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Huawei’s African operations weather US pushback

Despite the ban in the US, Huawei says its local operations continue to grow from strength to strength.
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Thursday

Altron shifts entire focus to Africa

JSE-listed tech firm announces intention to demerge and separately list its UK business, Bytes UK.
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Top African start-ups to benefit from VC fund

Newton Partners, Imperial link up to support fledgling firms focused on logistics, supply chain.
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26 Mar

Zambia’s Chamber of Commerce calls for suspension of comms taxes

Once taxes are suspended, operators can then reduce the cost of services to customers, organisation claims.
1:30

MTN completes sale of ATC joint ventures for R8.9-bn

Operator cleared to dispose of stake in ATC Ghana, having disposed of stake in ATC Uganda.
1:40

MTN Uganda to fork out US$100-m for licence renewal

Government confirms development, market analyst describes it as one of the more expensive licence agreements for the region.
1:40

Kenyans urged to cashless, work from home amid Coronavirus pandemic

Industry experts appeal to ISPs and other service providers to adjust tariffs in light of situation.
2:30

Agri-tech platform opens global marketplace to African farmers

Kenya-based Selina Wamucii encourages groups, co-ops to sell globally.
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MTN Cameroon bounces back

Company records growth in latest results after four years of decline.
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Mar 5, 2020

Edtech firm Snapplify snaps up Onnie Media Teacha

The acquisition further diversifies the Michael Jordaan-backed firm’s educational portfolio in the e-learning market.
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Mar 2, 2020

MTN Nigeria delivers on results despite challenges

Chief executive officer Ferdi Moolman lauds results for the year ended 31 December 2019.
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Feb 28, 2020

Kenya's on-demand operators bemoan licensing challenges

Legislation has impacted significantly on operations of bus hailing services Swvl and Little Shuttle.