Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

AirtelTigo’s Commitment to Innovation Recognized with Four Awards

Accra, Ghana, July 2, 2019– Telecom operator, AirtelTigo, picked up four awards at the ninth edition of Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA), a recognition highlighting its commitment to providing innovative services and products to meet customer’s needs.  

Barbaric Torture of Journalists: NDC Calls For The Resignation of  This Minister

Accra, Ghana, July 2, 2019//-Ghana’s largest opposition party- National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called for the resignation of the National Security minister Albert Kan-Dapaah over the torture of journalists in the country.

Airtel Africa Disappoints In London Bourse Debut

July 2, 2019//-Airtel Africa shares fell as much as 15 percent on Friday after its London stock market debut, hitting a low of 67 pence (about Sh87) against an initial public offering price of 80 pence.

MTN Ghana Outperforms Rivals at Industry Awards    

Accra, Ghana, July 1, 2019// – MTN Ghana has been adjudged African Telecommunications Company of the Year at 9th Ghana Information Technology and Telecoms Awards (GITTA) held in Accra over the weekend.

Guinea Taps Into Emirati Expertise, Names Government Advisor

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 1, 2019/ — The President of Guinea, Alpha Condé, has appointed Dr. Ali Mohammed Al Khouri, who also heads the Arab Federation for Digital Economy, as a special advisor to the Government of Guinea, to benefit from his vast expertise in digital transformation and development.

Terrestrial Fiber Infrastructure Investments Key to Enabling the Growth of Africa’s Digital Economy

Lagos, Nigeria, July 1, 2019/ — Experts at the 2019 ‘Africa Panel Session’ of the International Telecoms Week (ITW),  discussed the importance of infrastructure investments in local internet exchanges and terrestrial networks as being instrumental to facilitating the development and growth of Africa’s digital economy.

Standard Chartered Takes Digital Banking To The Next Level

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 28, 2019/ — Standard Chartered today announced the launch of its digital bank in Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe as part of its digital transformation strategy in Africa.

AirtelTigo Partners Huawei On $30M Network Modernization Project

Accra, Ghana, June 23, 2019// – Telecom operator AirtelTigo is partnering with Huawei Technologies on a US$30 million network modernization project aimed to provide faster internet experience to customers.

Vodacom Group Agrees To Sell Its Angolan Operations, Assets To ITA

Johannesburg South Africa, June 21, 2019//-Vodacom Group today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Internet Technologies Angola (ITA), the largest independent enterprise telecommunications provider in Angola.

Vodafone Ghana, Others To Benefit From Vodacom Business Africa’s Strategic Repositioning

Shameel Joosub, CEO of Vodacom Group Johannesburg, South Africa, June 21, 2019//-Vodacom Group today announced a strategic repositioning of its Vodacom Business Africa operations that will result in three separate share purchase agreements involving its enterprise businesses in Nigeria, Zambia, Angola, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire.

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