Ivory Coast

Nigeria commits $618m for digital skills, job creation

I-DICE will support 451 tech start-ups, 226 creative enterprises and 75 enterprise support organisations, and the benefits to Nigeria’s economy are pegged at $6.4 billion.
Samuel Mungadze
Jan 27, 2023

Ivory Coast’s rural mobile money agents under threat

World Bank and CGAP concerned over financial storm brewing as Wave Mobile takes out rural mobile money agents.

Orange Côte d’Ivoire and Vanu advance with IDEAL connectivity program

The project will begin with 1,070 sites, of which 700 will be in Côte d’Ivoire, 170 in Burkina Faso, and 200 in Liberia.

Orange Côte d’Ivoire opens 5G lab ahead of network rollout next year

Orange 5G Lab Abidjan offers services and support to economic players devised with expert partners such as Huawei, Nokia or ZTE.
Jun 28, 2022

Cameroon’s government commits to eVisa rollout by year-end

New system is an upgraded version of an existing DIPLOMAT system developed by MINREX’s New Technologies and Cryptography Unit.
Jan 17, 2022

Orange partners Engie to solar up main datacentre

French telco signed an EaaS (Energy as a Service) contract with Engie to convert the GOS to solar power by installing a solar plant on rooftops and solar carports.
Dec 10, 2021

Flutterwave, 4DX Ventures back CinetPay with US$2.4m

Seed round marks prolific VC’s first Fintech investment in the region alongside Fintech unicorn’s first institutional investment.
Dec 6, 2021

MTN deepens interest in Côte d’Ivoire with 5G trial

Operator plans to construct new headquarters in the West African country.
Oct 13, 2021

Orange unveils latest digital centre in Abidjan

Company advances on Engage 2025 strategy, including the creation of a centre in each country where it operates.
Aug 16, 2021

aYo, MTN partner on insurance initiative for Ivory Coast

Two products launched, integrating MTN MoMo and aYo Recharge functionality.

Orange sets sights on Ivory Coast’s financial hub for Bank Africa launch

French telecommunications company partners financial services group NSIA to launch in Abidjan.
Jan 15, 2020

Capitalism, tech revolution and inequality top Africa CEO Forum 2020 agenda

The Mauritius Commercial Bank will join the Forum to 'rethink the role of Africa's private sector'.
Dec 3, 2019

MainOne readies submarine cable for service in Ivory Coast

Project will offer capabilities to deepen infrastructure sharing and lower the cost of delivering broadband services to the region.