internet, SMS services - ZDNet
Congo suspends Internet, SMS services  ZDNet

The Democratic Republic of Congo's government ordered ISPs and telecom firms to suspend internet access and SMS services in a bid to quell planned ...


Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
'Golden handshake' for DR Congo's outgoing ministers - Independent
'Golden handshake' for DR Congo's outgoing ministers  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | In the weeks leading up to Democratic Republic of Congo's controversial election, those leaving power quietly passed two decrees ...


Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Congolese regulator warns mobile users against a 'missed call scam' - africanews
Congolese regulator warns mobile users against a 'missed call scam'  africanews

The Electronic Communications and Postal Regulatory Agency (ARPCE) in the Republic of Congo has recorded an upsurge in fraud involving missed calls in ...


Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
82 killed in ethnic violence in western DR Congo: NGO - Independent
82 killed in ethnic violence in western DR Congo: NGO  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | At least 80 people have been killed in ethnic violence since Sunday in the Democratic Republic of Congo's west, according to ...


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo's Tshisekedi, ex-president agree to form coalition - Independent
DR Congo's Tshisekedi, ex-president agree to form coalition  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | DR Congo's recently elected president, Felix Tshisekedi and his predecessor Joseph Kabila on Wednesday said they had decided ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Airtel Money Now Largest Financial Service Provider in DRC - Capital FM
Congo-Kinshasa: Airtel Money Now Largest Financial Service Provider in DRC  Capital FM

Bharti Airtel, the leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Africa and Asia, announced at a media briefing held ...


Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Ebola outbreak: Death toll breaches 650-mark in DR Congo - Business Standard
Ebola outbreak: Death toll breaches 650-mark in DR Congo  Business Standard

At least 655 people have lost their lives due to Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) since the outbreak of the virus in July last year, the ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
At least 18 dead in DR Congo in acid truck accident - Business Standard
At least 18 dead in DR Congo in acid truck accident  Business Standard

At least 18 people were killed in DR Congo's mining belt on Wednesday when a truck laden with industrial acid collided with a bus, spewing its contents on ...


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo ex-militia chief goes on trial for mass rape - Independent
DR Congo ex-militia chief goes on trial for mass rape  Independent

Goma, DR Congo | AFP | A former milita leader accused of mass rape and crimes against humanity in the Democratic Republic of Congo went on trial Tuesday ...


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
UN Peacekeeping chief honours Tanzanian troops in Zanzibar - Independent
UN Peacekeeping chief honours Tanzanian troops in Zanzibar  Independent

Zanzibar, Tanzania | UN | A year on from the brutal killings of 15 United Nations peacekeepers from Tanzania in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ...


Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo identifies 'second wave' of Ebola in east - Independent
DR Congo identifies 'second wave' of Ebola in east  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | A second wave of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where an initial outbreak has ...


Sun, 14 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo opposition chief says quitting joint candidate deal - Independent
DR Congo opposition chief says quitting joint candidate deal  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The head of DR Congo's biggest opposition party, Felix Tshisekedi, said Monday he was abandoning a day-old agreement to field ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
1000 deaths feared in DR Congo Ebola - Independent
1000 deaths feared in DR Congo Ebola  Independent

Uganda, surrounding countries face increasing risk as Trump blocks American experts. Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | One of the largest Ebola outbreaks in ...


Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Volatile DR Congo votes after two-year delay - Independent
Volatile DR Congo votes after two-year delay  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Presidential elections that will shape the future of one of Africa's biggest and most unstable countries were underway in the ...


Sun, 30 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Volatile DR Congo braces for troubled election - Independent
Volatile DR Congo braces for troubled election  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | One of the world's powder-keg countries faces a crunch test on Sunday when Democratic Republic of Congo heads into elections ...


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Uganda draws Egypt, DRC in AFCON Group A - Independent
Uganda draws Egypt, DRC in AFCON Group A  Independent

... #TotalAFCON2019. GROUP A Uganda Egypt Zimbabwe DRC. Spectacular Africa Cup of Nations draw throws up intriguing groups. Cairo ...


Sat, 13 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Pune: Man Duped Of Rs 93 Lakh After Sharing SIM Details With ‘Airtel Employee’ Over Phone - The Logical Indian
Pune: Man Duped Of Rs 93 Lakh After Sharing SIM Details With ‘Airtel Employee’ Over Phone  The Logical Indian

With SIM swaps increasing, in a recent incident, a man posing as mobile *service* provider Airtel's employee duped a Pune resident into disclosing his SIM card's ...


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Uganda ready to help all refugees return home - Independent
Uganda ready to help all refugees return home  Independent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ugandan government has committed to facilitate a dignified return of refugees to countries that have been ...


Sat, 23 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Eight UN peacekeepers killed in eastern DR Congo - Independent
Eight UN peacekeepers killed in eastern DR Congo  Independent

Beni, DR Congo | AFP | Eight United Nations peacekeepers were killed in an operation against a rebel militia in eastern DR Congo, the UN Security Council ...


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Tanzania pays $2.3m settlement to free employees - Fin24
Vodacom Tanzania pays $2.3m settlement to free employees  Fin24

Vodacom's Tanzanian unit said it paid a settlement of 5.3 billion shillings ($2.3 million) for the release of five employees charged with depriving the government ...


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DRCongo opposition Kinshasa rally authorised for Friday - candidate - Independent
DRCongo opposition Kinshasa rally authorised for Friday - candidate  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The Democratic Republic of Congo's opposition will be allowed to hold a Kinshasa rally on Friday to protest against voting ...


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Uganda rebels fire on UN helicopter in eastern DR Congo - Independent
Uganda rebels fire on UN helicopter in eastern DR Congo  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Ugandan rebels on Thursday fired on a UN helicopter in an attack in the volatile east of DR Congo, though there were no victims, ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo orders week-long delay in troubled elections - Independent
DR Congo orders week-long delay in troubled elections  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | DR Congo's troubled journey to elect a successor to President Joseph Kabila hit a *fresh* snag Thursday, three days before voting, ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel shakes up African management team - ITWeb Africa
Bharti Airtel shakes up African management team  ITWeb Africa

Indian headquartered Bharti Airtel has moved to make key changes to its African management team. The shake up follows the company's announcement that its ...


Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Soldier kills five mourners in DR Congo shooting - Independent
Soldier kills five mourners in DR Congo shooting  Independent

Tshikapa, DR Congo | AFP | A soldier in the Democratic Republic of Congo attacked a congregation of mourners, shooting dead five people and injuring ten ...


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

Airtel Africa reports $83 million profit in March quarter - Livemint
Airtel Africa reports $83 million profit in March quarter  Livemint

Airtel Africa's net profit rose to $83 mn in the March quarter compared to a loss of $49 mn a year ago.Bharti Airtel will declare its March quarter earnings for India ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Drivers, Trends and Opportunities 2019-2024 - Amazing Newspaper
Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Drivers, Trends and Opportunities 2019-2024  Amazing Newspaper

WiseGuyReports.com “Africa – Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the Report: Major MNOs in ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:32:30 GMT
Scope of Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023 - Industry Today
Scope of Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023  Industry Today

WiseGuyReports.com “Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 09:22:26 GMT
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Market Research Gazette
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Market Research Gazette

WiseGuyReports.com “Africa – Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the Report: Major MNOs in ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:38:48 GMT
Orange completes 100% acquisition of Tigo DRC - TeleGeography
Orange completes 100% acquisition of Tigo DRC  TeleGeography

Congo, Dem. Rep. France-based Orange Group has announced it has completed the acquisition of 100% of Millicom International Cellular's (MIC's) Tigo ...


Thu, 21 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
DRC restricts internet, press as presidential results trickle in - RFI English
DRC restricts internet, press as presidential results trickle in  RFI English

Internet connectivity in the vast central African state has been disrupted since Monday, following DRC's long-delayed presidential election. The restrictions ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tigo in plans to list on the DSE by end of June - The East African
Tigo in plans to list on the DSE by end of June  The East African

Millicom International Cellular's Tanzania unit, Tigo, has announced that it will list on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange by the end of June, after fulfilling the ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo’s Zantel buyout in last stages - The East African
Tigo’s Zantel buyout in last stages  The East African

Tanzania's second largest telecommunications operator is in the final stages of wholly acquiring Zanzibar Telecom (Zantel) from the United Arab Emirates' ...


Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Orange Strikes $160M Deal for Tigo DRC - Light Reading
Orange Strikes $160M Deal for Tigo DRC  Light Reading

Orange is set to continue its acquisition spree in Africa with a $160 million takeover of Millicom's Tigo-branded mobile phone business in the Democratic ...


Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Millicom Tanzania Targets IPO as Ownership Dispute Settled - Bloomberg
Millicom Tanzania Targets IPO as Ownership Dispute Settled  Bloomberg

Millicom International Cellular SA's Tanzanian unit is targeting an initial public offering “in the near future” after a court ruled in the company's favor in an ...


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo Tanzania ready to list after court settles dispute - The East African
Tigo Tanzania ready to list after court settles dispute  The East African

Tigo Tanzania has moved closer to listing on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange after finalising the legal requirements for an initial public offering.


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mass Thiam appointed Tigo Senegal CEO - ITWeb Africa
Mass Thiam appointed Tigo Senegal CEO  ITWeb Africa

Tigo Senegal has appointed Mass Thiam as its new CEO, to take over from Mitwa Kaemba Ng'ambi who served as Director General. Prior to this appointment, ...


Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Chad has blocked WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter for a year - Quartz
Chad has blocked WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter for a year  Quartz

365 days: that's how long people in the north-central African state of Chad haven't been able to freely access major social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo Senegal GM describes sale as 'turning point for company' - ITWeb Africa
Tigo Senegal GM describes sale as 'turning point for company'  ITWeb Africa

The finalisation of the sale of Millicom's operation in Senegal eight months after the transaction was announced is described as a turning point by the telco's ...


Thu, 03 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UNHCR Chad Factsheet - August 2018 - Chad - ReliefWeb
UNHCR Chad Factsheet - August 2018 - Chad  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Chad and 4 other countries about Coordination, Food and Nutrition, Aged Persons, Children and more; published on 25 Sep 2018 ...


Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Democratic Republic of the Congo Mobile Retail Shopping Market (2019 Databook Series): Market Size & Forecast, Retail Spend Analysis, and Consumer Attitude & Behaviour (2016-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Democratic Republic of the Congo Mobile Retail Shopping Market (2019 Databook Series): Market Size & Forecast, Retail Spend Analysis, and Consumer Attitude & Behaviour (2016-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Democratic Republic of the Congo Mobile Retail Shopping Business and Investment Opportunities (Databook Series) ...


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2019: Mobile Wallet & Payment Market Opportunities (Databook Series) - Market Size & Forecast across 45+ Market Segments (2016-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2019: Mobile Wallet & Payment Market Opportunities (Databook Series) - Market Size & Forecast across 45+ Market Segments (2016-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Democratic Republic of the Congo Mobile Wallet and Payment Market Opportunities (Databook Series) - Market Size and ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Congo suspends Internet, SMS services - ZDNet
Congo suspends Internet, SMS services  ZDNet

The Democratic Republic of Congo's government ordered ISPs and telecom firms to suspend internet access and SMS services in a bid to quell planned ...


Tue, 02 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel's Kenya unit to merge with Telkom Kenya - Livemint
Airtel's Kenya unit to merge with Telkom Kenya  Livemint

Airtel Networks Kenya, Telkom Kenya to merge mobile, enterprise and carrier services in Kenya.The new entity, Airtel-Telkom, will invest in networks to ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Orange in talks with MIC over potential takeovers in Africa - TeleGeography
Orange in talks with MIC over potential takeovers in Africa  TeleGeography

TeleGeography's free daily email summary of the world's top telecom news stories.


Tue, 31 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
UNHCR Chad Factsheet - July 2018 - Chad - ReliefWeb
UNHCR Chad Factsheet - July 2018 - Chad  ReliefWeb

English Situation Report on Chad and 4 other countries about Agriculture, Coordination, Aged Persons, Children and more; published on 31 Jul 2018 by ...


Tue, 31 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ...


Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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).


Sat, 23 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo revamps wireless communication approach in TS4 lineup with new device, architecture - Solar Builder
Tigo revamps wireless communication approach in TS4 lineup with new device, architecture  Solar Builder

I admit it: I can't keep up with all of the Tigo news these days. Here's the latest two announcements (not including this partnership with Solectria),


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bharat Airtel looks to IPO, buyouts to consolidate position in Africa - Business Standard
Bharat Airtel looks to IPO, buyouts to consolidate position in Africa  Business Standard

Bharti Airtel is looking to consolidate its position as the market leader or emerge as a strong number 2 in 14 African nations, where the company has a presence, ...


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Liberty LatAm's bid for regional dominance - TelecomTV
Liberty LatAm's bid for regional dominance  TelecomTV

Liberty will more than double its presence in Latin America if it proves successful in its bid to acquire Millicom, a deal that would push the latter, a long-time ...


Tue, 15 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Money transfer firm could take on Orange mobiles in Senegal - Reuters
Money transfer firm could take on Orange mobiles in Senegal  Reuters

When Senegalese money transfer firm Wari agreed to buy the local mobile arm of Luxembourg-based Millicom International Cellular last month, it set the stage ...


Sun, 19 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
DRC's first independent call center to boost customer service - africanews
DRC's first independent call center to boost customer service  africanews

For many years, the Democratic Republic of Congo did not have a centralized customer *service* platform where they could make simple requests, ask questions ...


Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Chad Republic blocks social media for 300 days sparking campaign - Quartz
Chad Republic blocks social media for 300 days sparking campaign  Quartz

For almost a year now, people across Chad Republic have not been able to access social media networks. The social media block began on Mar. 28 following a ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Coming soon to Rwanda: Mobile money transfers across networks - The East African
Coming soon to Rwanda: Mobile money transfers across networks  The East African

Interoperability will lower transaction costs and deepen financial inclusion.


Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel could be leaving Ghana but Bharti Airtel denies leaving Africa - Quartz
Airtel could be leaving Ghana but Bharti Airtel denies leaving Africa  Quartz

Indian telecoms giant Bharti Airtel plans to rationalize subsidiary Airtel's African operations, according to chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal. Those comments ...


Mon, 30 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
The impact of phone mast technology on a remote Congolese town – in pictures - The Guardian
The impact of phone mast technology on a remote Congolese town – in pictures  The Guardian

Photographer Susan Schulman revisits Numbi, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, to see how a mobile phone tower is benefiting the isolated community.


Tue, 10 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Chad blocks Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber and BBC - Quartz Africa
Chad blocks Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Viber and BBC  Quartz Africa

Social media and messaging platforms including WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Viber have been blocked in Chad, a move advocacy groups have linked ...


Sun, 08 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Smile Communications to launch LTE in DRC - RCR Wireless News
Smile Communications to launch LTE in DRC  RCR Wireless News

African telecommunications operator Smile Communications expects to launch commercial 4G LTE services in the Democratic Republic of Congo in January,


Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo launches DRC-Rwanda cross border money transfer - Biztech Africa
Tigo launches DRC-Rwanda cross border money transfer  Biztech Africa

Tigo Rwanda and Tigo DRC, two subsidiaries of Millicom, have partnered to launch a cross border money transfer *service* between Rwanda and the Democratic ...


Wed, 28 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom ordered to switch off service in the DRC - BizNews
Vodacom ordered to switch off service in the DRC  BizNews

Vodacom has been ordered to switch off Internet and text services in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid protests against changes to the electoral code.


Tue, 20 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
GoodWe teams with Tigo on rapid shutdown inverters - PV-Tech
GoodWe teams with Tigo on rapid shutdown inverters  PV-Tech

China-based PV inverter manufacturer GoodWe has partnered with MLPE supplier Tigo to provide UL certified Rapid Shutdown technology to a range of its ...


Wed, 13 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile is a Lifeline: Research from Nyarugusu Refugee Camp, Tanzania - United Republic of Tanzania - ReliefWeb
Mobile is a Lifeline: Research from Nyarugusu Refugee Camp, Tanzania - United Republic of Tanzania  ReliefWeb

English Analysis on United Republic of Tanzania and 3 other countries about Education, Logistics and Telecommunications, Children, Refugees and more; ...


Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Ecobank, the Pan African Bank, appoints MFS Africa Ltd as Digital payment partner - africanews
Ecobank, the Pan African Bank, appoints MFS Africa Ltd as Digital payment partner  africanews

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) The Pan-African bank announced today the appointment of MFS Africa (www.MFSAfrica.com) as Digital payment partner enabling ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Millions misused in Congo fiber optic line construction: report - Reuters
Millions misused in Congo fiber optic line construction: report  Reuters

Millions of dollars were misused in the first phase of a project to build a national fiber optic network in Democratic Republic of Congo, a parliamentary mission ...


Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
DRC's digital economy on the rise - ITWeb Africa
DRC's digital economy on the rise  ITWeb Africa

ICT industry and media analysts have described the Democratic Republic of Congo's private sector "as a real digital battleground" and the central African ...


Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
The Imperfect Trial of Congo's 'Terminator' - Foreign Policy
The Imperfect Trial of Congo's 'Terminator'  Foreign Policy

WASHINGTON and GOMA, Congo — When Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda's war crimes trial opened in The Hague last month, most of his victims ...


Fri, 02 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa profits triple to $154.5m - The East African
Airtel Africa profits triple to $154.5m  The East African

Airtel Africa's profit after tax for the quarter ended March almost tripled to $154.52 million, from $57.5 million in the last quarter of 2016-17. This is the second ...


Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Millicom's Africa CEO Cynthia Gordon thinks the mobile market on the continent still has room to grow. - Quartz
Millicom's Africa CEO Cynthia Gordon thinks the mobile market on the continent still has room to grow.  Quartz

The CEO of one of the fastest growing mobile companies on the continent believes the market still has room to grow.


Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Tigo Rwanda and Tigo DRC launch cross border money transfer between Rwanda and DRC - PC Tech Magazine
Tigo Rwanda and Tigo DRC launch cross border money transfer between Rwanda and DRC  PC Tech Magazine

Tigo Rwanda and Tigo DRC, two subsidiaries of Millicom, have partnered to launch a cross border money transfer *service* between Rwanda and the Democratic ...


Wed, 28 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Millicom in "better position" after African restructuring - ITWeb Africa
Millicom in "better position" after African restructuring  ITWeb Africa

CEO explains how company has positioned itself to tackle existing and emerging market dynamics. Mobile operator Millicom is in a better position in Africa after ...


Mon, 19 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Sub-Saharan Africa Mobile Financial Services: Key Drivers Of Potential And Risk - Fitch Solutions
Sub-Saharan Africa Mobile Financial Services: Key Drivers Of Potential And Risk  Fitch Solutions

Key View: Sub-Saharan Africa's mobile financial services (MFS) sector has been dominated by mobile network operators and the large unbanked population ...


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Government of Tanzania launches a decentralized births and deaths registration system for the under-fives in Iringa and Njombe Regions - United Republic of Tanzania - Reliefweb
The Government of Tanzania launches a decentralized births and deaths registration system for the under-fives in Iringa and Njombe Regions - United Republic of Tanzania  Reliefweb

IRINGA, 22 September 2016 – The Minister for Constitutional and Legal Affairs Dr. Harrison George Mwakyembe (MP) launched the decentralized births and ...


Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Tigo unveils new portfolio of solar optimizers - PV-Tech
Tigo unveils new portfolio of solar optimizers  PV-Tech

Tigo announced Thursday that it is releasing its new portfolio of solar optimizers — which now feature UHD-Core (Ultra-High Definition) technology.


Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:00:00 GMT
SMA Solar enters MLPE solar market with Tigo Energy investment - PV-Tech
SMA Solar enters MLPE solar market with Tigo Energy investment  PV-Tech

Stocks: PV inverter manufacturer SMA Solar Technology has made a US$20 million investment in module-level power electronics (MLPE) firm, Tigo Energy for a ...


Fri, 08 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
AFRICA BUSINESS - Move over, Manila? Congo call centre gives glimpse of what might be - Reuters
AFRICA BUSINESS - Move over, Manila? Congo call centre gives glimpse of what might be  Reuters

... * Economy heavily dependent on mining sector. * Cell phone subscribers treble between 2009-14. * Centre is rare employment opportunity for young ...


Wed, 07 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Talk Africa: DRC's social media climate - MarkLives.com
Talk Africa: DRC's social media climate  MarkLives.com

For a *fresh*, independent and investigative view of Africa's changing media, marketing and advertising landscape.s.


Thu, 20 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Meet Lucy Quist: The most powerful woman in Ghanaian football - Myjoyonline.com
Meet Lucy Quist: The most powerful woman in Ghanaian football  Myjoyonline.com

Arguably the most powerful woman in Ghana football today is former Airtel Ghana CEO, Lucy Quist who has been appointed the Vice President of the ...


Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
African regulators are unlikely to replicate India’s ban of Facebook’s “Free Basics” - Quartz
African regulators are unlikely to replicate India’s ban of Facebook’s “Free Basics”  Quartz

The move by Indian regulators to ban “differential tariffs” for data services and in the process effectively end Facebook's so-called “Free Basics” platform ever ...


Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Africell DRC gets Vodacom, Orange interconnection | Telecoms News in Democratic Republic of Congo - Biztech Africa
Africell DRC gets Vodacom, Orange interconnection | Telecoms News in Democratic Republic of Congo  Biztech Africa

Africell subscribers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are now able to make calls towards Vodacom and Orange networks as the suspension has ...


Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT
We’ve barely scratched the surface of M-Pesa, says Vodacom - Business Day
We’ve barely scratched the surface of M-Pesa, says Vodacom  Business Day

Vodacom is on a mission to massively grow its mobile money business, and has tapped into the experience of Diego Gutierrez to do so. Gutierrez has 16 years' ...


Sat, 16 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel shakes up African management team - ITWeb Africa
Bharti Airtel shakes up African management team  ITWeb Africa

Indian headquartered Bharti Airtel has moved to make key changes to its African management team. The shake up follows the company's announcement that its ...


Thu, 06 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT
GoodWe launches smart solution for module-level monitoring & rapid shutdown and optimization - PV-Tech
GoodWe launches smart solution for module-level monitoring & rapid shutdown and optimization  PV-Tech

Following last year's announced cooperation with Tigo, PV inverter manufacturer GoodWe is now launching the DNS and SDT rapid shutdown inverter series ...


Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cashing in on Africa’s lucrative mobile money market - Financial Mail
Cashing in on Africa’s lucrative mobile money market  Financial Mail

With 87-million monthly users, the mobile money market in Africa is proving lucrative — and it still has ample room to grow.


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Africell DRC: high speed internet in January 2015 | Internet News in Democratic Republic of Congo - Biztech Africa
Africell DRC: high speed internet in January 2015 | Internet News in Democratic Republic of Congo  Biztech Africa

Mobile operator Africell will launch its high speed internet services (3G) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in January 2015.


Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
The market for apps in DRC can only get bigger - The Africa Report
The market for apps in DRC can only get bigger  The Africa Report

Carlo Lekea is the developer of the first Congolese phone app, and he plans to launch many more despite the practical and obstructionist hurdles.


Tue, 08 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Africa Mobile - Global Finance
Africa Mobile  Global Finance

Sub-Saharan Africa is already light years ahead of the rest of the world in advancing mobile banking. Now, governments are pressing for more cross-system ...


Tue, 01 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Future of Fintech Video Series: Paysafe - Mobile Payments Today
The Future of Fintech Video Series: Paysafe  Mobile Payments Today

Lorenzo Pellegrino, CEO, Skrill, Neteller and Income Access owned by Paysafe, chats about the company adding cryptocurrencies to its mobile wallets.


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Panasonic's HIT AC module featuring Enphase microinverters shipping soon - Solar Builder
Panasonic's HIT AC module featuring Enphase microinverters shipping soon  Solar Builder

The new Panasonic AC Series Photovoltaic (PV) HIT N330E AC Module with integrated Enphase IQ 7X Microinverter will be available for solar installation.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Research and Markets: Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - 2011 - Business Wire
Research and Markets: Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - 2011  Business Wire

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/a4cc1a/democratic_republi) has announced the addition of the.


Mon, 21 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Press release - Orange: 2016 full-year results Paris Stock Exchange:ORA - GlobeNewswire
Press release - Orange: 2016 full-year results Paris Stock Exchange:ORA  GlobeNewswire

Paris, 23 February 2017. 2016 full-year results. Return to growth in revenues and adjusted EBITDA in 2016. Proposed increase in 2017 dividend to 0.65 euros.


Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Chinese-build Tanzania data centre attracts East African countries - Data Economy
Chinese-build Tanzania data centre attracts East African countries  Data Economy

Mozambique, Democratic Republic of Congo latest to seek services from Dar es Salaam-based facility and national Tanzanian ICT network.


Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Richard Branson wants to fund renewable energy via a Clean Energy Dividend concept - Solar Builder
Richard Branson wants to fund renewable energy via a Clean Energy Dividend concept  Solar Builder

Sir Richard Branson has shared his vision for a Clean Energy Dividend which he hopes will tackle climate change. Writing in his blog, amid scenes of.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DRC capital awaits high speed internet | Government News in Democratic Republic of Congo - Biztech Africa
DRC capital awaits high speed internet | Government News in Democratic Republic of Congo  Biztech Africa

One year after the inauguration of the Democratic Republic of Congo's fibre optic landing station, many Kinshasa residents are yet to taste the high speed ...


Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom keen on acquisitions, but where? - BusinessTech
Vodacom keen on acquisitions, but where?  BusinessTech

Mobile operator Vodacom says it is keen to expand its foot print in three new countries by the end of 2014, but analysts are asking the question, where?


Wed, 22 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT
APsystems to debut four-module, 1200 W microinverter at Solar Power International - Solar Builder
APsystems to debut four-module, 1200 W microinverter at Solar Power International  Solar Builder

APsystems will unveil the QS1, a four-module, single-phase microinverter for residential applications at the Solar Power International trade show in.


Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Profile of Ghana’s Normalisation Committee quartet - Goal.com
Profile of Ghana’s Normalisation Committee quartet  Goal.com

Profile of Ghana's Normalisation Committee quartet.


Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
RPT-AFRICA BUSINESS - Move over, Manila? Congo call centre gives glimpse of what might be - Reuters Africa
RPT-AFRICA BUSINESS - Move over, Manila? Congo call centre gives glimpse of what might be  Reuters Africa

(Repeats Wednesday item). * Economy heavily dependent on mining sector. * Cell phone subscribers treble between 2009-14. * Centre is rare employment ...


Wed, 07 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Meet SMA's Sunny Highpower PEAK3 inverter -- a scalable 1,500 Vdc option for large-scale projects - Solar Builder
Meet SMA's Sunny Highpower PEAK3 inverter -- a scalable 1,500 Vdc option for large-scale projects  Solar Builder

SMA America's new Sunny Highpower PEAK3 inverter is now available for ordering in North America and will begin shipping in the first quarter of 2019.


Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Lucy Quist: A global role model for business leadership - Myjoyonline.com
Lucy Quist: A global role model for business leadership  Myjoyonline.com

In 2008, when Lucy Quist returned to Ghana, in West Africa, to serve as Head of Business Development for Africa for Millicom Cellular International (Tigo), her ...


Tue, 23 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Africa Makes Leap in Cross-Border Mobile Payments - Wall Street Journal
Africa Makes Leap in Cross-Border Mobile Payments  Wall Street Journal

Africa's biggest telecommunications companies, like Vodafone's Safaricom and MTN, are striking deals allowing their customers to make payments across ...


Fri, 24 Jul 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Google to open offices in DR Congo | Internet News in Democratic Republic of Congo - Biztech Africa
Google to open offices in DR Congo | Internet News in Democratic Republic of Congo  Biztech Africa

US technology giant Google will in the near future open offices in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and enter the country's high speed internet market.


Fri, 06 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Paraguay's internet companies defend data, but keep customers in the dark - IFEX
Paraguay's internet companies defend data, but keep customers in the dark  IFEX

Paraguay's ¿Quien Defiende Tus Datos? is part of a continent-wide initiative by South America's leading digital rights groups to shine a light on Internet privacy ...


Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Young Chadians develop digital cures for social, economic ills - Reuters
Young Chadians develop digital cures for social, economic ills  Reuters

N'DJAMENA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In a dusty alleyway in Chad's capital, veiled women sell peanuts laid out on handkerchiefs and children bring ...


Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Africell Still Strong despite Challenges - Global Times Newspaper
Africell Still Strong despite Challenges  Global Times Newspaper

The telecommunications sector is one of the fastest growing in Sierra Leone and the battle to lead the market is one of the main goals of mobile companies ...


Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
MoneyGram and Vodafone M-Pesa bring mobile remittances to new countries - PCWorld
MoneyGram and Vodafone M-Pesa bring mobile remittances to new countries  PCWorld

MoneyGram and Vodafone have added a new way to remit money to mobile phone users in developing countries, linking the money-transfer *service* with the ...


Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:00:00 GMT
How to manage all your financial affairs from a $20 mobile phone - Quartz
How to manage all your financial affairs from a $20 mobile phone  Quartz

“I feel like a caveman who's just been handed a Bic lighter,” reported Charles Graeber, a writer for Bloomberg Businessweek who recently went to Nairobi to ...


Thu, 19 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
App launched in Ghana to improve lives of children living with autism - Face2Face Africa
App launched in Ghana to improve lives of children living with autism  Face2Face Africa

Raising awareness for autism is very important in a country, especially in Africa where victims are stigmatised and sometimes banished from society or sent to ...


Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Africell DRC to launch 3G services end-2014 | Telecoms News in Democratic Republic of Congo - Biztech Africa
Africell DRC to launch 3G services end-2014 | Telecoms News in Democratic Republic of Congo  Biztech Africa

Africell DRC is set to launch its 3G services at the end of the year, a source close to the company told Biztechafrica this week.


Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
ICT to aid DRC indigenous people | Development News in Democratic Republic of Congo - Biztech Africa
ICT to aid DRC indigenous people | Development News in Democratic Republic of Congo  Biztech Africa

The Pygmies, an indigenous people living in the dense tropical rainforest of the northern and central parts of the DRC, have a new friend in information and ...


Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Samsung solar powered internet school for DRC | Development News in Democratic Republic of Congo - Biztech Africa
Samsung solar powered internet school for DRC | Development News in Democratic Republic of Congo  Biztech Africa

A Solar Powered Internet School handed over in Kinshasa is expected to improve learning and education through the use of ICTs.


Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT
After Somalia PNGs UNSG Guterres Rep Haysom Guterres Claims They Cannot But He Will Replace Haysom UN Wants It Both Ways - Inner City Press
After Somalia PNGs UNSG Guterres Rep Haysom Guterres Claims They Cannot But He Will Replace Haysom UN Wants It Both Ways  Inner City Press

InnerCityPress.com is engaged these days in investigative journalism from the United Nations, including the World Bank, the IMF, the UN Development Program ...


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 17:31:33 GMT
Airtel shows profit in Africa, as data consumption grows, currency fluctuation stabalises - Economic Times
Airtel shows profit in Africa, as data consumption grows, currency fluctuation stabalises  Economic Times

Bharti Airtel reported a profit of $6 million from African operations for the fourth quarter from a loss of $57 million a year ago, on the back of growth in the data ...


Tue, 09 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
SMA America offers Sunny Tripower CORE1 inverter in two new commercial power classes - Solar Builder
SMA America offers Sunny Tripower CORE1 inverter in two new commercial power classes  Solar Builder

SMA America has new comprehensive commercial solar solutions now available for ordering. SMA's popular Sunny Tripower CORE1 inverter is getting an ...


Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Hussein Sayed - FXTM
Hussein Sayed  FXTM

Hussein Al Sayed has nearly 14 years of experience in the Financial Markets. He is best known for his role as an anchor at CNBC Arabia hosting the popular ...


Sat, 15 Oct 2016 13:50:28 GMT
DRC: 80 million people, few ISPs | Internet News in Democratic Republic of Congo - Biztech Africa
DRC: 80 million people, few ISPs | Internet News in Democratic Republic of Congo  Biztech Africa

Due to the lack of *fresh* and reliable data, the number of internet *service* providers (ISPs) operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is estimated to ...


Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
The Joy Of Doing Business In Africa: How Senegalese Politicians Tried To Shake Down Millicom For $200 Million - The Business Insider
The Joy Of Doing Business In Africa: How Senegalese Politicians Tried To Shake Down Millicom For $200 Million  The Business Insider

An in-depth look at just how tough doing business in the developing world is.


Thu, 04 Feb 2010 08:00:00 GMT
Foreign direct investment in African economies within global financial markets - African Review
Foreign direct investment in African economies within global financial markets  African Review

The commercial connections between financiers, enterprises and emerging economies. Moin Siddiqi reports. Foreign direct investment in emerging economies ...


Thu, 03 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Most DRC government ministries still have no websites - Biztech Africa
Most DRC government ministries still have no websites  Biztech Africa

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) may have inaugurated a fibre optic landing station but many of its ministries and other institutions ...


Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
E-commerce: DRC not in race despite ICT enthusiasm - Biztech Africa
E-commerce: DRC not in race despite ICT enthusiasm  Biztech Africa

Despite its recent ICT gains, DRC is still lagging on the e-commerce front, reports Issa Sikiti da Silva.


Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Liquid Telecom to invest Rwf24 billion in Rwanda - The New Times
Liquid Telecom to invest Rwf24 billion in Rwanda  The New Times

Liquid Telecom Rwanda is planning to invest $34 million (about Rwf24 billion) in Rwanda as part of its $200 million Africa expansion plans. Sam Nkusi, the ...


Wed, 24 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
The new yuppies: how to build a new generation of tech-savvy farmers - The Guardian
The new yuppies: how to build a new generation of tech-savvy farmers  The Guardian

If the highest calibre of young people become farmers it will improve food security and help solve the unemployment crisis. Can tech make farming cool?


Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:00:00 GMT
StarTimes DRC: one year of digital content amid controversy - Biztech Africa
StarTimes DRC: one year of digital content amid controversy  Biztech Africa

Twelve months ago, StarTimes was a relatively unknown company in DRC, but the Chinese pay TV operator has become the talk of the town in every street ...


Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Review: How Rwanda became a model for Africa - USA TODAY
Review: How Rwanda became a model for Africa  USA TODAY

Rwanda Inc. documents a country's ongoing transformation through the lens of leadership.


Sun, 02 Dec 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Rwanda’s Not-So-Improbable Ambition To Be A Startup Hub of Africa - TechCrunch
Rwanda’s Not-So-Improbable Ambition To Be A Startup Hub of Africa  TechCrunch

It's an odd feeling to come from California, one of the world's most prodigious economies where the infrastructure and public systems are simultaneously falling ...


Wed, 16 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT

Ivanhoe Mines names former Kinross CFO Tony Giardini as president; CEO to retire - The Globe and Mail
Ivanhoe Mines names former Kinross CFO Tony Giardini as president; CEO to retire  The Globe and Mail

Tony Giardini will step in as president; long-time CEO Lars-Eric Johansson to retire in coming months.


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Scope of Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023 - Industry Today
Scope of Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023  Industry Today

WiseGuyReports.com “Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses” report has been added to its Research ...


Wed, 08 May 2019 09:22:26 GMT
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Market Research Gazette
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Market Research Gazette

WiseGuyReports.com “Africa – Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the Report: Major MNOs in ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:38:48 GMT
Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Size, Growth, Analysis, Drivers and Challenges 2019-2024 - Market Reporter
Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Size, Growth, Analysis, Drivers and Challenges 2019-2024  Market Reporter

WiseGuyReports.com “Africa – Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs” report has been added to its Research Database. Scope of the Report: Major MNOs in ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:34:41 GMT
Brethren bits for May 4, 2019 - Church of the Brethren Newsline
Brethren bits for May 4, 2019  Church of the Brethren Newsline

In this issue: Remembering Sue Snyder and Ruby Shenk, compelling vision prayer calendar, job openings at the World Council of Churches, Bethany Seminary ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Newsline for May 4, 2019 - Church of the Brethren Newsline
Newsline for May 4, 2019  Church of the Brethren Newsline

NEWS 1) Emergency Disaster Fund grants totaling $70000 support Africa cyclone relief 2) Global Food Initiative announces numerous grants 3) On Earth Peace ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The CCT chaperonin is a novel regulator of Ca2+ signaling through modulation of Orai1 trafficking - Science Advances
The CCT chaperonin is a novel regulator of Ca2+ signaling through modulation of Orai1 trafficking  Science Advances

Store-operated Ca2+ entry (SOCE) encodes a range of cellular responses downstream of Ca2+ influx through the SOCE channel Orai1. Orai1 recycles at the ...


Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ...


Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Thailand — almost — has JTACs: US and Thai battlefield airmen train in close-air support - AirForceTimes.com
Thailand — almost — has JTACs: US and Thai battlefield airmen train in close-air support  AirForceTimes.com

Royal Thai Air Force combat controllers and U.S. Air Force tactical air control party airmen trained together during exercise Cope Tiger this month, as Thailand ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Air Force eyes major changes to fix 'dysfunctional' battlefield airman structure - AirForceTimes.com
Air Force eyes major changes to fix 'dysfunctional' battlefield airman structure  AirForceTimes.com

The Air Force is considering major changes to how it organizes, trains and sustains its elite battlefield airmen by 2030, according to a memo obtained by Air ...


Fri, 12 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Pentagon identifies three special operations troops killed by IED in Afghanistan - Military Times
Pentagon identifies three special operations troops killed by IED in Afghanistan  Military Times

The Department of Defense on Wednesday released the identities of three U.S. special operations troops killed during combat operations in Afghanistan.


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Special tactics airman killed in Afghanistan followed in family's footsteps - AirForceTimes.com
Special tactics airman killed in Afghanistan followed in family's footsteps  AirForceTimes.com

Aaron Elchin last spoke to his brother, Air Force Staff Sgt. Dylan J. Elchin, Saturday via Facetime from Afghanistan.


Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Special tactics airman at Hurlburt dies in off-base incident - AirForceTimes.com
Special tactics airman at Hurlburt dies in off-base incident  AirForceTimes.com

Staff Sgt. Jorge A. Hernandez, 26, a combat controller with the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, 720th Special Tactics Group, died Tuesday in Nashville.


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Refusing Conventional Cancer Treatment for CAM Carries More Risk, Study Says - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
Refusing Conventional Cancer Treatment for CAM Carries More Risk, Study Says  AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Complementary medicine and alternative medicine (CAM) is estimated to be a multibillion business in the United States, but people who use it instead of ...


Sat, 04 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Air Force needs more special ops airmen. This is how it plans to get them. - AirForceTimes.com
The Air Force needs more special ops airmen. This is how it plans to get them.  AirForceTimes.com

A new recruiting squadron will focus on sourcing candidates for Air Force special operations career fields.


Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Former top judge banned from public office for ten years - The East African
Former top judge banned from public office for ten years  The East African

Nigeria's former Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen has been barred from holding office for ten years after an ethics tribunal found him guilty of six counts of false ...


Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A path to clean water - Science Advances
A path to clean water  Science Advances

Chemicals, including pharmaceuticals, are necessary for health, agriculture and food production, industrial production, economic welfare, and many other ...


Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The video of Medal of Honor nominee Tech. Sgt Chapman's heroic last stand is now online - AirForceTimes.com
The video of Medal of Honor nominee Tech. Sgt Chapman's heroic last stand is now online  AirForceTimes.com

Video excerpts of the heroic last stand of Technical Sgt. John Chapman, the combat controller who is to posthumously receive the Medal of Honor for his bravery ...


Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Structural investigation of a chaperonin in action reveals how nucleotide binding regulates the functional cycle - Science Advances
Structural investigation of a chaperonin in action reveals how nucleotide binding regulates the functional cycle  Science Advances

Chaperonins are ubiquitous protein assemblies present in bacteria, eukaryota, and archaea, facilitating the folding of proteins, preventing protein aggregation, ...


Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Fallen Air Force combat controller to receive Medal of Honor for 2002 Battle of Roberts Ridge - AirForceTimes.com
Fallen Air Force combat controller to receive Medal of Honor for 2002 Battle of Roberts Ridge  AirForceTimes.com

President Donald Trump will present the medal during a White House ceremony Aug. 22.


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Orange sets up in Democratic Republic of Congo - 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).


Thu, 06 Dec 2012 08:00:00 GMT
'Extraordinary sacrifice': Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Chapman posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor - AirForceTimes.com
'Extraordinary sacrifice': Air Force Tech. Sgt. John Chapman posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor  AirForceTimes.com

Tech. Sgt. John Chapman, the combat controller who was killed trying to save the lives of a team of Army Rangers during a ferocious Afghanistan battle in 2002, ...


Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Report: Medal of Honor approved for Air Force combat controller Tech. Sgt. John Chapman - AirForceTimes.com
Report: Medal of Honor approved for Air Force combat controller Tech. Sgt. John Chapman  AirForceTimes.com

Tech Sgt. John Chapman would be the first airman to receive a Medal of Honor for actions since the Vietnam War.


Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congo visits Kogi to study YESSO, SIP - Vanguard
Congo visits Kogi to study YESSO, SIP  Vanguard

LOKOJA—A delegation from the Democratic Republic of Congo, yesterday, arrived Kogi State on a three-day working visit to study Youth Employment and ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Li substituent tuning of LED phosphors with enhanced efficiency, tunable photoluminescence, and improved thermal stability - Science Advances
Li substituent tuning of LED phosphors with enhanced efficiency, tunable photoluminescence, and improved thermal stability  Science Advances

Solid-state phosphor-converted white light-emitting diodes (pc-WLEDs) are currently revolutionizing the lighting industry. To advance the technology, phosphors ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Congo Swears In Felix Tshisekedi As President Despite Controversy - Leadership Newspaper
Congo Swears In Felix Tshisekedi As President Despite Controversy  Leadership Newspaper

Republic of Congo sworn in Felix Tshisekedi has her new president on Thursday, marking the first peaceful – though not undisputed – transfer of power in the ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Aero to maintain aircraft for West African countries - The Punch
Aero to maintain aircraft for West African countries  The Punch

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi domestic airline, Aero Contractors, will soon begin the maintenance of aircraft registered in some West African countries at...


Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Two aid workers killed in eastern DR Congo - Punchng
Two aid workers killed in eastern DR Congo  Punchng

Two aid workers employed by a French charity that helps provide water were killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and a third is still miss...


Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Largest African Air Chiefs Symposium to date kicks off - Air Force Link
Largest African Air Chiefs Symposium to date kicks off  Air Force Link

The seventh annual African Air Chiefs Symposium began in Kasane May 16, 2017. The African Air Chiefs Symposium is an annual forum for air chiefs from ...


Wed, 17 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
We didn’t endorse Atiku: Middle Belt Forum - Vanguard
We didn’t endorse Atiku: Middle Belt Forum  Vanguard

A spokesman of the Middle Belt Forum has denied endorsing the presidential ambition of Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the ...


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Bushmeat Hunting and Zoonotic Transmission of Simian T-Lymphotropic Virus 1 in Tropical West and Central Africa - Journal of Virology
Bushmeat Hunting and Zoonotic Transmission of Simian T-Lymphotropic Virus 1 in Tropical West and Central Africa  Journal of Virology

Simian T-lymphotropic virus 1 (STLV-1) enters human populations through contact with nonhuman primate (NHP) bushmeat. We tested whether differences in ...


Sat, 08 Sep 2018 04:38:18 GMT
ORAI1, STIM1/2, and RYR1 shape subsecond Ca2+ microdomains upon T cell activation - Science
ORAI1, STIM1/2, and RYR1 shape subsecond Ca2+ microdomains upon T cell activation  Science

Stimulation of the T cell receptor (TCR) initially elicits local Ca2+ signals at the plasma membrane that propagate to trigger global Ca2+ signals that fully activate ...


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Research and Markets: Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - 2011 - Business Wire
Research and Markets: Democratic Republic of Congo - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - 2011  Business Wire

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/a4cc1a/democratic_republi) has announced the addition of the.


Mon, 21 Mar 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Combat controller to receive Air Force Cross for actions during fierce Afghan battle - AirForceTimes.com
Combat controller to receive Air Force Cross for actions during fierce Afghan battle  AirForceTimes.com

Staff Sgt. Richard Hunter, a combat controller with the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, will receive the Air Force Cross for his actions during a 2016 battle in ...


Tue, 19 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Congolese Model, Dorcas Wins Miss Africa 2018 Crown - THISDAY Newspapers
Congolese Model, Dorcas Wins Miss Africa 2018 Crown  THISDAY Newspapers

By Bassey Inyang in Calabar. A 24 years old, Dorcas Kasindes model from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has emerged as Miss Africa 2018, and ...


Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Pentagon's deputy secretary temporarily gets lead space advisory job - DefenseNews.com
Pentagon's deputy secretary temporarily gets lead space advisory job  DefenseNews.com

The deputy defense secretary will step temporarily into the role of the Pentagon's lead coordinator for space activities, but questions remain on who will ...


Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Scientists finally develop ‘breakthrough’ Ebola Cure - Plus TV Africa
Scientists finally develop ‘breakthrough’ Ebola Cure  Plus TV Africa

The Ebola outbreak has infected over 600 people in DRC, leading to the death of at least 368 people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The name ...


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Nigeria's Buhari suspends chief judge, drawing opposition ire before election - The Peninsula Qatar
Nigeria's Buhari suspends chief judge, drawing opposition ire before election  The Peninsula Qatar

Nigeria's president suspended the country's most senior judge on Friday, weeks ahead of an election in which the judiciary could play an important role and ...


Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Two-thirds of world’s hungriest people live in Nigeria, others, says UN - The Nation Newspaper
Two-thirds of world’s hungriest people live in Nigeria, others, says UN  The Nation Newspaper

NIGERIA is one of the eight countries that accounted for two thirds of the millions of people that suffered severe hunger in 53 countries last year,


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Two Air Force women pass test to begin battlefield airmen training - AirForceTimes.com
Two Air Force women pass test to begin battlefield airmen training  AirForceTimes.com

An active-duty airmen and an officer are ready to move on to the next phase.


Fri, 13 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
PHILIPPINES: CCT Proven to Keep Poor Children Healthy and in School – World - World Bank Group
PHILIPPINES: CCT Proven to Keep Poor Children Healthy and in School – World  World Bank Group

Expert says Pantawid Pamilya one of the best-targeted social safety nets in the world. MANILA, September 23, 2015—Pantawid Pamilya, the Philippines' ...


Wed, 23 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Justice Onnoghen in the Dock - THISDAY Newspapers
Justice Onnoghen in the Dock  THISDAY Newspapers

Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), is in the dock. Not in the dock yet, but you know what I mean. He is to be charged before the Code ...


Sun, 13 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Nigeria: Alleviating Poverty Through Pro-Poor Policies - AllAfrica - Top Africa News
Nigeria: Alleviating Poverty Through Pro-Poor Policies  AllAfrica - Top Africa News

The recent report that Nigeria has the highest number of the poorest of the poor globally is a source of concern that needs to be treated urgently.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airmen train with Marines to boost skills, capability - AirForceTimes.com
Airmen train with Marines to boost skills, capability  AirForceTimes.com

Two special tactics officers joined MARSOC training to learn how to lead a joint force.


Fri, 21 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Tanzania's Conditional Cash Transfer Program Helps Reduce Extreme Poverty - World Bank Group
Tanzania's Conditional Cash Transfer Program Helps Reduce Extreme Poverty  World Bank Group

A recent evaluation shows that the country's conditional cash transfer program has helped reduce extreme poverty, especially among female-headed ...


Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Navy SEAL to receive Medal of Honor for 2002's Operation Anaconda - NavyTimes.com
Navy SEAL to receive Medal of Honor for 2002's Operation Anaconda  NavyTimes.com

The White House announced Monday that a retired Navy SEAL will receive the Medal of Honor later this month for his actions during 2002's Operation ...


Mon, 07 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sudan's Transitional Military Council Announces Concession Amid Protests – African News – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News - African News Network
Sudan's Transitional Military Council Announces Concession Amid Protests – African News – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News  African News Network

Sudan's transitional military council, has announced key concessions, at a meeting held at the headquarters of the general command, of the armed forces, a day ...


Tue, 16 Apr 2019 08:50:23 GMT
Hiking, Hurting: Newbies Try Pacific Crest Trail - Wall Street Journal
Hiking, Hurting: Newbies Try Pacific Crest Trail  Wall Street Journal

Inspired by the book and movie "Wild," newbie hikers are taking on the Pacific Crest Trail, but many are finding it's no walk in the park. Photo: Sandy Huffaker for ...


Thu, 07 May 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Behind enemy lines: The inside story of the heroes who rescued your next chief of staff - AirForceTimes.com
Behind enemy lines: The inside story of the heroes who rescued your next chief of staff  AirForceTimes.com

The bravery of a small group of airmen saved the life of Gen. Goldfein, who, 17 years later, would be nominated to lead the Air Force.


Fri, 06 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Buhari Lauds Anti-Corruption Academy of... - PR Nigeria News
Buhari Lauds Anti-Corruption Academy of...  PR Nigeria News

Buhari Lauds Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government was committed to making the ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Four-day firefight: Combat controller earns Silver Star for Afghanistan valor - AirForceTimes.com
Four-day firefight: Combat controller earns Silver Star for Afghanistan valor  AirForceTimes.com

In September 2015, then-Staff Sgt. Brian Claughsey was deployed with the 21st Special Tactics Squadron in Afghanistan when his team got a call: The city of ...


Fri, 07 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Air Force massively expands re-up bonus list; some could get $90,000 to stay in - AirForceTimes.com
Air Force massively expands re-up bonus list; some could get $90,000 to stay in  AirForceTimes.com

The Air Force is nearly tripling the number of jobs eligible for selective re-enlistment bonuses in fiscal 2016.


Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Planning Begins for USAF Next-Gen Air Dominance - DefenseNews.com
Planning Begins for USAF Next-Gen Air Dominance  DefenseNews.com

The US Air Force is weeks away from the start of a deep-dive process that will eventually decide what technologies and capabilities it will invest in to ensure air ...


Sat, 07 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Military ‘Seizes Power’ in Gabon - THISDAY Newspapers
Military ‘Seizes Power’ in Gabon  THISDAY Newspapers

Junior officers say they have seized power in oil-rich Gabon, where the ailing leader's family has ruled for 50 years. Soldiers in the west African country say they ...


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
'Trying to grow everywhere': Air Force revamps recruiting in push to add airmen - AirForceTimes.com
'Trying to grow everywhere': Air Force revamps recruiting in push to add airmen  AirForceTimes.com

After the steepest drawdown in two decades, the Air Force is trying to pull out of its manning nosedive. And to do that, it's changing the way it recruits.


Sun, 11 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
People across Africa have to travel far to get to a hospital. We worked out how far | The ICIR - Internatinal Centre For Investigative Reporting
People across Africa have to travel far to get to a hospital. We worked out how far | The ICIR  Internatinal Centre For Investigative Reporting

BY Paul Ouma and Emelda Okiro. NEARLY half of all deaths and about a third of disabilities in low and middle-income countries could be avoided if people had ...


Sun, 30 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
World Bank Approves New Funding for Philippines' Social Safety Net - World Bank Group
World Bank Approves New Funding for Philippines' Social Safety Net  World Bank Group

Conditional Cash Transfer Program gets $450 Million. WASHINGTON, February 19, 2016 – The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved a new ...


Fri, 19 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Chartered College backtracks on Ofsted research criticism - TES News
Chartered College backtracks on Ofsted research criticism  TES News

College accepts cognitive load theory has been researched on children, but reiterates concerns about Ofsted's use of evidence.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
From the archives: The first airmen to die in combat in Afghanistan - AirForceTimes.com
From the archives: The first airmen to die in combat in Afghanistan  AirForceTimes.com

Republished from March 18, 2002, Air Force Times:


Tue, 01 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Opposition Victory In DRC, Pointer To Impending Defeat Of President Buhari –PDP - Independent Newspapers Limited
Opposition Victory In DRC, Pointer To Impending Defeat Of President Buhari –PDP  Independent Newspapers Limited

Abuja – The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has equated the victory of opposition party in Democratic Republic of ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Int’l agency monitors FG’s spending of $322.5m Abacha loot - Vanguard
Int’l agency monitors FG’s spending of $322.5m Abacha loot  Vanguard

AGAINST allegations that the returned Abacha loot was being used for political campaigns in the 2019 elections, the United Kingdom Agency for International ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Legrand and Lumileds collaborate on Tunable White LED Lighting - News - Compound Semiconductor
Legrand and Lumileds collaborate on Tunable White LED Lighting - News  Compound Semiconductor

Legrand, North & Central America and Lumileds have announced a partnership agreement that will bring to market a simple to integrate and easy-to-install plug ...


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Combat controller recognized for heroics in Sept. battles - AirForceTimes.com
Combat controller recognized for heroics in Sept. battles  AirForceTimes.com

Combat controller to receive Silver Star and a national award for two missions in September in Afghanistan.


Tue, 21 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Changes coming to deployed Airman pay > US Air Force > Article Display - Air Force Link
Changes coming to deployed Airman pay > US Air Force > Article Display  Air Force Link

Starting June 1, Airmen deployed to several locations will see significant changes to pay programs. The biggest change includes the discontinuation of imminent ...


Fri, 14 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Femi Fani-Kayode: The CJN Onnoghen conundrum - who has bewitched Nigeria - Daily Post Nigeria
Femi Fani-Kayode: The CJN Onnoghen conundrum - who has bewitched Nigeria  Daily Post Nigeria

Permit me to begin this contribution with a few comparisons. Consider the following. Mr. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was elected President of Ghana in ...


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The ConCourt and transformation - DOCUMENTS - Politicsweb
The ConCourt and transformation - DOCUMENTS  Politicsweb

TRANSFORMATION AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT. SETTING THE SCENE. South Africa's ruling party, the African National Congress (ANC), has long ...


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congo, UN Deploy Specialists To Tackle Ebola Epidemic - Independent Newspapers Limited
Congo, UN Deploy Specialists To Tackle Ebola Epidemic  Independent Newspapers Limited

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the United Nations (UN) agencies began deploying emergency teams of specialists over the weekend to try to ...


Mon, 14 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Garden House Gives New Meaning to Green Roof - Wall Street Journal
Garden House Gives New Meaning to Green Roof  Wall Street Journal

Patrick Whitaker and Keir Malem's London home includes hundreds of small plants in steel containers, which have been screwed into the fiberglass roof in rows.


Wed, 23 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Health Financing and Crisis of Healthcare System in Nigeria - THISDAY Newspapers
Health Financing and Crisis of Healthcare System in Nigeria  THISDAY Newspapers

By Tunji Olaopa. According to the WHO, “the purpose of health financing is to make funding available as well as to set the right financial incentives to providers ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UNICEF Says 76 People Killed In Ethnic Strife In Northeast DR Congo - Independent Newspapers Limited
UNICEF Says 76 People Killed In Ethnic Strife In Northeast DR Congo  Independent Newspapers Limited

The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Friday said 76 people have been killed during ethnic violence gripping northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo ...


Sat, 17 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
New Bench Unveiled in Honor of Long Beach Air Force Veterans and Brothers • Long Beach Post - Long Beach Post
New Bench Unveiled in Honor of Long Beach Air Force Veterans and Brothers • Long Beach Post  Long Beach Post

Emotional morning honoring brothers Andy & Sean Harvell with a memorial bench. Thank you for your *service*. @LongBeachCity @LongBeachParks ...


Fri, 13 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Making Nigeria Aircraft Maintenance Hub - THISDAY Newspapers
Making Nigeria Aircraft Maintenance Hub  THISDAY Newspapers

Chinedu Eze urges the federal government to consider indigenous operators in its quest to set up a maintenance, repair and overhaul facility in Nigeria.


Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
President Muhammadu Buhari & All Progressive Congress [APC]’s Vanishing Ata Ndele ‘Palooza’ - Herald NG
President Muhammadu Buhari & All Progressive Congress [APC]’s Vanishing Ata Ndele ‘Palooza’  Herald NG

The National Judicial Council [NJC] shall have power to recommend to the President the removal from office of the judicial officers specified in sub-paragraph (a) ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 09:55:04 GMT
S. Sudan president launches surveillance drones, CCTV cameras - Sudan Tribune
S. Sudan president launches surveillance drones, CCTV cameras  Sudan Tribune

December 4, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Monday launched surveillance drones and cameras in 11 different locations of the capital, ...


Tue, 05 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Dual phosphorylation of Ric-8A enhances its ability to mediate G protein a subunit folding and to stimulate guanine nucleotide exchange - Science
Dual phosphorylation of Ric-8A enhances its ability to mediate G protein a subunit folding and to stimulate guanine nucleotide exchange  Science

Heterotrimeric G proteins, which consist of various combinations of a, ß, and ? subunits, transduce a wide array of signals from G protein–coupled receptors ...


Tue, 29 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo vs Morocco: Kabananga strikes as the Leopards upset Atlas Lion - Daily Nigerian News
DR Congo vs Morocco: Kabananga strikes as the Leopards upset Atlas Lion  Daily Nigerian News

Democratic Republic of the Congo's midfielder Junior Kabananga (L) challenges Morocco's midfielder Romain Saiss during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations ...


Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:02:59 GMT
The Evolution of LED Technologies and Controls - Chain Store Age
The Evolution of LED Technologies and Controls  Chain Store Age

Chain stores are notorious for their large consumption of energy, in fact, energy is the fourth largest in-store operating cost for U.S. retailers. Out of this energy ...


Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
ASSETS DECLARATION CHARGE: Nwabueze backs Onnoghen - Vanguard
ASSETS DECLARATION CHARGE: Nwabueze backs Onnoghen  Vanguard

LEGAL icon and elder statesman, Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, has kicked against the manner the Federal Government is handling the false assets ...


Sat, 19 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The new world atlas of artificial night sky brightness - Science Advances
The new world atlas of artificial night sky brightness  Science Advances

Artificial lights raise night sky luminance, creating the most visible effect of light pollution—artificial skyglow. Despite the increasing interest among scientists in ...


Fri, 10 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Masai’s Giants of Africa Celebrates 15th Anniversary in Lagos - THISDAY Newspapers
Masai’s Giants of Africa Celebrates 15th Anniversary in Lagos  THISDAY Newspapers

Giants of Africa basketball camp run by the Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri will do the tip off in Lagos tuesday. The venue this time is the Sports Hall of the ...


Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Three DR Congo soldiers killed while fighting Ugandan rebels - Daily Nigerian News
Three DR Congo soldiers killed while fighting Ugandan rebels  Daily Nigerian News

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) celebrate next to a commanding officer in Matombo, 35km north of Beni, North ...


Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Access Bank Partners Firm on Money Transfer - THISDAY Newspapers
Access Bank Partners Firm on Money Transfer  THISDAY Newspapers

Transfast, a cross-border payments and remittance firm has partnered with Access Bank to facilitate inflow of remittance to bank accounts and delivery in the ...


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Concede defeat, ACF tells Atiku - Vanguard
Concede defeat, ACF tells Atiku  Vanguard

Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has called on former vice president, Abubakar Atiku, to concede defeat in the just concluded presidential election and ...


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Philippines Morning News For November 19 - AEC News Today
Philippines Morning News For November 19  AEC News Today

All the #Philippines #news you need to know for November19, 2018. Morning news from Philippines. Philippines business news.


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Dynamic white lighting mimics daylighting - Building Design + Construction
Dynamic white lighting mimics daylighting  Building Design + Construction

By varying an LED luminaire's color temperature, it is possible to mimic daylighting, to some extent, and the natural circadian rhythms that accompany it, writes ...


Wed, 02 Aug 2017 22:13:45 GMT
The Left Under Duterte - Jacobin magazine
The Left Under Duterte  Jacobin magazine

During the years of the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines, Walden Bello worked from the United States to expose the Marcos regime's financial ...


Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
A variational approach to probing extreme events in turbulent dynamical systems - Science Advances
A variational approach to probing extreme events in turbulent dynamical systems  Science Advances

Extreme events are ubiquitous in a wide range of dynamical systems, including turbulent fluid flows, nonlinear waves, large-scale networks, and biological ...


Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
US Demands Documents from Glencore over Corruption Allegations in Nigeria - THISDAY Newspapers
US Demands Documents from Glencore over Corruption Allegations in Nigeria  THISDAY Newspapers

Two ex-Afren executives convicted over Nigerian deals. Ejiofor Alike with agency reports. The US Department of Justice is seeking documents from Glencore ...


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Tongues wag over FG’s plan to share $322m Abacha loot to 300,000 households - Daily Sun
Tongues wag over FG’s plan to share $322m Abacha loot to 300,000 households  Daily Sun

The Federal Government's latest move to check poverty is receiving flak from Nigerians who fear the administration is embarking on another wild goose chase.


Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Coevolutionary dynamics between tribe Cercopithecini tetherins and their lentiviruses - Nature.com
Coevolutionary dynamics between tribe Cercopithecini tetherins and their lentiviruses  Nature.com

Human immunodeficiency virus, a primate lentivirus (PLV), causes AIDS in humans, whereas most PLVs are less or not pathogenic in monkeys. These notions ...


Wed, 04 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
DRC Coach: We didn’t come to win Super Eagles - TODAY.NG
DRC Coach: We didn’t come to win Super Eagles  TODAY.NG

The Head Coach of the visiting Democratic Republic of Congo national team, Florent Ibenge, says the friendly match his team played with the Super Eagles was ...


Tue, 29 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
An extensive reef system at the Amazon River mouth - Science Advances
An extensive reef system at the Amazon River mouth  Science Advances

Large rivers create major gaps in reef distribution along tropical shelves. The Amazon River represents 20% of the global riverine discharge to the ocean, ...


Fri, 22 Apr 2016 07:00:00 GMT
What aided Buhari’s victory - Vanguard
What aided Buhari’s victory  Vanguard

Against all national and international predictions, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress spectacularly defeated the candidate of the ...


Sat, 02 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kidnapped US journalist in DR Congo found safe and sound - Daily Nigerian News
Kidnapped US journalist in DR Congo found safe and sound  Daily Nigerian News

“The American journalist Lisa Dupuy was found safe and sound at around 3 am on Sunday” by government troops, Pacifique Keta, vice governor of Ituri province ...


Sun, 16 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
UN Criticises Angola For Forcing Refugees To Return To Violent Congo - Independent Newspapers Limited
UN Criticises Angola For Forcing Refugees To Return To Violent Congo  Independent Newspapers Limited

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) is deeply concerned about rekindled tension in the violent Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo and criticized ...


Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
We warned APC against giving Imo gov ticket to Uzodinma —Nwosu - Vanguard
We warned APC against giving Imo gov ticket to Uzodinma —Nwosu  Vanguard

Imo State governorship candidate of Action Alliance, AA, Uche Nwosu, yesterday said that he is prepared to team up with the All Progressives Congress, APC, ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Plastic bottle battle: members respond to our new environment series - The Guardian
Plastic bottle battle: members respond to our new environment series  The Guardian

The Guardian's Bottling It series is shining a light on the problem of what to do with the 1m plastic drinking bottles produced every minute. Your replies were ...


Fri, 07 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
The activation loop of PIP5K functions as a membrane sensor essential for lipid substrate processing - Science Advances
The activation loop of PIP5K functions as a membrane sensor essential for lipid substrate processing  Science Advances

Phosphatidylinositol 4-phosphate 5-kinase (PIP5K), a representative member of the phosphatidylinositol phosphate kinase (PIPK) family, is a major enzyme that ...


Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Philippines: More Opportunities for Citizen Participation in Promoting Good Governance - World Bank Group
Philippines: More Opportunities for Citizen Participation in Promoting Good Governance  World Bank Group

Citizens and civil society groups have greater opportunities for engaging government on matters affecting their daily lives using the internet.


Fri, 25 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
A molecular mechanism of chaperone-client recognition - Science Advances
A molecular mechanism of chaperone-client recognition  Science Advances

Molecular chaperones are essential in aiding client proteins to fold into their native structure and in maintaining cellular protein homeostasis. However ...


Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT

Ebola outbreak in Congo has now killed more than 1,000 - Axios
Ebola outbreak in Congo has now killed more than 1,000  Axios

Officials are trying — and failing — to squelch a simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the death toll passed 1,000 on ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ebola treatment distrust leading to greater likelihood of spread - Axios
Ebola treatment distrust leading to greater likelihood of spread  Axios

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo now has 7 hotspots and is considered to have an increased risk of spread within DRC and ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 21:07:00 GMT
The Ebola vaccine's effectiveness is imperiled by the DRC's unrest - Axios
The Ebola vaccine's effectiveness is imperiled by the DRC's unrest  Axios

The Ebola vaccine — which appears to have an effectiveness of more than 97% when given 10 days before infection — also must be given quickly once an ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Climate change may subtly shift Tornado Alley - Axios
Climate change may subtly shift Tornado Alley  Axios

While scientists prowl the Plains in search of monster storms, others are looking at broader-scale trends that show tantalizing clues about how Tornado Alley ...


Thu, 16 May 2019 21:46:00 GMT
Southern Plains hit by tornadoes, more severe storms ahead - Axios
Southern Plains hit by tornadoes, more severe storms ahead  Axios

Waves of severe thunderstorms struck the Southern Plains Saturday, bringing tornadoes, large hail and flooding rains, and the National Weather *Service* warns ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 01:29:25 GMT
Enhanced Fujita Scale: How tornadoes are ranked - Axios
Enhanced Fujita Scale: How tornadoes are ranked  Axios

Since February 2007, the National Weather *Service* has used the Enhanced Fujita Scale to measure the intensity of tornadoes. After the tornado strikes, ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 20:10:00 GMT
The Milken Conference's diversity problem - Axios
The Milken Conference's diversity problem  Axios

Milken went to great lengths this year to tout diversity at its 22nd annual conference, but it's still very male and white.


Sun, 05 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Researchers can't tell if any newfound worlds could sustain life - Axios
Researchers can't tell if any newfound worlds could sustain life  Axios

Some of the most convincing evidence that a planet is Earth-like may come if scientists can detect atmospheric water vapor.


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Trump tells Wisconsin rally: We're sending migrants to sanctuary cities - Axios
Trump tells Wisconsin rally: We're sending migrants to sanctuary cities  Axios

"They ain't too happy about it. I'm proud to tell you that was actually my sick idea."


Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ebola worries spike after Congo election violence - Axios
Ebola worries spike after Congo election violence  Axios

Worries over the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have spiked after violence surrounding last weekend's elections led to hundreds of ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
World Health Organization "deeply concerned" over attacks on Ebola clinics - Axios
World Health Organization "deeply concerned" over attacks on Ebola clinics  Axios

The World Health Organization said Thursday it was deeply concerned over 2 violent attacks on Ebola treatment centers in 2 cities in the Democratic Republic of ...


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Attacks in Congo's epicenter of Ebola outbreak halt vaccinations - Axios
Attacks in Congo's epicenter of Ebola outbreak halt vaccinations  Axios

Violence this weekend in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has again put a halt to efforts to contain the spread of the Ebola virus. The DRC's Ministry of ...


Sun, 21 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
USAID and WHO alarmed on Congo's security issues near Ebola area - Axios
USAID and WHO alarmed on Congo's security issues near Ebola area  Axios

Recent violence in the areas where the deadly Ebola virus is centered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has triggered stronger moves by the U.S. and ...


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
There are tools to fight Ebola — but first people need to trust them - Axios
There are tools to fight Ebola — but first people need to trust them  Axios

Despite having more tools to combat Ebola than ever before, the disease continues to spread to new parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo — partly as ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Ebola outbreak in the Congo gets worse as cases spike - Axios
Ebola outbreak in the Congo gets worse as cases spike  Axios

The Ebola outbreak simmering in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is worsening in some ways, despite major successes in combating the illness in ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Social media has key role to play during public health emergencies, like Ebola - Axios
Social media has key role to play during public health emergencies, like Ebola  Axios

Congo health officials monitor WhatsApp for false information on Ebola.


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congo's Ebola outbreak has "very high" risk of spreading - Axios
Congo's Ebola outbreak has "very high" risk of spreading  Axios

The World Health Organization classified Ebola's spread from Democratic Republic of the Congo "very high," Saturday as two confirmed cased were discovered ...


Sat, 29 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ebola vaccine being used in the Congo could get FDA approval next year - Axios
Ebola vaccine being used in the Congo could get FDA approval next year  Axios

The Democratic Republic of the Congo started using an experimental vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus yesterday after identifying it as the virulent Zaire ...


Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Theoretical guidelines to create and tune electric skyrmion bubbles - Science Advances
Theoretical guidelines to create and tune electric skyrmion bubbles  Science Advances

Researchers have long wondered whether ferroelectrics may present topological textures akin to magnetic skyrmions and chiral bubbles, the results being ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Supercell CEO wants to take creative company culture mainstream - Geektime
Supercell CEO wants to take creative company culture mainstream  Geektime

With a focus on the creative teams dictating the direction of the company, Ilkka Paananen sees that as the key to enhancing gaming culture worldwide.


Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Astronaut twins, Nepal tornado and malaria vaccine - Nature.com
Astronaut twins, Nepal tornado and malaria vaccine  Nature.com

Astronaut twins back to being identical NASA's identical-twin astronauts, Scott and Mark Kelly, are back to being nearly identical. That's the verdict of a study, ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ebola outbreak – this time it's different - Horizon magazine
Ebola outbreak – this time it's different  Horizon magazine

Lessons learned from past Ebola epidemics are helping to combat a *fresh* outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Investing in new vaccines, ...


Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Gate-controlled VO2 phase transition for high-performance smart windows - Science Advances
Gate-controlled VO2 phase transition for high-performance smart windows  Science Advances

Vanadium dioxide (VO2) is a promising material for developing energy-saving “smart windows,” owing to its infrared thermochromism induced by metal-insulator ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
American tourist kidnapped in Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park, officials say - KTRK-TV
American tourist kidnapped in Uganda's Queen Elizabeth National Park, officials say  KTRK-TV

An American tourist was kidnapped on Tuesday evening while visiting Uganda's most popular national park, officials said.


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Joe Biden's weekend from hell - Axios
Joe Biden's weekend from hell  Axios

A paragraph that a 76-year-old white male candidate for the Democratic nomination doesn't want to see, from a front-page story in today's NY Times: Biden has ...


Mon, 01 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
5 Things Things to Know About Supercell - Wall Street Journal
5 Things Things to Know About Supercell  Wall Street Journal

Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings is in talks with SoftBank Group to buy the Japanese telecommunications giant's majority stake in Supercell Oy, the ...


Mon, 23 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Reliable and practical computational description of molecular crystal polymorphs - Science Advances
Reliable and practical computational description of molecular crystal polymorphs  Science Advances

Reliable prediction of the polymorphic energy landscape of a molecular crystal would yield profound insight into drug development in terms of the existence and ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Exclusive poll: Most Democrats see Republicans as racist, sexist - Axios
Exclusive poll: Most Democrats see Republicans as racist, sexist  Axios

Many Americans think people in the other party are ignorant, spiteful, evil and generally destroying the country, according to a new Axios poll by SurveyMonkey, ...


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Experimental vaccine used to fight Congo's Ebola outbreak - Axios
Experimental vaccine used to fight Congo's Ebola outbreak  Axios

To extinguish the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — where it has sickened at least 46 people, killed 26 and has spread to the provincial ...


Mon, 21 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
North Carolina investigators find evidence of significant fraud in House election - Axios
North Carolina investigators find evidence of significant fraud in House election  Axios

An investigation into North Carolina's 9th Congressional District 2018 election has found a "coordinated, unlawful and substantially resourced absentee ballot ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Li substituent tuning of LED phosphors with enhanced efficiency, tunable photoluminescence, and improved thermal stability - Science Advances
Li substituent tuning of LED phosphors with enhanced efficiency, tunable photoluminescence, and improved thermal stability  Science Advances

Solid-state phosphor-converted white light-emitting diodes (pc-WLEDs) are currently revolutionizing the lighting industry. To advance the technology, phosphors ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee raises $2.25 million for 2020 campaign - Axios
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee raises $2.25 million for 2020 campaign  Axios

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee told Politico Monday that his 2020 presidential campaign raised $2.25 million in the first quarter of 2019. The big picture: Inslee, who ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Trump's 2020 map from hell - Axios
Trump's 2020 map from hell  Axios

Recent polling in a slew of states that carried President Trump to his thin win in 2016 show him starting 2020 in a deep hole. What's new: Based on demographic ...


Sun, 17 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
House Judiciary Committee launches sweeping Trump probe - Axios
House Judiciary Committee launches sweeping Trump probe  Axios

The House Judiciary Committee launched on Monday a sweeping investigation of President Trump and his inner circle that will focus on 3 broad spheres of ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The first lawmakers lining up behind AOC's Green New Deal resolution - Axios
The first lawmakers lining up behind AOC's Green New Deal resolution  Axios

The Sierra Club and Tom Steyer's NextGen America, as well as veteran Democrat Rep. Earl Blumenauer (Ore.), are among the first backers of Rep. Alexandria ...


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
YouTube coverage of hate speech hearing marred by hate speech - Axios
YouTube coverage of hate speech hearing marred by hate speech  Axios

Anti-Semitic and Islamophobic comments and other hateful speech caused YouTube to disable its official live chat for a Tuesday House Judiciary Committee ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
U.S. threatens to restrict intelligence sharing with Germany over Huawei - Axios
U.S. threatens to restrict intelligence sharing with Germany over Huawei  Axios

The Trump administration informed the German government on Friday that it would curtail intelligence-sharing if Berlin allowed Huawei to participate in building ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DOJ to send Mueller report redactions to select members of Congress - Axios
DOJ to send Mueller report redactions to select members of Congress  Axios

12 members of Congress will have access to the less-redacted report "via in camera review."


Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Maxine Waters' oversight agenda after Dems' midterms win - Axios
Maxine Waters' oversight agenda after Dems' midterms win  Axios

With control of the House of Representatives, Democrats now control the House Financial Services Committee, which will almost certainly be chaired by Maxine ...


Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Adobe is considering whether it wants to design its own chips - Axios
Adobe is considering whether it wants to design its own chips  Axios

Why it matters: Once upon a time, software and hardware companies largely relied on Intel and others to provide chips. More and more companies, though, see ...


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Evidence for a quantum spin Hall phase in graphene decorated with Bi2Te3 nanoparticles - Science Advances
Evidence for a quantum spin Hall phase in graphene decorated with Bi2Te3 nanoparticles  Science Advances

Realization of the quantum spin Hall effect in graphene devices has remained an outstanding challenge dating back to the inception of the field of topological ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Amazon to launch 3,236 satellites into orbit for global broadband project - Axios
Amazon to launch 3,236 satellites into orbit for global broadband project  Axios

Amazon has begun the process of squaring its self-described "big, audacious space project" with the FCC, according to public filings reported by GeekWire.


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Kamala Harris' 2020 campaign raised $1.5 million in its first day - Axios
Kamala Harris' 2020 campaign raised $1.5 million in its first day  Axios

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) raised $1.5 million from 38,000 online donors in the 24 hours after she announced her 2020 presidential run, according to her ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Scoop: John Boehner announcing lobbying group for cannabis reform - Axios
Scoop: John Boehner announcing lobbying group for cannabis reform  Axios

Former House Speaker John Boehner this morning will announce the National Cannabis Roundtable, an industry-funded group to lobby for cannabis reform, ...


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is already making Dems more activist - Axios
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is already making Dems more activist  Axios

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, star of House Dems' freshman class, is using her social-media mastery and her fearless organizing instinct to ...


Fri, 07 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Report: Off-duty pilot saved doomed Lion Air plane on flight before fatal crash - Axios
Report: Off-duty pilot saved doomed Lion Air plane on flight before fatal crash  Axios

The day before a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft plunged into the Java Sea, killing all 189 aboard, an off-duty pilot riding in the flight deck jumpseat of the ...


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Two Americas: amplified, tearing apart - Axios
Two Americas: amplified, tearing apart  Axios

The midterms produced a divided Congress that's emblematic of a split America, drifting further apart and pointing to poisonous years ahead. The net result: Two ...


Wed, 07 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Paul Manafort sentenced to 4 years in prison - Axios
Paul Manafort sentenced to 4 years in prison  Axios

President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been sentenced in a Virginia court to 4 years in prison for a laundry list of financial crimes, ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How Arctic warming may have blasted us with the polar vortex - Axios
How Arctic warming may have blasted us with the polar vortex  Axios

It is a reminder that it is possible to have extreme cold in a warming world.


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
60% of wild coffee species are in danger of extinction - Axios
60% of wild coffee species are in danger of extinction  Axios

The two species that comprise nearly 100% of the global coffee trade do not tolerate drought or low moisture.


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
China's manufacturing rises as U.S., Japan and Europe fall - Axios
China's manufacturing rises as U.S., Japan and Europe fall  Axios

China's manufacturing sector returned to growth in March.


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ultrafast electron calorimetry uncovers a new long-lived metastable state in 1T-TaSe2 mediated by mode-selective electron-phonon coupling - Science Advances
Ultrafast electron calorimetry uncovers a new long-lived metastable state in 1T-TaSe2 mediated by mode-selective electron-phonon coupling  Science Advances

Quantum materials represent one of the most promising frontiers in the quest for faster, lightweight, energy-efficient technologies. However, their inherent ...


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Polymorphism of bulk boron nitride - Science Advances
Polymorphism of bulk boron nitride  Science Advances

Boron nitride (BN) is a material with outstanding technological promise due to its exceptional thermochemical stability, structural, electronic, and thermal ...


Fri, 18 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
IRS will reportedly take 12 to 18 months to recover from shutdown - Axios
IRS will reportedly take 12 to 18 months to recover from shutdown  Axios

A government watchdog that oversees the IRS told House staffers that it will take between 12 and 18 months for the agency to recover from the government ...


Sat, 26 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Game Makers' Valuations: Comparing Mojang, King and Supercell - Wall Street Journal
Game Makers' Valuations: Comparing Mojang, King and Supercell  Wall Street Journal

How does Microsoft's reported $2 billion offer for Minecraft maker Mojang stack up against other gaming companies, like Candy Crush maker King, and Clash of ...


Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Bolton: Chemical weapons in Syria will still be met with "strong response" - Axios
Bolton: Chemical weapons in Syria will still be met with "strong response"  Axios

National security adviser John Bolton warned the Syrian regime not to take the United States' new stance on Syria as a "change in our position that any use of ...


Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Trump says Mulvaney will be his acting chief of staff - Axios
Trump says Mulvaney will be his acting chief of staff  Axios

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney is going to be "acting" White House chief of staff, President Trump announced today on Twitter. It wasn't clear immediately who ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
What is the origin of macroscopic friction? - Science Advances
What is the origin of macroscopic friction?  Science Advances

What is the origin of molecular friction, and how can macroscopic friction be explained in terms of molecular friction? To elucidate the origins of molecular and ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The $6 trillion price tag for the "War on Terror" - Axios
The $6 trillion price tag for the "War on Terror"  Axios

The U.S. will have spent almost $6 trillion on the war on terror by the end of fiscal year 2019, according to an annual report out Wednesday from Brown ...


Wed, 14 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Nebraska AG subpoenas records of child sex abuse from 400 Catholic churches - Axios
Nebraska AG subpoenas records of child sex abuse from 400 Catholic churches  Axios

Nebraska law enforcement requested that more than 400 Catholic churches and instituions turn over records related to child sexual abuse committed by people ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Trump: Florida midterm results "must go with Election Night" ballots - Axios
Trump: Florida midterm results "must go with Election Night" ballots  Axios

"An honest vote count is no longer possible — ballots massively infected."


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Graphene catalyzes the reversible formation of a C–C bond between two molecules - Science Advances
Graphene catalyzes the reversible formation of a C–C bond between two molecules  Science Advances

Carbon deposits are well-known inhibitors of transition metal catalysts. In contrast to this undesirable behavior, here we show that epitaxial graphene grown on ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
ICE ordered to force-feed detainees on hunger strike at El Paso facility - Axios
ICE ordered to force-feed detainees on hunger strike at El Paso facility  Axios

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson confirmed to the Washington Post Saturday that the agency has been ordered by a federal judge to ...


Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Federal judge says ACA must be thrown out - Axios
Federal judge says ACA must be thrown out  Axios

A federal judge declared the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional Friday, ruling that the entire law must be struck down because Congress invalidated the tax ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
"This is a very dangerous situation": Experts sound alarm on measles - Axios
"This is a very dangerous situation": Experts sound alarm on measles  Axios

After having practically eradicated measles from the U.S. almost two decades ago, a growing anti-vaccination movement has led to a resurgence of cases, ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Signs point to an acceleration of Mueller's endgame - Axios
Signs point to an acceleration of Mueller's endgame  Axios

Evidence is mounting that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is moving toward further indictments — and perhaps some big ones, with an end-of-year flurry of ...


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Scientists say major push for CO2 removal needed to curb climate change - Axios
Scientists say major push for CO2 removal needed to curb climate change  Axios

A new National Academy of Sciences report calls for a "substantial research initiative" to quickly advance technologies that directly remove carbon dioxide from ...


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Hidden CDW states and insulator-to-metal transition after a pulsed femtosecond laser excitation in layered chalcogenide 1T-TaS2-xSex - Science Advances
Hidden CDW states and insulator-to-metal transition after a pulsed femtosecond laser excitation in layered chalcogenide 1T-TaS2-xSex  Science Advances

The hidden (H) quantum state in 1T-TaS2 has sparked considerable interest in the field of correlated electron systems. Here, we investigate ultrafast switches to ...


Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Phonon localization in heat conduction - Science Advances
Phonon localization in heat conduction  Science Advances

Nondiffusive phonon thermal transport, extensively observed in nanostructures, has largely been attributed to classical size effects, ignoring the wave nature of ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Media startup launches exclusively on Facebook - Axios
Media startup launches exclusively on Facebook  Axios

A group of media professionals is launching Progress News Network (PNN), a daily 2.5 minute newscast slated to reach 35–40+ year-olds with broadcast-like ...


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
New York building largest energy storage project to date - Axios
New York building largest energy storage project to date  Axios

Construction on New York State's largest-ever energy storage project started late last month, to launch in 2019. Located on the Luther Forest Technology ...


Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Solar geoengineering could offset global warming without causing harm - Axios
Solar geoengineering could offset global warming without causing harm  Axios

Researchers studying the potential consequences of dispersing tiny particles into the upper atmosphere, where they would reflect incoming solar radiation and ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Trump’s tweets are less read and influential than people may think - Axios
Trump’s tweets are less read and influential than people may think  Axios

Nearly 60% of Americans rarely or never read Trump's tweets.


Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Polar vortex-linked Arctic blast sets painful records, kills at least 8 - Axios
Polar vortex-linked Arctic blast sets painful records, kills at least 8  Axios

An extreme winter weather event is unfolding across the Midwest on Wednesday through Thursday, and numerous daily and some all-time temperature records ...


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New climate report warns of increasingly dire risks to U.S. - Axios
New climate report warns of increasingly dire risks to U.S.  Axios

The report, issued by the Trump administration on Black Friday, makes for bleak reading.


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
NASA spacecraft discovers evidence of water on the asteroid Bennu - Axios
NASA spacecraft discovers evidence of water on the asteroid Bennu  Axios

At some point, liquid water was present on the parent asteroid.


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Finnish Game Maker Supercell Soft-Launches Third Title, 'Boom Beach' - Wall Street Journal
Finnish Game Maker Supercell Soft-Launches Third Title, 'Boom Beach'  Wall Street Journal

Finnish mobile game maker Supercell Oy has begun testing with customers a new game called "Boom Beach" in an attempt to launch a third title at a time when ...


Mon, 18 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Gretchen Whitmer wins governor's primary in Michigan - Axios
Gretchen Whitmer wins governor's primary in Michigan  Axios

Gretchen Whitmer has won the Democratic primary for governor of Michigan. Why it matters: This primary was a perfect example of the progressive left's fight to ...


Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Forest management is only one risk factor in the California wildfires - Axios
Forest management is only one risk factor in the California wildfires  Axios

Deadly wildfires continue to rage in California, destroying homes and engulfing the state in smoke. President Trump last weekend blamed “gross ...


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Record number of Americans see climate change as a current threat - Axios
Record number of Americans see climate change as a current threat  Axios

More Americans are very worried about global warming and say the issue is personally important to them than ever before, according to a new poll released ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Americans to Supreme Court and Kavanaugh: Leave Roe v. Wade alone - Axios
Americans to Supreme Court and Kavanaugh: Leave Roe v. Wade alone  Axios

The vast majority of Americans want to leave Roe v. Wade in place, a reality that Republicans will face if Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the Supreme Court and ...


Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Magnetism in semiconducting molybdenum dichalcogenides - Science Advances
Magnetism in semiconducting molybdenum dichalcogenides  Science Advances

Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) are interesting for understanding the fundamental physics of two-dimensional (2D) materials as well as for applications ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Polymeric vanadyl species determine the low-temperature activity of V-based catalysts for the SCR of NOx with NH3 - Science Advances
Polymeric vanadyl species determine the low-temperature activity of V-based catalysts for the SCR of NOx with NH3  Science Advances

The structure of dispersed vanadyl species plays a crucial role in the selective catalytic reduction (SCR) of NO with NH3 over vanadia-based catalysts. Here, we ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Dislocation behaviors in nanotwinned diamond - Science Advances
Dislocation behaviors in nanotwinned diamond  Science Advances

Experimental results (Huang et al.) indicated that nanotwinned diamond (nt-diamond) has unprecedented hardness, whose physical mechanism has remained ...


Fri, 21 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Science Behind Lightning's Electric Shows - WIRED
The Science Behind Lightning's Electric Shows  WIRED

Lightning's antics have inspired fear and devotion throughout history. But what's the science behind the mythology?


Mon, 26 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
California wildfire explodes in size, rampages through town of Paradise - Axios
California wildfire explodes in size, rampages through town of Paradise  Axios

A massive and rapidly-spreading California wildfire ignited Thursday, and within six hours grew to 18,000 acres in size, according to Cal Fire. The fire overran ...


Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
NewsGuard launches first product with help from Microsoft - Axios
NewsGuard launches first product with help from Microsoft  Axios

NewsGuard Technologies, a new *service* that uses trained journalists to rate thousands of news and information sites, is launching its first product today: web ...


Thu, 23 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Catalysis-tunable Heusler alloys in selective hydrogenation of alkynes: A new potential for old materials - Science Advances
Catalysis-tunable Heusler alloys in selective hydrogenation of alkynes: A new potential for old materials  Science Advances

Heusler alloys (X2YZ) are well-established intermetallic compound materials in various fields because their function can be precisely adjusted by elemental ...


Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Paralyzed man able to take steps with electrode stimulation - Axios
Paralyzed man able to take steps with electrode stimulation  Axios

Jered Chinnock, a man who became paralyzed in his lower limbs after a 2013 snowmobile accident, was able to take voluntary steps with a walker and on a ...


Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Inside the security clearance revolt - Axios
Inside the security clearance revolt  Axios

CIA senior aides pulled off a first in American history.


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sen. Tim Kaine: Trump is "stoking" racial divisions - Axios
Sen. Tim Kaine: Trump is "stoking" racial divisions  Axios

Sen. Tim Kaine D-VA said to Face the Nation's Margaret Brennan in an interview that President Donald Trump has been "stoking" rather than helping the racial ...


Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Go deeper: The Trump officials who've denied writing the NYT op-ed - Axios
Go deeper: The Trump officials who've denied writing the NYT op-ed  Axios

Washington has launched a massive "whodunnit" search to identify the anonymous senior White House administration official who wrote the scathing New York ...


Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
This rotating map shows nearly 9 billion lightning bolts - Axios
This rotating map shows nearly 9 billion lightning bolts  Axios

Every second on Earth, 100 lightning bolts strike the planet. That's about 8 million strikes per day, and 3 billion a year, on average. But as this map of nearly 9 ...


Thu, 24 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Adsorbate-driven reactive interfacial Pt-NiO1-x nanostructure formation on the Pt3Ni(111) alloy surface - Science Advances
Adsorbate-driven reactive interfacial Pt-NiO1-x nanostructure formation on the Pt3Ni(111) alloy surface  Science Advances

The origin of the synergistic catalytic effect between metal catalysts and reducible oxides has been debated for decades. Clarification of this effect, namely, the ...


Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Donald Trump's iron wall of defense on immigration - Axios
Donald Trump's iron wall of defense on immigration  Axios

There's an almost perfect match between President Trump's approval ratings on immigration — including his overall policies and his proposed border wall ...


Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Google, Apple ditch college degree requirements - Axios
Google, Apple ditch college degree requirements  Axios

In an effort to improve diversity and non-traditional paths to employment.


Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Severe Florida red tide puts chokehold on wildlife, economy - Axios
Severe Florida red tide puts chokehold on wildlife, economy  Axios

Red tide, a toxic algae bloom found in saltwater, now spans well over 100 miles of Florida's western coastline, killing and sickening marine life and damaging ...


Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Trump to Democrat Maxine Waters: “Be careful what you wish for” - Axios
Trump to Democrat Maxine Waters: “Be careful what you wish for”  Axios

President Trump singled out Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Monday for telling her supporters to confront members of the Trump administration in public, ...


Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The five-day forecast for Hurricane Florence may have been the most accurate ever - Axios
The five-day forecast for Hurricane Florence may have been the most accurate ever  Axios

The forecast was only off by 2 miles, compared to the average 250.


Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Sen. John McCain dies at 81 - Axios
Sen. John McCain dies at 81  Axios

Arizona Sen. John McCain passed away today at the age of 81 after a battle with a malignant brain tumor, called a glioblastoma. “Senator John Sidney McCain ...


Sat, 25 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT

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