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Vodacom Group gets shareholder green light to acquire Vodafone Egypt

Vodacom Group has announced that minority shareholders have overwhelmingly voted in favour of a proposed acquisition of a 55% stake in...

New alliance set to transform MENA education payment ecosystem

Global payments technology firm Mastercard has partnered with Schoolvoice, a UAE-based school-parents communication platform, to digitize the education experience for schools...

New strategic 5G pact a boon for North Africa

Qatari multinational telecommunications company Ooredoo Group, has selected Nokia to bring 5G and multiple technologies and services to customers in North...

Vodacom to buy controlling stake in Vodafone Egypt

South Africa’s Vodacom Group has announced that it has agreed terms with Vodafone to acquire its controlling stake in Vodafone Egypt...

Telecom Egypt secures $500 million loan to support capital expenditure

Telecom Egypt has secured a new $500 million medium-term syndicated loan to be used to support its capital expenditure and refinance...

China’s Didi launches operations in Egypt

Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, has now launched operations in Egypt. The North African country becomes the second in Africa where Didi...

Etisalat raises stake in Maroc Telecom

Etisalat, the Abu Dhabi-based and UAE’s biggest telecoms operator has increased its stake in African telecoms operator, Maroc Telecom Group, to 53%...

VEON sells Omnium Telecom stake to FNI in Algeria

Netherlands-based connectivity and internet services provider VEON, has announced that it has exercised its put option to sell the entirety of its...

Morocco’s inwi taps Enreach to advance digital transformation

Moroccan telecommunications operator inwi, has entered a strategic partnership with Enreach group to launch a state-of-the-art unified communications solution for businesses in...

Telecom Egypt, Vodafone Group sign a modified partnership agreement

Telecom Egypt and Vodafone Group have signed a revised shareholders’ agreement as the two telecommunications firms look to bolster their collaboration.

Egypt consumers embrace emerging digital payments methods

Research conducted by Mastercard has shown that 94% of consumers in Egypt consider using at least one option among the emerging digital...

Health tech start-ups geared to meet surging demand in Egypt

The healthcare industry in Egypt is poised for major disruption as the country is experiencing a wave of emerging health tech startups.

Egypt seals deal to manufacture Samsung tablets

Egypt has signed an agreement with Samsung for the establishment of a tablet manufacturing factory in Egypt with an investment of about...

Libya’s telecoms sector seeks cooperation with U.S tech firms

The Libyan state telecommunications sector is seeking to join forces with U.S technology companies in order to boost foreign direct investment in...

Telecom Egypt signs deal to support social protection programs

Telecom Egypt and the Ministry of Social Solidarity have signed an agreement to provide telecommunications services to the Ministry and the beneficiaries...

Egypt sees spike in online shopping since start of pandemic

Nearly three out of four (72%) of consumers in Egypt are shopping more online since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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