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Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016 - Louise Marsland

Date: 4 Feb 2016
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WorldRemit opens up MTN Mobile Money wallets in Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia

WorldRemit and MTN Group launched their joint services, following the signing of a global partnership agreement earlier this year...

29 Jan 2016 08:07

Govt rejects MTN's out-of-court settlement offer

The federal government has disowned the out of court settlement offer by telecoms firm MTN over the $3.4bn fine slammed on it in December last year...

By Zakariyya Adaramola 27 Jan 2016 09:47

Why Kenyan SMEs must tap the potential of mobile phones

Mobile phone penetration has significantly increased in Kenya and its imperative for small businesses to tap into the potential of this technology to operate better and smarter...

By Ngugi Mungai 25 Jan 2016 13:33

MTN denies any wrongdoing in Cameroon

A recent report of the Cameroon National Anti-Corruption Commission, CONAC, has included MTN Cameroon amongst the companies it indexed...

22 Jan 2016 10:09

Viber spreads good vibes in Africa & the Middle East with the introduction of Public Chats

Viber, one of the leading messaging and calling apps with more than 664 million unique users worldwide, announced today that it has opened its latest social channel 'Public Chats' to partners in Africa and the Middle East...

19 Jan 2016 14:38

Phone subscribers increase to 152.1 million

Active lines in the country increased to over 152 million in the month of November 2015, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said...

19 Jan 2016 11:11

Orange buys telecom operators in Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone

PARIS, FRANCE: French telecoms giant Orange said Wednesday it has agreed to buy two of Airtel subsidiaries in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone as part of its strategy of investing in emerging markets...

14 Jan 2016 14:11

Mobile phone-based T-Bond for sale

Kenya expects to roll out its mobile phone-based Treasury bond by the end of March after the planned sale in October last year was derailed by volatile interest rates...

By Charles Mwaniki 13 Jan 2016 10:07

Orange will acquire 100% of the mobile operator Cellcom Liberia

Orange announced it has entered into a firm agreement with Cellcom Telecommunications Limited to acquire, through its subsidiary Orange Côte d'Ivoire, 100% of Cellcom's Liberia subsidiary...

13 Jan 2016 08:43

Fine doesn't keep MTN Nigeria down

The raging dispute between MTN and Nigerian authorities - now being battled out in court - has not made the cellphone giant shy about expanding in Africa's most populous country...

By Asha Speckman 11 Jan 2016 15:00

Kenyan mobile phone users up to 38 million

Kenya now has 37.8 million active mobile phone numbers with the Internet cum data market registering 21.6 million users...

By James Kariuki 7 Jan 2016 14:34

Five mobile app trends to look out for in Nigeria 2016

Nigeria has witnessed an explosion of mobile apps in the last couple years, making it convenient for smartphone users to do everything from paying bills to saving money, shopping, ordering food, keeping up with news...

By Nkem Ndem V 7 Jan 2016 11:55

Kenya's mobile penetration hits 88 percent

According to the quarterly sector statistics report by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), the uptake of mobile services by Kenyans continued to grow leading to mobile penetration...

By Baraka Jefwa 5 Jan 2016 13:33

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