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One Equity Partners to make strategic investment in Infobip, a global “Communications Platform as a Service” leader

This is the first outside capital raised by Infobip’s visionary founders, achieving a unicorn valuation with one of the largest European software Series A rounds in recent years

Orange upbeat despite COVID-19 impact on revenue

Telecommunications firm cites good commercial performance, deferred investments and cost control for having enabled it to reiterate 2020 objectives.

Jack Ma Foundation selects 50 Netpreneur finalists

Finalists for the 2020 Africa Business Heroes competition selected from over 22,000 applications across the continent.
27 Jul

Celent recognises Software Group’s Agency Banking expertise in a new report

Many can learn from Software Group’s domain expertise helping financial institutions foster financial inclusion for the last 10 years.
24 Jul

MTN expects to double profit for six months to June

The telco’s earnings per share include the benefit from gains on the disposal of towers in Uganda and Ghana.

How global disruption can have local implications

Small businesses are often the most vulnerable to unanticipated events and threats due to their size and lack of resources says Soromfe Uzomah, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Microsoft 4Afrika.
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Vodacom capitalises on increased mobile, fixed traffic in South Africa

Group revenue up by 5.6 (1.3% normalised growth) for quarter ended 30 June 2020.

Vodacom, Alipay to develop Super-app mobile payment innovation

Companies link up to facilitate engagement between South African consumers and merchants.

MTN Cameroon increases its mobile money capital

Company responds to renewed banking regulations and initiates changes to management.
10 Jul

Konga revives reseller programme with Affiliate launch

E-commerce firm looks to help address harsh economic crunch, rising unemployment.