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Traveller Spend in Africa Could Increase by 27%, Sabre Research Reveals

Consumers would be more willing to travel if they were able to move freely within the continent, and if travel pain-points were addressed

Spend among African travellers could increase by 27 percent over the next year if they were able to move more freely within the continent, new research from Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) (https://www.Sabre.com/) reveals at today’s 51st African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Annual General Assembly in Mauritius. More than 5,000 people across…

Orange
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Orange and itel launch the 4G version of Sanza to generalise mobile internet access in Africa

From December 2019, this mobile phone with voice recognition functionalities will be on offer for around 28 US dollars in seven countries in Africa and the Middle-East

At the AfricaCom international congress, Orange (Orange.com) is partnering with itel (itel-mobile.com), the leading mobile brand in Africa and, once again, with KaiOS Technologies, maker of the leading operating system for smart feature phone KaiOS, to launch a new 4G version of the Sanza Phone, “Sanza XL”. From December 2019,…

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Consumer demand for personalisation drives revenue growth in Africa’s Entertainment & Media industry – PwC’s Africa Outlook

The Outlook is a comprehensive source of analyses and five-year forecasts of consumer and advertising spending across five countries

The rise of increasingly personal and personalised media interaction fueled by technology and evolving customer behaviour is gaining momentum. Consumers are using an array of connected devices to organise, curate and discover their own unique worlds of media. In response, companies are designing their offerings to revolve around personal preferences,…

Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA)
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Craft, Create, Curate; Personalise and print from hundreds of designs with the Canon Creative Park app

Compatible with Canon PIXMA printers, the free mobile app enables users to download and print personalised paper craft designs from a smartphone

Unleash your creativity with the new Creative Park app, a one-stop-shop packed with endless design possibilities to download and print at the touch of a button. With hundreds of fun and colourful design templates to assemble, the free app (iOS and Android), enables users to add a personalised touch to…

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Tizeti Launches High-Speed 4G LTE to Accelerate Broadband Penetration in Nigeria

The launch of its 4G network provides Tizeti the opportunity to drive the growth in demand for eCommerce, music, interactive games and video consumption in Nigeria

In line with its focus on accelerating access to affordable broadband connectivity in Africa’s underserved populations, Tizeti (https://www.Tizeti.com/), West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider, has launched its 4G LTE network in Nigeria, with the plans to extend to leading cities in Nigeria and West Africa in 2020. Announcing the…

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Pay-as-you-go solar market leader, Greenlight Planet, partners with leading telecom operators in sub-Saharan Africa

Full-fledged sales and distribution partnerships have been launched with three leading telecom operators, Vodacom (Tanzania), Orange (Burkina Faso) and Telma (Madagascar)

Greenlight Planet (www.GreenlightPlanet.com), the market leader in the rapidly expanding pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar industry has successfully partnered with major telecom operators in Africa. Recognizing the natural synergy between the telecom and pay-as-you-go solar industries, the company is pursuing a strong telecom-focused strategy that aims to have a far-reaching impact on…

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Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Safety Advisory: Journalist targets of Pegasus spyware

The spyware gives the attacker the ability to monitor, record, and collect existing and future data from the phone

Pegasus is a spyware created for mobile devices which transforms a cellphone into a mobile surveillance station. Researchers have documented it being used to spy on journalists. This raises significant implications for journalists’ own security and that of their sources. In 2018, Citizen Lab said it had detected Pegasus in over 45 countries.…

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Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Saudi Arabia launch an International Forum on Innovation for Agri-Food Systems to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

The forum seeks to produce knowledge and facts about applicable innovations in agriculture and food systems and rural development in the Near East and North Africa region and in the world

In cooperation with the Regional Office of the food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water, and Agriculture will launch the International Forum on Innovation for Agri-Food Systems to achieve the SDGs in Riyadh 15-17 March 2020. The forum will serve as a…

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Eight finalists selected by WorldRemit and Arsenal for the “Future Stars” coaching programme

Four male and four female coaches will face a public vote to determine who will train with Arsenal Football Development coaches in London

A panel of judges from Arsenal and its official online money transfer partner, WorldRemit (https://www.WorldRemit.com/), have selected eight coaches as finalists for their Future Stars coaching programme. The eight finalists will now compete in a public vote on www.FutureStars.WorldRemit.com for the chance to attend a personalised training programme with Arsenal…

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Ongoing Best Stories- The Photographer Photographing Libyan Revolution Sees the World with CAMON 12

This campaign has been pushed to the climax by a photography camp from Nigeria

For its campaign #CAMON12#CtheWorld Best Photography, the Global premier mobile phone brand TECNO Mobile (www.TECNO-Mobile.com) continues making more than millions of views and likes over the globe. A large number of professional photographers appeared in the campaign with very nice photographic works and shared their experience of using CAMON 12…