MTN, Huawei bridge digital divide in rural Nigeria

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) -MTN Nigeria and Huawei have completed the commercial deployment of the much-anticipated solution providing low-cost long-distance voice and mob...
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Telco Orange diversifies to energy needs in Africa

From ALEXIS DOUMBIA in Abidjan, Ivory Coast ABIDJAN, (CAJ News) – ORANGE, the telecommunications operator, aims to become a key player in energy transition in Africa. The French-firm has extended its...

Legal setback to MTN planned listing in Nigeria

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – A LEGAL practitioner has approached courts to stop MTN from listing its shares in the Nigeria Stock Exchange pending the determination o...

MTN multi-million-dollar spend on ICT upgrades

JOHANNESBURG – MTN Group, the continent’s biggest mobile operator by subscriber base, has invested over R31,4 million (US$2,6 million) in rolling out network and information technology (ICT) across i...

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...