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  • Google has rolled out an update to its Google Play Movies & TV app (image: Google)

    Google snubs South Africa with Movies & TV update

    March 18, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Google snubs South Africa with Movies & TV update

    Search giant Google has rolled out an update to its Google Play Movies & TV app. This recent update includes support for over 40 new countries – including Burkina Faso, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritius, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal and Zambia....

  • Technology, particularly mobile and social media, is poised to make a signficant impact on up and coming elections in Africa. (Image source: eruditiononline.co.uk/)

    Will social media influence African elections?

    January 22, 2014 • East Africa, Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Will social media influence African elections?

    In 2013 a number of election processes took place in key countries in Africa, including Kenya, Mali and Zimbabwe, and affirmed the role that technology – specifically social media and mobile infrastructure – plays in these political processes. Technology...

  • Orange ups its game in Africa

    July 12, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Orange ups its game in Africa

    French telecommunications Group Orange is launching an international money transfer service at a competitive price called “Orange Money International Transfer”. The offer is available between Mali, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire.   Every...

  • Orange, MFS Africa launch money transfer service in Mali

    January 23, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Orange, MFS Africa launch money transfer service in Mali

    Citizens in Mali can receive international remittances via Orange Money Transfer International (OMTI). “Orange Money customers in Mali can now receive international remittances directly to their Orange Money accounts,” said Orange in a statement published...

  • Dogon Telecom launches new service in Mali

    January 22, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Dogon Telecom launches new service in Mali

    Despite ongoing French military intervention in Mali, a recently formed Wimax operator in Mali has launched its services in Bamako aimed at boosting Internet and telecom services in the struggling country.   Dogon Telecom announced it has launched its...

  • Google Maps arrives for six African countries

    September 8, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Google Maps arrives for six African countries

    Google has announced that they rolled out their popular Google Maps service for 40 new countries, of which six are on the African soil. “Our efforts to start putting Africa on the map kicked off in 2009 when we launched Google Maps for Kenya, followed by...

  • Maroc Telecom acquires 51% of Mali’s Sotelma

    July 15, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Maroc Telecom acquires 51% of Mali’s Sotelma

    According to Malian news source L’Essor Maroc Telecom has completed the acquisition of 51% stake in state-owned telco Societe des Telecommunications du Mali (SOTELMA). The Moroccan company won the bidding for the Malian incumbent in March 2009,...

  • Maroc Telecom ventures into Mali

    September 22, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Maroc Telecom ventures into Mali

    Morocco’s telecommunication company, Maroc Telecom, has been shortlisted to buy 51% of Mali’s state-owned Telecommunication Company, Sotelma, after a tight competition with 15 other world telecommunication companies...