Daily Archives: November 20, 2012

Les pays africains sont à la traîne du développement

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Airtel Malawi launches new promotion, Timaitha Fiesta


By Chancy Nanadzunda

Airtel Malawi on Tuesday launched a new promotion called Timaitha
Fiesta with an aim of enriching its customers’ day to day lives.

Speaking at the launch, Airtel Malawi Deputy Managing Director Maurice
Newa the promotion will see 32 people from every district winning a
scholarship valued at K100 000 every week .

The promotion will run for 13 weeks which translates to 416 beneficiaries.

“In addition, 10 winners from each district will get a ZTE handset
each week while another ten customers will also get K1000 worth of
airtime weekly,” said Newa

He added, “We are launching this promotion because we appreciate that
during this time of the year, our customers have many financial
commitments such as farming, Christmas as well as taking care of other
basic necessities which include education.”

The promotion was launched shortly after the umbrella campaign,
Timaitha which celebrates Airtel’s second year in Malawi and the power
of friendship among the people.

The entry mechanisms include usage of over K40 worth of aritime a day
of any Airtel product service, transacting with Airtel Money and
buying a news Airtel Phone pack or SIM park.

The first draw for this promotion is on November 27 and it ends on February 26.

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Incofin IM enhances its position as innovative impact investor with new partner Gimv

Gimv and Incofin cvso invest €1 million each in Incofin Investment Management read more

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MTN Uganda re-launches MTN Zone with a new discount offers for customers starting this Festive Season.

Kampala, Uganda – 20th November, 2012 read more

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Iceland’s Rock Bottom Approach to Debt Crisis: Let the Banks Fail

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Bitcoins: The Currency of the Darknet

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Let Your Ears Do the Talking – How Good Managers Listen

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Airtel introduces new service in Africa

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

Bharti Airtel says its customers in Africa will now get Free incoming
calls while roaming on its South Asia Network.

This is the worlds’ first intercontinental roaming facility offering
free incoming calls leverages Airtel’s network reach in India, Sri
Lanka and Bangladesh

To benefit African businessmen, tourists and students traveling to the
Indian sub-continent,

The announcement was made last week in Nairobi, Kenya.

Airtel, a leading global telecommunications services provider with
operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, introduces the
world’s first free intercontinental incoming roaming service by
including India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to its current bouquet of
"ONE NETWORK" services for its African customers.

Also, Airtel customers already avail this facility across the
company’s mobile network in 17 countries across Africa.

And further, Airtel customers in Africa will not need to register for
the "ONE NETWORK" service or buy new SIM cards as they will now be
automatically provisioned as ‘citizens’ of Airtel’s borderless network
across 20 countries in Africa and Asia.

This offers opportunities to a base of 60 million Airtel customers in
Africa to roam at affordable tariffs in India, Sri Lanka and
Bangladesh.

In addition, by offering free incoming calls whilst roaming, the
service ups the ante for global telecom providers as the seamless
service across continents is a world-first amongst mobile service
providers. This will greatly benefit the travelling population,
consisting of tourists, corporates, businessmen and students who want
to keep in touch with people back home.

Andre Beyers, Chief Marketing Officer, Airtel Africa, commenting on
the service said: “Mobile communication has the ability to connect
communities. Airtel’s ONE NETWORK now gives our customers the ability
to drastically reduce roaming charges whilst travelling within and
across the two continents. Our goal is to provide affordable and
relevant mobile communication solutions across borders.”

Furthermore, within 17 African countries, ONE NETWORK also allows
Airtel customers to use their local Airtel SIM cards whilst abroad,
giving them access to attractive rates for calls made, access data,
enjoy value added services and recharge using local top up vouchers in
the country visited.

Notably, the service is poised to benefit increasing intra-regional
trade between Africa and the South Asian nations which currently
stands at over USD 60Billion.

Equally, the number of travellers between Africa and the 3 countries
has been growing. India is the main destination for most of African
travellers for trade, its tertiary educational institutions and
affordable medical facilities.

The countries covered by Airtel One Network Services are: Kenya,
Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo,
Gabon, Ghana, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles,
Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, India, Bangladesh and Sri
Lanka.

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Only at ME-TECH 2013: FERTIL to Present their Urea Project FERTIL-2 for the First Time

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WaterAid’s findings are important guideposts for leaders in all sectors of society

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Namibia to host 8th eLearning Africa conference in 2013

by Wallace Mawire read more

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Zimbabwe’s meteorological department plans to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

by Wallace Mawire read more

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BYOD to boost ICT in South Africa as Summit discusses BYOD as a business policy

The 4th annual IT Leaders Africa Summit will be held in South Africa’s city of gold, Johannesburg from 13 to 14 March 2013. The summit is hosted and produced by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events. The IT Leaders Summit series is hosted in strategic locations all over the world including Johannesburg, Dubai, Ghana, Cape Town and Nairobi. The series hosts over 150 CIOs and senior IT executives representing leading companies from the respective regions. read more

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Restless City wins at Colours of the Nile International Film Festival

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