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Western Union-MoneyGram Merger Deal Will Stifle Competition In The Remittance Market, Says WorldRemit’s Founder

Western Union-MoneyGram Merger Deal Will Stifle Competition In The Remittance Market, Says WorldRemit’s Founder

In his opinion, the merger would eliminate the limited competition that currently exists.

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meQasa Launches Ghana’s First Multiple Listing Service

meQasa, a technology company based in Ghana has joined forces with Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association (GREPA) to develop the first multiple listing service in Ghana which will act as the central database for the Ghana Real estate industry. The MLS will be available as REDGhana.com and will be Ghana’s first multiple listing service to

Flytxt platform goes live in 3 MTN OpCos

Flytxt has signed a group-level partnership with MTN to deploy its real-time and customer engagement solution across its group operations in EMEA region. With this roll out, Flytxt platform is live in Ghana, Rwanda, Guinea Conakry, Uganda and Zambia.  Flytxt provides analytics-driven real-time, integrated, closed-loop campaign management platforms for Communication Service Providers. Pieter Verkade, Group

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PriceCheck and MTN Launch Co-branded Price Comparison App in Nigeria

In a deal that underscores the importance of mobile in the retail sector, Africa’s leading price comparison service, PriceCheck and the continent’s leading mobile operator, MTN Group have launched a co-branded shopping discovery app in Nigeria, similar to the one announced in South Africa back in March.

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iROKOtv Raises Additional $8 Million In “Series D” Funding From Kinnevik and Rise Capital

Just about a year since it raised $10 million in Series B and Series C funding from US-based Tiger Global and Sweden-based Kinnevik, iROKOtv, the world’s largest distributor of African movie content online has secured an additional round of $8 million.

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MTN Now Owns 33% of Africa’s Largest, Fastest-Growing and Most Successful Internet Group

Africa’s leading telecommunications operator, MTN now owns one-third of the Africa Internet Holding, arguably the largest, fastest and most successful Internet group in Africa — for an undisclosed amount — after signing an agreement with Millicom and Rocket Internet, both initial joint venture partners.

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