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More mobile solar chargers for Zambia.

More mobile solar chargers for Zambia

World Panel Incorporation of USA with government targeting rural areas with the device.

Ghana's mobile data subs top 13.9 million.

Ghana's mobile data subs top 13.9 million

Country's penetration rate in this regard reached 52.7% as of the end of June.

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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.

Kenya, Ethiopia, SA top Africa’s renewable energy technologies market.

Kenya, Ethiopia, SA top Africa’s renewable energy technologies market

Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) forecasts strong growth for tech such as solar.

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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". 

Old Mutual Namibia customers gain card transaction control.

Old Mutual Namibia customers gain card transaction control

Mobile two-way communication will be available to OMCARD holders.

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Telcos top ad spending in Nigeria

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

Blogger files lawsuit against Ethiopia’s government.

Blogger files lawsuit against Ethiopia’s government

Elias Kifle, author of Ethiopianreview.com, claims he is a victim of harassment.

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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.