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MTN Rwanda gets green light to list on stock exchange

All is set for the mobile operator to list is on the Rwanda Stock Exchange on 4 May 2021.

Mauritius home to Africa’s ‘first global multi-media hub’

First phase of MediaCity Mauritius project, under the Smart City of Beau Plan, to be completed in 2022.

SA’s Rectron extends Acronis partnership to bolster cloud security

IT solution distributor expands offering amid increased cloud migration and cyber security threats.

Fintech start-up ImaliPay secures pre-seed funding for African expansion

Australian venture capital firm TEN13 invests undisclosed amount, focus is on Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.

Paratus appoints new Group Chief Commercial Officer

Appointment sends out strong message to the market in Africa as the company drives growth strategy.

Cable connecting SA, Mauritius, Reunion, Madagascar goes live

The 3 200km METISS submarine cable connects Mauritius with Africa and the world via Emtel’s points of presence in Johannesburg and Durban.

Angola’s Unitel pens three-year services deal with Ericsson

Agreement covers radio and core solutions in preparation for 5G.

Global Voice Group, Guinea partnership to digitise regulation

Country’s industry regulator pens agreement with GVG to deploy a mobile and digital ecosystem regulation platform.

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.

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.