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African startup advice series: regaining service consciousness.

African startup advice series: regaining service consciousness

Smaller businesses need to be highly aware of their service levels, says Greg Mason.

Lumia 730 dual SIM phone arrives in SA.

Lumia 730 dual SIM phone arrives in SA

The new device will be exclusively available at Cell C stores countrywide.

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Telcos top ad spending in Nigeria

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

MTN Uganda awarded $100,000.

MTN Uganda awarded $100,000

The prize is part of MTN's 21 Days of Y’ello Care campaign.

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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.

Econet slows down as Zim economy stagnates.

Econet slows down as Zim economy stagnates

The telcos' revenues increased marginally by 4.2% to $392.3 million.

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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.

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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". 

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Nigeria’s First Bank, UN partner on mobile payments

Bank’s FirstMonie product to be used by UNICEF to distribute health scheme payments.