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Africa’s PPE portal expands, secures Gates Foundation partnership

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform experiences a surge in demand for medical supplies from AU member states, amid a peak in coronavirus infections.

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Jun 19, 2020

Africa’s ‘Amazon’ for COVID-19 medical supplies launches

The Africa Medical Supplies Platform unlocks access to critical COVID-19 medical equipment for all member states of the African Union.

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Ramaphosa tasks telecoms mogul Masiyiwa to source PPEs for Africa

The president appoints Zimbabwean telecoms billionaire Strive Masiyiwa to assist Africa in sourcing personal protection equipment.

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Generation Africa kicks off next agritech competition for Africa

Organisers say the 2020 competition launched amid the coronavirus pandemic will give hope and support to agripreneurs on the African continent.

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Nov 18, 2019

Jack Ma Foundation dishes out cash to African ‘netpreneurs’

Alibaba founder Jack Ma awards R15 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across the continent.

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Dec 10, 2018

Liquid Telecom to invest R5.6bn in Egypt

The pan-African telecoms group will invest $400 million in Egyptian network infrastructure and data centres, following the completion of its `Cape to Cairo' link.

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Jul 17, 2018

Liquid Telecom in venture to build Cape to Cairo fibre network

The company signs a deal with Telecom Egypt to enable it to complete Africa's terrestrial fibre network.

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Jul 10, 2017

Liquid Telecom raises R9.4bn for expansion

The group's debut R7.4 billion bond offering attracted strong interest from international markets and the group has added R2 billion through a term loan.

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Jun 29, 2016

Why Neotel-Liquid deal makes sense

Analysts believe that Liquid Telecom and RBH are good suitors for Neotel, after a R6.5 billion buy-out deal was announced.

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Altech, Econet at impasse

A Botswana court will decide who is a buyer or a seller, at $100 million, for half of the Econet Wireless Global stake, says Altech.

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Feb 8, 2005

Econet arbitration over: decision pending

Econet Wireless International expects the arbitrators to make a ruling in its shareholders dispute with VMobile within the next three months.

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EWI retains third Kenyan cell licence

EWI claims that the Kenyan High Court has overturned a weekend decision by the government to rescind its ownership of the third cell licence.

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