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Tigo plans $120m network investment in Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania, which is owned by Sweden-based Millicom International Cellular, has unveiled plans to spend $120 million this year on the expansion of its...

Vodafone unveils partnership for Botswana market

Vodafone and Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTCL) have entered into a new partner market agreement for Botswana, although the deal is not part of a...

Ethiopia launches 4G mobile service in Addis

Ethiopia's state-run telecoms monopoly has launched a fourth generation (4G) mobile service in the capital Addis Ababa, aiming to catch up with the high-speed...

Support grows for African factoring firms

African factoring firms have received lines of credit worth $48mn from the African Export Import Bank (Afreximbank) in the last two years, according to...

Nollywood steps out of the shadows

The contributions of Nigeria’s film industry, the second-largest in the world in terms of number of films produced, to the national economy have become...

Kenya soars with airport expansions

A number of capital upgrades at Kenya’s airports this year should help improve passenger capacity and airline access, increasing the country’s ability to handle...

Botswana’s Lesedi CBM project back on track

Botswana-focused Tlou Energy has commenced long term production testing on the Selemo 1P well in its coal bed methane (CBM) project in Botswana. The...

Eni’s Mozambique FLNG project may get green light

Italian energy giant Eni is expected to make a final investment decision (FID) on its Coral FNLG project offshore Mozambique by the second half...

Rwanda methane plant set for pre-commissioning

An American power company, Contour Global, is set to pre-commission its 25MW methane power project in Rwanda by early April. The project is expected...

Gas discovery likely to end Kenya’s LNG deal with Qatar

Kenya’s 1.8 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) gas discovery has seen the country put on hold a deal that will see Qatar supply the East...