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News in Brief 2 November 2017
Africa: Cameroon: Money milestone - MTN Cameroon has achieved a significant milestone in the expansion of MTN Mobile Money. On 13 October 2017 it achieved one million active users on its mobile money ...(more)

News in Brief 25 October 2017
Africa: Algeria: Petition posted - Orascom TMT Investments (OTMTI) is to challenge the June ruling issued by the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). ICSID dismissed...(more)

News in Brief 18 October 2017
Africa: Africa: Loan expansion - Jumia is expanding the small business loan programme it launched earlier in 2017 into every country where it operates. In conjunction with the San Francisco-based lend...(more)

News in Brief 11 October 2017
Africa: Africa: Scan and Pay - Ecobank has partnered with Visa to launch a mobile money payment solution that allows consumers direct access to funds in their accounts and making payments for products...(more)

News in Brief 21 September 2017
Africa: Africa & Middle East: Netflix expansion - Orange and Netflix have expanded their partnership to all countries in which the Orange Group is active, whilst at the same time renewed the agre...(more)

News in Brief 14 September 2017
Africa: Djibouti: Chinese colocation - China Mobile International (CMI) has signed to be accommodated in the Djibouti Data Centre (DDC) to expand its global network into Africa. The deal includes col...(more)

News in Brief 7 September 2017
Africa: Cote d'Ivoire: Certified signatures - The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ICT) of Cote d'Ivoire (ARTICI) has approved three providers of electronic certification services (PSCE). The...(more)

News in Brief 31 August 2017
Africa: Congo Brazzaville: Ministerial retention - On 17 August 2017, the new government of the Republic of Congo was formally announced. Still headed by Prime Minister Clement Mouamba, this governmen...(more)

News in Brief 24 August 2017
Africa: Algeria: Argentine preamble - The 4th meeting of the Arab Group for the preparation of the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC-17) took place 20 - 23 August in Algiers, accor...(more)

News in Brief 17 August 2017
Africa: Africa: POP clouds - Gilat Telecom is now concentrating on its managed services portfolio and has developed a number of managed value-add services specifically for the African telecom market....(more)

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