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Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa University honours Bill Gates.Ethiopia honours Bill Gates
Microsoft founder gets honorary degree.

Airtel’s Celtel wins Niger 3G licence.Celtel wins
Niger licence

3G and 2G deal
inked by telco.

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Kenya’s M-Changa in UK race for venture capital.

Kenya’s M-Changa in UK race for venture capital

Mobile and web fundraising startup selected as a finalist in London’s ‘Startupbootcamp’.

Zambia downplays digital migration funding shortage fears.

Zambia downplays digital migration funding shortage fears

Government says it plans apportioning budget in the coming year for phases two and three.

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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". 

Telecel Zimbabwe eyes greater mobile money transaction volumes.

Telecel Zimbabwe eyes greater mobile money transaction volumes

Operator focuses on boosting value of network as it has shed subscribers.

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Telcos top ad spending in Nigeria

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

Airtel loses bid to force Safaricom to cut M-Pesa fees.

Airtel loses bid to force Safaricom to cut M-Pesa fees

Competition Authority of Kenya (CAK) says it doesn’t have jurisdiction to reduce mobile money costs.

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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.