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Orange is strengthening its position as leader in connectivity in Africa with Djoliba, the first pan-West African network

Djoliba is the first unified superfast broadband network that provides seamless connectivity, with better availability

At the AfricaTech Festival (https://bit.ly/38vk886) international trade fair, Orange (http://www.Orange.com) and its subsidiaries announced the commissioning and commercial launch of Djoliba, the first pan-African backbone. This infrastructure is based on a terrestrial fibre optic network, coupled with undersea cables, offering secure connectivity abroad from West Africa. This investment aims to…

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Orange reveals the winners of the 10th edition of the Orange Africa and Middle East Social Entrepreneur Prize

A unique 10th edition, rich in new developments

In 2020, the Orange (http://www.Orange.com) Africa and Middle East Social Entrepreneur Prize (POESAM) celebrates its tenth birthday! In addition to the International Grand Prix that has historically rewarded three prize winners with prizes ranging from €10,000 (3rd place) to €25,000 (1st place), Orange has added two new prizes for this…

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Orange collaborates with Smart Africa and announces new investments in Africa to improve the quality of service and data security for end-users

Smart Africa warmly welcomes Orange’s collaboration on the initiative

Orange (www.Orange.com), a platinum member of the Smart Africa (www.SmartAfrica.org) Alliance, supports the One Africa Network (OAN) project which has the aim of reducing the cost of communication and keeping the traffic generated and destined for Africa within Africa. The Smart Africa Secretariat has emphasised the need to collaborate effectively with…

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Orange Campus Africa, Orange’s New African E-Learning Platform

Since the beginning of the health crisis, Orange Middle East & Africa (Orange MEA) has stepped up its e-learning initiatives

Orange (http://www.Orange.com) announces the launch of its online training platform "Orange Campus Africa" in partnership with the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) during GSMA Thrive Africa (https://bit.ly/34ekTib). Hosted at its data centre in Côte d’Ivoire, it was designed to bring together content from renowned partners in education and training in…

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Orange improves access to mobile internet in Africa supported by Google

Orange announced the Sanza touch - an exclusive Orange smartphone and the most affordable 4G Android (Go edition) device globally

Affordability of devices remains one of the most significant barriers to smartphone adoption in Africa. The average cost of an entry level smartphone in Africa still exceeds 60% of average monthly income (https://bit.ly/36hb2e2) making smartphones largely inaccessible for the majority of the population. As part of the line-up of activities…

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Orange and NSIA launch Orange Bank Africa to provide greater access to financial services and improve the financial inclusion of people living in West Africa

Orange Bank Africa will address the needs of a large part of the population, often excluded from the world of conventional banking

Orange (www.Orange.com), a major telecoms provider in Africa and the Middle East, and NSIA (www.GroupeNSIA.com), a leader of bancassurance, are pleased to announce the launch of Orange Bank Africa in Abidjan and Côte d’Ivoire. Orange Bank Africa, headed by Jean-Louis Menann-Kouamé, will offer clients a range of simple savings and…

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Orange launches Orange Money in Morocco and confirms its position as a major player in mobile money in Africa and the Middle East

Non-Orange customers can take advantage of the service by downloading the mobile application

After securing approval last summer from the "Bank Al Maghrib", Orange Morocco announces today the launch of Orange Money in the kingdom. This service will allow Moroccans to make mobile payments and transfer money using their phones. Morocco also becomes the 18th country in the Africa and Middle East region…

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Entries are open for the 10th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East (OSVP)

Awarded by Orange, this prize recognises technological projects with a positive impact that improve living conditions for populations in Africa and the Middle East

Monday 9 March will mark the opening of the 10th Orange Prize for Social Entrepreneurship in Africa and the Middle East. Until 5 June 2020, entrants will be able to upload their projects to the website https://startup.orange.com/, in the OSVP section. Awarded by Orange (www.Orange.com), this prize recognises technological projects…

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Orange Jordan Launches “Orange Money” E-Wallet Service

Orange Money’s e-wallets will enable users to fulfill their financial commitments via a wide range of digital solutions easily and securely

Orange (www.Orange.jo) Jordan officially launched its mobile e-wallet service, Orange Money, during a press conference that was held on Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020.  The event, which was attended by governmental officials alongside the company’s management and strategic partners, celebrated the launch of the financial solution, which recently acquired the epayment…

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Orange opens its new Orange Middle East and Africa headquarters in Morocco, confirming its desire to strengthen its presence in Africa

The new headquarters is located in Casablanca Finance City Tower (CFC) in the heart of Casablanca

Today, Orange (http://www.Orange.com) officially inaugurates the Orange Middle East and Africa operational head office in Morocco in the presence of Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO of Orange; Alioune Ndiaye, CEO Orange Middle East and Africa; the members of Orange’s Executive Committee and local officials. The new headquarters is located in…