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Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, petrol prices once again take the most trending spot with more readers catching up on the July increase...

Infobip Launches Chatbot Solution at Mobile Operator Africell

Infobip, a global cloud communication company, recently implemented its Answers chatbot solution at Africell, one of the leading mobile telco operator groups in Africa. Africell is a mobile network operator providing mobile network coverage and related technology services to more...

Paysend Partners with Afrimoney to Enable Transfers to West Africa

Paysend, a UK-based fintech with over 6.5 million customers, announced on Thursday a technology partnership with Afrimoney, the mobile money service provided by Africell, to enable money transfers to West Africa, specifically in Gambia and Sierra Leone. According to a...

Africell to Exit Uganda, Unable to Compete with MTN & Others

UK-based mobile tech firm Africell announced yesterday that it was ending its operations in Uganda, where it has been unable to supersede its competitors in the country, namely local units of massive telecom firms such as South Africa's MTN...

Africell Launches its 4G KaiOS Feature Phone in Uganda

Africell has launched the new KaiOS–enabled smart feature phone, the 4G Vida K242, in Uganda. The 4G Vida K242 has been specifically designed for people who are unable to afford a smartphone and want to go online.  It has a...

Africell unveils first 3G Smart Feature Phone powered by KaiOS

African telecommunications operator, Africell announced the launch of their first 3G smart feature phone, Afriphone, powered by KaiOS. The new device which was released on Tuesday, 12 November 2019, will be the first KaiOS-powered device in Gambia and Sierra...

Uganda: Telecom operators deny airtime price hike allegations

Ugandan telecommunications operators have denied allegations of hiking airtime prices in the country. Customers were warned not to pay an extra amount when buying airtime. This comes after customers, especially those of MTN, Airtel and Africell, complained after being...

Uganda: NIRA finds 4 million unaccounted for subscribers

There are at least 4 million subscribers that are unaccounted for in Uganda, this is according to the statistic presented by the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA). The queried subscribers are spread among the five major telecoms companies;...

SureBuddy insurance app, a first for Uganda

SureBuddy, an app that brings sponsored insurance and insurance related products has been launched in Uganda. Available on Android, the app renders advertisements, the consumer watches the ads, and then receives free cover as a reward. Ad images are...

Africell receives USD 35 mln investment

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) revealed that it will invest USD 35 million in telecom operator Africell. According to the IFC, the investment is intended to support the expansion and upgrade of mobile networks in Gambia, the DRC, Sierra...
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ICIEC Welcomes New Officer-in-Charge

Dr. Khalid Khalafalla has been appointed Officer-in-Charge of the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment and Export Credit...
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