Largest fund for African startups unveiled

January 18, 2018 12:58 pm1 comment
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by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – THE launch of a €100 million fund, expected to become the largest venture-capital fund focused on digital-technology start-ups in sub-Saharan Africa, is set to accelerate ongoing digital transformation and drive economic growth in the region. International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has assisted […]

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MTN’s R30 billion investment on network pays off

6:49 am2 comments
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JOHANNESBURG – MTN has invested more than R30 billion (US$2,4 billion) over the past three years on network improvement in South Africa, a senior official disclosed as the operator was adjudged the best mobile network in the country. Godfrey Motsa, Chief Executive Officer of MTN South Africa, disclosed the investment on Wednesday […]

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Sicap expands into Africa with Vodacom Lesotho deal

January 17, 2018 10:41 am15 comments
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from TSOANELO MOKHAHLANE in Maseru, Lesotho MASERU – SICAP Schweiz, the global mobile device management vendor, has furthered its expansion into Africa by partnering with Vodacom Lesotho. Vodacom Lesotho has adopted Sicap’s cloud-based Device Management Centre (DMC) and combined it with the context-aware customer insight and engagement automation solution TargetMe, […]

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