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Former MTN Nigeria CEO takes up SA role.

Former MTN Nigeria CEO takes up SA role

Ahmad Farroukh has been named chief executive officer of MTN South Africa.

Threat to sue Zambia’s mobile networks over poor service.

Threat to sue Zambia’s mobile networks over poor service

Telecoms regulator says it is still receiving customer complaints, a year after legal action.

Easy Taxi secures $40mn funding round.

Easy Taxi secures $40mn funding round

Cab booking app is available in nations such as Nigeria, Egypt, Ghana and Kenya.

Challenges face mobile money in Africa despite growth.

Challenges that face mobile money in Africa

Regulation, tax and interoperability are among hurdles that telecom providers face.

Airtel’s Celtel wins Niger 3G licence.

Airtel’s Celtel wins Niger 3G licence

15-year deal to start on December 7, according to a government statement.

Facebook chooses Zambia to launch Internet.org app.

Facebook chooses Zambia to launch Internet.org app

Airtel subscribers have free access to online health, employment services via the app.

Challenges that mHealth faces in Kenya.

Challenges that mHealth faces in Kenya

Africa has witnessed a rise in such services but experts question their sustainability.

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Instagram chooses South Africa to launch Snapchat-like ‘Bolt’

Facebook owned Instagram chooses SA, New Zealand and Singapore to launch visual messaging app.

Orange launches mobile phones recycling facility in Abidjan.

Orange launches mobile phone recycling plant in Abidjan

The recycling facility is the fifth to be launched in Africa by the telco.

Kenya’s postpaid mobile market grows 8.4%.

Kenya’s postpaid mobile market grows 8.4%

Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) signals prepaid segment’s cooling off.

Apple revenues outshine GDP of almost 40 African nations.

Apple revenues outshine GDP of almost 40 African nations

Tech giant records revenues of $37.4bn: a figure bigger than many African economies.