Vodacom minority shareholders vote in favour of Safaricom transaction

The proposed acquisition by Vodacom Group of an effective 35% stake in Safaricom, Kenya’s leading integrated communications company, cleared an important hurdle today when...

Africa telecom and finance leaders assess accelerating digital investment opportunities

Telecom and tech companies are increasing investment across Africa as the rapidly improving digital infrastructure and services, and the take up of smartphones, provide...

M-Pesa, MTN, Orange, others lead Africa’s mobile money revolution — Quartz

Edward Joseph Karemera, 39, a resident of Buikwe district in central Uganda, has been running a fish trading business between Rwanda and Uganda for...

Vodacom demonstrates a solution for mission critical communications – Africa’s first

Vodacom has successfully demonstrated the first broadband multimedia trunking solution on a commercial LTE network in Africa. The solution makes it easier and faster...

Lone Star Cell MTN donates US$ 2,500 to orphanage

Liberia’s leading Telecommunication Company, Lone Star Cell MTN, has donated US$ 2,500 as its contribution to the Great Commission Orphanage home in Chicken Soup...

Kenyans abroad are the biggest senders of mobile to mobile remittances

As M-PESA turns 10, data shows 93% of WorldRemit’s money transfers to Kenya go to mobile money accounts To mark the 10th anniversary of ground-breaking...

Airtel Nigeria’s CEO, Ogunsanya, named Best Telecoms CEO in Africa

The Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, has been named Best Telecoms CEO in Africa by the Africa...

Blind scholars receive life changing aid on Airtel Touching Lives

Airtel Nigeria continued its spate of philanthropic projects this week with two new donations to students of the Bethesda Home and School for the...

Tigo Tanzania customers to enjoy high-quality services with modernized network infrastructure

Despite the changing dynamics in market conditions and ecosystem, value chains, competition and regulation challenges, customer demands and usage behavior, Tigo continues to stand...

Smile Telecoms appoints Ahmad Farroukh to its board to lead operations

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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