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Telecoms & Media

28/05/2020 at 18h59, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Tunisia: Orange Group still eager to take control of its subsidiary despite regulatory reluctance

For 11 years almost to the day, the Orange Group has been hoping to take control of its Tunisian subsidiary....

Telecoms & Media

26/05/2020 at 19h56, by Jeune Afrique Business+

How Africa Data Centres (Liquid Telecom) plans to conquer West Africa

Currently in the process of finalising its emancipation from parent company Liquid Telecom, the pan-African...

Telecoms & Media

22/05/2020 at 18h52, by Jeune Afrique Business+

In battle with Burkina Faso’s Eddie Komboïgo, Canal+ launches a counterattack in France and Côte d’Ivoire

After being sentenced in the court of first instance and on appeal in Ouagadougou, the French group,...

Telecoms & Media

20/05/2020 at 21h08, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Africa50 and Kigali are on the hunt for a pilot to help Africa’s ‘Silicon Valley’ take off

Led by a world-class recruitment consultancy, the hunt is on to name the future chief executive of one...

Telecoms & Media

19/05/2020 at 20h10, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Who led Facebook’s investment in the new 2Africa subsea cable?

Three Americans and one Mauritanian managed the group’s investment in the new 2Africa submarine fibre...

Telecoms & Media

15/05/2020 at 19h14, by Aurélie Benoit

Roger Adom replaced “in the interim” by Marco de Assis as head of GVA Côte d’Ivoire

The Ivorian was made a government minister less than a month after taking up his post at GVA.

Telecoms & Media

13/05/2020 at 19h18, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Vantage Capital more than doubles its investment as it exits Vumatel

The continent’s largest mezzanine debt manager has profited from the exponential growth of the South...


13/05/2020 at 19h15, by Valentin Grille

Liquid Telecom sets its sights on Francophone Africa with the hiring of Philippe and Virginie Tintignac (Afrique Telecom)

The subsidiary of Zimbabwean company Econet has recruited two new development directors to lead its operations...

Telecoms & Media

12/05/2020 at 21h49, by Jeune Afrique Business+


12/05/2020 at 21h18, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Ericsson: Todd Ashton leaves Asia to lead markets in eastern and southern Africa

After 22 years at the Scandinavian company, the director is taking up residence in Africa.

Telecoms & Media

11/05/2020 at 18h20, by Amadou Oury Diallo

Sonatel’s board gives the green light for a 100 billion CFA franc (€152.7m) bond issue on the regional market

Under consideration for several weeks now, the planned 100 billion CFA franc (€152.7m) bond issue on...

Executive Management

07/05/2020 at 01h31, by Quentin Velluet

Meet the three sub-Saharan Africans chosen by Heidrick & Struggles to serve on Facebook’s new oversight board

Ghanaian human rights advocate Afia Asantewaa Asare-Kyei, Kenyan lawyer Maina Kiai and Cameroonian journalist...

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