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Airtel Africa Signs $124-Million Credit Facility with Citi Bank

Airtel Africa, one of Africa's largest telecom groups with a presence in 14 countries across the continent, today announced the signing of a $125-million revolving credit facility with investment banking group Citi through its branch offices/subsidiaries in sub-Saharan Africa. The...

Airtel Africa Wants to Get Rid of its Towers to Cut Costs

Pan-African telecommunications firm Airtel Africa has reportedly stopped investing in new tower infrastructure in Kenya, and other markets across the continent, as it prepares to sell most of its already-existing infrastructure assets. This is in efforts to reduce ownership of...

Airtel Nigeria Upgrades All 2G & 3G Cell Sites to 4G

Airtel Nigeria, the West African arm of telecom Airtel Africa, has announced that it is upgrading all of its cell sites to 4G technology. The operator says that now its 50-million customers in Nigeria can "tap into flawless voice call...

Airtel Africa Could Soon Operate as a “Super Agent” in Nigeria

Airtel Africa, a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries across Africa, today announces that its subsidiary Airtel Mobile Commerce Nigeria has been granted approval in principle by the Central Bank of Nigeria...

Airtel Africa & UNICEF Bring Digital Education to Children in 13 African Countries

Airtel Africa and UNICEF have announced a new five-year pan-African partnership to help accelerate the roll-out of digital learning through connecting schools to the internet and ensuring free access to learning platforms across 13 countries. Airtel Africa, a leading provider...

Nigerian Businessman Appointed CEO of Airtel Africa

The Airtel Africa Group has announced the new appointment of Olusegun "Segun" Ogunsanya, as its Managing Director (MD) and CEO. Ogunsanya took the helm of the group as of 1 October 2021. This comes as former CEO, Raghu Mandava, who...

Top 10 Largest Telecom Companies in Africa

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred digital transformation initiatives across Africa, but it has also affected the revenues of its largest telecommunication firms. Almost all of the companies in this list had their bottom lines affected by the global pandemic either...

Airtel Africa to Sell $200 Million Stake in Mobile Money Business

Airtel Africa is set to sell a minority stake - worth $200 million - in Airtel Mobile Commerce BV (AMC BV) to global investment company, The Rise Fund. “The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions including necessary regulatory filings...

Airtel Africa to Sell Stake in Airtel Money

Airtel Africa has revealed its plans to raise cash by selling a minority stake in Airtel Money - its mobile financial platform. According to Business Daily, this move is part of the company's strategy to sell some assets. “We are...

Airtel Africa Introduces ‘Amazing’ Data Bundles

Airtel Africa has introduced a new range of data bundles that could see customers receive up to 15GB of free data. According to Gadgets Africa, new daily, weekly and monthly data promotion will allow customers to get 500MB free data...
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