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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. 

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Kenya Airways mobile phone system takes off

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

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MTN and Multi-Choice team-up in Zambia

Mobile money can pay for DStv subscriptions.

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Zimbabwe mulls lifting BlackBerry ban

Minister says government should "not fear" tech.

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Termination of mobile life cover venture sparks fall-out

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

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

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

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Mozambique mobile price war breaks out

Vodacom plans to slash its prepaid rates today.

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Kenyan re-arrested for abusive text messages

Authorities clamp down illegal use of networks.

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MTN Nigeria speaks out about quality of service fines

Country is a tough place to operate, says MTN.

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'Mobile money transfers are over-hyped'

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