2 Jun 2021
Ethiopia awarded a consortium including Vodafone Group, Vodacom and Safaricom a licence to become the country’s first private mobile operator, though a bid led by MTN Group to become a second new entrant was rejected.
2 Apr 2019
Earlier today, I was greatly honored to receive the SunHak Peace Prize. For myself and my co-laureate and my dear sister, Waris Dirie, it’s also special, since the Prize this year goes to two Africans. And for both of us, our paths to be where we are today have been marked with challenges. That you shine your light…
13 Feb 2019
John lives and works in Nairobi. He does not have a bank account and he stores any excess cash he has at home, under his mattress. John’s family lives hours away, in rural Kenya. Previously, when his wife unexpectedly needed money, John either had to make the long journey home by bus, or he had…
8 Jul 2018
The telecommunications company, Globacom, has been named as the fourth most admired African Brand, according to the 2017/2018 survey conducted by Brand Africa.
23 Mar 2018
Teleology Holdings has finally acquired 9mobile network. The firm, which was the preferred bidder for the arrangement, promised to partner Safaricom of Kenya to deliver efficient services. Teleology’s Director and pioneer Managing Director of MTN Nigeria, Adrian Wood, disclosed this yesterday, The firm beat the March 22 deadline for the payment of $50million non-refundable fee…