Telecoms Are Not Learning From The EAC Integration

Over the Weekend I decided to take a little vacation and because these days it is very easy to travel across East Africa thanks to the East African Community Integration I...

Airtel to Cut down its African Workforce By 20 Percent

News sources coming in indicate that Airtel is reportedly going to reduce its headcount in Africa by between 15 per cent and 20 per cent this year. This includes the departure of 20...

Airtel Uganda Implements The One Network Integration In East Africa

Effective 15th January 2015, roaming calls to the One Area Network and call back home rates will be charged at a flat rate of Uganda shillings 350/-Receiving calls when roaming will be absolutely free whilst international calls from Uganda to the One area Network will incur a charge of Uganda shillings 330/-

Airtel Clarifies on Reports about Exiting Africa

Bharti Airtel has faulted as erroneous, reports indicating that the telecommunications company is considering exiting Africa over financial challenges. The company which runs operations in 15 countries across Africa, in a January...

2016 in Review: Airtel Uganda and Smile Communications in Telecoms

Looks like this year saw telecom companies appointing new CEO's and Managing Directors. Previously, we saw MTN Uganda and Vodafone Uganda appointing new CEO's, and this time around we also see...

Airtel names Yaya Touré as a Brand Ambassador in its New Campaign

Bharti Airtel has named Yaya Touré  who is a Manchester City midfielder and Ivory Coast captain  as the new brand ambassador for Africa. Yaya Touré was unveiled together with the launch of a...

Visa To Start Accepting Airtel Money

Global payments technology firm Visa announced that it has joined forces with Indian telco Bharti Airtel to launch mobile payments services in seven African countries. The Indian headquartered telco has operations in...

Apple launches ‘Shot on iPhone 6′ campaign

Apple has launched a new campaign on its homepage called “Shot on iPhone 6,″ which showcases photographs taken using the iPhone 6 by photographers around the world.

Airtel Rwanda and IHS close Tower acquisition deal

Airtel Rwanda and IHS have closed the deal on acquisition of its towers in the country. The deal will see Airtel mobile subscribers enjoy more stable networks, higher network uptimes in which to make calls and a more universal service across the country.

Airtel shuffles its Africa leadship

Today, Airtel has announced the appointment of three key business leaders in The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Niger. The leadership roles, according to the company, will become effective as of...
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Tech and incubation hub Outbox and UNFPA will on Tuesday 30th, May 2017 award four winning teams out of ten teams a mentorship program, seed funding of up-to...