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  • Based in Accra, Hashem will report to Alpin Verlet, head of Alcatel-Lucent's activities in the West and Central Africa region.

    Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion USD

    April 15, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

    There has been much speculation over the past few days of whether or not Nokia will be taking over Alcatel-Lucent; however, details have emerged from both parties that a deal is in fact in the works. According to a report via telecompaper, Nokia and...

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    Kenya: Nokia staff spared the axe

    December 22, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

    According to Business Daily, Nokia staff based in Kenya have been spared the axe in Microsoft’s global retrenchment plan. The global retrenchment plan is expected to be concluded in January 2015. Kunle Awosika, the Microsoft Kenya country manager,...

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    Windows Phone 8.1 arriving with Lumia 930 & Lumia 630

    June 30, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Windows Phone 8.1 arriving with Lumia 930 & Lumia 630

    Microsoft has announced the Lumia 630 and the Lumia 930. With the announcement of the latest Nokia Lumia devices, Microsoft additionally revealed that both devices will be powered by the Windows Phone 8.1 Operating System. While Windows-based smartphones have...

  • The Nokia Lumia 1320, which brings high-end Lumia innovations to a very affordable 6-inch smartphone, has arrived in South Africa. (image: Phone Arena)

    5 essential soccer apps for Lumia owners

    June 5, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 essential soccer apps for Lumia owners

    One of the world’s most popular sports has received special attention from Windows Phone with the addition of specialised apps all designed to make it easier for you to keep up to date with the latest from the beautiful game. The apps include: Onefootball...

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    5 fun photo apps for your Nokia Asha 503

    May 27, 2014 • ListsComments Off on 5 fun photo apps for your Nokia Asha 503

    The Nokia Asha 503 offers an array of exciting features, including a 5-megapixel camera to boot. Nokia’s latest addition also includes a higher resolution sensor and an LED flash, making it possible to shoot better photographs, even in low light conditions....

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    Microsoft officially welcomes Nokia Devices and Services

    April 29, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft officially welcomes Nokia Devices and Services

    Microsoft Corp. has completed its acquisition of the Nokia Devices and Services business. The acquisition has been approved by Nokia shareholders and by governmental regulatory agencies around the world. The completion of the acquisition marks the first step...

  • The Nokia Lumia 1320, which brings high-end Lumia innovations to a very affordable 6-inch smartphone, has arrived in South Africa. (image: Phone Arena)

    Nokia Lumia 1320 arrives in South Africa

    April 24, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia Lumia 1320 arrives in South Africa

    The Nokia Lumia 1320, which brings high-end Lumia innovations to a very affordable 6-inch smartphone, has arrived in South Africa. The latest imaging experiences – like Nokia Camera and Nokia Storyteller – combine with HERE Drive and unlimited...

  • Microsoft recognises the world’s most innovative educators, with schools and teachers from Africa being honoured (image: Mobile News Daily)

    Microsoft concludes Nokia Devices and Services transaction

    April 22, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft concludes Nokia Devices and Services transaction

    Technology giant Microsoft has concluded the purchase of Nokia’s Devices and Services business – which will now be fully part of the Microsoft environment. “We have completed the steps necessary to finalize Microsoft’s acquisition of the Nokia Devices...

  • Nokia MixRadio this week announced the addition of the 30 millionth track (image: WP Central)

    Nokia MixRadio now has 30-million tracks

    March 27, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nokia MixRadio now has 30-million tracks

    Mobile music streaming service Nokia MixRadio, this week announced the addition of 30 millionth track to its international catalogue. The track, ‘Ma Tegi Hena’ is by Lebanese artist Nancy Ajram and is from the forthcoming album Nancy8. Currently, the...

  • Nokia launched their first Android-based smartphone into the Kenyan market - the Nokia X (image: Nokia)

    Nokia X available in 17 African countries through Airtel

    March 21, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nokia X available in 17 African countries through Airtel

    Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa and Nokia have announced that the new Nokia X smartphone will be available to purchase across 17 countries in Africa from mid...

  • Nokia launched their first Android-based smartphone into the Kenyan market - the Nokia X (image: Nokia)

    Nokia launches first Android phone in Kenya

    March 14, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia launches first Android phone in Kenya

    Finnish electronics manufacturer Nokia launched their first Android-based smartphone into the Kenyan market, with the Nokia X hitting the shelves this week. To date, Nokia has predominantly released smartphones running on Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating...

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    In Pictures: Mobile World Congress 2014

    February 26, 2014 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on In Pictures: Mobile World Congress 2014

    With all the major mobile manufacturers including Samsung, Nokia and LG in attendance, the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is in full swing. But MWC 2014 is not just about mobile manufacturers, the event attracts virtually every major company...

  • Nokia South Africa yesterday unveiled the company’s first 6-inch Lumia smartphone, the Lumia 1520 (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Nokia launches first 6-inch smartphone in SA

    February 12, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nokia launches first 6-inch smartphone in SA

    Nokia South Africa has unveiled the company’s first 6-inch Lumia smartphone to be made available in the market – the Nokia Lumia 1520. The model will be made available in a variety of colours, including black and yellow. “The Nokia Lumia 1520 comes with...

  • Nokia signed a patent deal with HTC (image: Nokia)

    Nokia, HTC sign patent deal

    February 10, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nokia, HTC sign patent deal

    Taking a leaf from recent negotiations between Samsung and Google to share patents for the next ten years, Finnish phone maker Nokia and Taiwanese manufacturer HTC have entered into a similar agreement. “Nokia and HTC have settled all pending patent...

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    Eskimi launches new Nokia app

    November 25, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Eskimi launches new Nokia app

    Eskimi, one of the largest social media and entertainment platforms counting 14 million members, partnered with Nokia to launch a new Eskimi app for Asha device range. The new application can now be downloaded from Nokia Store. “The new application will...

  • The Nokia Lumia 1020 (image: Nokia)

    Nokia Lumia 1020 hits the South African market

    November 7, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Nokia Lumia 1020 hits the South African market

    The Nokia Lumia 1020 has touched down in South Africa, and is available now. Boasting a second generation 41 megapixel sensor, the Nokia Lumia 1020 is designed to reinvent zoom by enabling people to discover more detail than the eye can see. With...