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Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Market Research Gazette
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Market Research Gazette

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


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

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


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:34:41 GMT
Airtel Congo finalises acquisition of Warid Congo - TeleGeography
Airtel Congo finalises acquisition of Warid Congo  TeleGeography

Congo, Rep. Having struck a deal to acquire rival Warid Congo last year, fellow mobile network operator Airtel Congo is said to have completed the deal, ...


Wed, 04 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
India’s Airtel continues Africa push with deal in Congo - Financial Times
India’s Airtel continues Africa push with deal in Congo  Financial Times

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


Tue, 05 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT
New mobile money product for Congo, as competition heats up across Africa - How we made it in Africa
New mobile money product for Congo, as competition heats up across Africa  How we made it in Africa

Patrick Ngabonziza, CEO of mobile payments company MobiCash, has contact numbers in eight African countries listed on his email signature – evidence of the ...


Tue, 21 Feb 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Trump's Syria withdrawal flies in the face of statements from top military and national security leaders - Military Times
Trump's Syria withdrawal flies in the face of statements from top military and national security leaders  Military Times

President Donald Trump's reported call for a rapid withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria comes in stark contrast to statements by his own national security adviser, ...


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ufone International Roaming Tariffs & Offers 2019 – Prepaid, Postpaid - PhoneWorld Magazine
Ufone International Roaming Tariffs & Offers 2019 – Prepaid, Postpaid  PhoneWorld Magazine

Ufone is one of the 4G LTE cellular *service* providers in Pakistan. The company started its operations in Islamabad on January 29, 2001. The main focus of the ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Lukoil to start production at Iraq's newest massive discovery in 2021 - S&P Global Platts
Lukoil to start production at Iraq's newest massive discovery in 2021  S&P Global Platts

Lukoil's massive new discovery in southern Iraq part of the Russian firm's sizable growth plans in the Middle Eastern country will start production in 2021, the ...


Wed, 10 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The US military is putting new observation posts in northern Syria - Military Times
The US military is putting new observation posts in northern Syria  Military Times

The U.S. military will begin putting observation posts in northern Syria to help Turkey secure its border from threats wondering through the war-torn country.


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Pakistan has the Most Expensive Mobile Data in South Asia-Report - PhoneWorld Magazine
Pakistan has the Most Expensive Mobile Data in South Asia-Report  PhoneWorld Magazine

Pakistan is the most expensive country in South Asia after the Maldives to buy mobile data with the average cost of one gigabyte (1GB) at $1.85 or Rs 258.73 in ...


Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
India Tops the List of ’10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women’, Pakistan Ranks Sixth - PhoneWorld Magazine
India Tops the List of ’10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women’, Pakistan Ranks Sixth  PhoneWorld Magazine

Indian topped the list and got the title of "Most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labour.


Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
UAE to deposit $3 billion in Pakistan's central bank - Al-Arabiya
UAE to deposit $3 billion in Pakistan's central bank  Al-Arabiya

The United Arab Emirates plans to deposit $3 billion in Pakistan's central bank “in the next few days”, the UAE state news agency WAM reported on Friday.


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Orange Hires Adviser For Uganda Exit - New Vision
Orange Hires Adviser For Uganda Exit  New Vision

French operator Orange has mandated Lazard to find a buyer for its mobile telecoms business in Uganda, hot on the heels of the sale of Warid Telecom's local ...


Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:00:00 GMT
With sale to Africell, Orange starts to pull back from East Africa - PCWorld
With sale to Africell, Orange starts to pull back from East Africa  PCWorld

French Telecom operator Orange has finally sold its operation in Uganda to Africell as a first step to exiting the East African telecom market altogether.


Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel net profit surges 89%, meets estimates - Livemint
Bharti Airtel net profit surges 89%, meets estimates  Livemint

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel Ltd's fourth-quarter profit surged 89%, the company's second straight gain in quarterly profit after almost four years of declining growth, ...


Wed, 30 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Indian business : management : M&A/restructuring : index - domain-B
Indian business : management : M&A/restructuring : index  domain-B

Merged Bank of Baroda looks to rationalise 800-900 branches; 20 May 2019. Tata to merge consumer business into Tata Consumer Products; 16 May 2019.


Sat, 24 Mar 2018 02:49:26 GMT
Indian business : industry : industry : Telecom : index - domain-B
Indian business : industry : industry : Telecom : index  domain-B

Vodafone network access to rival to secure Liberty deal in Germany; 09 May 2019. Reliance Jio wins 3 awards at Golden Globe Tigers Award 2019; 08 May ...


Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:19:32 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
African Venture: Promises and Pitfalls of Bharti's Deal with Zain - Knowledge@Wharton (subscription)
African Venture: Promises and Pitfalls of Bharti's Deal with Zain  Knowledge@Wharton (subscription)

For several months, the principal shareholders of the Zain Group of Kuwait, one of the region's largest telecom *service* providers, have been looking for a buyer ...


Thu, 25 Feb 2010 08:00:00 GMT
2G, 3G & 4G Mobile Network Subscriptions, Spectrum Licensing, Ownership, Infrastructure Contracts & Handset Shipments Database: 2013 - 2020 - PR Newswire
2G, 3G & 4G Mobile Network Subscriptions, Spectrum Licensing, Ownership, Infrastructure Contracts & Handset Shipments Database: 2013 - 2020  PR Newswire

DUBLIN, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/qqnzn7/2g_3g_and_4g) has announced the ...


Thu, 10 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Africa - Mobile Voice Market and Major Network Operators - PR Newswire
Africa - Mobile Voice Market and Major Network Operators  PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Africa - Mobile Voice ...


Mon, 04 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Africa’s mobile operators - BusinessTech
Africa’s mobile operators  BusinessTech

South Africa is far down the list of countries in Africa when it comes to the number of mobile operators within a country.


Tue, 27 Nov 2012 08:00:00 GMT
Pakistan real estate MOU scrapped - Sheikh Nahayan - ArabianBusiness.com
Pakistan real estate MOU scrapped - Sheikh Nahayan  ArabianBusiness.com

Reports that Dhabi Contracting, a unit of Abu Dhabi Group, has made financial commitments to a 15-year real estate project in Pakistan valued at US$45bn by ...


Sun, 24 Feb 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Gilat Telecom Uganda provides internet services for 60 business customers - Biztech Africa
Gilat Telecom Uganda provides internet services for 60 business customers  Biztech Africa

Gilat Satcom has established an ISP in Uganda which is already providing fast, reliable and highly secure broadband services to more than 60 business clients, ...


Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Crane Bank: What is all this noise? - Daily Monitor
Crane Bank: What is all this noise?  Daily Monitor

So much has been said about the resolution of Crane Bank. However, beyond the sale is the question many have never asked. Who were the winners or losers ...


Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Threeways Shipping Services [Group] Ltd - Business Excellence Magazine
Threeways Shipping Services [Group] Ltd  Business Excellence Magazine

Business Excellence - Bringing you *content* on truly excellent companies from the USA, Canada, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe.


Wed, 18 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT
Pakistan Tops the List of World’s Leading Travel Destinations - RS-Tech
Pakistan Tops the List of World’s Leading Travel Destinations  RS-Tech

A UK-based adventure travel project—British Backpacker Society, followed by many people online, has stated Pakistan among the world's leading adventure ...


Wed, 27 Dec 2017 08:31:42 GMT

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

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


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

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


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:38:48 GMT
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
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
Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Drivers, Trends and Opportunities 2019-2024 - Amazing Newspaper
Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Drivers, Trends and Opportunities 2019-2024  Amazing Newspaper

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


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:32:30 GMT
Investors pump USD 1.25 billion into Airtel Africa | ALB Article - African Law & Business (ALB)
Investors pump USD 1.25 billion into Airtel Africa | ALB Article  African Law & Business (ALB)

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


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

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


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
Scope of Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023 - Industry Today
Scope of Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2023  Industry Today

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


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

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


Fri, 10 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Best Banks In Africa 2019 - Global Finance
Best Banks In Africa 2019  Global Finance

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


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel sell 25% of its African unit - Telecom Asia
Airtel sell 25% of its African unit  Telecom Asia

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


Mon, 07 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa’s profit rises - The East African
Airtel Africa’s profit rises  The East African

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


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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 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
Bharti says Airtel Africa IPO not to change shareholding of Tanzania unit - BusinessLine
Bharti says Airtel Africa IPO not to change shareholding of Tanzania unit  BusinessLine

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


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

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


Sun, 19 May 2019 01:49:52 GMT
Bharti Airtel dials Warburg Pincus to raise up to $1.5 billion - Gadgets Now
Bharti Airtel dials Warburg Pincus to raise up to $1.5 billion  Gadgets Now

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


Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel to divest 950 towers in Congo to reduce debt - Livemint
Airtel to divest 950 towers in Congo to reduce debt  Livemint

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


Fri, 06 May 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel, Telkom in new deal to take on market leader - The East African
Airtel, Telkom in new deal to take on market leader  The East African

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


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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
Data revenue pushes Airtel’s East Africa units’ profits to $102m - The East African
Data revenue pushes Airtel’s East Africa units’ profits to $102m  The East African

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


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Uganda faces higher running costs in policy changes - The East African
Airtel Uganda faces higher running costs in policy changes  The East African

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


Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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
Bharti Airtel may sell 25% in Africa unit to raise up to $1.5 billion - Economic Times
Bharti Airtel may sell 25% in Africa unit to raise up to $1.5 billion  Economic Times

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


Fri, 04 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa raises $1.2 billion to reduce debt, upgrade networks - The East African
Airtel Africa raises $1.2 billion to reduce debt, upgrade networks  The East African

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


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel posts mixed results for East Africa - The East African
Bharti Airtel posts mixed results for East Africa  The East African

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


Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Peacekeeping needs to adapt to growing threat situations: India - The Quint
Peacekeeping needs to adapt to growing threat situations: India  The Quint

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


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Congo finalises acquisition of Warid Congo - TeleGeography
Airtel Congo finalises acquisition of Warid Congo  TeleGeography

Congo, Rep. Having struck a deal to acquire rival Warid Congo last year, fellow mobile network operator Airtel Congo is said to have completed the deal, ...


Wed, 04 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Ebola outbreak: WHO promises Congo all help - The Hindu BusinessLine
Ebola outbreak: WHO promises Congo all help  The Hindu BusinessLine

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


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Fourteen dead in DR Congo mine collapse - Business Standard
Fourteen dead in DR Congo mine collapse  Business Standard

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


Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo train derailment kills 24 - Business Standard
DR Congo train derailment kills 24  Business Standard

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


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
Airtel Africa profits triple to $154.5m - The East African
Airtel Africa profits triple to $154.5m  The East African

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


Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel in talks to buy Telkom Kenya - african-markets.com
Airtel in talks to buy Telkom Kenya  african-markets.com

India's Bharti Airtel is in talks to buy Telkom Kenya, the country's smallest telecoms operator, to create a stronger challenger to market leader Safaricom, three ...


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Tanzania Pays $2.3 Million Settlement to Free Employees - Bloomberg
Vodacom Tanzania Pays $2.3 Million Settlement to Free Employees  Bloomberg

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


Thu, 11 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
Kenya's Safaricom loses market share for fifth straight quarter - The East African
Kenya's Safaricom loses market share for fifth straight quarter  The East African

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


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Chad has blocked WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter for a year - Quartz
Chad has blocked WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter for a year  Quartz

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


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel inaugurates 3G network in Congo Brazzaville - TeleGeography
Airtel inaugurates 3G network in Congo Brazzaville  TeleGeography

Congo, Rep. Having bagged what its parent company noted was its first third-generation concession in Central Africa, Airtel Congo, a subsidiary of Indian ...


Wed, 26 Oct 2011 07:00:00 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
Government, Helios scale down investment in Telkom Kenya - The East African
Government, Helios scale down investment in Telkom Kenya  The East African

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


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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
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 Uganda takes over K2 Telecom subscribers - The East African
Airtel Uganda takes over K2 Telecom subscribers  The East African

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


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
'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
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
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
Indian peacekeeper injured in rebel attack in Congo - Economic Times
Indian peacekeeper injured in rebel attack in Congo  Economic Times

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


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
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 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
Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2019: Mobile Wallet & Payment Market Opportunities (Databook Series) - Market Size & Forecast across 45+ Market Segments (2016-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2019: Mobile Wallet & Payment Market Opportunities (Databook Series) - Market Size & Forecast across 45+ Market Segments (2016-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

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


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tanzania Charges Vodacom of Depriving State of $4.8 Million - Bloomberg
Tanzania Charges Vodacom of Depriving State of $4.8 Million  Bloomberg

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


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
Airtel's international roaming plans are amazing: Here's what you need to know - Android Central
Airtel's international roaming plans are amazing: Here's what you need to know  Android Central

Indian carriers have generally shied away from offering affordable international roaming plans for customers traveling abroad, but that's changing with Airtel's ...


Wed, 25 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Orange acquires Airtel's units in Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone - TeleGeography
Orange acquires Airtel's units in Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone  TeleGeography

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


Wed, 13 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Pune: Man Duped Of Rs 93 Lakh After Sharing SIM Details With ‘Airtel Employee’ Over Phone - The Logical Indian
Pune: Man Duped Of Rs 93 Lakh After Sharing SIM Details With ‘Airtel Employee’ Over Phone  The Logical Indian

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


Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
For refugees and locals in Uganda, the internet is changing lives - UNHCR
For refugees and locals in Uganda, the internet is changing lives  UNHCR

Private investment has brought connectivity to north-western Uganda, as well as new opportunities for refugees and locals.


Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo scraps sentence against exiled opposition leader Moise Katumbi: lawyer - Independent
DR Congo scraps sentence against exiled opposition leader Moise Katumbi: lawyer  Independent

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


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
UN sets sights on exit strategy for DR Congo peacekeeping mission - Independent
UN sets sights on exit strategy for DR Congo peacekeeping mission  Independent

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


Sat, 30 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DRC ebola centre attacks worrying - UN health chief - Independent
DRC ebola centre attacks worrying - UN health chief  Independent

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


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
M23: Congo ex-rebels head home from Uganda - Independent
M23: Congo ex-rebels head home from Uganda  Independent

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


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Attack on DR Congo Ebola centre leaves one dead - Independent
Attack on DR Congo Ebola centre leaves one dead  Independent

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


Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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 votes in end-of-an-era poll - Independent
DR Congo votes in end-of-an-era poll  Independent

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


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

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


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Telkom Announces Transfer of Business Assets To Airtel Kenya - KahawaTungu
Telkom Announces Transfer of Business Assets To Airtel Kenya  KahawaTungu

Telkom Kenya has announced transfer of business assets to Airtel Kenya, signifying a close of deal in the merger announced this year.


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

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


Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel sells African towers for $1.3B - RCR Wireless News
Bharti Airtel sells African towers for $1.3B  RCR Wireless News

Indian telecommunications group Bharti Airtel has obtained nearly $1.3 billion from the sale of its telecommunication towers in five African markets.


Mon, 06 Jul 2015 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
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
Airtel’s towers sale deal in Chad and Tanzania terminated - Livemint
Airtel’s towers sale deal in Chad and Tanzania terminated  Livemint

New Delhi: The deal for the sale of Bharti Airtel's towers in Chad and Tanzania to Helios Towers Africa has been terminated. The termination, however, does not ...


Wed, 17 Jun 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel appoints new boss in the DRC - Capital Business - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel appoints new boss in the DRC - Capital Business  Capital FM Kenya

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


Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
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
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
Ebola outbreak: Death toll breaches 650-mark in DR Congo - Business Standard
Ebola outbreak: Death toll breaches 650-mark in DR Congo  Business Standard

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


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
Best Prepaid Plans for International Roaming in December 2018 (Mumbai) - Beebom
Best Prepaid Plans for International Roaming in December 2018 (Mumbai)  Beebom

Telecom *service* providers in India offer a ton of international roaming recharge plans for their prepaid customers. Due to the sheer number of plans offers, ...


Wed, 25 Jul 2018 07:00:00 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
Airtel may turn around Africa operations in FY18 on cost optimisation - Economic Times
Airtel may turn around Africa operations in FY18 on cost optimisation  Economic Times

KOLKATA: Bharti Airtel could turn around its loss-making Africa operations in FY18 if it is able to sustain the strong customer base growth and accelerated data ...


Thu, 17 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Vodacom Tanzania pays $2.3m settlement to free employees - Fin24
Vodacom Tanzania pays $2.3m settlement to free employees  Fin24

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


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
DR Congo's Tshisekedi, ex-president agree to form coalition - Independent
DR Congo's Tshisekedi, ex-president agree to form coalition  Independent

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


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa restructures organisation design, Christian Defaria elevated to executive chairman - Economic Times
Airtel Africa restructures organisation design, Christian Defaria elevated to executive chairman  Economic Times

Airtel Africas new organisation design “is aimed at enhanced empowerment at the operating level as well as speed to market”.


Wed, 17 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Phone technology gives refugees in Uganda a cash lifeline - UNHCR
Phone technology gives refugees in Uganda a cash lifeline  UNHCR

Agreements with telecoms operators are helping South Sudanese families in the world's biggest refugee settlement connect with essential services.


Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Ebola response in DR Congo 'failing' to contain outbreak: MSF - Independent
Ebola response in DR Congo 'failing' to contain outbreak: MSF  Independent

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


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT

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

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


Tue, 21 May 2019 11:48:35 GMT
Smile Telecoms Appoints Ex-MTN South Africa As New Group CEO - Techfinancials.co.za
Smile Telecoms Appoints Ex-MTN South Africa As New Group CEO  Techfinancials.co.za

Ahmad Farroukh, a former CEO of MTN South Africa, has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer of Smile Telecoms.


Tue, 21 May 2019 14:24:22 GMT
Competition watchdog names and shames MTN, Vodacom for... - Daily Maverick
Competition watchdog names and shames MTN, Vodacom for...  Daily Maverick

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


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Africa Top10 Business News - Africa.com
Africa Top10 Business News  Africa.com

MTN Group Ltd. appointed former South Africa Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas as chairman; he will replace Phuthuma Nhleko.


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Telcos hit back at CompCom data report - ITWeb
Telcos hit back at CompCom data report  ITWeb

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


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Brands Drumming the African Heritage - THISDAY Newspapers
The Brands Drumming the African Heritage  THISDAY Newspapers

Vanessa Obioha. Leading ICT company MTN Nigeria and International Breweries via one of its brand, Trophy Lager were among the major brands that threw ...


Fri, 10 May 2019 04:15:00 GMT
Africa Live this week: MTN settlement over Nigeria $8bn row - BBC News
Africa Live this week: MTN settlement over Nigeria $8bn row  BBC News

That's all from BBC Africa Live for this week. You can keep up-to-date with what's happening across the continent by listening to the Africa Today podcast or ...


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kidnapped pupils released after payment of ransom - Daily Monitor
Kidnapped pupils released after payment of ransom  Daily Monitor

It is suspected that some Ugandans could be involved in the kidnaps which are blamed on Congolese.


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Nigeria in 1min: Economic, Business and Financial Headlines – 170519 - Proshare Nigeria Limited
Nigeria in 1min: Economic, Business and Financial Headlines – 170519  Proshare Nigeria Limited

PROSHARE ECONOMY. Nigeria: Is it Time to Legalize Marijuana? - When in the course of the 2019 presidential election campaigns, the publisher of Sahara ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 06:02:07 GMT
Africa Business in Brief - 31 MAR 2019 - Lexology
Africa Business in Brief - 31 MAR 2019  Lexology

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is expected to invest up to USD10.1-billion in heating, ventilation and air condition (HVAC) systems by 2024…


Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Advertising in the competitive telecommunications, broadband and connectivity landscape - Business Day
Advertising in the competitive telecommunications, broadband and connectivity landscape  Business Day

The telecommunications and broadband sectors are among the most competitive industries in SA – not to mention critical for economic growth and ...


Wed, 15 May 2019 10:04:00 GMT
Absolutely terrible research in mobile data pricing report - MyBroadband
Absolutely terrible research in mobile data pricing report  MyBroadband

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


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Market Research Gazette
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Market Research Gazette

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


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:38:48 GMT
Kidnapped Kanungu teens released after Shs 4m ransom payment - The Observer
Kidnapped Kanungu teens released after Shs 4m ransom payment  The Observer

Two teenagers who were kidnapped by gunmen from their banana plantation near the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) border on Easter Monday have ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Benin Internet shutdown is yet another reminder that African governments don't get digital rights - Techpoint Africa
Benin Internet shutdown is yet another reminder that African governments don't get digital rights  Techpoint Africa

Last weekend, Benin Republic became the latest African country to shut down its Internet following an execution of a government order. As Benin prepared for ...


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money interoperability to scale up mobile financial services across Africa - africanews
Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money interoperability to scale up mobile financial services across Africa  africanews

Two of Africa's largest mobile operators and mobile money providers, Orange Group (www.Orange.com) and MTN Group (www.MTN.com), today announced a ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Congo launches commercial 4G services - TeleGeography
MTN Congo launches commercial 4G services  TeleGeography

Congo, Rep. MTN Congo, the largest mobile network operator (MNO) by subscribers in the Republic of the Congo, has become the first cellco to launch ...


Wed, 14 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Mobile Central For Driving Digital And Financial Inclusion In Africa - Forbes
Mobile Central For Driving Digital And Financial Inclusion In Africa  Forbes

Having built an ecosystem to provide voice calls, cellular networks are ideally suited to provide the next wave of digital services and financial inclusion. "Mobile ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Rwanda-Uganda feud escalates - African Business Magazine
Rwanda-Uganda feud escalates  African Business Magazine

Tensions mount between Rwanda and Uganda as the two leaders exchange blows that could be damaging for trade.


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Drivers, Trends and Opportunities 2019-2024 - Amazing Newspaper
Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Drivers, Trends and Opportunities 2019-2024  Amazing Newspaper

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


Tue, 21 May 2019 09:32:30 GMT
MARKET WRAP: JSE slips ahead of data-heavy week - Business Day
MARKET WRAP: JSE slips ahead of data-heavy week  Business Day

Volumes on the local bourse were low on Monday, ahead of a busy week in terms of global economic news, as well as Wednesday's public holiday.


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
African telecoms titan MTN slims down with $1 billion divestment plan - Reuters Africa
African telecoms titan MTN slims down with $1 billion divestment plan  Reuters Africa

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - MTN Group announced on Thursday a $1 billion divestment programme over the next three years that will slim down Africa's ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Helios to Build 1,000 Towers in South Africa 5G Networks Push - Bloomberg
Helios to Build 1,000 Towers in South Africa 5G Networks Push  Bloomberg

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


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DRC forces arrest two suspected kidnappers of US tourist - pmldaily.com
DRC forces arrest two suspected kidnappers of US tourist  pmldaily.com

KAMPALA – Security agencies in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have arrested two men suspected to have planned the kidnap of a US tourist and her ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN opens Mobile Money Application Program Interface (API) as it unveils fund for Ugandan startups - africanews
MTN opens Mobile Money Application Program Interface (API) as it unveils fund for Ugandan startups  africanews

MTN Uganda (www.MTN.co.ug) the first telecom company in Uganda and in the MTN Group (www.MTN.com) to grant access to third-parties to its Mobile Money ...


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tanzania Charges Vodacom of Depriving State of $4.8 Million - Bloomberg
Tanzania Charges Vodacom of Depriving State of $4.8 Million  Bloomberg

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


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Business in Africa: MTN Uganda may have been caught in crossfire between Museveni and Kagame - Daily Maverick
Business in Africa: MTN Uganda may have been caught in crossfire between Museveni and Kagame  Daily Maverick

A bitter rivalry between Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and Rwandan President Paul Kagame seems to lie behind the deportation of MTN's Ugandan ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Nigeria: CBN, MTN and 4 Banks - What Lessons? - AllAfrica.com
Nigeria: CBN, MTN and 4 Banks - What Lessons?  AllAfrica.com

The furore generated so far on the $8.1billion and N5.87billion sanction by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on MTN Nigeria and four banks has been one of ...


Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodafone, MTN interconnect mobile money services in East Africa - TeleGeography
Vodafone, MTN interconnect mobile money services in East Africa  TeleGeography

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


Wed, 22 Apr 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Helios 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
MTN slashes prepaid out-of-bundle rates by up to 75%, launches "Double Your Bundle" promotion - ITWeb
MTN slashes prepaid out-of-bundle rates by up to 75%, launches "Double Your Bundle" promotion  ITWeb

MTN today announced it has slashed its out-of-bundle (OOB) data rate by up to 75% for prepaid customers and that it will be. Prepaid customers currently not ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN faces more problems in Uganda as authorities query its sales figures - Reuters Africa
MTN faces more problems in Uganda as authorities query its sales figures  Reuters Africa

Uganda accused the country's biggest telecoms operator, MTN Uganda, on Tuesday of underdeclaring its sales and causing public revenue losses, in a further ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Closed borders and fighting words: Rwanda and Uganda's deepening rift - African Arguments
Closed borders and fighting words: Rwanda and Uganda's deepening rift  African Arguments

“No one can bring me to my knees,” said President Kagame. “Once we mobilise, you can't survive,” said President Museveni. At the border between Rwanda ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
2018 top tech stories: MTN vs Nigeria, fake news, taxing internet use - africanews
2018 top tech stories: MTN vs Nigeria, fake news, taxing internet use  africanews

In this article, we highlight the most persistent trends and most read SciTech stories from the year 2018.


Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Music and dance inspires in troubled eastern Congo - Reuters India
Music and dance inspires in troubled eastern Congo  Reuters India

More than 35000 people came together over the weekend for the sixth edition of the Amani festival in Democratic Republic of Congo's Goma region. Serena ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Mobile Network Operator Partnership Forged to Deliver Globally Connected IoT Cloud Solution - africanews
Mobile Network Operator Partnership Forged to Deliver Globally Connected IoT Cloud Solution  africanews

Eseye (www.Eseye.com), a global provider of IoT services, is today delighted to announce a partnership with MTN, the leading Africa Mobile Network Operator ...


Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Uganda deports another MTN executive - The East African
Uganda deports another MTN executive  The East African

The Italian woman deported is MTN's general manager mobile money.


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN, ZTE extend a lifeline to survivors of gender-based violence - ITWeb
MTN, ZTE extend a lifeline to survivors of gender-based violence  ITWeb

These companies partnered to build a 20-seater multimedia centre at the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children, in Athlone.


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Congo: oil, gas discoveries at Tilapia fields - africanews
Congo: oil, gas discoveries at Tilapia fields  africanews

Following the commissioning of the Moho/north field in 2017, the production of the Tilapia 103 oil well, should thus enable Congo to meet the 350000 barrels per ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
TIDAL and MTN Announce Trailblazing Partnership Bringing Pioneering Music and Video Streaming Service to Millions of Customers Across Africa, Starting with Uganda - PR Newswire
TIDAL and MTN Announce Trailblazing Partnership Bringing Pioneering Music and Video Streaming Service to Millions of Customers Across Africa, Starting with Uganda  PR Newswire

KAMPALA, Uganda, Aug. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnership kicks off in Uganda with three key activities Launch Press Conference on Wednesday 22nd ...


Wed, 22 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Moody's confirms MTN Group's Ba1 ratings; negative outlook - african-markets.com
Moody's confirms MTN Group's Ba1 ratings; negative outlook  african-markets.com

Moody's Investors *Service* ("Moody's") has today confirmed MTN Group Limited's (JSE:MTN, GSE:MTNGH) Ba1 corporate family rating (CFR), Ba1-PD ...


Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN deportations impair Rwanda-Uganda ties - The East African
MTN deportations impair Rwanda-Uganda ties  The East African

Top managers were deported to France and Rwanda.


Sun, 27 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Uganda in regulatory limbo as interim licence expires - The East African
MTN Uganda in regulatory limbo as interim licence expires  The East African

South African giant assured of renewal, but bureaucracy is keeping the telco's management guessing.


Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Nigeria orders South Africa's MTN to refund $8.13bn - The East African
Nigeria orders South Africa's MTN to refund $8.13bn  The East African

Nigeria has ordered South African telecoms giant MTN to refund $8.13 billion that it allegedly illegally repatriated and fined four banks involved in the transfer.


Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How the Rwanda-Uganda border crossing came to a halt - BBC News
How the Rwanda-Uganda border crossing came to a halt  BBC News

A diplomatic feud between Rwanda and Uganda has stopped most cross-border movements between the two countries, a situation that has had a huge effect on ...


Sat, 09 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DRC vote dispute: Congolese living in Rwanda speak out - CNBCAfrica.com
DRC vote dispute: Congolese living in Rwanda speak out  CNBCAfrica.com

The African Union is expected to host a special high-level consultation meeting and government on the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo whose ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Helios Towers to invest in Congo Towers after scrapping Joburg listing - BusinessTech
Helios Towers to invest in Congo Towers after scrapping Joburg listing  BusinessTech

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


Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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
BMW moves to improve working conditions in DRC cobalt mines - africanews
BMW moves to improve working conditions in DRC cobalt mines  africanews

German carmaker BMW is exploring ways to improve working conditions for mining cobalt in Congo through a pilot project also supported by chemicals giant ...


Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN SA, Huawei jointly launch first commercial 2G, 3G, 4G and NB-IOT spectrum sharing solution (CloudAIR 2.0) - ITWeb
MTN SA, Huawei jointly launch first commercial 2G, 3G, 4G and NB-IOT spectrum sharing solution (CloudAIR 2.0)  ITWeb

Huawei's CloudAIR 2.0 solution enables spectrum sharing between 2G, 3G, 4G and NB-IOT radio technologies in the 900MHz band.


Fri, 18 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
IMF to consider bailout for Congo Republic on July 6 - africanews
IMF to consider bailout for Congo Republic on July 6  africanews

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund will examine debt-crippled OPEC member Congo Republic's request for a bailout on July 6, according ...


Thu, 28 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congo seeks China's help to secure financial support from IMF - africanews
Congo seeks China's help to secure financial support from IMF  africanews

The China-Africa Cooperation Forum to be held in Beijing from 3 to 4 September will be another opportunity for the Republic of Congo to solicit China's support ...


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN announces shortlisted candidates in prestigious MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards - ITWeb
MTN announces shortlisted candidates in prestigious MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards  ITWeb

After days of reviewing hundreds of nominations for this year's MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards, the adjudication panel has shortlisted the ...


Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Cashing in on Africa’s lucrative mobile money market - Financial Mail
Cashing in on Africa’s lucrative mobile money market  Financial Mail

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


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MWC: KaiOS to bring more 'smart feature phones' to Africa - ITWeb
MWC: KaiOS to bring more 'smart feature phones' to Africa  ITWeb

The company wants so see its operating system for 'smart feature phones' expand to more users across Africa.


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Facebook expands rural access efforts to more countries - FierceWireless
Facebook expands rural access efforts to more countries  FierceWireless

Facebook is extending its rural access efforts to more countries, with trials planned for Nigeria and Zambia in partnership with MTN, and in collaboration with ...


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
5G coming to SA as Helios readies building 1000 towers - BizNews
5G coming to SA as Helios readies building 1000 towers  BizNews

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


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
''Congo is far from bankruptcy''- President Nguesso - africanews
''Congo is far from bankruptcy''- President Nguesso  africanews

President of the Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou Nguesso on Tuesday said the Central African nation “is far from bankruptcy”. “We are negotiating with the ...


Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congolese entrepreneurs revolutionise driving, footwear industries - africanews
Congolese entrepreneurs revolutionise driving, footwear industries  africanews

Watch this edition of Inspire Africa and share your feedback and stories that inspire you, using the hashtag #WhatInspiresAfrica.


Mon, 11 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Nigerian women revolutionising Fine Art - africanews
Nigerian women revolutionising Fine Art  africanews

This episode of Inspire Africa features a non-governmental organisation in the Republic of Congo, which has embarked on a mission of supporting rural ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Update DRC elections: Opposition, ruling coalition both say they’ve won, here’s why - CNBCAfrica.com
Update DRC elections: Opposition, ruling coalition both say they’ve won, here’s why  CNBCAfrica.com

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo's opposition said on Monday it expected one of its candidates to win the presidential election based on ...


Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN's world-leading anti-rhino poaching solution saves rangers' lives - ITWeb
MTN's world-leading anti-rhino poaching solution saves rangers' lives  ITWeb

The MTN Business Internet of things anti-poaching solution has been piloted in the Welgevonden Nature Reserve, in Limpopo.


Sun, 12 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards: call for entries open - ITWeb
2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards: call for entries open  ITWeb

App developers stand to win a trip to Silicon Valley to the value of R200 000 in the 2018 MTN Business App of the Year Awards.


Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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
DRC : Official announcement of approval for societies RAWSUR SA and RAWSUR LIFE SA - Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa
DRC : Official announcement of approval for societies RAWSUR SA and RAWSUR LIFE SA  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

The Boards of Directors of the insurance companies RAWSUR SA and RAWSUR LIFE SA officially announce that they have been approved as insurance.


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Corruption Currents: South Africa’s Hawks Raid MTN Group - Wall Street Journal
Corruption Currents: South Africa’s Hawks Raid MTN Group  Wall Street Journal

South African police raided the offices of MTN Group following bribery allegations in a dispute with a Turkish firm that dates back to 2005.


Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
ZTE partners with MTN and Ooredoo to bring 5G to the Middle East and Africa - VentureBeat
ZTE partners with MTN and Ooredoo to bring 5G to the Middle East and Africa  VentureBeat

Closing out the heavily 5G-focused 2018 Mobile World Congress, ZTE today announced partnerships with major carriers MTN and Ooredoo to bring 5G wireless ...


Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ivory Coast VoD startup StarNews Mobile quietly hits big numbers - Disrupt Africa
Ivory Coast VoD startup StarNews Mobile quietly hits big numbers  Disrupt Africa

The African video on demand (VoD) space has been much-hyped for years, but there is little evidence of any tangible successes.


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Moody's: In Africa and the Middle East, domestic banking constraints intensify liquidity risks as global markets tighten - african-markets.com
Moody's: In Africa and the Middle East, domestic banking constraints intensify liquidity risks as global markets tighten  african-markets.com

Significant constraints on banks' capacity and willingness to absorb potential increases in government financing needs in the event of a shock are intensifying ...


Fri, 25 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Fitch Upgrades the Republic of Congo to 'CCC' - african-markets.com
Fitch Upgrades the Republic of Congo to 'CCC'  african-markets.com

Fitch Ratings has upgraded the Republic of Congo's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'CCC' from 'CC'. A full list of rating actions is at ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Fitch Places MTN on Rating Watch Negative - african-markets.com
Fitch Places MTN on Rating Watch Negative  african-markets.com

Fitch Ratings has placed the ratings of MTN Group Limited (MTN), including the 'BB+' Issuer Default Rating (IDR), on Rating Watch Negative (RWN) following ...


Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Aid fails to solve the DRC crisis - Mail and Guardian
Aid fails to solve the DRC crisis  Mail and Guardian

The international community spends more than $1-billion each year retaining the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN, Cisco launch IOT services throughout SA - ITWeb
MTN, Cisco launch IOT services throughout SA  ITWeb

MTN's mobile network, combined with Cisco Jasper Control Center, lets enterprises securely and cost-effectively deliver new connected services.


Thu, 24 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN drives growth of women in ICT sector - ITWeb
MTN drives growth of women in ICT sector  ITWeb

The 2018 MTN Women in ICT: Partnership for Change Awards aims to help close the gender gap and recognises top achievers.


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Something is happening in Congo-Brazzaville - African Arguments
Something is happening in Congo-Brazzaville  African Arguments

Amid opposition protests and a month before legislative elections, the internet has gone down, leading to an information blackout. There were protests in ...


Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
DRC's Special Economic Zone: Questions abound - africanews
DRC's Special Economic Zone: Questions abound  africanews

Last Friday, Congolese president Joseph Kabila announced that the government was planning to create a special economic zone which would allow companies ...


Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN names new CEO as telecom giant struggles with govt relations - pmldaily.com
MTN names new CEO as telecom giant struggles with govt relations  pmldaily.com

KAMPALA – Telecommunication giants MTN Uganda have confirmed the deportation of its Chief Executive Officer Wim Vanhellputte. In a statement released on ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo election runner-up refuses to take seat as MP - News24
DR Congo election runner-up refuses to take seat as MP  News24

Martin Fayulu, the runner-up in the Democratic Republic of Congo's controversial presidential vote, said on Wednesday he would refuse to take his seat as an ...


Thu, 07 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN leverages employee volunteerism programme to empower youth - ITWeb
MTN leverages employee volunteerism programme to empower youth  ITWeb

Today, thousands of MTN employees in 21 markets across Africa and the Middle East launched the company's annual employee volunteerism programme, ...


Mon, 04 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Rwanda Scraps Off Data Roaming Charges - Taarifa Rwanda
MTN Rwanda Scraps Off Data Roaming Charges  Taarifa Rwanda

MTN Rwanda has abolished mobile internet roaming rates in 17 MTN Group countries. The company's CEO, Bart Hofker announced the development on his ...


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo - Mail and Guardian
Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo  Mail and Guardian

The patient is a six-month-old baby, but authorities are baffled that its parents "appear to be in good health." (Reuters) · Comments. The Democratic Republic of ...


Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Tense Border Standoff Threatens East African Stability - The Wall Street Journal
Tense Border Standoff Threatens East African Stability  The Wall Street Journal

Armies from Rwanda and Uganda, two of the West's key regional security allies, are massed on hilltops along the 100-mile border, in a threat to East African ...


Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Nigeria in trouble over 'unfair' labour practice - The East African
MTN Nigeria in trouble over 'unfair' labour practice  The East African

Union vows to ensure South African telco respects employees' rights.


Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
New Income Tax in Rwanda Causing Major Financial Strain for Many Mobile Money Agents - Global Press Journal
New Income Tax in Rwanda Causing Major Financial Strain for Many Mobile Money Agents  Global Press Journal

GISENYI, RWANDA — Justin Nshimiyimana's roadside stall is a popular destination for the unbanked residents of Gisenyi, a town in western Rwanda.


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Africa today at a glance - The East African
Africa today at a glance  The East African

New York UN Security Council holds closed-door meeting on Libya after strongman Khalifa Haftar ordered advance on Tripoli. Washington Republic of Congo ...


Fri, 05 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
McKinsey: Africa's overlooked business revolution - How we made it in Africa
McKinsey: Africa's overlooked business revolution  How we made it in Africa

As global business interest in Africa has blossomed, we have found ourselves travelling the world to help executives understand where the true opportunity lies, ...


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Jumia stock price jumps up 75% on first day of trading - african-markets.com
Jumia stock price jumps up 75% on first day of trading  african-markets.com

On Friday, Africa focused e-commerce platform Jumia (JMIA) listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The e-commerce firm, founded by French entrepreneurs, ...


Mon, 15 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What you need to know about internet shutdowns in Africa - Pulse Nigeria
What you need to know about internet shutdowns in Africa  Pulse Nigeria

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) has released a new report about network interrruptions in the continent.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Congo's prime minister to sign new mining code into law - africanews
Congo's prime minister to sign new mining code into law  africanews

The mines minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo has disclosed the country's prime minister will sign into law on Friday regulations to immediately ...


Thu, 07 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Voting data points to massive fraud in DRC presidential election - Mail and Guardian
Voting data points to massive fraud in DRC presidential election  Mail and Guardian

The DRC's Constitutional Court on Tuesday began hearing an appeal brought by Fayulu challenging the election results. (Baz Ratner/Reuters) · Comments.


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty - Mail and Guardian
Kabila co-opts the opposition to prolong a family dynasty  Mail and Guardian

The highly contested elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are now over and Joseph Kabila Kabange handed over the presidency to Félix ...


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New DRC president seeks to reassure security forces - News24
New DRC president seeks to reassure security forces  News24

Democratic Republic of Congo's new president, Felix Tshisekedi, has sought to reassure the country's security forces that he would be as "benevolent" as his ...


Mon, 04 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Uganda deports Rwandan, French nationals - The East African
Uganda deports Rwandan, French nationals  The East African

Kampala authorities say the MTN executives were undermining state security.


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
UN hopes Congolese can 'freely' vote after delay - Mail and Guardian
UN hopes Congolese can 'freely' vote after delay  Mail and Guardian

In its statement, the Security Council reiterated the readiness of MONUSCO, the UN peacekeeping mission in DRC, "to provide support if requested.


Sun, 23 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Offers Faster Data Speed with 4G+ Service - Tech in Africa
MTN Offers Faster Data Speed with 4G+ Service  Tech in Africa

MTN has just launched its 4G+ *service* to provide better and faster data speeds for its customers. Moreover, the new *service* offers widest internet connectivity ...


Tue, 02 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN to celebrate Ghana's independence with music festival - Music In Africa
MTN to celebrate Ghana's independence with music festival  Music In Africa

Telecoms company MTN will host an Independence Day edition of the MTN Music Festival at the Accra International Conference Centre on 5 March.


Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN implements 'Treating Customers Fairly' policy - ITWeb
MTN implements 'Treating Customers Fairly' policy  ITWeb

MTN has launched a wide-ranging, consumer focused Treating Customers Fairly policy in continued efforts to protect customers and ensure fairness for those ...


Thu, 24 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo child soldiers surrender arms and amulets - EWN
DR Congo child soldiers surrender arms and amulets  EWN

If words alone carry weight, there are hopes that a brutal conflict in Democratic Republic of Congo may draw to an end.


Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Orange launches smart feature phone - ITWeb Africa
Orange launches smart feature phone  ITWeb Africa

French telecommunications firm Orange, in collaboration with KaiOS Technologies and mobile baseband chipset supplier UNISOC, has launched Sanza smart ...


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Congolese in Mombasa hail election outcome as they expect change - The Standard
Congolese in Mombasa hail election outcome as they expect change  The Standard

Part of the Congolese community living in Mombasa have expressed their satisfaction with election results in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

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