US$5 million deal boosts vaccination in Ivory Coast

from ALEXIS DOUMBIA in Abidjan, Ivory Coast ABIDJAN, (CAJ News) – ORANGE, the mobile network operator, has entered a partnership to boost child immunisation in Ivory Coast. The US$ 5,47 million partn...

Haidara named Africa ICT executive of the year

From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – BURKINA Faso telecommunications executive, Ben Cheik Haidara, has been named the sector’s Chief Executive Officer of the Year in the continent. ...

Ghana’s Asante appointed MTN Vice President

From RUSSEL ADADEVOH IN Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – MTN Group has appointed Ebenezer Asante as Vice President (VP) of the expanded Southern and East Africa and Ghana (SEAGHA) region. Asant...
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MTN optimising network quality in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa is optimising network quality in major cities across South Africa with Rustenburg, northwest of the country, now covered by the firm’s rollout of LTE...

Ille wins Africa’s biggest literature accolade

From OKORO CHINEDU LAGOS, (CAJ News) – WRITER, Jowhor Ile (37), has won the annual Etisalat Prize for Literature, hailed as the most prestigious pan-Africa literary prize for debut novelists of...

Boko Haram conflict ruins telecoms infrastructure

From AHMED OBAFEMI MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – THE Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) is appealing for a further US$2,81 million to revive communications infrastructure ravaged by conflict ...

Garmin, MTN partnership promotes healthy lifestyles

From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – A PARTNERSHIP between a global leader in satellite navigation and the continent’s leading mobile operator has culminated in the introduc...

Orange launches Burkina Faso entity

OUAGADOUGOU, (CAJ News) – ORANGE, the telecommunications operator, has launched its operations in Burkina Faso. Bruno Mettling, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Orange Group and Chairman a...