MTN Partners With South African Online Travel Agency In $40M Funding Deal

Travelstart, a South Africa-based online travel agency that does business throughout Africa, today announced US$40 million in funding that will help it create a...

Tele Education to benefit Mauritius

The Minister of Information Technology and Communications (ICT) Tassarajen Chedumbrum Pillay, recalled, at the launch, that the project was proposed during the...

Bharti Airtel reinforces commitment to developing talent in Africa

Announces the launch of a pan-African e-learning program across 17 countries. Leading global telecommunications company, Bharti Airtel (‘Airtel’) (http://www.airtel.com) today announced a partnership with the...

Water monitoring ‘easier’ with free mobile phone app

A mobile phone application that enables users of low-cost phones to submit water quality results quickly and easily is having a positive impact among users. The Water Quality Reporter...

Kenya: Top Tech Brains Raring to Take the New Year By Storm

2011 was a good year for Kenya's technology scene. Despite a volatile financial atmosphere, the country made huge strides in various aspects of business...

SkyVision Acquires Afinis – African VSAT operator – from Monaco Telecom

Afinis is a leading provider of connectivity solutions in francophone Africa SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. (http://www.skyvision.net), the leading global provider of IP connectivity over satellite...

World Bank Supports Submarine Communications Cable

Freetown: In a few weeks, a ship is expected to land in Sierra Leone to lay a submarine cable connecting the country to what...

Israeli telecom firm enters Africa market

After years of staying away from the African market, Israel-based ECI Telecom has entered Uganda, with plans to use it as a launch pad...

Mobile subscribers in Africa to reach 800 million by 2015

The number of mobile subscribers in Africa will reach almost 800 million by 2015, with east and central Africa set to be the regions...

Vodacom recognised as Best Performer on JSE SRI Index

Vodacom was recognised as a Best Performer company on the JSE's Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Index. This accolade was achieved in the low environmental...

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