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JUMIA Receives $150 Million In New Round Of Funding

JUMIA Receives $150 Million In New Round Of Funding

JUMIA has received a new round of funding amounting to €120 million (about $150 million USD) from its existing shareholders — MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet — through the Africa Internet Group (AIG) to further strengthen the company’s position as the leading online retailer in Africa. With this latest cash injection, it brings the company’s

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International SOS Unveils Free Ebola App For Mobile Devices

International SOS has released a new mobile app designed to help share it’s medical and travel information on the Ebola Viral Disease. The free app is now available on iOS and Android devices. It will provide online, instant access to key sections from International SOS’ dedicated Ebola website. Doug Quarry, Medical Director for Information &

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The Winners of the AfricaCom Awards 2014 Announced

The winners of the premier accolade for anyone operating in the African digital space, the AfricaCom Awards 2014, were announced yesterday at an awards ceremony that played host to important personalities across the African digital space. The 2014 awards were fiercely contested this year with a record number of entries competing for the win in

MTN Nigeria Loses 80,000 Subscribers

MTN, Nigeria’s largest mobile operator with more than 58 million subscribers, reportedly lost more than 80,000 Nigerian subscribers for the third quarter ending 30 September 2014. The quarterly update which was released last week Thursday shows that the Telco firm’s operation in Nigeria has suffered a decline. The company recorded 58.363,000 million subscribers, a figure

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MTN, SAP, Microsoft, Inmarsat and Merck sponsor AMPION Africa

AMPION has announced that four leading global IT, healthcare and satellite giants are joining forces with the NGO to enable entrepreneurial talent in Africa to develop innovative solutions on the continent by making best use of the power of mobile technology. African mobile phone network provider, MTN as well as SAP and Microsoft will financially support AMPION’s 2014

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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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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