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Why Ethiopia has MTN and Vodacom juiced up

As part of an ambitious reform programme, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed plans to award telecommunications licences to two private operators next year, and sell a minority stake in Ethio Telecom.

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We name Africa’s telecoms delinquents

A decade ago, fierce battles were fought to get a number of Africa’s state-owned telecommunications operators into private hands and to strip them of their monopoly privileges. This happened in all but two of what are now sub-Saharan Africa’s most successful economies. The real laggards are

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Kenyan broadcasters see red over DStv

DStv operator MultiChoice is facing fresh allegations of anticompetitive behaviour, this time in Kenya, after rivals Wananchi Group and StarTimes accused the broadcaster of anticompetitive abuses in locking up key football rights. Wananchi Group, which owns Zuku TV, has written to