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R16bn network investment pays off for MTN

Operator reports strong Q3 results, adds 12 million subscribers to reach a total of 273 million across its 21 markets.
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US$1.2m investment in solar to bolster East Africa Data Centre

Distributed Power Africa (DPA) and Mettle Solar have finalised joint investment into EADC Asset Co.
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African payments for African development

Murray Gardiner, MD of Bluecode Africa, says African payment solutions are critical to minimising fraud while improving the free flow of funds to boost business and economic activity.
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US$20m solar investment to back Distributed Power Africa

Royal Bafokeng Holdings (RBH) intends to take a 60% equity stake in newly established Asset-Co.
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Steady growth for Airtel Africa

Company’s CEO stresses need for telecommunications amid signs of second wave of COVID-19.
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Zimbabwe sees ICT masterplan as economic lifeline

Country’s government announces SMART Zimbabwe 2030 to fully develop sector as the foundation of economic rehabilitation.
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Why Kenya is ready for sustainable finance

Today, investors are becoming more socially conscious and are looking at companies that reflect their values says Faizal Bhana, Director – Middle East, Africa and India, Jersey Finance.
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Catalyst Fund to support struggling businesses in Ghana

US$4.3 million commitment to support the financial resilience of MSEs.
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Foreign currency respite for Zim telecommunication companies

Government introduces auction-based exchange rate regime as part of currency reforms.
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16 Oct

Actis adds fibre to portfolio following two key acquisitions

Deal with SA’s Octocel for R2.3-bn, and with ISP RSAWEB for undisclosed amount.
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Start-ups selected to compete at Africa Tech Summit Connects

12 start-ups are looking to raise either pre-seed, seed, or Series A funding.