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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
Bharti Airtel to acquire Warid’s Congo operations - Livemint
Bharti Airtel to acquire Warid’s Congo operations  Livemint

The acquisition will make Airtel the largest mobile operator in the Republic of Congo with around 2.6 million customers.


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
Airtel Africa appoints board following $1.25 bn investment - Business Standard
Airtel Africa appoints board following $1.25 bn investment  Business Standard

Read more about Airtel Africa appoints board following $1.25 bn investment on Business Standard. Telecom major Bharti Airtel's subsidiary Airtel Africa on ...


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 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
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
Updf Mourns Congolese General - New Vision
Updf Mourns Congolese General  New Vision

The UPDF is mourning the death of their Congolese comrade, Maj. Gen. Ambamba Bahuma, who has been instrumental in fighting the Uganda rebel Allied ...


Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:00:00 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: Airtel Buys Out Tigo Rwanda As It Bolsters Africa Venture - AllAfrica.com
Africa: Airtel Buys Out Tigo Rwanda As It Bolsters Africa Venture  AllAfrica.com

Regional telco Tigo has sold its Rwandan business to Airtel -- its third such sale this year -- in a move seen as an exit strategy out of its African business and a ...


Sat, 23 Dec 2017 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
Orange Sells Its Stake In Uganda To Africell - New Vision
Orange Sells Its Stake In Uganda To Africell  New Vision

Orange in March 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 unit to Bharti ...


Mon, 19 May 2014 07:00:00 GMT
Indian business : management : M&A/restructuring : index - domain-B
Indian business : management : M&A/restructuring : index  domain-B

SC puts Fortis Healthcare sale to IHH on hold over Daiichi dues; 14 December 2018. Japan Post to acquire 7-8% stake in US insurer Aflac for $2.6 billion: Nikkei ...


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

SC rejects RCom's plea for more time to pay to Ericsson; 14 December 2018. Trai's `Do-Not-Disturb' app finally gets into Apple App Store; 03 December 2018.


Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:19:32 GMT
Bharti Airtel to acquire Tigo, to become second-largest telco in Rwanda - ETTelecom.com
Bharti Airtel to acquire Tigo, to become second-largest telco in Rwanda  ETTelecom.com

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel agreed to buy Millicom International Cellular's operations in Rwanda in a deal that will make the combined entity the second largest in ...


Tue, 19 Dec 2017 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
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
Ruias not to sell stake in Vodafone yet - Livemint
Ruias not to sell stake in Vodafone yet  Livemint

Mumbai: Essar Group will bide its time in exercising the so-called put option that will kick in on 8 May, giving the Indian conglomerate the right to sell its 33% ...


Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:07:10 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
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
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
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
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
Cholera Kills 8 In Nebbi - New Vision
Cholera Kills 8 In Nebbi  New Vision

By Benedict Okethwengu. At least eight people have been confirmed dead and over 150 others admitted in various health units following the outbreak of cholera ...


Sun, 01 Apr 2012 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
UAE telco du sets special dividend after Q2 profit gain - Al-Arabiya
UAE telco du sets special dividend after Q2 profit gain  Al-Arabiya

Du, the United Arab Emirates' second biggest telecommunications operator, said it would pay 1 billion dirhams ($272.3 million) to shareholders via special and ...


Thu, 25 Jul 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Etisalat, Turkcell, others eye Dubai's Tunisie Telecom stake - Al-Arabiya
Etisalat, Turkcell, others eye Dubai's Tunisie Telecom stake  Al-Arabiya

Thirteen companies including Abu Dhabi-based Etisalat and Turkeyrsquo;s Turkcell have expressed interest in buying Dubai Holdingrsquo;s 35 percent.


Wed, 26 Jun 2013 07:00:00 GMT

Niger shuts Airtel offices over Rs 764 crore in unpaid taxes - Times of India
Niger shuts Airtel offices over Rs 764 crore in unpaid taxes  Times of India

NIAMEY: Niger on Saturday ordered the closure of the offices of the country's biggest telecom operator Airtel, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel group, over $107 ...


Sun, 09 Dec 2018 00:24:49 GMT
Six global investors, including Softbank group and SingTel, to invest $1.25 bn in Airtel Africa - Economic Times
Six global investors, including Softbank group and SingTel, to invest $1.25 bn in Airtel Africa  Economic Times

Bharti Airtel's Africa unit is raising $1.25 billion (over Rs 9,200 crore) by issuing *fresh* shares to six global investors including Warburg Pincus, Temasek, Singtel ...


Thu, 25 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
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 10:52:00 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
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
Bharti says Airtel Africa IPO not to change shareholding of Tanzania unit - The Financial Express
Bharti says Airtel Africa IPO not to change shareholding of Tanzania unit  The Financial Express

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
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
UK development arm CDC to invest $180m in Africa’s Liquid Telecom - Financial Times
UK development arm CDC to invest $180m in Africa’s Liquid Telecom  Financial Times

The CDC is investing $180m in Liquid Telecom, Africa's largest independent fibre optic and cloud computing provider, in one of the biggest equity investments in ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:54:46 GMT
The DR Congo is using a decades-old law to shut down the internet - Quartz
The DR Congo is using a decades-old law to shut down the internet  Quartz

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
Airtel Africa names new board after $1.25 bn investment - Telecom Lead
Airtel Africa names new board after $1.25 bn investment  Telecom Lead

Airtel Africa, a subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, announced its new Board of Directors – ahead of the initial public offering (IPO). Airtel Africa revenue 2018 Airtel Africa ...


Sat, 03 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
An unending conflict of Morocco and Western Sahara - Modern Diplomacy
An unending conflict of Morocco and Western Sahara  Modern Diplomacy

Authors: Areeja Syed, Ahmed Bux Jamali*. The conflict in Western Sahara between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Frente POLISARIO has lasted for over three ...


Sun, 16 Dec 2018 12:34:32 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
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's market share reaches 29.64%, Reliance Jio's 20.50%: Trai - ETTelecom.com
Bharti Airtel's market share reaches 29.64%, Reliance Jio's 20.50%: Trai  ETTelecom.com

Sunil Mittal-driven Bharti Airtel had a market share of 29.64%, followed by billionaire Mukesh Ambani-owned Reliance Jio which had a 20.50% pie as of ..


Thu, 25 Oct 2018 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
Bharti Airtel may sell 25% stake in Africa unit to sustain Jio onslaught - Times Now
Bharti Airtel may sell 25% stake in Africa unit to sustain Jio onslaught  Times Now

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel, India's biggest telco may sell 25 per cent stake in its Africa unit to raise as much as $1.5 billion which will help it sustain the competitive ...


Fri, 04 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel woes drag Singtel numbers in July-Sep quarter - ETTelecom.com
Airtel woes drag Singtel numbers in July-Sep quarter  ETTelecom.com

Singapore Telecommunications on Thursday said its pre-tax and post-tax underlying profit contributions from regional associates – mainly Bharti Airtel and ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 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
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
Trai to meet Airtel, Jio, Vodafone-Idea chiefs in December; issue OTT paper next week - ETTelecom.com
Trai to meet Airtel, Jio, Vodafone-Idea chiefs in December; issue OTT paper next week  ETTelecom.com

Over the past few years, Trai has worked with telecom operators to identify areas that require intervention and come out with an action plan for the y..


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Violating International Law, DRC Orders Telcos to Cease Communications Services - Access
Violating International Law, DRC Orders Telcos to Cease Communications Services  Access

This week, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ordered a full shutdown of internet and SMS traffic in response to protests against the government.


Fri, 23 Jan 2015 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
South Sudan-India: Diplomatic Relations and Economic Partnership Potential - Modern Diplomacy
South Sudan-India: Diplomatic Relations and Economic Partnership Potential  Modern Diplomacy

During the Sudan civil wars in fifties, sixties, seventies, eighties and nineties India maintained some kind of unofficial diplomatic relations with the Southern ...


Sat, 08 Dec 2018 11:03:45 GMT
Reliance Jio counters Airtel, offers 1.5 GB additional data with discounts - ETTelecom.com
Reliance Jio counters Airtel, offers 1.5 GB additional data with discounts  ETTelecom.com

NEW DELHI: Mukesh Ambani-driven Reliance Jio has revised its tariff plans in response to Airtel's 1GB daily additional data on Rs 149 and Rs 399 price points, ...


Tue, 12 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel could be leaving Ghana but Bharti Airtel denies leaving Africa - Quartz
Airtel could be leaving Ghana but Bharti Airtel denies leaving Africa  Quartz

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


Mon, 30 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
AMU's failure: Morocco and Algeria disagreement - Modern Diplomacy
AMU's failure: Morocco and Algeria disagreement  Modern Diplomacy

To the most people who believe in the vision of rivalry and dreamt of regional power within their spheres of influence, the best idea of being a regional hegemon ...


Sat, 08 Dec 2018 11:03:53 GMT
Airtel offers Amazon Pay gift card to postpaid, prepaid users - ETTelecom.com
Airtel offers Amazon Pay gift card to postpaid, prepaid users  ETTelecom.com

The gift card can be loaded as Amazon Pay balance and used for mobile recharges, bill payments or shopping across Amazon's platform.


Tue, 14 Aug 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
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
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
Tanzania government claims ownership of Airtel - africanews
Tanzania government claims ownership of Airtel  africanews

The management of Tanzania Telecommunication company Limited (TTCL) have started a move to repossess a local mobile firm Airtel.


Thu, 21 Dec 2017 08:00:00 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
Bharti Airtel launches 1200 GB ultra-high speed home broadband plan - ETTelecom.com
Bharti Airtel launches 1200 GB ultra-high speed home broadband plan  ETTelecom.com

Sunil Mittal-driven Bharti Airtel offers home broadband and fixed line services in 89 cities across India currently.


Mon, 09 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Singtel concludes Rs 2,649 crore investment in Bharti Airtel holding co - ETTelecom.com
Singtel concludes Rs 2,649 crore investment in Bharti Airtel holding co  ETTelecom.com

Kolkata: Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) has concluded its Rs 2,649 crore investment in Bharti Telecom, taking its total stake (including affiliates) in the ...


Tue, 13 Mar 2018 07:00:00 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, ...


Mon, 23 Jul 2018 10:34:04 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
Congo: harsh living conditions in pool region, residents in dire need - africanews
Congo: harsh living conditions in pool region, residents in dire need  africanews

Six months after the signing of the agreement which marked the end of hostilities in the Pool region, residents of Mbandza Ndounga say they're still in search of ...


Tue, 19 Jun 2018 07:00:00 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.


Wed, 11 Jul 2018 05:34:30 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
Airtel denies exit rumours in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda - africanews
Airtel denies exit rumours in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda  africanews

Telecoms operator Airtel has dismissed claims that it is planning to exit the African markets of Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania, even as it affirmed that it is open to ...


Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:00:00 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
Former Airtel executive Manish Prakash joins Microsoft India as General Manager of public sector - ETTelecom.com
Former Airtel executive Manish Prakash joins Microsoft India as General Manager of public sector  ETTelecom.com

Before Telenor, Prakash served Airtel as the head of enterprise business and moved into a new role at the company post the restructuring.


Thu, 08 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT
South African Investment Conference: A new Chapter creating shared socio economic pathways - Modern Diplomacy
South African Investment Conference: A new Chapter creating shared socio economic pathways  Modern Diplomacy

In the space of about two decades South Africa's economy showed a very robust and consistent growth, although serious efforts are needed in uplifting the ...


Sun, 25 Nov 2018 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
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
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
LTE for the Democratic Republic of Congo | Central Africa - The Africa Report
LTE for the Democratic Republic of Congo | Central Africa  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
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
Africa's Helios ditches London IPO plans, Congo turmoil weighs - Reuters
Africa's Helios ditches London IPO plans, Congo turmoil weighs  Reuters

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
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
Africa: Airtel Buys Out Tigo Rwanda As It Bolsters Africa Venture - AllAfrica.com
Africa: Airtel Buys Out Tigo Rwanda As It Bolsters Africa Venture  AllAfrica.com

Regional telco Tigo has sold its Rwandan business to Airtel -- its third such sale this year -- in a move seen as an exit strategy out of its African business and a ...


Sat, 23 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Reliance Jio Introduces International Calling Plans Starting At 50 Paise Per Minute. Details Here - NDTV News
Reliance Jio Introduces International Calling Plans Starting At 50 Paise Per Minute. Details Here  NDTV News

Reliance Jio has revamped its postpaid offerings and introduced international calling to select countries at 50 paise per minute. Reliance Jio, which has ...


Fri, 11 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

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


Thu, 11 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Vodafone launches new prepaid plan to counter Reliance Jio - ETTelecom.com
Vodafone launches new prepaid plan to counter Reliance Jio  ETTelecom.com

Vodafone has recently come up with long term validity plans of Rs 279 and Rs 189 for its prepaid users, in a bid to compete against Mukesh Ambani-driv..


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Facebook Pushes Into Africa - The Wall Street Journal
Facebook Pushes Into Africa  The Wall Street Journal

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


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel keen to end ownership row with Tanzania gov't - africanews
Airtel keen to end ownership row with Tanzania gov't  africanews

Indian investor Bharti Airtel, which holds 60 per cent shares in Airtel Tanzania, has urged the Tanzanian government to share its findings on the controversial ...


Wed, 17 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
DRC presidential: dual citizenship debate [The Morning Call] - africanews
DRC presidential: dual citizenship debate [The Morning Call]  africanews

Controversy on dual citizenship which is forbidden by law in the DRC is generating debates across the country.


Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Introduces One Network for Asia, Africa - PC Tech Magazine
Airtel Introduces One Network for Asia, Africa  PC Tech Magazine

Bharti Airtel a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa has introduced ONE AIRTEL *service* ...


Tue, 30 Apr 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel revamps Africa operations - Livemint
Bharti Airtel revamps Africa operations  Livemint

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel Ltd, the world's third largest communications services provider, has restructured its Africa operations for the second time since the Indian ...


Tue, 16 Feb 2016 08:00:00 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
Bharti Airtel to acquire Tigo, to become second-largest telco in Rwanda - ETTelecom.com
Bharti Airtel to acquire Tigo, to become second-largest telco in Rwanda  ETTelecom.com

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel agreed to buy Millicom International Cellular's operations in Rwanda in a deal that will make the combined entity the second largest in ...


Tue, 19 Dec 2017 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
Bharti Airtel goes aggressive with itel smartphone tie-up, rolls out cashback offers - ETTelecom.com
Bharti Airtel goes aggressive with itel smartphone tie-up, rolls out cashback offers  ETTelecom.com

Airtel on Thursday joined hands with smartphone major Samsung to launch cashback offer worth Rs 1500 with the latter's J series of 4G smartphones.


Fri, 05 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel promotes Raghunath Mandava as CEO of its Africa operations - MediaNama.com
Airtel promotes Raghunath Mandava as CEO of its Africa operations  MediaNama.com

Raghunath Mandava, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Airtel's Africa operations has been promoted as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ...


Wed, 07 Dec 2016 08:00:00 GMT
More than one billion USD invested so far in Airtel's network in the DRC with more planned - AfricanBrains
More than one billion USD invested so far in Airtel's network in the DRC with more planned  AfricanBrains

... • New Telecommunications & ICT Minister of Africa's largest sub Saharan country (the Democratic Republic of Congo) visits Airtel, the country's largest ...


Thu, 31 May 2012 07:00:00 GMT
UIDAI lets Airtel to continue Aadhaar-based e-KYC verification till March 31, but maintains suspension order.. - ETTelecom.com
UIDAI lets Airtel to continue Aadhaar-based e-KYC verification till March 31, but maintains suspension order..  ETTelecom.com

Bharti Airtel did not comment on UIDAI's order pertaining to its payments banking arm, but one of the persons cited above said “status quo had bee..


Thu, 11 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Nigeria, DR Congo International Friendly To Go Ahead - Africa Independent Television
Nigeria, DR Congo International Friendly To Go Ahead  Africa Independent Television

1 Comment. by AIT / 6 months ago / Sports. Nigeria's Minister Of Sports Solomon Dalung says the international friendly match between Nigeria and the ...


Mon, 21 May 2018 13:35:43 GMT
Seventeen deaths reported in DR Congo as Ebola outbreak confirmed - africanews
Seventeen deaths reported in DR Congo as Ebola outbreak confirmed  africanews

At least 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of Ebola, the ...


Wed, 09 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Reliance Jio added 8.74 million users in February, says Trai - ETTelecom.com
Reliance Jio added 8.74 million users in February, says Trai  ETTelecom.com

Bharti Airtel, however, remained India's biggest phone company with 295.78 million customers, while Reliance Jio's subscriber base swelled to 177...


Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:00:00 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
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 unveils candidates for troubled vote - Daily Monitor
DR Congo unveils candidates for troubled vote  Daily Monitor

Election officials in Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday released an official list of candidates for December's presidential election, formally excluding ...


Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
New Dawn satellite: a shady tax scheme - Financial Mail
New Dawn satellite: a shady tax scheme  Financial Mail

Serious questions have been raised around New Dawn satellite's shady tax structuring.


Thu, 08 Mar 2018 08:00:00 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
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
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
‘Mum, they’re killing me’: Child kidnappings surge in DR Congo’s Goma - Capital FM Kenya
‘Mum, they’re killing me’: Child kidnappings surge in DR Congo’s Goma  Capital FM Kenya

Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nov 21 - Valerie pulls a pair of blue shorts and a small white shirt out of a plastic bag. The shirt is stained with - Kenya ...


Tue, 21 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
India’s wireless user base increases by 6 mn in May, top four telcos hold 87.2% market share: ICRA - ETTelecom.com
India’s wireless user base increases by 6 mn in May, top four telcos hold 87.2% market share: ICRA  ETTelecom.com

NEW DELHI: India's wireless subscriber base has increased by 6 million in the month of May, taking the aggregate base to 1,131.0 million, ICRA said in a ...


Tue, 31 Jul 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
DoT gives final approval to Idea-Vodafone merger - ETTelecom.com
DoT gives final approval to Idea-Vodafone merger  ETTelecom.com

DoT has given the final nod to merger of Vodafone India with Idea Cellular, issuing a letter to this effect to both companies.


Thu, 26 Jul 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
Airtel, Liquid Telecom sign fibre connectivity deal - Capital FM Kenya
Airtel, Liquid Telecom sign fibre connectivity deal  Capital FM Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya Sep 23 - Bharti Airtel's mobile broadband subscribers in Africa will soon enjoy faster internet access speeds on its 3G and 4G networks Kenya ...


Wed, 23 Sep 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Africa's 8 largest mobile networks - IT News Africa
Africa's 8 largest mobile networks  IT News Africa

While MTN is Africa's largest mobile phone network provider, how does it stack up to the competition? While MTN is a native to Africa, most of the continent's big ...


Fri, 17 Feb 2012 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
Congo orders telecom providers to shut down services for election day - Deutsche Welle
Congo orders telecom providers to shut down services for election day  Deutsche Welle

The Republic of Congo has ordered the country's telecom providers to cut all communications during Sunday's presidential election, as well as on Monday.


Sat, 19 Mar 2016 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo militia threat setback to Ebola fight, death toll hits 44 - africanews
DR Congo militia threat setback to Ebola fight, death toll hits 44  africanews

Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so far killed 44 ...


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congolese doctor, Yazidi activist, champions in fight against rape in war, win Nobel Peace Prize - Business Today
Congolese doctor, Yazidi activist, champions in fight against rape in war, win Nobel Peace Prize  Business Today

Denis Mukwege, a doctor who helps victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Nadia Murad, a Yazidi rights activist and survivor of ...


Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
39 dead in DR Congo oil tanker collision: Official - Business Standard
39 dead in DR Congo oil tanker collision: Official  Business Standard

Thirty-nine people died in an oil tanker accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to an official death toll Sunday, as President Joseph Kabila ...


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Insurance And Microensure Unveils Industry First Maternity Insurance Cover - BusinessGhana
Airtel Insurance And Microensure Unveils Industry First Maternity Insurance Cover  BusinessGhana

Airtel Ghana in partnership with MicroEnsure and Enterprise Life have launched an enhanced micro insurance policy to...


Tue, 04 Jul 2017 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
DR Congo league suspended as football president Omari investigated - africanews
DR Congo league suspended as football president Omari investigated  africanews

The soccer league in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been suspended after the president of the Congolese Federation of Association Football (FECOFA) ...


Wed, 18 Apr 2018 07:00:00 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
Cholera outbreak in Kasai-Oriental province, Democratic Republic of Congo - africanews
Cholera outbreak in Kasai-Oriental province, Democratic Republic of Congo  africanews

In one week, 13 new deaths were recorded in Mbujimayi, the largest town in Kasai-Oriental Province.


Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN, Airtel, ntel, 13 Other Firms Scramble for 9mobile - THISDAY Newspapers
MTN, Airtel, ntel, 13 Other Firms Scramble for 9mobile  THISDAY Newspapers

By Emma Okonji  Â. The scramble to acquire 9mobile, Nigeria’s fourth largest network operator, promises to be very competitive, as 16 firms have ...


Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
ALB New copper deposits discovered in the DRC - Articles - African Law & Business (ALB)
ALB New copper deposits discovered in the DRC - Articles  African Law & Business (ALB)

New copper deposits discovered in Democratic Republic of the Congo bode well for the country and for Ivanhoe Mines, against a backdrop of uncertainty ahead ...


Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel may cut operations in Nigeria, 14 other African countries - Guardian Nigeria
Airtel may cut operations in Nigeria, 14 other African countries  Guardian Nigeria

Citing the need to cut debt and make its biggest overseas acquisition profitable, India's largest mobile-phone operator, Bharti Airtel Ltd. is considering mergers or ...


Wed, 25 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo government to hold talks with mining companies on Friday - africanews
DR Congo government to hold talks with mining companies on Friday  africanews

Democratic Republic of Congo said it would open talks on Friday with mining companies about implementing some of the most contentious provisions in a new ...


Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ericsson expands its 5G portfolio for India; says working with telcos - ETTelecom.com
Ericsson expands its 5G portfolio for India; says working with telcos  ETTelecom.com

Ericsson said that it has launched new hardware and software products under its wireless product portfolio or Radio System portfolio for the Indian ma..


Sat, 10 Nov 2018 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

Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money interoperability to scale up mobile financial services across Africa - Irish Tech News
Orange and MTN launch pan-African mobile money interoperability to scale up mobile financial services across Africa  Irish Tech News

Mowali will immediately benefit from the reach of MTN Mobile Money and Orange Money (OrangeMoney.orange.fr), bringing together over 100 million mobile ...


Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
MTN opens Mobile Money Application Program Interface (API) as it unveils fund for Ugandan startups - Irish Tech News
MTN opens Mobile Money Application Program Interface (API) as it unveils fund for Ugandan startups  Irish Tech News

The Mobile Money Open Application Program Interface (API) will now be accessed by third parties; the expectation is to enable innovation around payment ...


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 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 10:52:00 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
UK development arm CDC to invest $180m in Africa’s Liquid Telecom - Financial Times
UK development arm CDC to invest $180m in Africa’s Liquid Telecom  Financial Times

The CDC is investing $180m in Liquid Telecom, Africa's largest independent fibre optic and cloud computing provider, in one of the biggest equity investments in ...


Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:54:46 GMT
Nigeria In Top 10 Hungriest Nations In The World – Nigerian News – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News - African News Network
Nigeria In Top 10 Hungriest Nations In The World – Nigerian News – African News Network | Latest African News | Nigerian News | Breaking News  African News Network

Nigeria has been listed among the ten hungriest nations in the world. The 2018 Goal Keepers reports by the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation says by 2050, ...


Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:36:39 GMT
African Champions League: 2018 semi-finalists Primeiro suffer early scare - BBC Sport
African Champions League: 2018 semi-finalists Primeiro suffer early scare  BBC Sport

The 2018 African Champions League semi-finalists, Primeiro de Agosto of Angola, came from from two goals behind to beat Otoho of Congo 4-2 in a 2019 ...


Thu, 29 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mobile money to cross borders - Gadget
Mobile money to cross borders  Gadget

Two of Africa's largest mobile operators and mobile money providers, Orange Group and MTN Group, today announced a joint venture, Mowali (mobile wallet ...


Tue, 27 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
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
MTN monitoring ZTE ban and the effect on its network - MyBroadband
MTN monitoring ZTE ban and the effect on its network  MyBroadband

MTN told MyBroadband it uses ZTE products mainly as radio equipment on certain base stations.


Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Africa phones go flat - Gadget
Africa phones go flat  Gadget

The global technology research and consulting firm newly released Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows overall shipments for the quarter totalled 52.6 million ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 05:01:01 GMT
Shares in MTN Sink After Nigeria Demands Telecom Giant Return $8 Billion - The Wall Street Journal
Shares in MTN Sink After Nigeria Demands Telecom Giant Return $8 Billion  The Wall Street Journal

Shares in African telecom giant MTN Group plunged as much as 25% after Nigeria's central bank ordered the company to return $8.1 billion that it said was ...


Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN shares plunges over $8.1bn dividend transfer as CEO refutes claim - africanews
MTN shares plunges over $8.1bn dividend transfer as CEO refutes claim  africanews

MTN chief executive officer, Rob Shutter has refuted all claims saying due process was followed.


Fri, 31 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
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
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
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
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.


Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 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.


Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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
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 ...


Fri, 25 May 2018 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
Jonas and Tshabalala appointed to board of MTN Group - ITWeb
Jonas and Tshabalala appointed to board of MTN Group  ITWeb

MTN Group today announced the appointment of Bajabulile Swazi Tshabalala, current Executive Director of consulting and investment holding company, ...


Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Moody's places MTN Group's Ba1 ratings on review for downgrade - african-markets.com
Moody's places MTN Group's Ba1 ratings on review for downgrade  african-markets.com

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


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

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


Thu, 17 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
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 Ghana completes its IPO, raised 1.15 billion cedis - african-markets.com
MTN Ghana completes its IPO, raised 1.15 billion cedis  african-markets.com

Scancom Plc (MTN Ghana) announces the successful completion of its Initial Public Offer (IPO).


Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Orange to roll out solar project aimed at African consumers - TechCentral
Orange to roll out solar project aimed at African consumers  TechCentral

Orange plans to distribute as many as 20 000 solar kits in four African countries in partnership with UK-based renewable energy firm BBOXX as an increasing ...


Tue, 27 Mar 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
MTN to offer 35% of shares to Ghanaians by end of March - Myjoyonline.com
MTN to offer 35% of shares to Ghanaians by end of March  Myjoyonline.com

Telecommunications giant MTN is expected to do a public offer to issue 35 percent of its shares to the Ghanaian public by the end of the first quarter of 2018.


Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:00:00 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
Harry Simon eyes mega million fight - observer.com.na
Harry Simon eyes mega million fight  observer.com.na

Undefeated former world boxing champion, Harry 'Terminator' Simon (44), is hoping to cash in on the big bucks one last time with revelation that four-time world ...


Fri, 30 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
ZTE ceases major operations – South African mobile networks respond - MyBroadband
ZTE ceases major operations – South African mobile networks respond  MyBroadband

MyBroadband spoke to mobile networks in South Africa about their exposure to ZTE equipment.


Sun, 13 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Ghana rolls out historic mobile money-based IPO - africanews
MTN Ghana rolls out historic mobile money-based IPO  africanews

It will be the first time shares of a major corporation can be purchased using mobile money accounts as Ghanaians will be able to buy shares using Momo Wallet ...


Mon, 04 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
CIPLA and MTN to list on Uganda Securities Exchange - african-markets.com
CIPLA and MTN to list on Uganda Securities Exchange  african-markets.com

Kampala-based drug maker CIPLA-Quality Chemicals Industries (CIPLA-QCI) plans to list on the Uganda Securities Exchange in the next four months, ending a ...


Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN LAUNCHES RANGE NUMBERS - ZNBC
MTN LAUNCHES RANGE NUMBERS  ZNBC

Mobile operator, MTN Zambia has launched a new range of number and expansion of an existing number range. MTN Zambia Chief Executive Officer Charles ...


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Ghana IPO launched, aims to raise nearly $750 million - african-markets.com
MTN Ghana IPO launched, aims to raise nearly $750 million  african-markets.com

MTN launched and Initial Public Offering today, offering for a 35% stake in its Ghana unit, which it hopes will raise 3.47 billion cedis ($743 million).


Tue, 29 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile operator MTN to expand operations in South Sudan - Sudan Tribune
Mobile operator MTN to expand operations in South Sudan  Sudan Tribune

May 1, 2018 (JUBA) - South African telecom operator, MTN has promised to expand its operations in South Sudan to cater for the rising demand for the mobile ...


Wed, 02 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
VIDEO: Prophet TB Joshua Delivers Given Singuluma, Becomes Born Again Christian - Zambian Football
VIDEO: Prophet TB Joshua Delivers Given Singuluma, Becomes Born Again Christian  Zambian Football

Given Singuluma FORMER Zambia international striker Given Singuluma was over the weekend in Nigeria at renowned Prophet TB Joshua's church the ...


Fri, 23 Nov 2018 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
Uganda Joins Forces with Intelsat, ITSO and MTN to Accelerate 3G Network Infrastructure Deployment in Rural Areas - Business Wire
Uganda Joins Forces with Intelsat, ITSO and MTN to Accelerate 3G Network Infrastructure Deployment in Rural Areas  Business Wire

Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I), operator of the world's first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite solutions, announced that Uganda's Commun.


Fri, 04 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Bemba's party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote - Mail & Guardian
Bemba's party to appeal after ex-warlord barred from DRC vote  Mail & Guardian

Bemba lost presidential elections to Kabila in 2006 and was later accused of treason when his bodyguards clashed with the army in Kinshasa. (Reuters/Michael ...


Sat, 25 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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
Lone Star to Depart for Congo Brazzaville Sunday - Liberian Daily Observer
Lone Star to Depart for Congo Brazzaville Sunday  Liberian Daily Observer

The national team, Lone Star, is set to depart the country on Sunday, October 7, to honor their first leg clash against the Republic of Congo in the ongoing 2019 ...


Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa telcoms MTN, Vodacom welcome Ethiopia's liberalisation move - africanews
South Africa telcoms MTN, Vodacom welcome Ethiopia's liberalisation move  africanews

South Africa's MTN Group and Vodacom Group have expressed interest in the Ethiopian market, following the announcement by the East African nation that it ...


Thu, 07 Jun 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 election: the dangers behind Bemba's possible candidacy - Mail & Guardian
DRC election: the dangers behind Bemba's possible candidacy  Mail & Guardian

Given Kabila's potential candidacy, and Bemba's entrance onto the Congolese political scene, election related violence could further intensify in the DRC.


Tue, 24 Jul 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
We are not under pressure to list on exchange - MTN - Daily Monitor
We are not under pressure to list on exchange - MTN  Daily Monitor

MTN says that although they are oblivious of considerations to list, it has not been fronted as a prerequisite for renewal of the telecom's licence.


Thu, 06 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How roadblocks, not just minerals, fund rebels and conflict in the Congo - Mail & Guardian
How roadblocks, not just minerals, fund rebels and conflict in the Congo  Mail & Guardian

For over a decade it's been widely recognised that rebel financing in the Democratic Republic of Congo is firmly linked to mining. First discovered by the ...


Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kabila vows 'peaceful, credible' DR Congo vote at UN - Mail & Guardian
Kabila vows 'peaceful, credible' DR Congo vote at UN  Mail & Guardian

Kabila vows 'peaceful, credible' DR Congo vote at UN.


Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
City in N$150m Wi-Fi deal ... MTC and MTN among interested companies - Namibian
City in N$150m Wi-Fi deal ... MTC and MTN among interested companies  Namibian

TJIPENANDJAMBI KUHANGA and SHINOVENE IMMANUEL THE City of Windhoek wants to provide public internet services such as city wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) ...


Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Police arrest 4 over fake MTN scratch cards - pmldaily.com
Police arrest 4 over fake MTN scratch cards  pmldaily.com

KAMPALA.Four men accused of selling “fake” MTN scratch cards are being held at Naggalama Police Station on charges of fraud. Police reports indicate that ...


Wed, 06 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
SPLA-IO denies attacks on Thomas Cirilo forces in South Sudan's Jubek - Sudan Tribune
SPLA-IO denies attacks on Thomas Cirilo forces in South Sudan's Jubek  Sudan Tribune

November 19, 2018 (JUBA) - The SPLM-IO denied claims they attacked the positions of the holdout National Salvation Front led by Thomas Cirilo (NAS-TC) in ...


Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
PICS: Chaos as 200,000 Congolese attacked, expelled from Angola - Citizen
PICS: Chaos as 200,000 Congolese attacked, expelled from Angola  Citizen

Congolese migrants who were living in Angola gather near the Congolese border town of Kamako, on October 12, 2018, after returning to their country following ...


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Call for applications: MTN Bushfire 2019 - Music In Africa
Call for applications: MTN Bushfire 2019  Music In Africa

MTN Bushfire is calling on artists to apply for the 2019 edition of the festival in Malkerns Valley, eSwatini, from 24 to 26 May.


Wed, 15 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
MTN Uganda in Partnership with Mastercard and UBA Launch MTN MoMo Virtual Card - Tech in Africa
MTN Uganda in Partnership with Mastercard and UBA Launch MTN MoMo Virtual Card  Tech in Africa

TechInAfrica – Through a partnership with Mastercard and United Bank for Africa (UBA), MTN Uganda is launching a virtual card chat with the ability to enable ...


Mon, 24 Sep 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
Kivu: The forgotten war | News | Africa - Mail & Guardian
Kivu: The forgotten war | News | Africa  Mail & Guardian

Kivu, a region bigger than Portugal that borders Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, spiralled into catastrophe in 1994. (Crispin Kyala/Reuters). Comments.


Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Fenix provides solar home systems to 30,000 Zambian households - African Review
Fenix provides solar home systems to 30,000 Zambian households  African Review

Fenix International, part of global utility ENGIE, has reached 30000 Zambian households in nine months after expanding into the country in partnership with ...


Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Total of Congolese expelled from Angola rises to 400,000 - Citizen
Total of Congolese expelled from Angola rises to 400,000  Citizen

Congolese migrants who were living in Angola carry belongings in the Congolese border town of Kamako, on October 12, 2018, after returning to their country ...


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
DRC opposition Kinshasa rally authorised for Friday — candidate - Mail and Guardian
DRC opposition Kinshasa rally authorised for Friday — candidate  Mail and Guardian

DRC opposition Kinshasa rally authorised for Friday — candidate.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congo-Brazzaville facing major internet outage: submarine cables damaged - africanews
Congo-Brazzaville facing major internet outage: submarine cables damaged  africanews

Congo-Brazzaville is facing nationwide internet disruptions and slowdowns which started on Friday, June 9, 2017, after a damage to the country's main ...


Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
DRC president Joseph Kabila torches ivory stockpile - Citizen
DRC president Joseph Kabila torches ivory stockpile  Citizen

President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila, lights a pile ivory during a ceremony where he will burn one ton of ivory and pangolin ...


Sun, 30 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Liberia Defeat Congo, Get Set for Zimbabwe Nov. 16 - Liberian Daily Observer
Liberia Defeat Congo, Get Set for Zimbabwe Nov. 16  Liberian Daily Observer

National team head coach Thomas Kojo said he went into yesterday's match for a win and he ultimately got it and two first-half goals from center-defender Teah ...


Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
LTE for the Democratic Republic of Congo | Central Africa - The Africa Report
LTE for the Democratic Republic of Congo | Central Africa  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
Can Southern Africa save the DRC? | News - Mail & Guardian
Can Southern Africa save the DRC? | News  Mail & Guardian

Eternal war: Congolese, fleeing a flare-up in violence between the pastoralist Hema and agriculturalist Lendu in the Ituri region of the DRC in March this year.


Fri, 13 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Uganda: MTN Nyege Nyege given green light - Music In Africa
Uganda: MTN Nyege Nyege given green light  Music In Africa

MTN Nyege Nyege festival will continue as planned despite claims of homosexuality raised by Ugandan Ethics and Integrity Minister Simon Lokodo.


Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Uganda: MTN Nyege Nyege sparks interest from tourism players - Music In Africa
Uganda: MTN Nyege Nyege sparks interest from tourism players  Music In Africa

As Uganda's upcoming MTN Nyege Nyege Festival draws near, tour companies are seizing on the opportunity to cash in on music tourism. Various packages ...


Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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
Congo's Kabila appoints army chief under US, EU sanctions for alleged violence - EWN
Congo's Kabila appoints army chief under US, EU sanctions for alleged violence  EWN

State television reported on Sunday that Kabila had appointed General John Numbi to the role of inspector general of the Congolese Armed Forces.


Sun, 15 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
DRC President Joseph Kabila bids farewell to SADC - Citizen
DRC President Joseph Kabila bids farewell to SADC  Citizen

Kabila said during his speech that his time in the SADC was a challenge, but essential for aiding the DRC in working towards unity and peace. Democratic ...


Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congo ruling party shows all signs of seeking Kabila third term - EWN
Congo ruling party shows all signs of seeking Kabila third term  EWN

The deadline for declaring candidates for Democratic Republic of Congo's scheduled 23 December poll is just over two months away, and Kabila, 46, is officially ...


Tue, 29 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congo ruling coalition's presidential candidate to be announced soon - EWN
Congo ruling coalition's presidential candidate to be announced soon  EWN

Spokesman Lambert Mende's statement followed a meeting between Kabila and coalition members at his farm outside the capital Kinshasa.


Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Former MTN SA boss joins Smile Telecoms - BusinessTech
Former MTN SA boss joins Smile Telecoms  BusinessTech

Former MTN South Africa head, Ahmad Farroukh, has been appointed to the board at Smile Telecoms, as executive director of operations.


Thu, 11 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
WHO extremely concerned about Ebola ‘perfect storm’ in Congo - EWN
WHO extremely concerned about Ebola ‘perfect storm’ in Congo  EWN

GENEVA - The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo could deteriorate rapidly ...


Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN subscriber numbers drop by 700,000 - Daily Monitor
MTN subscriber numbers drop by 700,000  Daily Monitor

MTN subscriber numbers have dropped by 700,000 subscribers from 11.2 million in 2017 to 10.5 million in the year ended June 30, 2018 due to regulatory ...


Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 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
Congo declares Ebola outbreak a public emergency after 17 deaths - EWN
Congo declares Ebola outbreak a public emergency after 17 deaths  EWN

This is the ninth time the virus has broken out in the Central African giant bordered by no fewer than 11 countries.


Wed, 09 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN is said to be nearing Nigeria deal over $8.1 billion claim - cgtn.com
MTN is said to be nearing Nigeria deal over $8.1 billion claim  cgtn.com

The MTN Group [JSE:MTN] is close to securing a deal with Nigeria's central bank over an order to repay $8.1 billion it is accused illegally taking out of the ...


Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Five Dr Congo Reporters 'abducted' By Police: Editor - New Vision
Five Dr Congo Reporters 'abducted' By Police: Editor  New Vision

The arrests came just two months away from elections to replace President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Joseph Kabila (AFP).


Fri, 19 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The Grand Inga delusion | News | Africa - Mail & Guardian
The Grand Inga delusion | News | Africa  Mail & Guardian

In the works: The Inga dam on the Congo River has been under construction for a decade.The hydroelectric project relies on South African buy-in,but this ...


Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
MTN Nyege Nyege 2018 - Music In Africa
MTN Nyege Nyege 2018  Music In Africa

MTN Nyege Nyege 2018 enters it's fourth edition with more than 300 performers from all around the world on five stages surrounded by the River Nile and six ...


Sun, 15 Apr 2018 21:30:42 GMT
Uganda telecom operators to start charging social media tax - africanews
Uganda telecom operators to start charging social media tax  africanews

Uganda's major telecom operators, including the local division of South Africa's MTN Group, said they will ask customers to pay a new government tax on social ...


Sat, 30 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Win tickets to see MTN Joyous Celebration live! - Music In Africa
Win tickets to see MTN Joyous Celebration live!  Music In Africa

Music In Africa is giving away two (2) hampers to watch MTN Joyous Celebration perform live at an event dubbed MTN Joyous Celebration 22 - The Special at ...


Thu, 18 Oct 2018 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
Congo Ebola outbreak poses high regional risk, says WHO - EWN
Congo Ebola outbreak poses high regional risk, says WHO  EWN

Another 20 people died from unidentified haemorrhagic fevers in the area, mostly in the second half of July.


Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ramaphosa to visit Zambia, DRC and Zimbabwe - Citizen
Ramaphosa to visit Zambia, DRC and Zimbabwe  Citizen

The president will address a Women's Day event before jetting off to see his African counterparts. President Cyril Ramaphosa will visit the Republic of Zambia ...


Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kabila's decision to step aside won't change the DRC's power dynamics - Mail & Guardian
Kabila's decision to step aside won't change the DRC's power dynamics  Mail & Guardian

Kabila's decision to step aside won't change the DRC's power dynamics.


Tue, 14 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
ICC to sentence DR Congo's Bemba in bribery case - EWN
ICC to sentence DR Congo's Bemba in bribery case  EWN

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba and five co-accused were found guilty on appeal in March of bribery, corruption and of coaching 14 ...


Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
In Congo, voting machines raise suspicions among president’s foes - EWN
In Congo, voting machines raise suspicions among president’s foes  EWN

DAKAR/NAIROBI - When election officials unveiled voting machines that resemble large tablet computers in the Democratic Republic of Congo, they hailed them ...


Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Blow for Warriors - DailyNews
Blow for Warriors  DailyNews

HARARE - Warriors' European-based stars Tendayi Darikwa, Adam Chicksen and Kelly Lunga have been ruled out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) ...


Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
The DRC is still in crisis but there is a way out - Mail & Guardian
The DRC is still in crisis but there is a way out  Mail & Guardian

After many months of upheaval, the Democratic Republic of Congo is set for yet another year of political struggle and internal conflict. Current President Joseph ...


Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Uganda: MTN Nyege Nyege line-up announced - Music In Africa
Uganda: MTN Nyege Nyege line-up announced  Music In Africa

The organisers of MTN Nyege Nyege have announced the artists who will perform at Nile Discovery Beach in Jinja, Uganda, from 6 to 9 September.


Mon, 28 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
News RoundUp: MTN, New Vision to face court over 'malice', BoU officials sweat before MPs as detectives net Stella Nyanzi for insulting Museveni, deceased mother; Peace 'returns' to South Sudan – PML Daily - pmldaily.com
News RoundUp: MTN, New Vision to face court over 'malice', BoU officials sweat before MPs as detectives net Stella Nyanzi for insulting Museveni, deceased mother; Peace 'returns' to South Sudan – PML Daily  pmldaily.com

Numerous news events have shaped the past week and the start of the new month with the probe to unearth the rot at Bank of Uganda (BoU), closure of ...


Sun, 04 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congo confirms 2 Ebola cases in northwest, 10 suspected - EWN
Congo confirms 2 Ebola cases in northwest, 10 suspected  EWN

The National Institute for Biological Research in the DRC confirmed the two cases and said 10 more were suspected.


Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Congo mining code regulations signed into law - aides - EWN
Congo mining code regulations signed into law - aides  EWN

Congo is Africa's top copper producer and the world's leading miner of cobalt, an element which has seen a surge in demand to make batteries for electric cars.


Sat, 09 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
On-demand Africa - Digital TV Europe
On-demand Africa  Digital TV Europe

OTT TV providers are optimistic about the future of streaming services across the continent, driven by high mobile penetration. However, a number of obstacles ...


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT

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