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Data revenue, subscription growth helps ease unsettled Airtel Malawi

Company faces issues including demand for delisting by shareholders, and a potential strike by employees.
1:20
12 Apr

Mobile money fuelled expansion strategy pays off for NetOne

Zimbabwe telecommunications company confirms increase OneMoney subscribers.
1:30

Telecel Zimbabwe scouts for investors ahead of expansion drive

Company’s size and situation makes it attractive for equity adjustments and lending, according to chairman.
5:30

Canadian software group Volaris makes offer to acquire Adapt IT

Offer is described as an alternative to, and materially in excess of, the unsolicited all-share offer that Adapt IT received on 27 January 2021 from Huge Group.
2:30

Prosus announces accelerated offering of Tencent shares

We have informed Tencent of our intention, which is understood and supported by Tencent says Prosus CEO Bob van Dijk.
1:10

Smile Telecoms’ debt restructuring plan gets the nod from investors

A fresh injection of US$51m in funding for operations expected to enhance Smile's position in its respective markets.
2:30

MFS Africa scales up to 320 million mobile money wallets

Pan-African Fintech firm confirms reach of over 60% of all mobile wallets in Sub-Saharan Africa.
2:10

Partner programmes channel partners across SADC region

Lenovo’s Partner Engage and Partner Elevate programmes help SME partners benefit from contracts, incentives and rebates.
2:50

Helios announces key acquisitions to advance Africa aspirations

Agreements signed with Airtel Africa to acquire its passive infrastructure operating companies in Madagascar and Malawi, possibly Chad and Gabon.
2:20
Mar 19, 2021

Rise Fund invests US$200m in Airtel Mobile Commerce BV

Airtel Africa confirms deal and will continue to hold majority stake.
3:50
Mar 10, 2021

Data, fintech subscriptions lift MTN in strong full-year results

MTN Group records improved topline performance in the year ended December, driven by a surge in active data and Mobile Money subscriptions.
1:40
Mar 10, 2021

SA still leads in Africa’s smartphone market

Overall mobile phone market grew 4.6% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) in Q4 2020.