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Bharti Airtel to acquire Telecom Seychelles

Bharti Airtel has announced the acquisition of Telecom Seychelles at a cost of Sh4.9 billion. This means the Indian telecommunication company is now present in 16 African countries. We are delighted at the addition of Seychelles to our Africa portfolio. These operations will benefit further by leveraging the efficiencies of scale of our African operations, [...]

Bharti Airtel plan to acquire Telkom Kenya

Indian based telco Bharti Airtel is reportedly planning to acquire Kenya’s smallest telecoms operator, Telkom Kenya. The move is intended to help Airtel scale up its presence in East Africa and create a stronger challenger to Kenya’s dominant telco, Safaricom.  The company previously held talks to discuss a potential merger in 2018, but discussions ground [...]