Category Archives: News AFRICA

Fatafeat to air Turkish cooking competition

Fatafeat has announced the premiere of its first-ever Turkish television show, Gürkan Şef ile Ateş Oyunları which will feature a renowned Turkish chef and the owner of Gürkan Şef Steakhouse, Chef Gürkan. The competition is set to premiere on Thursday on Fatafeat. The 12 competing chefs are required to use a range of marinating, cooking [...]

beIN Sports to broadcast exclusive show

beIN Sports has announced an exclusive show starring FIFA World Cup and French legend Marcel Desailly. The show will be hosted by Richard Keys and will be broadcast across beINs global network, including in the Middle East and North Africa. As the official broadcaster and the home of the FIFA World Cup across the Middle [...]

MTN rolls out AirFibre in South Africa

MTN South Africa has announced the launch of its first commercial installation of Supersonic AirFibre starting May 2021. The first commercial rollout will commence in Soweto, Mamelodi, Fairlands and Honeydew. Calvin Collett, managing director of MTN SAs ISP: Supersonic said that AirFibre serves as an alternative to the labour-intensive rollout of cabled fibre, by using [...]

MTN Rwanda launches Fintech Subsidiary

MTN Rwanda has received approval from the Central Bank to set up its FinTech subsidiary, Mobile Money Rwanda Ltd, in a move that is likely to intensify competition in the financial system. The firm, which was permitted to run the operators mobile money operations from April 27 and will be headed by CEO Chantal Kagame. [...]

Ethio Telecom to launch new mobile money service in Ethiopia

Ethio Telecom has announced the launch of its new mobile money service called TeleBirr which will be available to Ethio Telecom subscribers. Tele Birr, an innovative mobile money solution from Ethio-telecom, will allow customers to send, receive, store, transfer, and spend their money through electronic mobile phone accounts. Tele birr also helps in paying bills [...]

Ooredoo to support online sporting event in Qatar

Ooredoo Qatar has announced as the Official Telecommunication Partner of the eQatar National Team in the recent FIFA eNations Cup Qualifiers. The eQatar National Team took on five other nations in online matches between April 30 and May 2, 2020, and successfully qualified for the FIFA eNations Cup. Sabah Rabiah Al Kuwari, Director PR at [...]

Deezer to launch Dance Africa playlists

Deezer has announced its partnership with Africas top musicians to launch its Dance Africa series of playlists which will include music from 22 artists across the continent such as South Africas Master KG, Kamo Mphela, Makhadzi and De Mthuda, as well as Nigerias WurlD and Toofan, among others, who each share their top songs. WurlD said: Dance [...]