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5G Mokki, The African Technology Space Network That Will Impact Global Businesses

In a media release in May, the network had announced how it intends to deploy its Tech Spaces to connect the African continent to Europe

In a panel discussion at Aalto University’s 5G Summer School on Thursday, experts from the U.S., Africa and Europe explored the business opportunities that the latest communications and network technology, remote learning, work, and entrepreneurship from Africa can bring to U.S. companies. These are at the same time opportunities for…

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Tizeti names Emmanuel Ikazoboh as new Chairman, Appoints New Board Members

He holds an MBA in Financial Management from Manchester University Business School

Tizeti Network Limited (www.Tizeti.com), West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider has today, announced the appointment of Emmanuel Ikazoboh as its Board Chairman. Emmanuel Ikazoboh is the immediate past Group Chairman of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), Chairman of ARM Pensions Managers Limited (Pensions Fund Administrators), and is the International Vice…

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Communications Committee will Closely Monitor Compliance with Universal Service Obligations

The committee has called on the affected departments to strengthen inter-governmental relations in order to ensure that the service obligations benefit previously disadvantaged groups

The Portfolio Committee on Communication has undertaken to closely monitor the successfully bidders’ compliance with universal service obligations in the recent spectrum auction facilitated by the Independent Communication Authority of South Africa (ICASA). ICASA auctioned R14.48 billion worth of spectrum to six bidders in March this year. The bidders were…

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Merck Foundation launches the Second Episode of “Our Africa by Merck Foundation” TV Program that raises awareness on Ending Child Marriage & Supporting Girl Education in Africa

The first episode focused on raising awareness about the prevention of Diabetes amongst African communities

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany has launched the Second Episode of their first-ever TV program – ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ on Saturday, 23rd April 2022 on KTN, Kenya and Sunday, 24th April on NTV, Uganda. The theme for the Second Episode is raising awareness…

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Dis-Chem Chooses Clickatell’s Chat Commerce Platform to Serve Millions of Customers Over WhatsApp

Dis-Chem rolls out new WhatsApp chat channel delivering self-help services and loyalty programme management over chat

Clickatell (https://bit.ly/3MzTLyt), a CPaaS innovator and Chat Commerce leader, has been selected by leading South African retailer, Dis-Chem Pharmacies, to enable WhatsApp as its customer communication channel to engage with its customers. Dis-Chem customers can now quickly and easily access various services through WhatsApp by sending “Hi” to 0860 347…

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Merck Foundation launches the First Episode of “Our Africa by Merck Foundation” TV Program which raises Diabetes Awareness in Africa

The first episode focused on creating awareness about the rising incidence of Diabetes and ways to prevent it

Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany has launched the First Episode of their first-ever TV program – ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ on Saturday, 16th April 2022 on KTN, Kenya and Sunday, 17th April on NTV, Uganda. The first episode which focused on raising awareness about the…

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Merck Foundation marks ‘World Art Day’ by raising awareness about social and health issues through their best Film, Song and Fashion Awards 2022

Merck Foundation emphasizes the importance of Art community as a critical partner to raise awareness about sensitive health and social issues this World Art Day 2022

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) is launching a TV show “Our Africa by Merck Foundation” to feature the first ‘Fashion and Art community with Purpose’ in Africa, established by them to break the silence about social and health issues. Merck Foundation emphasizes the importance of Art community as a critical partner to raise…

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2Africa Deployment Underway with First Landing in Genoa, Italy

Highly Anticipated Subsea Cable System Set to Connect 3 Billion People Upon Completion

The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Meta (www.Facebook.com), MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced today the first landing of the 2Africa cable - in Genoa, Italy. The landing sets the tone for more landings in the coming months as the cable is extended to…

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Telecel Group Announces the Acquisition of Mattel Mauritania

Mattel plays an essential role in the development of broadband in Mauritania through its 4G and fiber optic infrastructures deployed in the main cities of the country

Tunisie Telecom, BSA telecommunication and COMATEL announce the signing, on March 14, of an exclusive agreement with the company TELECEL Group (www.TelecelGroup.com) for the sale of 100% of the shares of the company Mauritano-Tunisienne des Télécommunications (Mattel). Mattel is the first mobile operator in Mauritania to have launched the GSM…

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Equinix Enters Africa, Closing the US$320 Million Acquisition of MainOne

Acquisition signals the first step in Equinix’s long-term strategy to become a leading African carrier-neutral digital infrastructure company, enabling organizations to accelerate digital transformation throughout the continent

Equinix, Inc. (www.Equinix.com) (Nasdaq: EQIX), the world's digital infrastructure company™, today announced it has completed its deal to acquire West African data center and connectivity solutions provider MainOne (www.MainOne.net) for an enterprise value of US$320M, marking the beginning of its expansion into the African continent. The completion of this acquisition…