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European lenders give Econet a $362m loan

Operator has plans to expand its African operations.

Uganda university students develop pregnancy scan app

The application aims to reduce the country's maternal death rate. 


Kenya Airways mobile phone system takes off

Airline launches app that provides up-to-date flight info.


MTN and Multi-Choice team-up in Zambia

Mobile money can pay for DStv subscriptions.


Zimbabwe mulls lifting BlackBerry ban

Minister says government should "not fear" tech.


Termination of mobile life cover venture sparks fall-out

Namibia's Trustco Mobile plans on taking Zimbabwe's Econet Wireless to court. 


Mobile phones could boost Uganda's struggling tax-collection efforts

Mobile phone e-tax system may bring in desperately required additional revenues.


Mozambique mobile price war breaks out

Vodacom plans to slash its prepaid rates today.


Kenyan re-arrested for abusive text messages

Authorities clamp down illegal use of networks.


MTN Nigeria speaks out about quality of service fines

Country is a tough place to operate, says MTN.


'Mobile money transfers are over-hyped'

Expert says products such as M-Pesa are not "gold mines".