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Millicom Sells Operations in Tanzania and Ghana

Millicom has signed agreements for the sale of its operations in Tanzania and for its stake in the AirtelTigo joint venture in Ghana. Once closed, the transactions will complete Millicom’s multi-year plan to divest its African operations and focus...

Narrowing the mobile gender divide will bolster emerging economies  

The telecommunications sector plays an important role in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). One of the greatest challenges the world faces in achieving these goals is narrowing down the gender gap and ensuring that the SDG Agenda...

Millicom and Airtel to combine operations in Ghana

It was announced on Friday that Millicom International Cellular S.A. ("Millicom") and Bharti Airtel Limited (“Airtel”), through their respective subsidiaries, have entered into an agreement for Tigo Ghana Limited and Airtel Ghana Limited to combine their operations in Ghana....

Orange invests in Africa Internet Group

Orange has announced the acquisition of a 75 million-euro equity interest in Africa Internet Group, joining AXA, Goldman Sachs and longstanding investors MTN Group, Millicom and Rocket Internet. Through this investment, which will be accompanied by a series of strategic partnerships...

Tigo launches online remittance service in UK, EU and Canada

Millicom has revealed the launch of sendmoney.tigo.com. According to the company, its customers in UK, European Union and Canada can send money to Tigo Pesa wallets in Tanzania in real time using the online portal. The company revealed in a...

Millicom claims stake in Helios Towers Africa

Millicom and Helios Towers Africa (HTA) have revealed that Millicom will now own 24 percent of HTA's shares following a shareholding reorganisation. As a result of the reorganisation, Millicom will exchange shares which were previously held in HTA's tower companies...

IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

This week in technology has been a rather busy one. Not only has Liquid Telecom reported a sharp rise of African content on its network, but fixed broadband is also on the rise in Africa. We also had some great...

Millicom names new EVP & CEO for Africa division

Millicom has announced the appointment of Cynthia Gordon as Executive Vice President and CEO of its Africa Division. Gordon will take up her role on 21 September 2015, according to the company. Millicom revealed that Gordon will be responsible for leading...

Tanzania: Millicom buys 85 percent stake in Zantel

According to a media statement issued by Millicom, it has agreed to buy an 85 percent stake in Tanzanian operator Zanzibar Telecom (Zantel) from the Etisalat Group. According to the statement, under the terms of the agreement, Millicom will pay...

Albrecht appointed as Deezer CEO

Music streaming service Deezer has appointed Hans-Holder Albrecht as CEO. The former Millicom CEO will take on his role effective 1 February 2015. Albrecht comes from Millicom, a telecom and media group that is present in Africa and Latin...
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