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Opportunity Knocks for the Commercial Man at Paratus

Opportunity knocks when you know which doors to open. As the Group Chief Commercial Officer for the Paratus Group, Martin Cox is busy opening around a dozen large doors in Africa. “Our strategy is to dramatically accelerate the Paratus Group’s...

MTN SA Announces 2 New Executive Appointments

MTN SA today announced a review of its executive structure as the company gears up to deliver on its Ambition 2025 strategy to transform from a Telco to a TechCo. In line with this strategic shift, the company has appointed...

MTN Group Selects Top French Expert to Lead Digital Platforms

MTN Group has today announced the appointment of Christian Bombrun as its new CEO: Digital Platforms, effective 1 September 2022. Bombrun is set to take over from Minnie Harris, who has been acting in the role since April 2022. Harris,...

Vodacom to Invest $58-Million into Rural KZN, South Africa- The Details

South African telecommunications group Vodacom said on Thursday that it is seeking to invest R1-billion, or around $58.2-million, into improving its mobile network in the country's eastern coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). In a statement seen by Developing Telecoms, Vodacom...

Airtel Money is Now On its Own

Telecoms group Airtel Kenya has announced that it will be splitting its mobile money business - Airtel Money - from its main company. Instead, Airtel Money will now be operating under the name 'Airtel Money Kenya Limited'. “Following this business separation,...

Google’s Equiano Subsea Cable Makes New African Landing

Google's Equiano subsea internet cable, which seeks to connect Europe to Africa via the ocean, has made a new landing in Africa en route to its final destination of Cape Town, South Africa. According to an announcement made yesterday, the...

West Africa’s Tizeti Names New Board Chairman

Tizeti Network Limited, a West African solar-based internet service provider has today, announced the appointment of Emmanuel Ikazoboh as its Board Chairman. Emmanuel Ikazoboh is the immediate former Group Chairman of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), Chairman of ARM Pensions Managers...

MTN Invests $56.4-Million in Rural Limpopo & Mpumalanga, South Africa

MTN SA has announced a ramping up of investments to modernise existing and deploy new network infrastructure across Limpopo and Mpumalanga, South Africa. The company says ultra-rural villages such as Mtititi and Ga Marishane will see benefits from the...

Airtel Kenya Agrees to $30-Million Spectrum Settlement

Airtel Africa, a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries across Africa, today announced that its Kenya subsidiary, Airtel Kenya Networks Limited (‘Airtel Kenya’), has agreed to settlements with the Communications Authority...

Paratus Shakes Up Botswana’s Telecom Sector in a Big Way

The Competition and Consumer Authority of Botswana have announced the unconditional approval for the acquisition of 100% of Broadband Botswana Internet (BBi) by the Botswanan arm of South Africa's Paratus Telecommunications Ltd. Both Paratus and BBi are licensed to provide...
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Novus Holdings Invests R55 Million in AI Innovation Company

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