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Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party said on Wednesday that an ongoing fight over Zimbabwe’s third-largest mobile operator proved the country was “a failed state”. Spokesman Obert Gutu said the fact that Telecel

The Kenyan government may have to inject Ksh6bn (R700m) into troubled fixed-line operator Telkom Kenya, according to Kenyan media reports. France’s Orange owns 51% of the company. Telkom Kenya has requested a total of Ksh13,9bn (R1,6bn) from government and Orange, saying it needs the cash to pre-empt a deepening

JSE-listed technology group Altech is selling its troubled East African businesses in a complex deal which will see fibre-optic telecommunications specialist Liquid Telecom taking over the assets. As part of the transaction, Altech will take an 8,6% stake in Liquid, which operates

Econet Solar, a subsidiary of African mobile phone operator Econet Wireless, has launched a prepaid solar-powered home power station that it believes could have a meaningful impact on people’s lives on a continent where an estimated 70% of people not have access to a

A project to crisscross Southern Africa with high-speed fibre-optic telecommunications infrastructure is gathering pace with news that London-headquartered Liquid Telecom has completed the first phase of a network in Zambia. Phase one of the network