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Ahmad is an experienced telecoms executive with a distinguished record of commercial success, extensive experience working in Africa and an impressive ability to drive...

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Vodacom’s partnership with Samsung, the largest mobile phone maker in its home market of South Korea, has brought many firsts to Samsung cellphone users...

Nadine Tinen appointed to lead the Sub-Saharan Francophone Africa region for PwC France and...

Nadine Tinen intends to grow the Firm’s revenue in the region by more than 40% by 2022 Nadine Tinen has been named Regional Senior Partner...

Vodacom to acquire stake in Kenya’s Safaricom for $2.59bn

South Africa’s Vodacom Group announced on Monday that it has agreed terms to acquire a strategic stake in Kenya’s Safaricom held by its parent...

Vodacom accelerates rural coverage programme

Vodacom has outlined accelerated plans to expand network coverage for people who live in deep rural areas of South Africa to supplement the good...

Wholesale mobile network will help break Vodacom and MTN duopoly: Cell C

Cell C has reiterated its support for the South African government’s plans to create a wholesale open-access network (WOAN) in the country, in an...

VAS2Nets wins West African Mobile Awards as Most Innovative VAS aggregator

One of Nigeria's frontline Value Added Services (VAS) Aggregators, VAS2Nets has won the Mobile Innovation Award at the prestigious West African Mobile Awards (WAMAS)...

Telecom Ministries of Somalia and Djibouti agree on cooperation

The ministers of posts and telecommunications of Somalia and Djibouti, H.E. Abdi Ashur Hassan and H.E. Abdi Youssouf Sougueh, have issued a joint statement...

MTN Zambia set to host 2016 FAZ Awards

FAZ Super League sponsors MTN Zambia are set to host the 2016 FAZ awards on Tuesday 20th December which will be held at Intercontinental...

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The number of mobile money users in Africa is still seeing significant growth, however, that is not all. Mobile money services are also evolving,...

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