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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.

Telecom Egypt constructing country’s largest data centre

Telecom Egypt, has announced that it is building the country's largest international data centre facility. According to a statement...

Telecom Egypt applies for additional spectrum

Telecom Egypt has announced that it has submitted a financial and technical offer to the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) to apply...

Egypt smartphone market absorbs COVID-19 pressure

Egypt's smartphone market grew 2.2% quarter on quarter (QoQ) in Q2 2020 to total 2.88 million units, according to the latest research...

Algeria’s network operators to get additional spectrum to enhance connectivity

Algeria’s government will issue the country’s three mobile network operators additional frequencies to combat the problem of substandard internet access following widespread...

Comviva powers digital banking revolution in Mauritania

One of the largest banks in Mauritania Banque Populaire de Mauritanie (BPM), has launched Bankily, a state-of-the-art mobile banking service powered by Comviva. With banking...

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Millicom sells Tigo, exits African market

Millicom International Cellular, which trades as Tigo, has announced its complete exit from the African market, following the sale of its operations in...

South Africa’s Altron acquires Lawtrust for $17.2 million

South African listed company Altron Group, has announced its acquisition of cyber security firm Lawtrust, from Etion, for R245 million ($17.2 million),...

Africell, Aviat sign multi-million dollar 5G deal

Mobile operator Africell, has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with Aviat Networks for a 5G-ready end-to-end disaggregated transmission network across multiple African...

MTN Rwanda to list on Stock Exchange in May

MTN Rwanda, has announced it will list on the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) on 4 May, following approval by the Capital Market...

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