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18/11/2019 at 18h15, by Valentin Grille

In Côte d’Ivoire, Souleymane Diakité Coty takes over as head of the telecoms regulator

The former Minister for Communication was appointed at the meeting of the Council of Ministers on 13...

Telecoms & Media

15/11/2019 at 18h44, by Gaëlle Arenson

Djibouti Télécom targeting mobile licences in the region

The operator, which has made its name in broadband services, is now seeking to develop outside its home...

Telecoms & Media

12/11/2019 at 18h06, by Jeune Afrique Business+

After American Towers, SBA Communications consolidates its position in Africa

For the second time in less than five months, a major U.S. cell towers operator has decided to to expand...

Telecoms & Media

07/11/2019 at 18h31, by Gaëlle Arenson

Skadden, White & Case and KPMG advise Axian (H. Hiridjee) and ECP on the acquisition of 51% of Togocom

The national telecoms operator which signed an agreement for the privatisation of 51% of its capital...

Construction & Infra

04/11/2019 at 17h27, by Jeune Afrique Business+

JCDecaux is discussing new tenders with Côte d’Ivoire’s Minister for Urban Affairs, François Albert Amichia

As Africa’s number one in outdoor advertising since 2015, the French leader is seeking new opportunities...


30/10/2019 at 14h47, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Safaricom finds Peter Ndegwa, its Kenyan treasure, at Diageo

The Nairobi government, which holds a third of the capital of the East African telecoms leader, insisted...


30/10/2019 at 10h41, by Jeune Afrique Business+

IHS Towers appoints Jeb Bush

IHS Holding Limited, parent company of IHS Towers, has appointed to its Board of Directors as a Non-Executive...

Telecoms & Media

28/10/2019 at 14h50, by Gaëlle Arenson

Disposal of Orange Niger: minority shareholders Mohamed Rissa and Moctar Thiam eliminate Telecel

According to Jeune Afrique Business+, Orange has ultimately decided to enter into negotiations with its...

Telecoms & Media

24/10/2019 at 00h53, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Mediawan set to have controlling stake in JV created with Canal+

Mediawan and Canal+ signed a partnership agreement to form a joint venture to produce original content...

Telecoms & Media

17/10/2019 at 18h18, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Disposal of Orange Niger: Linkstone Capital and Cleary Gottlieb advise Moctar Thiam and Mohamed Rhissa

According to information obtained by Jeune Afrique Business+, the minority shareholders are being advised...


15/10/2019 at 18h13, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Djibril Ouattara, new CEO of MTN Côte d’Ivoire

The current CEO of MTN Congo-Brazzaville will start his new duties on 1 November. He takes over from...

Telecoms & Media

14/10/2019 at 17h43, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Groupe Vivendi Afrique wins licence to roll out fibre optic broadband in Burkina

Burkina’s telecoms regulator (ARCEP) cleared the ground for this deal in a decision issued by its Chairman,...

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