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Kenyan mobile market records sluggish growth.

Kenyan mobile market records sluggish growth

Total number of connections only grow by 0.02%, says the Communications Commission of Kenya.

Keith Matthews leaves post as BT Africa GM.

Keith Matthews leaves post as BT Africa GM

Executive leaves position after eight years at the company.

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South African parties tussle over road toll in Gauteng

The opposition party has erected banners with the slogan: "E-tolls. Proudly brought to you by the ANC". 

Kenya’s fixed line phone market continues downward slide.

Kenya’s fixed line phone market continues downward slide

Number of connections fall again, says the Communications Commission of Kenya.

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Telcos top ad spending in Nigeria

Likes of mobile operator MTN spent more than $30 million in advertising in 2012.

IHS secures further $130mn for African expansion.

IHS secures further $130mn for African expansion

Mobile tower company on a drive to expand its network across the continent.

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Nigeria’s Spark secures $2mn investment

Money for seed fund raised from international high net-worth individuals from across the globe.

East Africa’s Richard Sezibera is Twitter’s most interactive political leader.

East Africa’s Richard Sezibera is Twitter’s most interactive political leader

Secretary general of the East African Community (EAC) recognised as an active engager by public relations firm Burson-Marsteller.

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Investment to provide 1,500 megawatt boost for Nigeria

IFC plans to help expand country’s power grid, adding eight million households in 18 months.

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Vodacom, MTN slide on South African call rate cuts

Regulator ICASA plans to cut mobile termination rates to 10 cents by 2016 from 40 cents now.

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Vivendi kicks off wider revamp with Maroc sale deal

French-conglomerate’s bid to sell Moroccan telco to Etisalat is its first step in ‘remaking’ itself.