The Orange Group announced yesterday that it has signed a binding agreement with Helios Investment Partners for the sale of its entire 70% stake in Telkom Kenya. The finalization of the transaction remains subject to approval from the relevant authorities. This signature reflects Orange's constant focus on optimizing its portfolio of...
Fipar-Holding (the Moroccan Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion group), FinanceCom and Orange signed the final documentation today increasing Orange's interest in Méditel, the Moroccan telecommunications operator, in application of the agreements they signed in December 2010. Through this transaction, Orange has acquired an additional 9% of Méditel’s capital and...
Gemalto, one of the world leaders in digital security and Orange Business Services, a global communications solutions operator and integrator have today announced the integration of Gemalto’s SafeNet Authentication Service with Business VPN Galerie, the Orange Business Services secured cloud hub. Orange Business Services customers benefit from Gemalto’s solution through...
Orange is launching the call for applications for the 5th edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize. This initiative aims to encourage innovative start-up projects which help to accelerate development on the African continent. The prize will recognize three projects with grants of 10,000, 15,000 and 25,000 euros, along with...
Customers of Orange Money in Côte d’Ivoire can now use their mobile phones to send money to customers of Airtel Money in Burkina Faso, and vice versa.
A Buyout Bid by Viettel Group, a Vietnamese firm that wanted to acquire a 70 per cent stake in Telkom Kenya has been dropped. This means France Telecom is now looking for an alternative exit plan. Telkom Kenya is jointly owned by the Treasury and the French telecommunications giant, which was...
Orange has announced the three winners of the Orange African Social Venture Prize during the AfricaCom Awards ceremony held in Cape Town last night The three winners will receive financial assistance and the first prize winner will also benefit from a patent application This year, a special Orange Partner award has been introduced...
KAMPALA, Uganda - This evening Orange announced this year's winners of this year's Orange Community Innovations Awards, after three days of exhibition at Kampala Serena Hotel. The competition is part of Orange's CSR programme in which every year, Orange Uganda organizes the "Community Innovations Awards", a competition which recognizes the...
As Orange Uganda presented five mobile applications developed by students at last year's Community Innovations Awards, the company reiterated its commitment to supporting local innovations as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility. Five teams of developers were selected as winners of a competition that attracted 72 students from Ugandan universities....
Two of Uganda's main Telecom companies, MTN and Orange, have explained their disagreements with the tax body (URA), stressing that they are not involved in any tax evasion. Officials said their companies are not among the tax defaulters although they were listed in the Auditor General’s report among those with...