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GSMA Establishes Office In Nairobi To Support Burgeoning African Telecoms Market

Mobile Connections in Sub-Saharan Africa Increase 20 Per Cent to 500 Million in 2013 and Are Expected to Increase by an Additional 50 Per Cent by 2018 read more

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Dubai Expo 2020 reports on two social initiatives in Africa that are helping foster sustainability on a local level

DUBAI, UAE, May 1, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ Under the theme ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, Dubai is building its Expo 2020 bid (http://www.expo2020dubai.ae) on three sub-themes representing the forces that inspire global development: sustainability (lasting sources of energy and water); mobility (smart systems of logistics and transportation); and opportunity (new paths to economic development). Dubai Expo 2020 (http://www.expo2020dubai.ae/en/) reports on two social initiatives in Africa that are helping foster sustainability on a local level.
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Kenya’s Newest Payments Innovation: Equity and Google launch Electronic Payments

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Mervyn Goliath, Executive Vice President of Engineering and Operations, Clickatell:”Watch this space … we are geared up and energized!”

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IBM Report: Technology Holds the Key to Economic and Social Reform in Accra, Ghana

Cloud computing, Big Data and mobile technologies can help transform Accra into a smarter city – improving lives and bolstering the West African hub’s continued rise to prosperity read more

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Nokia and Airtel partner to deliver consumer value across Africa

By Chancy Namadzunda

Nokia and Airtel announced a broad partnership agreement across Africa to drive closer collaboration and deliver increased consumer value. The agreement, which incorporates areas such as the provision of Nokia Life services, Xpress Browser and Nokia Store Operator Billing for purchases from Nokia Store in key countries, makes it easier and more cost effective for Airtel subscribers to access a range of value adding services. read more

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Tanzania’s Healthy Pregnancy Text Message Service Reaches 100,000 Subscribers in 15 Weeks

The unique healthy pregnancy text messaging (SMS) service reached 100,000 active registrants in March 2013. More than 4 million text messages have been sent to those who signed up for the free healthy pregnancy and safe motherhood information, since the launch late November 2012. read more

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Doran Davies, Director of Products, HTC, Middle East and Africa is speaking on the subject of evolving data consumption habits at the Broadband MEA conference

Doran Davies, Director of Products, HTC, Middle East and Africa is speaking on the subject of evolving data consumption habits at the Broadband MEA conference, taking place on the 19 – 20, March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. We catch up with him ahead of the show to find out more about his thoughts regarding the handset market. read more

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Safaricom selects Gemalto’s cloud-based solution to offer Kenyan mobile users phonebook back-up services

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) (http://www.gemalto.com) is the world leader in digital security with 2012 annual revenues of €2.2 billion and more than 10,000 employees operating out of 83 offices and 13 Research & Development centers, located in 43 countries. read more

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