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Safaricom takes M-Pesa overdraft service global - Daily Nation
Safaricom takes M-Pesa overdraft service global  Daily Nation

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 10:03:34 GMT
Safaricom plans to take Fuliza service to 7 more countries - Telecompaper
Safaricom plans to take Fuliza service to 7 more countries  Telecompaper

Kenyan operator Safaricom has announced plans to take its M-Pesa overdraft *service*, Fuliza, to seven other African countries, reports Business Daily.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:28:00 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
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
IT News Africa: Most Read Articles of the week - IT News Africa
IT News Africa: Most Read Articles of the week  IT News Africa

Another insightful week of technology has gone by. Each week we uncover the most interesting and informative technology trends from around the world.


Sun, 03 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
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
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: 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
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
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
Vodacom Sued for $14 Billion in Democratic Republic of Congo - Bloomberg
Vodacom Sued for $14 Billion in Democratic Republic of Congo  Bloomberg

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


Wed, 18 Nov 2015 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
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
Subdued SA economy hits Vodacom quarterly revenue - ITWeb Africa
Subdued SA economy hits Vodacom quarterly revenue  ITWeb Africa

A strong performance in Vodacom's international operations helped to offset a slowdown in South Africa during the final quarter of 2018, as a "tougher than ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
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
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
Vodacom in talks to deliver social grants - IOL
Vodacom in talks to deliver social grants  IOL

The group has helped the government cut its voice and data expenditure by 56% in the past two years.


Mon, 03 Dec 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
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 Signs Up Close To A Million 4G Customers - Techfinancials.co.za
Vodacom Signs Up Close To A Million 4G Customers  Techfinancials.co.za

"We continue to grow our current 4G data users, adding 739 000 4G customers in the quarter reaching 8.1 million customers," Vodacom informed investors on ...


Tue, 24 Jul 2018 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 Clamps Down On Media And Communications As Vote Counting Continues - iAfrica.com
Congo Clamps Down On Media And Communications As Vote Counting Continues  iAfrica.com

The authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are clamping down on media and communications as vote counting continues following Sunday's ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:47:47 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
Vodacom spreads its wings to reach new African markets - Business Day
Vodacom spreads its wings to reach new African markets  Business Day

Network operator Vodacom wants to take its mobile money offering to new African markets while building out its financial services units in SA and other existing ...


Thu, 10 May 2018 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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
Vodacom banks on explosion in fintech customers - Business Day
Vodacom banks on explosion in fintech customers  Business Day

The addition of the Kenyan mobile operator boosted net profit, but issuing new shares to pay for the stake kept headline earnings per share flat.


Mon, 14 May 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 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
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
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
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
WATCH: What Vodacom has planned in the next five years - Business Day
WATCH: What Vodacom has planned in the next five years  Business Day

CEO Shameel Joosub talks to Business Day TV about the results and the slight downward adjustment to the dividend.


Tue, 15 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Internet shutdowns violate human rights | Opinion - Mail and Guardian
Internet shutdowns violate human rights | Opinion  Mail and Guardian

"It is urgently necessary that the liberation of access to the internet should be prioritised by human rights protectors and international bodies tasked with ...


Fri, 01 Feb 2019 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
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
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
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
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
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
5G, IoT networks, LTE and VoLTE update from GSA - Telecom Lead
5G, IoT networks, LTE and VoLTE update from GSA  Telecom Lead

GSA has revealed the status of telecom operators' investment in 5G, IoT networks, LTE and VoLTE launches till July 2018. 5G launch update August 2018.


Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Helios Towers Creates A South African Infrastructure Platform - Techfinancials.co.za
Helios Towers Creates A South African Infrastructure Platform  Techfinancials.co.za

The African phone-tower operator said it has entered into an agreement with South Africa's Vulatel.


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 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
Google’s Solution for African Internet: Balloons - Bloomberg
Google’s Solution for African Internet: Balloons  Bloomberg

Bringing fast, widespread internet to rural Africa has proven vexing for companies that have tried—and largely failed—with strategies ranging from drones to ...


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Leaked papers catch Kabila family with Vodacom stake - Independent Online
Leaked papers catch Kabila family with Vodacom stake  Independent Online

Johannesburg - Jaynet Kabila, the twin sister of the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and a legislator, has an indirect stake in Vodacom ...


Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:00:00 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
Key move. Murielle Lorilloux replaces Ravinder Takkar as CEO of Vodafone Romania - Business Review
Key move. Murielle Lorilloux replaces Ravinder Takkar as CEO of Vodafone Romania  Business Review

Murielle Lorilloux, CEO of Vodacom in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has been appointed Vodafone Romania's CEO, starting September 1 and will.


Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
DRC: The Ambassador's speech at the 2018 Queen's Birthday Party in Kinshasa - GOV.UK
DRC: The Ambassador's speech at the 2018 Queen's Birthday Party in Kinshasa  GOV.UK

Speech given by the British Ambassador to DRC, Dr John Murton, on the occasion of the Queen's Birthday Party on 14 June 2018.


Thu, 14 Jun 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
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
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 to remain in DRC, says new CEO - Fin24
Vodacom to remain in DRC, says new CEO  Fin24

Vodacom is no longer looking to exit the Democratic Republic of Congo, says incoming CEO Shameel Joosub, signalling a change of strategy over the ...


Fri, 28 Sep 2012 07:00:00 GMT
The Corrupt Kabila And The Approval Of Ebola Vaccine Trials - Modern Ghana
The Corrupt Kabila And The Approval Of Ebola Vaccine Trials  Modern Ghana

Europe or America has no right to force any African leader or Joseph Kabila to step down because of unrest in Congo and his corruptible nature. Indeed it is ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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
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
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
ALB Investors pump USD 1.25 billion into Airtel Africa - Articles - African Law & Business (ALB)
ALB Investors pump USD 1.25 billion into Airtel Africa - Articles  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
Tanzania’s President Got Off to a Strong Start, Then Turned Into a Strongman - The Wall Street Journal
Tanzania’s President Got Off to a Strong Start, Then Turned Into a Strongman  The Wall Street Journal

A populist president nicknamed “the Bulldozer” is cracking down on opponents and spooking foreign investors, shifting one of Africa's more stable democracies ...


Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom leases fibre-optic capacity from SCPT - TeleGeography
Vodacom leases fibre-optic capacity from SCPT  TeleGeography

Vodacom Congo has become the first operator in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to lease capacity on the nationwide fibre-optic network deployed by ...


Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom DRC partners with Emagine - ITWeb Africa
Vodacom DRC partners with Emagine  ITWeb Africa

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) mobile network Vodacom has joined forces with real-time customer marketing software firm, Emagine International, ...


Wed, 11 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Africa in the news: Google Go launch, DRC humanitarian conference, and WB/IMF Spring Meetings - Brookings Institution
Africa in the news: Google Go launch, DRC humanitarian conference, and WB/IMF Spring Meetings  Brookings Institution

Mariama Sow recounts some of the week's top Africa-related news including the launch of Google Go, the U.N. humanitarian conference on the DRC, ...


Fri, 20 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom shares fall on drop in customers - Independent Online
Vodacom shares fall on drop in customers  Independent Online

Vodacom shares slumped on Thursday as the cellphone operator reported that its customer base fell more than 2% in the three months to June.


Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
OBBO: What jumbos, crickets have to do with Kenya-TZ trade wars - nation.co.ke
OBBO: What jumbos, crickets have to do with Kenya-TZ trade wars  nation.co.ke

President Uhuru Kenyatta is the only leader who has no serious beef with another EAC head of state.


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Galaxy Note 4 launched in DRC by Vodacom, Samsung - Biztech Africa
Galaxy Note 4 launched in DRC by Vodacom, Samsung  Biztech Africa

Deep-pocketed mobile users in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are preparing to purchase the Galaxy Note 4 device, which was jointly launched over ...


Tue, 04 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Loss-making SAA hires Vodacom exec Vuyani Jarana as new CEO - BizNews
Loss-making SAA hires Vodacom exec Vuyani Jarana as new CEO  BizNews

Treasury confirmed the appointment of Vodacom Group executive Vuyani Jarana as the first permanent CEO of the state-owned carrier since November 2015.


Thu, 03 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Debora Patta - CBS News
Debora Patta  CBS News

Debora Patta is a CBS News Foreign Correspondent based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She joined CBS News in 2013 and has reported on major ...


Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN vs Vodacom – Who is the Biggest Provider of Mobile Money in Africa? - Techfinancials.co.za
MTN vs Vodacom – Who is the Biggest Provider of Mobile Money in Africa?  Techfinancials.co.za

The battle to control the bank accounts of African consumers through mobile money – essentially the use of mobile phones to access financial services – is ...


Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom’s Congo fixer row reaches diplomatic pitch - MyBroadband
Vodacom’s Congo fixer row reaches diplomatic pitch  MyBroadband

Vodacom stands accused of using political and diplomatic pressure in its battle with a fixer who recently won a case against it in a Democratic Republic of the ...


Fri, 27 Apr 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Murielle Lorilloux new Vodafone Romania CEO - Broadband TV News
Murielle Lorilloux new Vodafone Romania CEO  Broadband TV News

Murielle Lorilloux has been appointed Vodafone Romania's CEO, effective September 1. She will report to Ahmed Essam, CEO Europe Cluster, and replace ...


Wed, 05 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom reports strong earnings, huge customer growth - BusinessTech
Vodacom reports strong earnings, huge customer growth  BusinessTech

South Africa's largest mobile operator, Vodacom, has reported a 7.8% rise in operating profit to R10.2 billion for the six months ended September 2015.


Mon, 09 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Kabila intervenes in Vodacom DRC dispute - TechCentral
Kabila intervenes in Vodacom DRC dispute  TechCentral

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) president Joseph Kabila has intervened in the ongoing dispute between Vodacom and Congolese Wireless Network ...


Sun, 15 Aug 2010 07:00:00 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
Vodacom plans VOD expansion - ITWeb
Vodacom plans VOD expansion  ITWeb

The operator plans to grow Video Play outside of SA and expand the *service's* video library.


Tue, 02 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Helios Towers mulls SA expansion - ITWeb
Helios Towers mulls SA expansion  ITWeb

Helios Towers is considering expanding its business into South Africa as the Pan-African tower company eyes a listing on the local bourse. The independent ...


Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Spotify possibly coming to Africa with Vodacom partnership - Memeburn
Spotify possibly coming to Africa with Vodacom partnership  Memeburn

The popular music streaming *service*, Spotify, is allegedly making its way to the African continent. According to certain sources, the Swedish startup is.


Tue, 03 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Data to overtake voice revenues at Vodacom - TechCentral
Data to overtake voice revenues at Vodacom  TechCentral

In the current quarter, data revenue should overtake that which Vodacom's South African operation derives from voice services. In the company's third quarter, ...


Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom share price is now worth more than MTN - BusinessTech
Vodacom share price is now worth more than MTN  BusinessTech

MTN continued to lose ground in early trade on Wednesday amid an ongoing crisis within its operation in Nigeria, which has led to the axing of the operator's…


Wed, 18 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Blockchain technology used to validate ethically sourced minerals in the DRC - IT News Africa
Blockchain technology used to validate ethically sourced minerals in the DRC  IT News Africa

Ford Motor Company, Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem and RCS Global announced plans to use blockchain technology to trace and validate ethically sourced ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
Vodacom, Nkosana Makate in compensation talks - Independent Online
Vodacom, Nkosana Makate in compensation talks  Independent Online

Vodacom has confirmed that negotiations with the inventor of its Please Call Me *service* are under way.


Tue, 17 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Ex-Vodacom man Jarana takes controls of SAA, seeks courting an equity partner - BizNews
Ex-Vodacom man Jarana takes controls of SAA, seeks courting an equity partner  BizNews

JOHANNESBURG — Today, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba plans to introduce media to the new board and CEO of SAA, Vuyani Jarana. As a former Vodacom ...


Tue, 07 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Fixer guns for Vodacom | Business - Mail & Guardian Online
Fixer guns for Vodacom | Business  Mail & Guardian Online

A politically connected fixer who consulted for Vodacom in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is taking the mobile phone giant to court, claiming a cool ...


Fri, 06 Aug 2010 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom to expand across Africa | Business - Mail & Guardian Online
Vodacom to expand across Africa | Business  Mail & Guardian Online

It seeks to bring data services and smartphones to new markets. The company will look to enter the countries by acquiring local operators, chief executive ...


Tue, 21 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT

PR Newswire - Bridge Alliance Acclaimed as a Top 10 IoT Solution Provider -- 2019 - IT News Online
PR Newswire - Bridge Alliance Acclaimed as a Top 10 IoT Solution Provider -- 2019  IT News Online

Bridge Alliance Acclaimed as a Top 10 IoT Solution Provider -- 2019.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:29:26 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
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
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
ALB Investors pump USD 1.25 billion into Airtel Africa - Articles - African Law & Business (ALB)
ALB Investors pump USD 1.25 billion into Airtel Africa - Articles  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
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
Zimbabwe the most expensive for mobile data - ITWeb Africa
Zimbabwe the most expensive for mobile data  ITWeb Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to four of the five most expensive countries in which to buy mobile data. This according to UK-based broadband research firm Cable ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel looks to IPO, buyouts to consolidate position in Africa - afaqs
Bharti Airtel looks to IPO, buyouts to consolidate position in Africa  afaqs

The 3G, 4G data and m-Commerce (Airtel Money) services are the next growth engines for the company in Africa.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 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
India has the lowest mobile data cost in the world: report - Telecom Lead
India has the lowest mobile data cost in the world: report  Telecom Lead

India has the lowest mobile data cost in the world with one gigabyte (1GB) of data costing an average of USD 0.26, according to a report from Cable.co.uk.


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Africa IPO wont change shareholding of Tanzania unit: Bharti Airtel - Business Standard
Africa IPO wont change shareholding of Tanzania unit: Bharti Airtel  Business Standard

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
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
Bharti Airtel dials Warburg Pincus to raise up to $1.5 billion - Economic Times
Bharti Airtel dials Warburg Pincus to raise up to $1.5 billion  Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel is in talks with Warburg Pincus to raise as much as $1.5 billion by divesting up to 15% in its holding company for African operations, ...


Thu, 19 Jul 2018 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
2019 Study on the Alternative Payment Solution, M-Pesa - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
2019 Study on the Alternative Payment Solution, M-Pesa - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Alternative Payment Solution: M-Pesa" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The report provides ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 21:40:00 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
Airtel to divest 950 towers in Congo to reduce debt - Livemint
Airtel to divest 950 towers in Congo to reduce debt  Livemint

Bharti Airtel aims to reduce capital expenditure and debt through the deal and will continue to have access to these towers under a long-term lease.


Fri, 06 May 2016 07:00:00 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
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
Government gains bigger stake in Airtel Tanzania - cgtn.com
Government gains bigger stake in Airtel Tanzania  cgtn.com

India's Bharti Airtel has agreed to give part of its stake in Airtel Tanzania to the government, raising the East African nation's holding in the mobile phone operator ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
Airtel's Kenyan unit abandons plan to merge with Telkom: sources - EWN
Airtel's Kenyan unit abandons plan to merge with Telkom: sources  EWN

Sources said in April that Airtel and Telkom Kenya were planning to merge to create a stronger challenger to Safaricom.


Mon, 11 Jun 2018 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
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
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
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
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
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
Now, Kasai bishops endorse election of DR Congo's Tshisekedi - Independent
Now, Kasai bishops endorse election of DR Congo's Tshisekedi  Independent

Kananga, DR Congo | AFP | Some Catholic bishops in the Kasai region of DR Congo on Sunday endorsed the election of Felix Tshisekedi as the new president, ...


Sun, 27 Jan 2019 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
This is Bharti Airtel's new plan to counter Reliance Jio - Gadgets Now
This is Bharti Airtel's new plan to counter Reliance Jio  Gadgets Now

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel is in talks with Warburg Pincus to raise as much as $1.5 billion by divesting up to 15% in its holding company for African operations, ...


Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 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
Airtel appoints new boss in the DRC - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel appoints new boss in the DRC  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
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
Russia, China push UN to stay out of DR Congo poll dispute - Independent
Russia, China push UN to stay out of DR Congo poll dispute  Independent

United Nations, United States | AFP | Russia and China led calls at the United Nations Security Council on Friday for world powers to stay out of an election ...


Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo's shock vote result goes to Constitutional Court - Independent
DR Congo's shock vote result goes to Constitutional Court  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The outcome of DR Congo's tempestuous presidential election appeared to be headed for the courts Friday after the poll's ...


Sat, 12 Jan 2019 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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
EU 'takes note' of DRC vote result - and objections - Independent
EU 'takes note' of DRC vote result - and objections  Independent

Brussels, Belgium | AFP | The European Union said Thursday it had “taken note” of the surprise result of DR Congo's controversial presidential election — as ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
Seven civilians, 3 soldiers killed in DR Congo attack: army - Independent
Seven civilians, 3 soldiers killed in DR Congo attack: army  Independent

Beni, DR Congo | AFP | Seven civilians and three soldiers were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday when a militia attacked a military post ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
Bharti Airtel planning to raise up to $1.5 billion by selling 25% in Africa unit - Gadgets Now
Bharti Airtel planning to raise up to $1.5 billion by selling 25% in Africa unit  Gadgets Now

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, Bharti Airtel ...


Fri, 04 May 2018 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
DR Congo awaits result after volatile presidential election - Independent
DR Congo awaits result after volatile presidential election  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday began a tense wait for the results of a volatile presidential election which could see ...


Mon, 31 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
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
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
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 'not ready' for December polls: opposition - Independent
DR Congo 'not ready' for December polls: opposition  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The Democratic Republic of Congo is “not ready” to hold long-delayed elections in December, the main opposition party said ...


Wed, 31 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
Africa's Helios ditches London IPO plans, Congo turmoil weighs - Reuters UK
Africa's Helios ditches London IPO plans, Congo turmoil weighs  Reuters UK

LONDON (Reuters) - African mobile phone mast firm Helios Towers on Thursday pulled its plans to list in London, with one banker saying the expected IPO price ...


Thu, 15 Mar 2018 07:00:00 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
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 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
MATEKE: We will work with Tshisekedi to defeat ADF rebels - Independent
MATEKE: We will work with Tshisekedi to defeat ADF rebels  Independent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda government will work with the newly elected government in the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC to ...


Sun, 27 Jan 2019 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
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 13:44:00 GMT
DR Congo: Key dates since independence - Independent
DR Congo: Key dates since independence  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | Key dates in the post-independence history of the Democratic Republic of Congo: – End of Belgian rule – On June 30, 1960, the ...


Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Money now largest financial service provider in DRC - Biztech Africa
Airtel Money now largest financial service provider in DRC  Biztech Africa

Airtel Money has hit the 1 million revenue-earning customers landmark in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).


Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
New Ebola drug tried in DR Congo - Independent
New Ebola drug tried in DR Congo  Independent

Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | An international research team has begun patient enrollment in a clinical trial testing multiple investigational Ebola therapies in ...


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Shootings kill eight in eastern DR Congo - Business Standard
Shootings kill eight in eastern DR Congo  Business Standard

Read more about Shootings kill eight in eastern DR Congo on Business Standard. Eight people died in three shootings in Goma, eastern DR Congo, the town ...


Sun, 17 Feb 2019 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
Stable DRC good for trade in West Nile, say leaders - Independent
Stable DRC good for trade in West Nile, say leaders  Independent

Arua, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A peaceful, stable and thriving eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would generate lots of dividends for Uganda ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DRC: 7 killed in clashes between DR Congo, Ugandan navies - Independent
DRC: 7 killed in clashes between DR Congo, Ugandan navies  Independent

Goma, DR Congo | AFP | Four Ugandan soldiers and three civilians were killed Thursday in clashes on Lake Edward that lies between the two countries, ...


Fri, 06 Jul 2018 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
How Airtel turned eight- year loss into profits - Daily Monitor
How Airtel turned eight- year loss into profits  Daily Monitor

Airtel will start paying corporation tax after eight years of making losses, accumulated from Zain and Celtel. Airtel East Africa units from January to September ...


Tue, 12 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
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
A look at Francophone Africa's tech ecosystem - Wamda
A look at Francophone Africa's tech ecosystem  Wamda

By Fanny Dauchez - head of business development and regional alliances of Central and West Africa at Seedstars World. The French-speaking countries of ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Uganda and DRC agree on how to prevent ebola spread - Independent
Uganda and DRC agree on how to prevent ebola spread  Independent

Uganda vaccinates health workers against Ebola, fearing DRC spread. Goma, DR Congo | AFP | Uganda has vaccinated thousands of health workers against ...


Wed, 05 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
Bharti Airtel increases stake in Airtel Nigeria to 83.25% - MediaNama.com
Bharti Airtel increases stake in Airtel Nigeria to 83.25%  MediaNama.com

Bharti Airtel International has acquired Econet Wireless Limited's 4.2% stake in Airtel Nigeria, taking Airtel's overall holding in Airtel Nigeria to 83.25%.


Mon, 28 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
German bank caught in DRC colonial land dispute - Independent
German bank caught in DRC colonial land dispute  Independent

Frankfurt am Main, Germany | AFP | A German state-owned bank has found itself at the centre of a battle in the Democratic Republic of Congo over agricultural ...


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
UN experts accuse DR Congo warlord of mass rape - Independent
UN experts accuse DR Congo warlord of mass rape  Independent

United Nations, United States | AFP | UN experts are accusing a warlord in the Democratic Republic of Congo of leading horrific gang rapes in South Kivu during ...


Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Africell secures $100m Opic loan to expand in Uganda and DR Congo - Uganda Business News
Africell secures $100m Opic loan to expand in Uganda and DR Congo  Uganda Business News

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the US government development finance institution, is lending $100m to telecom company Africell Holdings ...


Sun, 11 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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
DR Congo planning to allow oil exploration in national parks: NGO - Independent
DR Congo planning to allow oil exploration in national parks: NGO  Independent

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Democratic Republic of Congo's government is seeking to reclassify swathes of two UNESCO-listed parks so that oil exploration ...


Fri, 04 May 2018 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
Best Postpaid Plans for International Roaming in December 2018 (Delhi-NCR) - Beebom
Best Postpaid Plans for International Roaming in December 2018 (Delhi-NCR)  Beebom

Here are the best postpaid plans for international roaming in Delhi NCR from Airtel, Vodafone and Jio that bring free incoming, outgoing in December 2018.


Mon, 09 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Prof Ndebesa: DRC election exposes new innovation in rigging - Independent
Prof Ndebesa: DRC election exposes new innovation in rigging  Independent

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Makerere University professor of history Mwambutsya Ndebesa has described the presidential election outcome in ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa to Offer Thuraya Products in 12 Countries - Satellite Today
Airtel Africa to Offer Thuraya Products in 12 Countries  Satellite Today

Airtel Africa has partnered with Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) provider Thuraya to launch products and services from the company in 12 African countries.


Mon, 03 Nov 2014 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
5G, IoT networks, LTE and VoLTE update from GSA - Telecom Lead
5G, IoT networks, LTE and VoLTE update from GSA  Telecom Lead

GSA has revealed the status of telecom operators' investment in 5G, IoT networks, LTE and VoLTE launches till July 2018. 5G launch update August 2018.


Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MDF soldiers remains arrival on Wednesday in Malawi - The Maravi Post
MDF soldiers remains arrival on Wednesday in Malawi  The Maravi Post

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-The remains of six Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers killed in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are expected to arrive in the ...


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 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
DR Congo Ebola death toll rises to 164 - Independent
DR Congo Ebola death toll rises to 164  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed 164 lives, according to health authorities. In mid-October ...


Sun, 28 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MDF warns those spreading rumours about dead soldiers in DRC - The Maravi Post
MDF warns those spreading rumours about dead soldiers in DRC  The Maravi Post

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-The Malawi Defence Force (MDF) has said it will track down people who have been spreading rumours that more of its soldiers have ...


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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 Case Study: Seamless Transition to Faster Service - Mobile Payments Today
Tigo Case Study: Seamless Transition to Faster Service  Mobile Payments Today

In Tanzania, Telepin transparently replaced an existing mobile money platform and helped Tigo Tanzania drive revenue growth — actually doubling Tigo ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 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
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
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
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
Orange to acquire Millicom's DRC unit - TeleGeography
Orange to acquire Millicom's DRC unit  TeleGeography

Congo, Dem. Rep. France-based Orange Group has signed an agreement with Millicom International Cellular (MIC) to acquire its Tigo subsidiary in the ...


Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
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, 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 13:44:00 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
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
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
Uche Ofodile joins Tigo as CEO in DRC - Biztech Africa
Uche Ofodile joins Tigo as CEO in DRC  Biztech Africa

Former Chief Marketing Officer for Vodafone Ghana, Uche Ofodile has joined the Millicom Group as the Chief Executive Officer for Tigo DRC.


Wed, 01 Oct 2014 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
DR Congo: Second phase of national fiber optic backbone completed - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
DR Congo: Second phase of national fiber optic backbone completed  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the cities of Kinshasa and Kasumbalesa are now connected via the fiber optic. This segment which is the second.


Thu, 12 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
The European Union has forbidden access to its airspace for 78 airline companies in 13 African countries - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
The European Union has forbidden access to its airspace for 78 airline companies in 13 African countries  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

On November 28, 2018, the European Commission published an updated list of airline companies no more meeting international security standards and.


Thu, 06 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Global Finance Best Banks Awards 2018 : RAWBANK remains best bank in DR Congo - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
Global Finance Best Banks Awards 2018 : RAWBANK remains best bank in DR Congo  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

For the 4th consecutive year, RAWBANK remains the best bank of the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2018. This was disclosed by renowned U.S. magazine.


Mon, 11 Jun 2018 07:00:00 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
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
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
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
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
DRC call rates increase – operators call for calm | Telecoms News in Democratic Republic of Congo - Biztech Africa
DRC call rates increase – operators call for calm | Telecoms News in Democratic Republic of Congo  Biztech Africa

Cellphone users in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are unhappy after being told last week by SMS that they would have to pay more for making calls from ...


Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Chadians unable to access social media platforms - IFEX
Chadians unable to access social media platforms  IFEX

For the second time this year, Chadian authorities have disrupted internet services in the country leaving internet users with no access to social media platforms ...


Tue, 10 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel looks to IPO, buyouts to consolidate position in Africa - afaqs
Bharti Airtel looks to IPO, buyouts to consolidate position in Africa  afaqs

The 3G, 4G data and m-Commerce (Airtel Money) services are the next growth engines for the company in Africa.


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
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
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
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
The Future of Fintech Video Series: Onfido - Mobile Payments Today
The Future of Fintech Video Series: Onfido  Mobile Payments Today

Husayn Kassai, co-founder and CEO of Onfido, speaks about the company's verification system that uses machine learning and a selfie.


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 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; ...


Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:00:00 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
Tigo Pesa Customers Pocket $2.6 million in Ninth Quarterly Profit Share - PC Tech Magazine
Tigo Pesa Customers Pocket $2.6 million in Ninth Quarterly Profit Share  PC Tech Magazine

Tanzania's leading digital lifestyle company, Tigo Inc. late this week announced another quarterly payment of Tshs 5.6 billion ($2.5 million) to Tigo Pesa users, ...


Sat, 13 Aug 2016 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
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
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
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
Government gains bigger stake in Airtel Tanzania - cgtn.com
Government gains bigger stake in Airtel Tanzania  cgtn.com

India's Bharti Airtel has agreed to give part of its stake in Airtel Tanzania to the government, raising the East African nation's holding in the mobile phone operator ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
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
Kenyan Catalyst Principal Partners announces close of second fund to $155 million - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
Kenyan Catalyst Principal Partners announces close of second fund to $155 million  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

In a release published on November 9, 2018, Catalyst Principal Partners, a Kenyan private equity firm announced the close of its second fund.


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Press release - Orange: 2016 full-year results - GlobeNewswire
Press release - Orange: 2016 full-year results  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
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
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
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
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
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
Uche Ofodile Lands New Job At MTN Liberia - Ghafla!
Uche Ofodile Lands New Job At MTN Liberia  Ghafla!

Uche makes boss moves. Uche Ofodile is the wife of Captain Planet. Furthermore, she continues to make moves in her career. This is because she received ...


Fri, 27 Apr 2018 07:00:00 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tigo Energy receives positive bankability report from BEW Engineering - PV-Tech
Tigo Energy receives positive bankability report from BEW Engineering  PV-Tech

Independent, bank-approved engineering firm BEW recently gave Tigo Energy a positive bankability report, which casts Tigo Energy's PV optimizer as suitable ...


Wed, 15 Aug 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Smartphones fail to break into DRC market | Telecoms News in Democratic Republic of Congo - Biztech Africa
Smartphones fail to break into DRC market | Telecoms News in Democratic Republic of Congo  Biztech Africa

Despite harvesting an unprecedented success in other parts of the African continent, smartphones have failed to make any significant impact in the Democratic ...


Sat, 13 Sep 2014 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
Upsolar launches smart module line with Tigo Energy optimizer - PV-Tech
Upsolar launches smart module line with Tigo Energy optimizer  PV-Tech

Upsolar has unveiled a new line of smart modules featuring an optimizer by Tigo Energy. The modules have been certified by TÜV Rheinland for use in Europe ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2012 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
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

By Issa Sikiti da Silva, in Kinshasa, DR Congo. Due to the lack of *fresh* and reliable data, the number of internet *service* providers (ISPs) operating in the ...


Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Africa Legal News - December 2017 - Lexology
Africa Legal News - December 2017  Lexology

Most people are familiar with the famous painting by René Magritte called "The Treachery of Images" (1928). The picture shows a pipe and below it the…


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel to Acquire 100% Stake in Tigo Rwanda - Business Post Nigeria
Airtel to Acquire 100% Stake in Tigo Rwanda  Business Post Nigeria

By Modupe Gbadeyanka. Leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 17 countries across Asia and Africa, Bharti Airtel Limited, has ...


Tue, 19 Dec 2017 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
In Somalia UNSG Guterres Rep Haysom Is Ordered To Cease Operations By the Government as Guterres Refuses Questions - Inner City Press
In Somalia UNSG Guterres Rep Haysom Is Ordered To Cease Operations By the Government as Guterres Refuses Questions  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 ...


Tue, 01 Jan 2019 22:05:35 GMT
Mobile Money: The Battle for Africa - Wall Street Journal
Mobile Money: The Battle for Africa  Wall Street Journal

As enthusiasm for mobile-phone-based payments grows in Africa, operators are rushing to get a piece of potentially lucrative and ever-expanding markets and ...


Wed, 03 Sep 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
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
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
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
As Somalia Orders UNSG Guterres Rep Haysom To Cease Operations Somaliland Invites Him With Guterres Still Silent - Inner City Press
As Somalia Orders UNSG Guterres Rep Haysom To Cease Operations Somaliland Invites Him With Guterres Still Silent  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 ...


Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:23:29 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
Tanzania's Startup Ecosystem Has a Brighter Future - Tech in Africa
Tanzania's Startup Ecosystem Has a Brighter Future  Tech in Africa

The startup ecosystems in different countries in Africa have got different stories. Things done to make tech ecosystem successful varies from one country to the ...


Sat, 31 Mar 2018 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
Top 10 richest Francophone sub-Saharan African countries in 2017, according to AfDB - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
Top 10 richest Francophone sub-Saharan African countries in 2017, according to AfDB  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

In 2017, the Democratic Republic of Congo will be the nation with the highest gross domestic product in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA),


Tue, 24 Oct 2017 07:00:00 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
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
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
BUSINESS WEEK - The Citizen
BUSINESS WEEK  The Citizen

Arusha. Access to finance is always a challenge among entrepreneurs who form an important force in creating jobs and economic development. Some of the ...


Mon, 05 Nov 2018 04:53:13 GMT
Top 20 of most expensive African cities for expats in 2016, according to ECA International - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
Top 20 of most expensive African cities for expats in 2016, according to ECA International  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

Luanda is the most expensive city in Africa for expatriates in 2016, according to a survey released on December 14 by ECA International. Worldwide,


Thu, 15 Dec 2016 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
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
Indian business : industry : industry : Telecom : index - domain-B
Indian business : industry : industry : Telecom : index  domain-B

Vodafone Idea's Rs25,000-cr issue priced at a deep discount; 20 March 2019. Mukesh Ambani bails out Anil Ambani in Ericsson payout case; 19 March 2019.


Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:19:32 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

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
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
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
11 South African soldiers convicted of abusing boy in DRC - The Punch
11 South African soldiers convicted of abusing boy in DRC  The Punch

Eleven South African soldiers have been convicted of mistreating a teenage boy during a UN peacekeeping deployment to the Democratic Republic of Co...


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
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
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
11 killed, seven missing as tensions rise in DR Congo’s east - Punchng
11 killed, seven missing as tensions rise in DR Congo’s east  Punchng

Ten people were burnt to death in ethnic attacks in DR Congo's volatile east and seven fishermen were missing Saturday in Lake Edward, where tensions have ...


Sat, 07 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
U.S. cautions DR Congo against manipulating election results - Vanguard
U.S. cautions DR Congo against manipulating election results  Vanguard

The United States has called on the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) Electoral Commission to release accurate results of Sunday's general election in ...


Fri, 04 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Child victims of Congo’s Ebola outbreak need ‘special care’ – UNICEF - Punchng
Child victims of Congo’s Ebola outbreak need ‘special care’ – UNICEF  Punchng

The ongoing deadly Ebola outbreak in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has particularly affected children, the United Nation...


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
24 patients flee Congo Ebola center amid election protest - Premium Times
24 patients flee Congo Ebola center amid election protest  Premium Times

Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry said that 24 patients have fled an Ebola treatment center in Beni on Thursday.


Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
CCT relaunches as Orange RDC - TeleGeography
CCT relaunches as Orange RDC  TeleGeography

Congo, Dem. Rep. France Telecom-Orange (FT-Orange) yesterday relaunched its wholly owned wireless operator in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ...


Thu, 06 Dec 2012 08:00:00 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
Congo DR: Pro-Kabila parties win majority in parliament - Vanguard
Congo DR: Pro-Kabila parties win majority in parliament  Vanguard

Parties supporting outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila won a majority in long-delayed legislative elections, according to the tally of ...


Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
A path to clean water - Science
A path to clean water  Science

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
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
Tshisekedi declared winner of Congo election, Fayulu cries fraud - Vanguard
Tshisekedi declared winner of Congo election, Fayulu cries fraud  Vanguard

Democratic Republic of Congo's electoral commission on Thursday declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the surprise winner of 30 December presidential ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tshisekedi, Fayulu or Shadary? Congo voters decide - Vanguard
Tshisekedi, Fayulu or Shadary? Congo voters decide  Vanguard

Voters in the Democratic Republic of Congo went to the polls on Sunday in elections that will shape the future of their vast, troubled country, amid fears that ...


Sun, 30 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Over 40% of world’s poorest will live in Nigeria, Congo by 2050 – Report - Vanguard
Over 40% of world’s poorest will live in Nigeria, Congo by 2050 – Report  Vanguard

More than 40 percent of extremely poor people in the world will be living in Nigeria and DR Congo by 2050, a report by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has ...


Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Nearly 900 killed in west DR Congo clashes in December: UN - Vanguard
Nearly 900 killed in west DR Congo clashes in December: UN  Vanguard

At least 890 people were killed during inter-communal clashes in four villages in western Democratic Republic of Congo over just three days last month, the ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Nigeria lawyers announce nationwide strike over Chief Justice's removal - africanews
Nigeria lawyers announce nationwide strike over Chief Justice's removal  africanews

The association joins a long list of groups - home and abroad that have criticized the manner in which President Buhari replaced ex Chief Justice Walter ...


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Southern, Middle Belt leaders ask INEC to resist rigging plans - The Punch
Southern, Middle Belt leaders ask INEC to resist rigging plans  The Punch

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to resist pressure...


Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Kabila’s stepping down as DRC President excites UN - Vanguard
Kabila’s stepping down as DRC President excites UN  Vanguard

The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has commended the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila's decision not to ...


Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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
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
Disputed DR Congo president in election move - Guardian Nigeria
Disputed DR Congo president in election move  Guardian Nigeria

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila, whom critics accuse of seeking an illegal third term in office, has been named as a leading figure in a campaign group for ...


Sat, 09 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ebola outbreak in DRC may get worse, WHO warns - Vanguard
Ebola outbreak in DRC may get worse, WHO warns  Vanguard

The protracted outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC, may get worse and reverse progress against the virus if fighting ...


Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Onnoghen’s CCT trial must go on — Appeal Court - Vanguard
Onnoghen’s CCT trial must go on — Appeal Court  Vanguard

THE Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal, yesterday, cleared the coast for the Federal Government to open its case against suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Ebola outbreak spreads in DRC – WHO, UNHCR warn - Vanguard
Ebola outbreak spreads in DRC – WHO, UNHCR warn  Vanguard

New York - Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has spread to eastern 'no-go' zone surrounded by rebels, UN agencies have ...


Sat, 25 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
IRC: Nigeria Among Top 10 Countries Most At Risk Of Humanitarian Catastrophe In 2019 - SaharaReporters.com
IRC: Nigeria Among Top 10 Countries Most At Risk Of Humanitarian Catastrophe In 2019  SaharaReporters.com

"Violence could intensify, triggering more displacements and exacerbating food insecurity for millions of Nigerians. The presidential election in February 2019 ...


Tue, 25 Dec 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
Uganda on high alert over DR Congo Ebola outbreak - Vanguard
Uganda on high alert over DR Congo Ebola outbreak  Vanguard

Uganda is on alert following an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which has left at least 17 people ...


Wed, 09 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ebola: WHO chief arrives DR Congo - Premium Times
Ebola: WHO chief arrives DR Congo  Premium Times

Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO), has arrived Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), ...


Sun, 13 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Justice Onnoghen in the dock - TheCable
Justice Onnoghen in the dock  TheCable

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 01:59:38 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
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
Modupe Ozolua puts smiles on faces of the less-privileged in Nigeria, D. R. Congo - Guardian Nigeria
Modupe Ozolua puts smiles on faces of the less-privileged in Nigeria, D. R. Congo  Guardian Nigeria

After more than a decade of championing the cause of the needy, Nigerian -American philanthropist and entrepreneur, Princess Modupe Ozolua, has continued ...


Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
To Treat Depression, a New Approach Tries Training the Brain - Wall Street Journal
To Treat Depression, a New Approach Tries Training the Brain  Wall Street Journal

Should depression be treated more like a stroke? That's the view of a growing number of researchers developing new psychological treatments that aim to ...


Mon, 01 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Damen-Saab consortium picks partners for Brazilian Navy bid - Naval Technology
Damen-Saab consortium picks partners for Brazilian Navy bid  Naval Technology

The consortium of Damen Shipyards Group and Saab has signed an MoU with two companies to support the Brazilian Navy bid for construction of four corvettes.


Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
2019: Chaos or election? - Guardian Nigeria
2019: Chaos or election?  Guardian Nigeria

I raised this alarm last May in this column on whether or not we are heading for an election or chaos. Reason is that the history of wars...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo ‘losing $15bn’ each year from graft - Vanguard
DR Congo ‘losing $15bn’ each year from graft  Vanguard

Corruption costs the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at least $15 billion each year, or around three times its annual budget, according to President Joseph ...


Thu, 21 Jun 2018 07:00:00 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
Players And Fans Pay Tributes To Emiliano Sala After Police Confirmed Body – Sports News – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News - African News Network
Players And Fans Pay Tributes To Emiliano Sala After Police Confirmed Body – Sports News – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News  African News Network

Dorset Police have on Thursday formally confirmed the body recovered from the wreckage of a crashed plane to be that of Cardiff City footballer Emiliano Sala.


Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Ethiopia Gets First Female Defence Minister – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News - African News Network
Ethiopia Gets First Female Defence Minister – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News  African News Network

Ethiopia Gets First Female Defence Minister – Ethiopia's new Cabinet is now a record 50% female, including the country's first woman defence minister, after ...


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congo records 13 new cases of Ebola - Vanguard
Congo records 13 new cases of Ebola  Vanguard

Thirteen new cases of Ebola were confirmed on Wednesday in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo – one of the highest daily counts since the start of ...


Thu, 22 Nov 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
PHILIPPINES: CCT Proven to Keep Poor Children Healthy and in School – World Bank - World Bank Group
PHILIPPINES: CCT Proven to Keep Poor Children Healthy and in School – World Bank  World Bank Group

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
Poverty eradication: DRC visits Kogi, to understudy YESSO, SIP programs success story - Vanguard
Poverty eradication: DRC visits Kogi, to understudy YESSO, SIP programs success story  Vanguard

The Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday arrived Kogi State on a three day working visit to understudy the activities of Kogi State Youth Employment and ...


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 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
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
TP Mazembe sets CAF Champions League record - Vanguard
TP Mazembe sets CAF Champions League record  Vanguard

TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo crushed Tunisia's Club Africain 8-0 on Saturday to achieve a record winning margin for an African ...


Sun, 03 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Developer, Lagos unveil Africa’s largest satellite city in Epe, Lagos - Vanguard
Developer, Lagos unveil Africa’s largest satellite city in Epe, Lagos  Vanguard

Africa's largest new city developer, Rendeavour, in partnership with Lagos State Government is redefining Lagos with Alaro City, an integrated new city located ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Mining giant Glencore facing US corruption probe over business in Nigeria, others - Vanguard
Mining giant Glencore facing US corruption probe over business in Nigeria, others  Vanguard

Mining giant Glencore said Tuesday that it was being probed by the United States in a corruption investigation linked to its business in Nigeria, Venezuela and ...


Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:00 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
FG, Ethiopian Airlines in talks over national carrier - Punchng
FG, Ethiopian Airlines in talks over national carrier  Punchng

Akinpelu Dada with agency report. Ethiopian Airlines Enterprise, Africa's biggest airline, has said it's in discussions with the Nigerian government for a new ...


Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Nigerian Female Presidential Candidate, Oby Ezekwesili Withdraws From Race – Nigerian News – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News - African News Network
Nigerian Female Presidential Candidate, Oby Ezekwesili Withdraws From Race – Nigerian News – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News  African News Network

Allied Congress Party of Nigeria's (ACPN) presidential candidate for the upcoming February 16, 2019 election, Oby Ezekwesili has said she took the decision to ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Congo issues ‘international’ warrant for opposition’s Moise Katumbi - Vanguard
Congo issues ‘international’ warrant for opposition’s Moise Katumbi  Vanguard

Congo on Thursday issued an “international” arrest warrant for opposition leader Moise Katumbi.


Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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
Conflicts, weather place heavy burden on pastoralists in Nigeria, others – FAO - Vanguard
Conflicts, weather place heavy burden on pastoralists in Nigeria, others – FAO  Vanguard

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said conflicts and adverse local weather conditions have continued to acutely aggravate and prolong severe food ...


Fri, 08 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
CCT Chairman Arraignment Stalled As Judge Withdraws | CCT Chairman, chairman, code of conduct tribunal, Danladi Umar, abuja, Arraignment Stalled, justice Ishaq Bello, aitnews,aitonline,aitonline.tv,ait online,ait,ait tv,news,trending news,news today,current news,news nigeria,news africa,ait news,african independent television,news now, economic and financial crimes commission, efcc, :: News :: Africa Independent Television - Africa Independent Television
CCT Chairman Arraignment Stalled As Judge Withdraws | CCT Chairman, chairman, code of conduct tribunal, Danladi Umar, abuja, Arraignment Stalled, justice Ishaq Bello, aitnews,aitonline,aitonline.tv,ait online,ait,ait tv,news,trending news,news today,current news,news nigeria,news africa,ait news,african independent television,news now, economic and financial crimes commission, efcc, :: News :: Africa Independent Television  Africa Independent Television

1 Comment. by AIT / 12 months ago / Nation. The arraignment of the chairman of the code of conduct tribunal, Danladi Umar before a federal capital territory high ...


Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:55:22 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
Global power boiler market predicted to slow as the world moves away from coal - Power Technology
Global power boiler market predicted to slow as the world moves away from coal  Power Technology

The global power boilers market registered a market value of $16.6 billion in the year 2016. According to GlobalData's latest report Steam Generators for ...


Tue, 19 Dec 2017 08:00:00 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
Nigeria re-elected UN Peacekeeping Committee chair - Vanguard
Nigeria re-elected UN Peacekeeping Committee chair  Vanguard

The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has been re-elected Chair of the United Nations Special ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Senegal replace Tunisia as top-ranked African team - Vanguard
Senegal replace Tunisia as top-ranked African team  Vanguard

Senegal replaced Tunisia as the highest ranked African national team when the monthly statistics were released by FIFA Thursday.


Thu, 29 Nov 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
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
Find Compassion for Difficult People - Wall Street Journal
Find Compassion for Difficult People  Wall Street Journal

It takes compassion to deal with the difficult people in your life. New research suggests the answer to avoiding the anxiety, high blood pressure and ...


Mon, 31 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
UNICEF decries Boko Haram violations against children - Vanguard
UNICEF decries Boko Haram violations against children  Vanguard

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has decried the Boko Haram terrorists' factions' carrying out of grave atrocities against children in Nigeria and the ...


Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Company car drivers lose tax perks as HMRC reach extended to add-ons - Verdict
Company car drivers lose tax perks as HMRC reach extended to add-ons  Verdict

Company car and van add-ons such as maintenance and breakdown cover are set to be taxed by HMRC under the Finance Bill put forward to Parliament, ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
To fight poverty, world should invest in Africa’s youth – Bill Gates - Vanguard
To fight poverty, world should invest in Africa’s youth – Bill Gates  Vanguard

The world should help Africa invest in its people as the continent confronts a demographic boom, said billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates, whose foundation ...


Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cree Expands Industrial Lighting range - News - Compound Semiconductor
Cree Expands Industrial Lighting range - News  Compound Semiconductor

Linear fixtures are now being specified on approximately half of new construction and fluorescent retrofit high-bay installations. To meet this need, Cree is ...


Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Coral reefs will transition to net dissolving before end of century - Science Magazine
Coral reefs will transition to net dissolving before end of century  Science Magazine

The uptake of anthropogenic carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is reducing the pH of the oceans. Ocean acidification means that calcium carbonate—the ...


Fri, 23 Feb 2018 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
Electric car charge points subsidy extended to 2023: Hammond's Budget - Verdict
Electric car charge points subsidy extended to 2023: Hammond's Budget  Verdict

The UK government will keep subsidies for businesses that invest in electric car charge points until March 2023, Chancellor Philip Hammond has pledged.


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
New Ebola outbreak: WHO scales up response in DRC - Vanguard
New Ebola outbreak: WHO scales up response in DRC  Vanguard

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said it has immediately scaled up its response after two new cases of Ebola Virus Disease were confirmed in the ...


Tue, 08 May 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
IFEANYI UBAH: How I became a millionaire at 19 - Vanguard
IFEANYI UBAH: How I became a millionaire at 19  Vanguard

This piece offers a rare insight into the life of the Chairman, Capital Oil & Gas Ltd, Chief Ifeanyi Ubah. It presents the restlessness and vision of someone, who ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Platts London LNG Forum - Platts
Platts London LNG Forum  Platts

Each year Platts LNG Forum, London takes you through the latest market analysis and trends affecting LNG trade globally. This year we will do the same with a ...


Wed, 20 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
INSURGENCY: Malnutrition threatens future of children in N/E Nigeria - Vanguard
INSURGENCY: Malnutrition threatens future of children in N/E Nigeria  Vanguard

The world is hungry. Currently, Nigeria is listed among the 10 hungriest nations in the world. By 2030, the world intends to end hunger. What will be Nigeria's ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 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
Africa Cup of Nations qualifying results - Vanguard
Africa Cup of Nations qualifying results  Vanguard

ADDS Gambia, Zimbabwe, Mauritania, Botswana, Namibia results. Updated Africa Cup of Nations matchday 4 qualifying results on Tuesday: South African ...


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Indian Navy conducts tests to assess deck landing capability of Tejas LCA - Naval Technology
Indian Navy conducts tests to assess deck landing capability of Tejas LCA  Naval Technology

The Indian Navy has carried out a series of tests to assess the deck landing capability of indigenously made light combat aircraft (LCA), Tejas.


Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
US blacklists DR Congo general and three rebel leaders - Vanguard
US blacklists DR Congo general and three rebel leaders  Vanguard

The US Treasury Monday slapped economic sanctions on a Congolese general accused of cooperating with rebel groups, as well as three rebel commanders in ...


Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:00:00 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
Nigeria vs Croatia: Five reasons Eagles stand a chance - Premium Times
Nigeria vs Croatia: Five reasons Eagles stand a chance  Premium Times

The Eagles must be wary of conceding many corners against Croatia, who boast of good headers.


Sat, 16 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Footballer Kompany’s dad first black mayor in Belgium - Vanguard
Footballer Kompany’s dad first black mayor in Belgium  Vanguard

Pierre Kompany, the father of Manchester City captain and Belgian international defender Vincent, became Belgium's first black elected mayor on Monday after ...


Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 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
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
Breaking: Egypt will host 2019 AFCON - Vanguard
Breaking: Egypt will host 2019 AFCON  Vanguard

Breaking: Egypt will hoEgypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between June 15 and July 13, Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
NBA to FG: You can’t remove CJN from office without due process - Vanguard
NBA to FG: You can’t remove CJN from office without due process  Vanguard

Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has asked the Federal Government to discontinue forthwith, the prosecution of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter ...


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Mandarin lessons in Malawi underline China’s Africa ties - Vanguard
Mandarin lessons in Malawi underline China’s Africa ties  Vanguard

As African leaders attend this week's summit in Beijing awash with investment pledges, back in Malawi, pupils are stuck into their Mandarin lessons -- a clear ...


Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
CAF Champions League results - Vanguard
CAF Champions League results  Vanguard

CAF Champions League matchday 3 results Saturday: Group A. At Enugu, Nigeria. Lobi Stars (NGR) 0 Wydad Casablanca (MAR) 1 (Nahiri 19-pen). Friday.


Sat, 02 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
African players in Europe: Gervinho brace stuns Juventus - Vanguard
African players in Europe: Gervinho brace stuns Juventus  Vanguard

Ivorian veteran Gervinho was the star African in Europe at the weekend, scoring two late goals as mid-table Parma snatched a 3-3 Serie A draw at runaway ...


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Tencent Seals Deal to Buy ‘Clash of Clans’ Developer Supercell for $8.6 Billion - Wall Street Journal
Tencent Seals Deal to Buy ‘Clash of Clans’ Developer Supercell for $8.6 Billion  Wall Street Journal

China's Tencent and its partners will pay $8.6 billion to buy Supercell, the maker of the 'Clash of Clans' mobile game, from SoftBank.


Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Tencent’s High-Stakes Supercell Game - Wall Street Journal
Tencent’s High-Stakes Supercell Game  Wall Street Journal

Chinese internet giant Tencent's deal for Supercell valued the Finnish mobile-game maker at more than $10 billion—a valuation that is raising questions in light ...


Sun, 21 Aug 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Tencent President Uses Supercell Deal to Go Global - Wall Street Journal
Tencent President Uses Supercell Deal to Go Global  Wall Street Journal

Tencent's $8.6 billion deal to buy the Finnish games maker is the latest in a string of bold bets for Martin Lau, a former Goldman Sachs banker.


Sun, 17 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
China’s Tencent Nears Deal for ‘Clash of Clans’ Maker Supercell - Wall Street Journal
China’s Tencent Nears Deal for ‘Clash of Clans’ Maker Supercell  Wall Street Journal

Tencent Holdings Ltd. TCEHY -0.51% is nearing a deal to buy the Finnish maker of the popular “Clash of Clans” game in a deal that values the company at more ...


Thu, 16 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
‘Clash of Clans’ Maker Posts Revenue Fall Amid Pokémon Competition - Wall Street Journal
‘Clash of Clans’ Maker Posts Revenue Fall Amid Pokémon Competition  Wall Street Journal

“Clash of Clans” maker Supercell Oy's growth has stalled amid fierce competition in the mobile gaming industry, after years of rampant expansion that made it ...


Wed, 15 Feb 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Tencent Begins Distributing Supercell’s ‘Clash Royale’ in China - Wall Street Journal
Tencent Begins Distributing Supercell’s ‘Clash Royale’ in China  Wall Street Journal

Tencent is distributing Supercell's latest mobile game in China, in the two companies' first collaboration after the internet company agreed to buy the Finnish ...


Wed, 06 Jul 2016 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
Supercell’s Earnings Double as Mobile Games Play On - Wall Street Journal
Supercell’s Earnings Double as Mobile Games Play On  Wall Street Journal

Supercell saw its earnings more than double in 2014 as the Finnish company posted a threefold rise in annual revenue from its popular Clash of Clans, Hay Day ...


Tue, 24 Mar 2015 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
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
Supercell: Zero to $3 Billion in Three Years - Wall Street Journal
Supercell: Zero to $3 Billion in Three Years  Wall Street Journal

SoftBank agreed to pay $1.5 billion for control of Finnish developer Supercell, which makes "Clash of Clans," bringing a second premier game property into the ...


Wed, 16 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT
‘Clash of Clans’ Developer Ups Its Game After Sales Stumble - Wall Street Journal
‘Clash of Clans’ Developer Ups Its Game After Sales Stumble  Wall Street Journal

Supercell's CEO said the mobile-game developer learned from a dip in revenue for its “Clash” franchise and is now back on track.


Tue, 24 Jan 2017 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
Finland has just published everyone’s taxes on ‘National Jealousy Day’ - The European Sting
Finland has just published everyone’s taxes on ‘National Jealousy Day’  The European Sting

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Writer, Formative ...


Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Finland's Newest Hit Maker: Supercell - Wall Street Journal
Finland's Newest Hit Maker: Supercell  Wall Street Journal

One of the newest hit-makers in the mobile-game industry once again hails from Finland, but Supercell is making money with cows and dragons instead of Angry ...


Fri, 08 Mar 2013 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
Spotify’s IPO in New York Puts European Tech Sector in Spotlight - Wall Street Journal
Spotify’s IPO in New York Puts European Tech Sector in Spotlight  Wall Street Journal

The market has spoken: Europe is home to the globe's newest tech giant. Sweden's Spotify Technology burst onto the public markets this week in New York, ...


Wed, 04 Apr 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Supercell revenue drops despite mobile gaming market growth - Verdict
Supercell revenue drops despite mobile gaming market growth  Verdict

The mobile gaming market continued to grow in 2017, but not for the world's fifth biggest mobile developer. Supercell revenue dropped by 14 percent in 2017.


Wed, 14 Feb 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
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
Diary of a Storm Chaser - The Wall Street Journal
Diary of a Storm Chaser  The Wall Street Journal

Photographer Camille Seaman captures dramatic images of supercell thunderstorms, tornadoes and other weather phenomena in a new book.


Fri, 11 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
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
Observation of an environmentally insensitive solid-state spin defect in diamond - Science Magazine
Observation of an environmentally insensitive solid-state spin defect in diamond  Science Magazine

Certain defects in diamond are among the most promising physical implementations of qubits, the building blocks of quantum computers. However, identifying a ...


Fri, 06 Jul 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
Subsurface catalysis-mediated selectivity of dehydrogenation reaction - Science Advances
Subsurface catalysis-mediated selectivity of dehydrogenation reaction  Science Advances

Progress in heterogeneous catalysis is often hampered by the difficulties of constructing active architectures and understanding reaction mechanisms at the ...


Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Enhancing ferroelectric photovoltaic effect by polar order engineering - Science Advances
Enhancing ferroelectric photovoltaic effect by polar order engineering  Science Advances

Ferroelectric materials for photovoltaics have sparked great interest because of their switchable photoelectric responses and above-bandgap photovoltages that ...


Fri, 06 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
National Geographic Photo Contest winners - Lonely Planet Travel News
National Geographic Photo Contest winners  Lonely Planet Travel News

The winners of the 2018 National Geographic Photo Contest have just been announced. Around 10,000 entries were submitted from all over the world for this ...


Thu, 13 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
A simple electron counting model for half-Heusler surfaces - Science Advances
A simple electron counting model for half-Heusler surfaces  Science Advances

Heusler compounds are a ripe platform for discovery and manipulation of emergent properties in topological and magnetic heterostructures. In these ...


Fri, 01 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Room temperature in-plane ferroelectricity in van der Waals In2Se3 - Science Advances
Room temperature in-plane ferroelectricity in van der Waals In2Se3  Science Advances

Van der Waals (vdW) assembly of layered materials is a promising paradigm for creating electronic and optoelectronic devices with novel properties.


Fri, 13 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Awkward Moments in Multiplayer Gaming: You’re a Sixth Grader? - The Wall Street Journal.
Awkward Moments in Multiplayer Gaming: You’re a Sixth Grader?  The Wall Street Journal.

Michael Ritter was leading a staff meeting in Los Angeles last fall when his phone buzzed with a group text from a teammate in the football videogame “Madden ...


Tue, 30 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Earth System Science Center's lightning research is vital - UAH News
Earth System Science Center's lightning research is vital  UAH News

Whether it's crackling "heat lightning" above the clouds of a warm north Alabama summer night or the rare roar of thundersnow in a frozen blizzard, lightning is ...


Tue, 24 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Interlayer couplings, Moiré patterns, and 2D electronic superlattices in MoS2/WSe2 hetero-bilayers - Science Advances
Interlayer couplings, Moiré patterns, and 2D electronic superlattices in MoS2/WSe2 hetero-bilayers  Science Advances

By using direct growth, we create a rotationally aligned MoS2/WSe2 hetero-bilayer as a designer van der Waals heterostructure. With rotational alignment, the ...


Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Coherent, atomically thin transition-metal dichalcogenide superlattices with engineered strain - Science Magazine
Coherent, atomically thin transition-metal dichalcogenide superlattices with engineered strain  Science Magazine

Two-dimensional superlattices represent the atomic-thickness limit of heterostructures that enable technologies such as strain-engineered multiferroics and ...


Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Sale of Slotomania Maker Playtika Hits Regulatory Snag in China - Wall Street Journal
Sale of Slotomania Maker Playtika Hits Regulatory Snag in China  Wall Street Journal

The sale of a company known for its popular casino-style games for smartphones has hit a regulatory hurdle that could potentially thwart the deal and make it the ...


Tue, 30 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Strong coupling superconductivity in a quasiperiodic host-guest structure - Science Advances
Strong coupling superconductivity in a quasiperiodic host-guest structure  Science Advances

We examine the low-temperature states supported by the quasiperiodic host-guest structure of elemental bismuth at high pressure, Bi-III. Our electronic transport ...


Fri, 13 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Interface reconstruction with emerging charge ordering in hexagonal manganite - Science Advances
Interface reconstruction with emerging charge ordering in hexagonal manganite  Science Advances

Multiferroic materials, which simultaneously have multiple orderings, hold promise for use in the next generation of memory devices. We report a novel ...


Fri, 18 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Spin- and valley-polarized one-way Klein tunneling in photonic topological insulators - Science Advances
Spin- and valley-polarized one-way Klein tunneling in photonic topological insulators  Science Advances

Recent advances in condensed matter physics have shown that the spin degree of freedom of electrons can be efficiently exploited in the emergent field of ...


Fri, 11 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Photos of the year 2018 - The Sydney Morning Herald
Photos of the year 2018  The Sydney Morning Herald

Photos of the year 2018 by Sydney Morning Herald photographers.


Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Rovio Strives to Create Next Hit Beyond ‘Angry Birds’ - Wall Street Journal
Rovio Strives to Create Next Hit Beyond ‘Angry Birds’  Wall Street Journal

'Angry Birds' maker Rovio Entertainment is facing a challenge that has bedeviled much of the mobile-game industry: how to repeat smash hits.


Fri, 02 Sep 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Interplay of cation and anion redox in Li4Mn2O5 cathode material and prediction of improved Li4(Mn,M)2O5 electrodes for Li-ion batteries - Science Advances
Interplay of cation and anion redox in Li4Mn2O5 cathode material and prediction of improved Li4(Mn,M)2O5 electrodes for Li-ion batteries  Science Advances

Significant research effort has focused on improving the specific energy of lithium-ion batteries for emerging applications, such as electric vehicles. Recently ...


Fri, 18 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
What Does China’s Tencent Want With Silicon Valley? - Wall Street Journal
What Does China’s Tencent Want With Silicon Valley?  Wall Street Journal

In its quest to expand its global reach, Tencent Holdings has quietly become China's top corporate investor in Silicon Valley, pouring money into everything from ...


Sun, 04 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Tesla Gets Backing of Chinese Internet Giant Tencent - The Wall Street Journal.
Tesla Gets Backing of Chinese Internet Giant Tencent  The Wall Street Journal.

Tesla Inc. TSLA -0.75% gained a potential ally in China after the country's most valuable company, Tencent Holdings Ltd. TCEHY 0.47% , revealed it had bought ...


Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile Game Companies Are Starting to Run Ads on Instagram - Wall Street Journal
Mobile Game Companies Are Starting to Run Ads on Instagram  Wall Street Journal

Mobile game companies like Pocket Gems are known for being aggressive, data-driven marketers in mobile and social media. Now they're exploring Instagram, ...


Thu, 15 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
‘Angry Birds’ Maker Rovio Disappoints With IPO Pricing - Wall Street Journal
‘Angry Birds’ Maker Rovio Disappoints With IPO Pricing  Wall Street Journal

Rovio Entertainment, the company behind the “Angry Birds” gaming franchise, set the pricing for its initial public offering, valuing the company at about $1 ...


Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Enhanced photovoltaic performance and stability with a new type of hollow 3D perovskite {en}FASnI3 - Science Advances
Enhanced photovoltaic performance and stability with a new type of hollow 3D perovskite {en}FASnI3  Science Advances

Perovskite solar cells have revolutionized the fabrication of solution-processable solar cells. The presence of lead in the devices makes this technology less ...


Wed, 30 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank to Sell Most of Its GungHo Stake - Wall Street Journal
SoftBank to Sell Most of Its GungHo Stake  Wall Street Journal

SoftBank is set to sell most of its stake in GungHo Online Entertainment for about $685 million.


Sun, 05 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile Games Rethink Ads: Roadblock or Reward - Wall Street Journal
Mobile Games Rethink Ads: Roadblock or Reward  Wall Street Journal

Mobile developers such as Activision Blizzard Inc.'s King Digital have stopped resisting in-game ads and are ringing up revenue gains with messages from ...


Sun, 20 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Midterms 2018: Tornado forecast for election day 'could play a big role' in outcome - The Independent
Midterms 2018: Tornado forecast for election day 'could play a big role' in outcome  The Independent

Tornadoes expected to batter the southeastern US states on Monday evening could “play a big role” in Tuesday's midterm elections, a meteorologist has warned ...


Sun, 04 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
5 Trends in Mobile Gaming - Wall Street Journal
5 Trends in Mobile Gaming  Wall Street Journal

January mobile gaming data for the U.S. app stores by App Annie, an app store analytics firm, shows an industry on the up with big revenues for large operators.


Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Giant perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in Fe/III-V nitride thin films - Science Advances
Giant perpendicular magnetic anisotropy in Fe/III-V nitride thin films  Science Advances

Large perpendicular magnetic anisotropy (PMA) in transition metal thin films provides a pathway for enabling the intriguing physics of nanomagnetism and ...


Fri, 30 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
SoftBank President Nikesh Arora Leaves Company Abruptly - Wall Street Journal
SoftBank President Nikesh Arora Leaves Company Abruptly  Wall Street Journal

TOKYO—Nikesh Arora abruptly departed SoftBank Group Corp. 9984 0.41% , two years after he was wooed from Google Inc. and had emerged as the heir ...


Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Large polarons in lead halide perovskites - Science Advances
Large polarons in lead halide perovskites  Science Advances

Lead halide perovskites show marked defect tolerance responsible for their excellent optoelectronic properties. These properties might be explained by the ...


Fri, 11 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Dislocation-driven growth of two-dimensional lateral quantum-well superlattices - Science Advances
Dislocation-driven growth of two-dimensional lateral quantum-well superlattices  Science Advances

The advent of two-dimensional (2D) materials has led to extensive studies of heterostructures for novel applications. 2D lateral multiheterojunctions and ...


Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Direct imaging of electron transfer and its influence on superconducting pairing at FeSe/SrTiO3 interface - Science Advances
Direct imaging of electron transfer and its influence on superconducting pairing at FeSe/SrTiO3 interface  Science Advances

The exact mechanism responsible for the significant enhancement of the superconducting transition temperature (Tc) of monolayer iron selenide (FeSe) films on ...


Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Lego Clicks With China’s Tencent to Develop Online Games - Wall Street Journal
Lego Clicks With China’s Tencent to Develop Online Games  Wall Street Journal

Lego Group is teaming up with one of China's biggest tech firms to develop online games for children, as it and the rest of the toy industry try to navigate ...


Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Behind ‘League of Legends,’ the Chinese Giant Plotting Global Domination - Wall Street Journal
Behind ‘League of Legends,’ the Chinese Giant Plotting Global Domination  Wall Street Journal

The global videogame industry's biggest player is one whose rapid expansion has gone largely under the radar—even for the most dedicated gamers.


Sun, 20 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Iowa tornado: More than 25 separate tornadoes devastate towns as they wreak havoc across state - The Independent
Iowa tornado: More than 25 separate tornadoes devastate towns as they wreak havoc across state  The Independent

Some 27 separate tornadoes have injured 17 people, damaged scores of buildings and overturned vehicles as they tore through the American mid-west state of ...


Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
‘Pokémon Go’ May Leave Rivals Hunting for Gamers’ Attention - Wall Street Journal
‘Pokémon Go’ May Leave Rivals Hunting for Gamers’ Attention  Wall Street Journal

Pokémon Go” has caught the attention of tens of millions of mobile gamers. It is likely catching a share of their spending on rivals' games, too, analysts say.


Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Atomically thin gallium layers from solid-melt exfoliation - Science Advances
Atomically thin gallium layers from solid-melt exfoliation  Science Advances

Among the large number of promising two-dimensional (2D) atomic layer crystals, true metallic layers are rare. Using combined theoretical and experimental ...


Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
India is officially the most dangerous country for women - T2 Online
India is officially the most dangerous country for women  T2 Online

This week in the 'worst fears realised' category: India has topped the list of the most dangerous country for women. According to a survey done by Thomson ...


Tue, 26 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
‘Angry Birds’ Maker Hatches IPO Plan - Wall Street Journal
‘Angry Birds’ Maker Hatches IPO Plan  Wall Street Journal

Rovio, the company behind the “Angry Birds” videogame and film franchise, confirmed that it is planning to list its shares in Finland—a litmus test for an industry ...


Tue, 05 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Real-space analysis of diffusion behavior and activation energy of individual monatomic ions in a liquid - Science Advances
Real-space analysis of diffusion behavior and activation energy of individual monatomic ions in a liquid  Science Advances

Investigation of the local dynamic behavior of atoms and molecules in liquids is crucial for revealing the origin of macroscopic liquid properties. Therefore, direct ...


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Na+/vacancy disordering promises high-rate Na-ion batteries - Science Advances
Na+/vacancy disordering promises high-rate Na-ion batteries  Science Advances

As one of the most fascinating cathode candidates for Na-ion batteries (NIBs), P2-type Na layered oxides usually exhibit various single-phase domains ...


Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Netflix executives are being sued over their bonuses - Verdict
Netflix executives are being sued over their bonuses  Verdict

Netflix executives probably felt pretty happy with their company's recent $100 billion valuation but did it get there fair and square? The streaming *service's* top ...


Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Finland Is Flourishing After 100 Years of Independence - Wall Street Journal
Finland Is Flourishing After 100 Years of Independence  Wall Street Journal

HELSINKI—This week's 100th anniversary celebrations of Finland's independence are partly a celebration of survival against the odds. Even Lenin, who ...


Sun, 03 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
China’s Tencent Puts $90 Million Into Pocket Gems for Mobile Games - Wall Street Journal
China’s Tencent Puts $90 Million Into Pocket Gems for Mobile Games  Wall Street Journal

Pocket Gems Inc., the maker of hit mobile games “Episode” and “War Dragons,” has raised $90 million in new funding from existing stakeholder Tencent ...


Wed, 10 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
How a Small Bet on Tencent Made an African Firm One of the World’s Most Valuable - Wall Street Journal
How a Small Bet on Tencent Made an African Firm One of the World’s Most Valuable  Wall Street Journal

Naspers, Africa's most valuable company, is now suddenly one of the world's most valuable companies, too—thanks to its 33.3% stake in Tencent.


Thu, 30 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Moiré excitons: From programmable quantum emitter arrays to spin-orbit–coupled artificial lattices - Science Advances
Moiré excitons: From programmable quantum emitter arrays to spin-orbit–coupled artificial lattices  Science Advances

Highly uniform and ordered nanodot arrays are crucial for high-performance quantum optoelectronics, including new semiconductor lasers and single-photon ...


Fri, 10 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Tencent Aims for Overseas Mobile-Game Domination - Wall Street Journal
Tencent Aims for Overseas Mobile-Game Domination  Wall Street Journal

Tencent Holdings Ltd. is setting its sights outside its home turf by exporting made-in-China games to the U.S. and other overseas markets.


Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:00:00 GMT
China’s Tencent Posts 58% Jump in First-Quarter Profit - Wall Street Journal
China’s Tencent Posts 58% Jump in First-Quarter Profit  Wall Street Journal

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings reported a steep rise in profit and revenue in the first quarter, notching solid growth in its core gaming and ...


Wed, 17 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Kabam Sells Majority of Its Assets to South Korea’s Netmarble Games - Wall Street Journal
Kabam Sells Majority of Its Assets to South Korea’s Netmarble Games  Wall Street Journal

Kabam is selling the bulk of its assets, including its lucrative Vancouver studio to South Korea's Netmarble Games, effectively exiting the fast-growing but ...


Mon, 19 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Commercial balloons in the stratosphere could monitor hurricanes and scan for solar storms - Science Magazine
Commercial balloons in the stratosphere could monitor hurricanes and scan for solar storms  Science Magazine

The layers of polyethylene, as thin as plastic sandwich bags, sit neatly folded in a wooden box at the headquarters of World View Enterprises in Tucson, Arizona.


Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Asian Games Makers Team Up for Mobile Success - Wall Street Journal
Asian Games Makers Team Up for Mobile Success  Wall Street Journal

Nexon and Koei Tecmo say they have found success through a partnership model, turning proven hits from the traditional console market into mobile-friendly ...


Thu, 13 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Game Publisher Tencent Warns of Risks Even as Profit Jumps - Wall Street Journal
Game Publisher Tencent Warns of Risks Even as Profit Jumps  Wall Street Journal

Tencent Holdings warned it faces stiff competition in maintaining rapid growth of its core gaming and *content* businesses, despite notching a surge in quarterly ...


Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Photocarrier generation from interlayer charge-transfer transitions in WS2-graphene heterostructures - Science Advances
Photocarrier generation from interlayer charge-transfer transitions in WS2-graphene heterostructures  Science Advances

Efficient interfacial carrier generation in van der Waals heterostructures is critical for their electronic and optoelectronic applications. We demonstrate broadband ...


Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Transport properties of carbonated silicate melt at high pressure - Science Advances
Transport properties of carbonated silicate melt at high pressure  Science Advances

Carbon dioxide, generally considered as the second most abundant volatile component in silicate magmas, is expected to significantly influence various melt ...


Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
How Mobile Games Rake In Billions - Wall Street Journal
How Mobile Games Rake In Billions  Wall Street Journal

Behind a pair of recent multibillion-dollar deals in the mobile videogame industry is an expertly crafted weapon: virtual goods sold inside apps for as little as 99 ...


Thu, 28 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile-Game Maker Kabam Evaluating Multiple Offers for Canada Studio - Wall Street Journal
Mobile-Game Maker Kabam Evaluating Multiple Offers for Canada Studio  Wall Street Journal

Mobile-videogame publisher Kabam Inc. is weighing multiple acquisition offers for its most lucrative studio, according to a person familiar with the matter, in a ...


Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Atomic-scale visualization of surface-assisted orbital order - Science Advances
Atomic-scale visualization of surface-assisted orbital order  Science Advances

Orbital-related physics attracts growing interest in condensed matter research, but direct real-space access of the orbital degree of freedom is challenging.


Fri, 22 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Angry Birds Chief to Step Down - Wall Street Journal
Angry Birds Chief to Step Down  Wall Street Journal

STOCKHOLM—Finland's Rovio Entertainment Ltd., maker of the blockbuster mobile game "Angry Birds," said Friday that Chief Executive Mikael Hed will step ...


Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
New Hotbed for Tech Startups: Europe - Wall Street Journal
New Hotbed for Tech Startups: Europe  Wall Street Journal

European tech entrepreneurs who worked in the U.S. are returning home to boost startups.


Sat, 28 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Optical identification of sulfur vacancies: Bound excitons at the edges of monolayer tungsten disulfide - Science Advances
Optical identification of sulfur vacancies: Bound excitons at the edges of monolayer tungsten disulfide  Science Advances

Defects play a significant role in tailoring the optical properties of two-dimensional materials. Optical signatures of defect-bound excitons are important tools to ...


Fri, 28 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Molecular behavior of zero-dimensional perovskites - Science Advances
Molecular behavior of zero-dimensional perovskites  Science Advances

Low-dimensional perovskites offer a rare opportunity to investigate lattice dynamics and charge carrier behavior in bulk quantum-confined solids, in addition to ...


Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Supersaturated calcium carbonate solutions are classical - Science Advances
Supersaturated calcium carbonate solutions are classical  Science Advances

Mechanisms of CaCO3 nucleation from solutions that depend on multistage pathways and the existence of species far more complex than simple ions or ion ...


Fri, 26 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ultrahigh mobility and efficient charge injection in monolayer organic thin-film transistors on boron nitride - Science Advances
Ultrahigh mobility and efficient charge injection in monolayer organic thin-film transistors on boron nitride  Science Advances

Organic thin-film transistors (OTFTs) with high mobility and low contact resistance have been actively pursued as building blocks for low-cost organic electronics.


Wed, 06 Sep 2017 07:00:00 GMT
‘Super Mario Run’ Jumps to Top of App-Store Charts - Wall Street Journal
‘Super Mario Run’ Jumps to Top of App-Store Charts  Wall Street Journal

The considerable marketing muscle behind “Super Mario Run” propelled Nintendo's first smartphone action game to the top of Apple's app-store charts.


Fri, 16 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Prediction of interface structures and energies via virtual screening - Science Advances
Prediction of interface structures and energies via virtual screening  Science Advances

Interfaces markedly affect the properties of materials because of differences in their atomic configurations. Determining the atomic structure of the interface is ...


Fri, 25 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Aggregation-induced emission in lamellar solids of colloidal perovskite quantum wells - Science Advances
Aggregation-induced emission in lamellar solids of colloidal perovskite quantum wells  Science Advances

The outstanding excitonic properties, including photoluminescence quantum yield (?PL), of individual, quantum-confined semiconductor nanoparticles are often ...


Fri, 22 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Microstructural control of new intercalation layered titanoniobates with large and reversible d-spacing for easy Na+ ion uptake - Science Advances
Microstructural control of new intercalation layered titanoniobates with large and reversible d-spacing for easy Na+ ion uptake  Science Advances

Key issues for Na-ion batteries are the development of promising electrode materials with favorable sites for Na+ ion intercalation/deintercalation and an ...


Fri, 06 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
China at the gates: A new power audit of EU-China relations - European Council on Foreign Relations
China at the gates: A new power audit of EU-China relations  European Council on Foreign Relations

Since 2009, the time of the European Council on Foreign Relations' first Power Audit, China has become more present and influential within Europe. This is no ...


Fri, 01 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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