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Orange Cameroon and the German Development Cooperation inaugurate the 6th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East, a center dedicated to digital development and innovation to train young people in digital technology and enhance their employability

Following on from Tunisia, Senegal, Ethiopia, Mali and Côte d’Ivoire, it is in Cameroon, in Douala that the first Orange Digital Center of Central Africa is inaugurated

Today, Orange (www.Orange.com) and the German Development Cooperation are inaugurating, an “Orange Digital Center” in Douala, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation, attended by the highest political and administrative authorities from Cameroon, Representatives of Germany and France in Cameroon, GIZ and members of the…

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Orange inaugurates the 5th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East with the German Development Cooperation and collaborates with Amazon Web Services to support youth employability, innovation and entrepreneurship

Orange has committed to creating an Orange Digital Center in each country where it operates to support the start-ups by 2025 as part of its Engage 2025 strategy

Today, Orange (www.Orange.com) and the German Development Cooperation are inaugurating an “Orange Digital Center” in Abidjan, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation, attended by the highest political and administrative authorities from Côte d’Ivoire, the Ambassador of Germany in Côte d'Ivoire, GIZ and members of…

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CEOs named for three Orange subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East

The appointments are effective from September 2021

In agreement with its local partners and during the Board of directors meetings of its subsidiaries, Orange (www.Orange.com) has appointed the following CEOs for three of its subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East: Patrick Benon (currently CEO of Orange Botswana) has been appointed CEO of Orange Cameroon, replacing Frédéric…

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Orange Mali and the German Cooperation Inaugurate the 4th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East, a Center Dedicated to Digital Development and Innovation to Train Young People in Digital Technology and Enhance their Employability

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility approach, Orange Mali wishes to support new ideas

Today, Orange (www.Orange.com) and the German Cooperation are inaugurating, an “Orange Digital Center” in Bamako, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation, attended by the highest political and administrative authorities from Mali, the German Ambassador to Mali, Dr. Dr. Dietrich Pohl and the French diplomatic…

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Orange Middle East and Africa and AXA Assurance Maroc sign an agreement to acquire a majority stake in DabaDoc, the Moroccan health-tech company digitalizing access to healthcare in Africa

Orange and AXA’s investment and network will accelerate DabaDoc’s growth and extend DabaDoc’s services to other regions, in particular Sub-Saharan Africa

Orange Middle East and Africa (www.Orange.com) and AXA CIMA entities led by AXA Assurance Maroc announce that an agreement has been signed on the joint acquisition of a majority stake in DabaDoc (www.DabaDoc.com), alongside the company’s founders. DabaDoc, founded by Zineb Drissi-Kaitouni and Driss Drissi-Kaitouni in 2014, is a platform…

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Orange Bissau launches its program to modernize the mobile access network and extend its rural coverage to more than 1,000 new villages in Guinea Bissau

This large investment of 13.4 billion FCFA demonstrates the strong commitment of the Orange Group to contribute to the socio-economic development of Guinea Bissau

Orange Bissau (http://Orange-Bissau.com) inaugurates the first antenna in the village of Bijimita (Quinhamel sector) under the high patronage of the President of the Republic of Guinea Bissau Mr General Umaro Sissoco Embaló, and the presence of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Orange Bissau, Ministers, Ambassadors, notables, and…

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Orange leads solar panel deployment across Africa and the Middle East

To avoid using generators that run on fuel (fossil energy that emits CO2), Orange is putting in place several initiatives such as solar panels

Orange (www.Orange.com) is accelerating its solar projects in Africa and the Middle East to reduce its carbon footprint to zero by 2040. Across the entire region, many sites are not connected to the electricity grid and when they are, the quality of the grid often requires alternative backup solutions. To…

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Orange provides support for Covid-19 vaccination campaigns in Africa and the Middle East through its Foundation

These funds will be used to support national efforts to vaccinate as many people as possible and to help combat the health crisis and its effects

In the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic, the Orange Foundation (www.FondationOrange.com) is providing an additional €1.3 million in financial aid to the 17 countries in Africa and the Middle East within its footprint. These funds will be used to support national efforts to vaccinate as many people as possible and…

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Orange is launching season 2 of “Y’Africa”, the TV show for African culture

Building on the success of season 1, “Y’Africa” is returning this autumn with a new season, which will be broadcast on fifteen African national channels, on YouTube and adapted as a podcast

Painters, photographers, sculptors, choreographers, stylists and musicians - African culture is packed with young talent from a wide range of disciplines. “Y’Africa”, a contraction of “Africa Ya lelo” or “Africa today” in Lingala, is a TV series which puts emerging artists in the spotlight. Each episode presents a portrait of three…

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Launch of the 11th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East (POESAM)

Through this prize, Orange, as a committed operator, seeks to contribute to the socio-economic development of Africa, support social and environmental innovation and encourage entrepreneurship

Tuesday 9 March 2021 will mark the start of submissions to the 11th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. Until 4 June 2021, entrants will be able to submit their projects on the website https://startup.orange.com/fr. Since 2011, this prize has been awarded for innovative projects by…