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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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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.

Vodacom notches up nearly 60 million African subscribers.

Vodacom notches up nearly 60 million African subscribers

Meanwhile, the company says it has 6.6mn M-Pesa users on the continent.

Boom forecast for Ethiopia, DRC telecom markets.

Boom forecast for Ethiopia, DRC telecom markets

Revenues for the country’s telecommunications sectors could almost double by 2018.

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Sonatel's first-half net profit rises 6.6%

The Senegalese telcos' profit increased to more than $201 million in 2014.

Vodafone Egypt to invest $1.3 billion on network.

Vodafone Egypt to invest $1.3 billion on network

The three year investment is to improve the telcos' network.

Jeffrey Hedberg has been hired as chief executive officer for VimpelCom owned Mobilink.

Former Cell C, Telkom and Multi-Links CEO makes Pakistan move

Jeffrey Hedberg has been hired as chief executive officer for VimpelCom owned Mobilink.

Etisalat's profit jumps 26% on Maroc Telecom buy.

Etisalat's profit jumps 26% on Maroc Telecom buy

Earlier this year the UAE based telco bought a 53% stake in Maroc Telecom.

Econet soars past 9mn subscribers as Telecel shrinks.

Econet soars past 9mn subscribers as Telecel shrinks

Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile network grows 4.6% as the number two player sheds users.

Millicom’s African EBITDA shrinks 6% year-on-year.

Millicom’s African EBITDA shrinks 6% year-on-year

But revenue growth is up 15% due to good performances in Chad, Ghana and Rwanda.

Telecel Zimbabwe launches mobile money credit card.

Telecel Zimbabwe launches mobile money credit card

Move aimed at increasing convenience for Telecash users who are ready to buy more.

BLU Telecommunications inks Ghana LTE partnership.

BLU Telecommunications inks Ghana LTE partnership

Alepo Technologies to provide policy and charging control for the network.