Sub-Saharan Africa’s 8 key investment opportunities in 2015

Infinite Potentials Consulting (IPC) believes in the exceptional growth potential of Africa and this review outlines some of the key growth opportunities in Africa today, with a special look at IPC’s three... Read more » Wins MTN Apps Challenge Version 2.0

Developed by Ghanian’s Nana Ekow Taylor, Elvis Agah and Henk Oppong, BuzzTrick App has won the 2015 MTN Apps Challenge Version 2.0 beating 100 other apps which were selected and 20 shortlisted... Read more »

Orange extends post-paid plan to all mobile subscribers

In May last year, Orange launched Biashara Talk, a post-paid service targeted at Small office Home office  (SoHo)customers and small businesses. Biashara Talk monthly bundles ranged from KES 1,000, to KES 10,000,... Read more »

VimpelCom sells 51% stake of Algeria’s Omnium Teleco for $2.6 billion

VimpelCom Ltd. and its subsidiary Global Telecom Holding have sold 51% stake Algeria’s Omnium Telecom Algeria SpA (formerly Orascom Telecom Algerie SpA, “OTA” or “Djezzy”) to the Algerian National Investment Fund, Fonds... Read more »

CEO WEEKENDS: NCC to penalise Telecom Operators Sending Unsolicited SMS to Subscribers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it will penalise Mobile Network Operators who have failed to follow its regulation on sending uncalled for messages to their subscribers a they do not... Read more »

CEO Weekends: Telecoms war over landline market intensifies in Kenya as Safaricom lowers charges

In a turn of events that is making consumers in the shrinking landline market in Kenya happy, the telecoms war between Safaricom and old timer Orange Telkom has seen lowering charges among... Read more »

Huawei, Tanzania Telecommunications Limited in Sh328 Billion Telecom Deal

Tanzania Communications Limited, an entity owned the government of Tanzania has penned a Sh328bn deal with Huawei technologies that will help the country’s telephone communication build its landline as well as mobile... Read more »