US$5 million deal boosts vaccination in Ivory Coast

January 25, 2018 2:33 pm0 comments
Orange mobile

from ALEXIS DOUMBIA in Abidjan, Ivory Coast ABIDJAN – ORANGE, the mobile network operator, has entered a partnership to boost child immunisation in Ivory Coast. The US$ 5,47 million partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and Ministry of Health has been announced at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. Some 800 000 […]

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Cellular consumers shielded from economic shocks

January 24, 2018 9:20 am0 comments
Mobile networks

JOHANNESBURG – BELEAGURED South African consumers again exposed to low growth and high inflation have received a major boost after the Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) recommitted itself to another year of empowering cellular consumers. WASPA is the self-regulating watchdog for South Africa’s mobile content and applications industry. It was incepted […]

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Makeover of post offices bridges Zimbabwe digital divide

January 22, 2018 9:32 am0 comments

HARARE – ZIMBABWE has transformed more than 80 obsolete post offices to community information centres following an investment of US$13 million. This is part of a project to bridge the digital divide. More than 8 100 members of the public have benefitted from the project. An additional 20 mobile units will […]

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