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

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


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 09:57:55 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 to acquire Warid’s Congo operations - Livemint
Bharti Airtel to acquire Warid’s Congo operations  Livemint

New Delhi: In a bid to strengthen its footprint in the African market, Bharti Airtel Ltd on Tuesday said it has entered into a definitive agreement with the Warid ...


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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Indian business : management : M&A/restructuring : index - domain-B
Indian business : management : M&A/restructuring : index  domain-B

IBM completes $34-billion acquisition of Red Hat; 10 July 2019. ABB to sell solar inverter business to Italy's FIMER; 09 July 2019. Tata group paid lenders and ...


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

Reliance Jio pips Bharti Airtel to become India's No 2 telecom company; 19 July 2019. Tata group paid lenders and govt Rs50,000 cr to offload Tata Tele to Airtel ...


Sat, 24 Mar 2018 00:19:32 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
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
306 DNB Doctors to get Gold Medals from National Board of Examinations - Education Medical Dialogues
306 DNB Doctors to get Gold Medals from National Board of Examinations  Education Medical Dialogues

New Delhi: 306 doctors are going to get their degrees along with a gold medal in the upcoming convocation of National Board of Examinations as NBE prepared ...


Sun, 16 Sep 2018 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 raises $750 mn from IPO, stock drops on debut - Livemint
Airtel Africa raises $750 mn from IPO, stock drops on debut  Livemint

Bharti Airtel priced Airtel Africa at 80 pence per share, giving it a market capitalization of around $3.9 bn.Bharti Airtel had announced plans to consider an IPO for ...


Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ethiopia Offers New Hope for Phone Providers - Bloomberg
Ethiopia Offers New Hope for Phone Providers  Bloomberg

Yabsira Tadesse had no trouble getting a new SIM card when he popped into an Ethio Telecom store in northern Addis Ababa the other day. He still thinks it's ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 03:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa sets share price ahead of London Stock Exchange listing - The East African
Airtel Africa sets share price ahead of London Stock Exchange listing  The East African

The continent's second-largest mobile operator is planning to list in Nigeria as well.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth Analysis, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Vodacom Congo, Bharti Airtel (Zain, Celtel), Millicom (Tigo), Congo Chine Telecom (CCT, Orange Congo) | 2019-2023 - Market Reports
Democratic Republic of Congo Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market Growth Analysis, Challenges and Industry Key Players – Vodacom Congo, Bharti Airtel (Zain, Celtel), Millicom (Tigo), Congo Chine Telecom (CCT, Orange Congo) | 2019-2023  Market Reports

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


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:49:13 GMT
Airtel Africa looks at $1 billion London listing - Reuters
Airtel Africa looks at $1 billion London listing  Reuters

Airtel Africa Ltd, a subsidiary of Indian telecoms group Bharti Airtel Ltd , is considering a stock market flotation in London, it said on Tuesday, part of efforts to ...


Tue, 28 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa reports $83 million profit in March quarter - Livemint
Airtel Africa reports $83 million profit in March quarter  Livemint

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


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa To List On The NSE On Tuesday July 09, 2019 - Proshare Nigeria Limited
Airtel Africa To List On The NSE On Tuesday July 09, 2019  Proshare Nigeria Limited

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced that Airtel Africa, Africa's second largest telecoms operator, will be listing its shares on the main board of ...


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ethiopia offers new hope for phone providers with African dreams - Moneyweb.co.za
Ethiopia offers new hope for phone providers with African dreams  Moneyweb.co.za

Ethiopia to award telecommunications licenses to two private operators next year.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 22:43:54 GMT
African Markets - Factors to watch on July 11 - Reuters
African Markets - Factors to watch on July 11  Reuters

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on ...


Thu, 11 Jul 2019 04:34:00 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
India vs West Indies Live Stream: How to Watch Cricket World Cup 2019 Telecast on Mobile and PC - NDTV News
India vs West Indies Live Stream: How to Watch Cricket World Cup 2019 Telecast on Mobile and PC  NDTV News

India vs West Indies match is a must win game for Jason Holder's men, if they wish to reach semi finals of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. How to watch live stream.


Thu, 27 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bharat Airtel looks to IPO, buyouts to consolidate position in Africa - Business Standard
Bharat Airtel looks to IPO, buyouts to consolidate position in Africa  Business Standard

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


Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
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
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
Airtel Africa constitutes new board post equity allotment to 6 investors - Economic Times
Airtel Africa constitutes new board post equity allotment to 6 investors  Economic Times

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


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

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


Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa seeks to raise at least $750 mn via London listing - VCCircle
Airtel Africa seeks to raise at least $750 mn via London listing  VCCircle

India's third-largest telecom company Bharti Airtel Ltd said on Tuesday it will raise $750 million (about Rs 5,200 crore) by selling shares of its Africa unit via an ...


Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How AB InBev is using blockchain to improve the lives of smallholder farmers - Ethical Corporation Magazine
How AB InBev is using blockchain to improve the lives of smallholder farmers  Ethical Corporation Magazine

Terry Slavin reports on BanQu, a blockchain platform based on widely accessible SMS technology that is bringing transparency to the 'last mile' of global supply ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 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
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
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Pioneer Reporter
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Pioneer Reporter

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


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 09:57:55 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
Niger shuts Airtel telecom offices over unpaid taxes - News24
Niger shuts Airtel telecom offices over unpaid taxes  News24

Niger has ordered the closure of the offices of the country's biggest telecoms operator Airtel, a subsidiary of India's Bharti Airtel group, for unpaid taxes of 107 ...


Sun, 09 Dec 2018 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
Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2019: Mobile Wallet & Payment Market Opportunities (Databook Series) - Market Size & Forecast across 45+ Market Segments (2016-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Business Wire
Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2019: Mobile Wallet & Payment Market Opportunities (Databook Series) - Market Size & Forecast across 45+ Market Segments (2016-2025) - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Business Wire

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


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Congo is changing, and no, it’s not all for the worse - The East African
Congo is changing, and no, it’s not all for the worse  The East African

A modestly stable DRC could dramatically alter the fortunes of the region.


Wed, 08 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Hundreds of thousands flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN - The East African
Hundreds of thousands flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN  The East African

Hundreds of thousands of people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, local ...


Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo applies for admission to East African Community - The East African
DR Congo applies for admission to East African Community  The East African

President Tshisekedi formally applies to join the six-member regional bloc.


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
News & Tips: Costain, Versarien, BT & more - Investors Chronicle
News & Tips: Costain, Versarien, BT & more  Investors Chronicle

Shares in London were mixed in mid morning trading as attention shifts to the east where the G20 are convening in Japan amid ongoing rumblings over tariffs ...


Fri, 28 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo entry into EAC will be a game changer - The East African
DR Congo entry into EAC will be a game changer  The East African

The Democratic Republic of Congo has applied to join the East African Community in a move that could potentially expand the boundaries of the trading bloc to ...


Sat, 15 Jun 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
Congo court upholds suspension of Vodacom's 2G licence - ETTelecom.com
Congo court upholds suspension of Vodacom's 2G licence  ETTelecom.com

KINSHASA, - A court in Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday upheld the government's suspension of the 2G telecoms licence of Vodacom Group's local ...


Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo army moves to secure Chinese mine - The East African
DR Congo army moves to secure Chinese mine  The East African

Democratic Republic of Congo's army has sent a battalion of troops to oust illegal miners from land worked by a majority-owned Chinese company, the military ...


Tue, 18 Jun 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
Ebola cases in DR Congo break 2,000 mark - The East African
Ebola cases in DR Congo break 2,000 mark  The East African

DR Congo's health ministry said late Monday that it had recorded more than 2,000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke ...


Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel may sell 25% in Africa unit to raise up to $1.5 billion - Economic Times
Bharti Airtel may sell 25% in Africa unit to raise up to $1.5 billion  Economic Times

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


Fri, 04 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
DRC, Barrick in new deal to boost mining - The East African
DRC, Barrick in new deal to boost mining  The East African

President Tshisekedi is on charm offensive to restore investor confidence.


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Body of Etienne Tshisekedi returns to Congo two years after death - The East African
Body of Etienne Tshisekedi returns to Congo two years after death  The East African

The body of Congo's longstanding opposition figurehead and statesman Etienne Tshisekedi arrived home on Thursday to a packed and emotional welcome ...


Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Seven killed in eastern DR Congo attacks - The East African
Seven killed in eastern DR Congo attacks  The East African

Seven people were killed on Tuesday, three of them by machete-wielding assailants, in a *fresh* round of violence in eastern DR Congo, officials said. In the city ...


Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The ghosts of atrocities past, present and future continue to stalk the land of Congo - The East African
The ghosts of atrocities past, present and future continue to stalk the land of Congo  The East African

The DRC has only experienced one peaceful transfer of power.


Sun, 30 Dec 2018 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
RwandAir to launch flights to Kinshasa - The East African
RwandAir to launch flights to Kinshasa  The East African

Kinshasa will be RwandAir's 23rd route in Africa and 27th destination globally.


Sat, 06 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
India's Bharti Airtel in talks to buy Telkom Kenya: sources - Reuters Africa
India's Bharti Airtel in talks to buy Telkom Kenya: sources  Reuters Africa

NAIROBI (Reuters) - India's Bharti Airtel is in talks to buy Telkom Kenya, the East African nation's smallest telecoms operator, to create a stronger challenger to ...


Mon, 14 Jan 2019 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

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
After surprise victory, DRC president now faces dilemma of picking his PM - The East African
After surprise victory, DRC president now faces dilemma of picking his PM  The East African

The Democratic Republic of Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi is facing a challenge appointing a prime minister from a coalition that is not recognised by the ...


Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel to pay Tanzania $26 million, cancel debt at unit to settle dispute - Reuters Africa
Bharti Airtel to pay Tanzania $26 million, cancel debt at unit to settle dispute  Reuters Africa

India's Bharti Airtel has agreed to pay 60 billion shillings ($26 million) over five years and cancel debt to resolve a dispute over ownership of its Airtel Tanzania ...


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
37 dead in another boat sinking in DR Congo - The East African
37 dead in another boat sinking in DR Congo  The East African

Thirty-seven bodies have been recovered after another boat sinking in the Democratic Republic of Congo, officials said Tuesday, a week after a vessel capsized ...


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on - The East African
Congo Ebola deaths surpass 1,000 as attacks on treatment centers go on  The East African

The death toll from an Ebola outbreak in Congo rose above 1,000 on Friday, with attacks on treatment centers continuing to hamper efforts to control the “intense ...


Sat, 04 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Zambia DRC border post set for facelift - The East African
Zambia DRC border post set for facelift  The East African

Authorities plan a truck park with modern facilities at Kasumbalesa after congestion poses a health risk.


Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel to acquire Warid’s Congo operations - Livemint
Bharti Airtel to acquire Warid’s Congo operations  Livemint

New Delhi: In a bid to strengthen its footprint in the African market, Bharti Airtel Ltd on Tuesday said it has entered into a definitive agreement with the Warid ...


Tue, 05 Nov 2013 08:00:00 GMT
Ebola is real, Congo's Tshisekedi tells sceptical population - The East African
Ebola is real, Congo's Tshisekedi tells sceptical population  The East African

Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi on Tuesday implored people in areas hit by the nation's worst-ever Ebola outbreak to accept the disease is real and trust ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Nigeria in 1min: Economic, Business and Financial Headlines – 240619 - Proshare Nigeria Limited
Nigeria in 1min: Economic, Business and Financial Headlines – 240619  Proshare Nigeria Limited

The Debt Management Office (DMO) wishes to refute reports carried out in various media on June 19, 2019 stating that the Federal Government has no plans to ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 05:56:56 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
LTE for the Democratic Republic of Congo | Central - The Africa Report
LTE for the Democratic Republic of Congo | Central  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
Orange announces 100% takeover of Airtel in Sierra Leone - Africanews
Orange announces 100% takeover of Airtel in Sierra Leone  Africanews

French telecom giants, Orange, have announced a 100% takeover of mobile operator Airtel in Sierra Leone. Orange's latest acquisition was together with its ...


Thu, 21 Jul 2016 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
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
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
Uganda on high alert over Ebola spread in DR Congo election aftermath - The East African
Uganda on high alert over Ebola spread in DR Congo election aftermath  The East African

Uganda has heightened Ebola surveillance and prevention preparedness amid fears that the general election in the troubled Democratic Republic of Congo ...


Sat, 29 Dec 2018 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
Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda after boy dies - The East African
Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda after boy dies  The East African

Two more people have tested positive for the Ebola virus in Uganda, after a boy succumbed to the disease. The boy, who died on Tuesday night, was the first ...


Wed, 12 Jun 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
Four Malawian UN soldiers killed in DR Congo - The East African
Four Malawian UN soldiers killed in DR Congo  The East African

Four Malawian peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been killed, the Malawian military said on Thursday. The military "has lost courageous, ...


Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Chad has blocked WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter for a year - Quartz
Chad has blocked WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter for a year  Quartz

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


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Nearly 900 killed in ethnic violence in Democratic Republic of Congo in mid-December: UN - The Hindu
Nearly 900 killed in ethnic violence in Democratic Republic of Congo in mid-December: UN  The Hindu

Credible reports suggest that at least 890 people were killed in ethnic violence in northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo in mid-December, the United ...


Wed, 16 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Bharti Airtel starts first cross-border mobile money transfer in Niger - Economic Times
Bharti Airtel starts first cross-border mobile money transfer in Niger  Economic Times

Bharti Airtel today launched a cross-border money transfer *service* for its mobile wallet customers in Niger.


Thu, 09 Jul 2015 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
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
Unitel to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group (AFASG), dedicated to dealing with critical fraud and security issues for the telecommunications industry in Africa - africanews
Unitel to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group (AFASG), dedicated to dealing with critical fraud and security issues for the telecommunications industry in Africa  africanews

Unitel was elected to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group (AFASG), a specific working group dedicated to dealing with critical fraud and.


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Chad Republic blocks social media for 300 days sparking campaign - Quartz
Chad Republic blocks social media for 300 days sparking campaign  Quartz

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


Tue, 22 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tshisekedi finally appoints PM, Katumbi returns to DRC - Independent
Tshisekedi finally appoints PM, Katumbi returns to DRC  Independent

Lubumbashi, DR Congo | AFP | DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi on Monday named a government veteran, Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba, as the next prime ...


Mon, 20 May 2019 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
At least 161 dead in northeast Congo in apparent ethnic clashes - Reuters Africa
At least 161 dead in northeast Congo in apparent ethnic clashes  Reuters Africa

At least 161 people have been killed in a northeastern province of Democratic Republic of Congo in the past week, local officials said on Monday, in an apparent ...


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 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
Government gains bigger stake in Airtel Tanzania - cgtn.com
Government gains bigger stake in Airtel Tanzania  cgtn.com

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


Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
In diplomatic first, DRC's Tshisekedi lays wreath at Rwanda memorial - The East African
In diplomatic first, DRC's Tshisekedi lays wreath at Rwanda memorial  The East African

DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi on Monday paid tribute at a genocide memorial on the sidelines of an economic forum in Rwanda, a highly symbolic ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
DR Congo ushers in new era, Tshisekedi falls ill - Independent
DR Congo ushers in new era, Tshisekedi falls ill  Independent

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


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo 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
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
Fall in cobalt price pushes DR Congo to reform economy - Independent
Fall in cobalt price pushes DR Congo to reform economy  Independent

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | The Democratic Republic of Congo's new leadership is under mounting pressure to diversify the country's economy from its ...


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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
Infosys wins two gongs at IR Magazine Awards – India - IR Magazine
Infosys wins two gongs at IR Magazine Awards – India  IR Magazine

IT consulting firm Infosys took away two gongs at the IR Magazine Awards – India 2019, winning best IR team (large cap) and best use.


Sat, 15 Jun 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
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
Jumia files for IPO on New York Stock Exchange - african-markets.com
Jumia files for IPO on New York Stock Exchange  african-markets.com

E-commerce firm Jumia has filed for an Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), which will make it the first African technology company to ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UN experts accuse DR Congo warlord of mass rape - The East African
UN experts accuse DR Congo warlord of mass rape  The East African

UN experts are accusing a warlord in the Democratic Republic of Congo of leading horrific gang rapes in South Kivu during which women were held captive in a ...


Sat, 29 Dec 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
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
WHO tests preparedness for disease outbreak - The East African
WHO tests preparedness for disease outbreak  The East African

It has first-responders on standby to tackle outbreaks anywhere in the world.


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 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
25 line up for DR Congo presidency - The East African
25 line up for DR Congo presidency  The East African

Three opposition heavyweights, a 92-year-old ally of an independence hero and the president's chosen successor are among 25 candidates who have ...


Sun, 12 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Societe Generale and Absa agree to roll out a unique pan-african wholesale banking offering - african-markets.com
Societe Generale and Absa agree to roll out a unique pan-african wholesale banking offering  african-markets.com

Societe Generale (BRVM:SGBC, GSE:SOGEGH) and Absa Group Limited (JSE:ABSP), two leading banks on the African continent, announce the signing of a ...


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
DR Congo scraps sentence against exiled opposition leader Moise Katumbi: lawyer - Independent
DR Congo scraps sentence against exiled opposition leader Moise Katumbi: lawyer  Independent

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


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
Felix Tshisekedi - the man trying to outdo his father to lead DR Congo - The East African
Felix Tshisekedi - the man trying to outdo his father to lead DR Congo  The East African

Felix Tshisekedi Tshilombo is one of the main opposition candidates vying for votes in Sunday's presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo ...


Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Mobile Network Operators & MVNOs in Africa, 2019: Analysis on Licence & Technology Deployments, Subscriber Evolution, Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo Finance
Mobile Network Operators & MVNOs in Africa, 2019: Analysis on Licence & Technology Deployments, Subscriber Evolution, Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Africa - Mobile Network Operators and MVNOs" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 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
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
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
UN divided over how to react to Congo's election problems - Reuters Africa
UN divided over how to react to Congo's election problems  Reuters Africa

The United Nations Security Council is divided over how to react to Democratic Republic of Congo's tumultuous presidential election, according to an internal ...


Sat, 05 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT

Ethiopia Offers New Hope for Phone Providers - Bloomberg
Ethiopia Offers New Hope for Phone Providers  Bloomberg

Yabsira Tadesse had no trouble getting a new SIM card when he popped into an Ethio Telecom store in northern Addis Ababa the other day. He still thinks it's ...


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 03:00:00 GMT
Ethiopia offers new hope for phone providers with African dreams - Moneyweb.co.za
Ethiopia offers new hope for phone providers with African dreams  Moneyweb.co.za

Ethiopia to award telecommunications licenses to two private operators next year.


Fri, 19 Jul 2019 22:43:54 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
How AB InBev is using blockchain to improve the lives of smallholder farmers - Ethical Corporation Magazine
How AB InBev is using blockchain to improve the lives of smallholder farmers  Ethical Corporation Magazine

Terry Slavin reports on BanQu, a blockchain platform based on widely accessible SMS technology that is bringing transparency to the 'last mile' of global supply ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 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
Airtel Africa sets share price ahead of London Stock Exchange listing - The East African
Airtel Africa sets share price ahead of London Stock Exchange listing  The East African

The continent's second-largest mobile operator is planning to list in Nigeria as well.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
2019 Top 6 Africa Football -Zambian Super League Soars to Cloud Six - zedsoccer.com
2019 Top 6 Africa Football -Zambian Super League Soars to Cloud Six  zedsoccer.com

2019 Top 6 Africa Football include the MTN Zambia Super League which has kept making giants leaps of progress on the African football hierarchy.


Sun, 21 Jul 2019 09:36:00 GMT
Africa at a glance - The East African
Africa at a glance  The East African

Ministers from across Africa are thrashing the finer details of a continent-wide free-trade area that will be launched this weekend in the Niger capital Niamey.


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Airtel Africa To List On The NSE On Tuesday July 09, 2019 - Proshare Nigeria Limited
Airtel Africa To List On The NSE On Tuesday July 09, 2019  Proshare Nigeria Limited

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced that Airtel Africa, Africa's second largest telecoms operator, will be listing its shares on the main board of ...


Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MTN CEO says Africa is not ready for 5G - africanews
MTN CEO says Africa is not ready for 5G  africanews

The chief executive of one of Africa's largest telecommunications providers said on Tuesday that Africa is not ready for next-generation 5G network. MTN's CEO ...


Wed, 12 Sep 2018 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
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 07:00:00 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
MTN lists shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange - african-markets.com
MTN lists shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange  african-markets.com

The Nigerian Stock Exchange is pleased to announce the listing by introduction of 20.35 billion (20354513050) ordinary shares of MTN Nigeria ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Helios to Build 1,000 Towers in South Africa 5G Networks Push - Bloomberg
Helios to Build 1,000 Towers in South Africa 5G Networks Push  Bloomberg

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


Mon, 25 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Nigeria resolves $8bn row with MTN - News24
Nigeria resolves $8bn row with MTN  News24

Nigeria says it has resolved a dispute with Africa's largest mobile operator over $8.13 billion which it accused MTN of illegally repatriating to South Africa.


Tue, 25 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
The Nigerian Stock Exchange Clarifies Concerns on MTN Nigeria's Premium Board Listing - african-markets.com
The Nigerian Stock Exchange Clarifies Concerns on MTN Nigeria's Premium Board Listing  african-markets.com

The attention of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE or The Exchange) has been drawn to a few critical issues raised in various print and social media platforms ...


Tue, 21 May 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
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
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
Nigeria and MTN trade legal arguments over $2bn tax bill - Reuters Africa
Nigeria and MTN trade legal arguments over $2bn tax bill  Reuters Africa

LAGOS, March 26 (Reuters) - Lawyers representing Nigeria's attorney general on Tuesday appeared in court to argue that telecoms company MTN Group did ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 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
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
SEC Approves MTN Listing On the Nigerian Stock Exchange - african-markets.com
SEC Approves MTN Listing On the Nigerian Stock Exchange  african-markets.com

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said that it has approved MTN Nigeria's application to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) by way of ...


Thu, 09 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Congolese court upholds suspension of Vodacom’s 2G licence - Business Day
Congolese court upholds suspension of Vodacom’s 2G licence  Business Day

A court in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) upheld the government's suspension of Vodacom's 2G telecoms licence on Monday, the company and ...


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 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
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024 - Pioneer Reporter
Research Deliver Insight into Africa Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Market 2019-2024  Pioneer Reporter

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


Fri, 05 Jul 2019 09:57:55 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 sys.


Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Africa: Huawei, MTN Boost Partnership to Expand Digital Services - AllAfrica.com
Africa: Huawei, MTN Boost Partnership to Expand Digital Services  AllAfrica.com

HUAWEI and MTN have strengthened their strategic partnership to bring cutting edge digital services to African business and consumers.


Tue, 05 Mar 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
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 Uganda CEO deported over national security - police - EWN
MTN Uganda CEO deported over national security - police  EWN

The development is the latest headache for the largest telecommunications firm in Uganda after three senior executives were deported in January. Picture: ...


Fri, 15 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN Nigeria converts to public company before NGSE listing - african-markets.com
MTN Nigeria converts to public company before NGSE listing  african-markets.com

MTN Nigeria Telecommunications PLC (MTN) has announced that it has completed its conversion from a private company to a public company (PLC).


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UPDATE 2-MTN Nigeria eyes debt and equity sale after stock market listing - Reuters Africa
UPDATE 2-MTN Nigeria eyes debt and equity sale after stock market listing  Reuters Africa

MTN Nigeria is arranging local debt financing and plans to sell shares to new investors through a public offering, after listing its shares in Africa's biggest ...


Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 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
Democratic civilian transition in Africa: The case of Algeria, Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo - Observer Research Foundation
Democratic civilian transition in Africa: The case of Algeria, Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo  Observer Research Foundation

Recent events in Algeria and Sudan has brought the difficult and complicated task of democratic civilian transition in African countries back into focus.


Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Uganda deports third foreign telecom employee - News24
Uganda deports third foreign telecom employee  News24

Ugandan police have announced the expulsion of another foreigner working for telecom giant MTN, following the deportation earlier this week of two of the ...


Thu, 24 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
MTN close to paying off 330 bln naira fine in Nigeria -NCC - Reuters Africa
MTN close to paying off 330 bln naira fine in Nigeria -NCC  Reuters Africa

African telecommunications giant MTN has paid 275 billion naira ($898.99 million) toward a 330 billion naira fine imposed on it for not disconnecting ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
South Africa to double up on investment in Congo’s Inga 3 dam – a risky move? - BizNews
South Africa to double up on investment in Congo’s Inga 3 dam – a risky move?  BizNews

SA is mulling committing to doubling the amount of electricity it will buy from a proposed multibillion-dollar hydro power plant in the DR Congo.


Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
Congo Republic's IMF bailout at risk over debt deals -document - Reuters Africa
Congo Republic's IMF bailout at risk over debt deals -document  Reuters Africa

Advisers to Congo Republic's government have warned it that there is a "major risk" the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will reject its bid for a long-sought ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 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
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
MTN Nigeria registers to list 20.4 bln shares at 0.02 naira each - Reuters Africa
MTN Nigeria registers to list 20.4 bln shares at 0.02 naira each  Reuters Africa

LAGOS, May 7 (Reuters) - MTN Nigeria said on Tuesday it has registered to list 20.4 billion ordinary shares at 0.02 naira ($0.0001) each with the country's ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Smile Telecoms appoints new CEO - ITWeb Africa
Smile Telecoms appoints new CEO  ITWeb Africa

Pan-African telco Smile Telecoms, with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has appointed Ahmad Farroukh as ...


Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 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
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
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
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
Uganda to renew MTN Group's telecoms operating licence - Reuters Africa
Uganda to renew MTN Group's telecoms operating licence  Reuters Africa

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda will renew the operating licence of the local unit of South African telecom company MTN Group, the state-run Uganda Media ...


Tue, 18 Sep 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
Nigeria hits MTN with new, $2bn tax bill - News24
Nigeria hits MTN with new, $2bn tax bill  News24

Nigeria has ordered Africa's leading mobile operator MTN to pay back taxes of $2bn just days after the government ordered it to repatriate $8.13bn, the company ...


Tue, 04 Sep 2018 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
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
Unitel to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group (AFASG), dedicated to dealing with critical fraud and security issues for the telecommunications industry in Africa - africanews
Unitel to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group (AFASG), dedicated to dealing with critical fraud and security issues for the telecommunications industry in Africa  africanews

Unitel was elected to chair the GSMA Association Africa Fraud and Security Group (AFASG), a specific working group dedicated to dealing with critical fraud and.


Wed, 20 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
MTN eyes Congo-Chine - Independent Online
MTN eyes Congo-Chine  Independent Online

MTN may buy ZTE's 51 percent stake in a cellphone company in the Congo to widen its lead as Africa's biggest wireless operator.


Thu, 26 Mar 2009 07:00:00 GMT
Vodacom permit dispute threatens to disconnect Congo clients - Creamer Media's Engineering News
Vodacom permit dispute threatens to disconnect Congo clients  Creamer Media's Engineering News

Vodacom Group's unit in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will lose the right to provide second-generation (2G) services this week unless it renews a ...


Tue, 28 May 2019 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.


Sun, 12 Aug 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
Aid fails to solve the DRC crisis - Mail and Guardian
Aid fails to solve the DRC crisis  Mail and Guardian

Expectations: Elections were held in the Democratic Republic of Congo on December 30, but release of the results was delayed, raising suspicions of ...


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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
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
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
Uganda managing the EBOLA outbreak that jumped across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo - Jean-Jacques Cornish
Uganda managing the EBOLA outbreak that jumped across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo  Jean-Jacques Cornish

Ugandan health authorities are being encouraged to manage the EBOLA outbreak that has jumped across its border from the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 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
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
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
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
Ebola Fast Facts - KXLH Helena News
Ebola Fast Facts  KXLH Helena News

Here's some background information about Ebola, a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976. Facts: Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a ...


Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:34:00 GMT
Rwanda protests Uganda deportation of MTN expatriate - The Observer
Rwanda protests Uganda deportation of MTN expatriate  The Observer

Rwanda state minister for Foreign Affairs Olivier Nduhungirehe has accused Uganda of criminalizing Rwandans living and working in Uganda. In a tweet on his ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
eSwatini king appoints MTN executive as prime minister - local media - EWN
eSwatini king appoints MTN executive as prime minister - local media  EWN

Mswati is Africa's last absolute monarch and has tight political control over the impoverished, land-locked nation formerly known as Swaziland, where political ...


Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Inga dam deal is a grand delusion | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Inga dam deal is a grand delusion | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

Up the creek: The Congolese government is trying to build another Inga dam on the Congo River and needs South Africa to act as guarantor. (Marc Jourdier/AFP).


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 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
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
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
Congolese gospel singer Mbumba to headline Easter celebrations concert - The New Times
Congolese gospel singer Mbumba to headline Easter celebrations concert  The New Times

Local gospel singer Patient Bizimana, seen here performing at a past event , is the organiser of Easter Celebration Concert. Courtesy. Twitter · Facebook · Email ...


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ralph Mupita of MTN named CFO of the Year 2019 at Deloitte-sponsored gala - Consultancy.co.za
Ralph Mupita of MTN named CFO of the Year 2019 at Deloitte-sponsored gala  Consultancy.co.za

The CFO of the Year award at this year's CFO Awards in South Africa has been awarded to Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of telecommunications giant Ralph ...


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 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
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
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
P3 Communications names MTN as the best network in South Africa - Consultancy.co.za
P3 Communications names MTN as the best network in South Africa  Consultancy.co.za

According to new research from German communications consultancy P3 Communications, South African mobile *service* provider MTN is currently the best ...


Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 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
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
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
African Development Bank to raise over US$7 billion from capital markets for investment in African economies in 2019 - african-markets.com
African Development Bank to raise over US$7 billion from capital markets for investment in African economies in 2019  african-markets.com

The African Development Bank's Board has approved the institution's 2019 borrowing program to the tune of US$7.24 billion from capital markets. The Bank ...


Tue, 08 Jan 2019 08:00:00 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

Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo.


Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
eSwatini PM bans first class air travel amid economic crunch - africanews
eSwatini PM bans first class air travel amid economic crunch  africanews

The newly-appointed prime minister of the tiny kingdom of eSwatini on Friday banned first class air travel for top government officials as part of a slew of ...


Sat, 24 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Has Islamic State Really Entered the Congo and is an IS Province There a Gamble? - The Jamestown Foundation
Has Islamic State Really Entered the Congo and is an IS Province There a Gamble?  The Jamestown Foundation

As it lost control of key regions in Iraq and Syria, Islamic State (IS) may have found a foothold in the conflict-ridden Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In April ...


Fri, 31 May 2019 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
New partnership to boost financial inclusion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo - IT News Africa
New partnership to boost financial inclusion in the Democratic Republic of the Congo  IT News Africa

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


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
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
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
MTN Appoints New West African CEOs Amid Orange's Plans to Expand - Bloomberg
MTN Appoints New West African CEOs Amid Orange's Plans to Expand  Bloomberg

MTN Group Ltd. has selected new chief executive officers for its operations in Republic of Congo and Benin as Orange SA seeks to expand its operations in west ...


Wed, 12 Aug 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Jumia files for IPO on New York Stock Exchange - african-markets.com
Jumia files for IPO on New York Stock Exchange  african-markets.com

E-commerce firm Jumia has filed for an Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), which will make it the first African technology company to ...


Thu, 14 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Hunting for ghosts in Kinshasa | News | Africa - Mail and Guardian
Hunting for ghosts in Kinshasa | News | Africa  Mail and Guardian

Grandiose: President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Joseph Kabila built a memorial statue and mausoleum for his father Laurent Kabila, who was ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
CNN INTERNATIONAL AND MTN LAUNCH ‘AFRICA VIEW’ NEWS APP - CNN
CNN INTERNATIONAL AND MTN LAUNCH ‘AFRICA VIEW’ NEWS APP  CNN

App offers latest trends, stories and news affecting the African continent CNN International and Africa's leading mobile operator, MTN, today launched a ...


Wed, 04 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
DRC's Ebola outbreak has all the makings of a humanitarian crisis - Mail and Guardian
DRC's Ebola outbreak has all the makings of a humanitarian crisis  Mail and Guardian

It's been eight months since the start of the current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By the beginning of April, almost 700 people ...


Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT

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