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Launch of the 12th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East (POESAM)

Over 11 previous editions, it has awarded around €555,000 to African business projects with positive social and environmental impacts in various sectors

March 28 will mark the opening of the 12th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. Candidates can submit their applications until May 27 on the website https://POESAM.Orange.com . POESAM was launched in 2011. Over 11 previous editions, it has awarded around €555,000 to African business projects with…

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Orange inaugurate in Morocco the 10th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East, to train young people in digital technology, support innovative entrepreneurship and enhance their employability

Orange Digital Center is an innovative concept which brings together four strategic programs of the Orange group

To support the development of new technologies in the Kingdom and make digital more accessible to all, Orange (www.Orange.com) Maroc and the German Cooperation has inaugurated today in Rabat, the first “Orange Digital Center” (ODC) in Morocco, a digital ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation.…

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    • Orange and Engie join forces to convert the GOS, Orange's main data center in Africa, to solar power, helping to reduce the carbon footprint in Côte d'Ivoire
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Orange and Engie Join Forces to Convert the GOS, Orange's Main Data Center in Africa, to Solar Power, Helping to Reduce the Carbon Footprint in Côte d'Ivoire

The GOS is one of the components of the Orange data center network in Africa

The GOS (Groupement Orange Services) is a resource-pooling entity for the 18 Orange Middle East and Africa (OMEA) subsidiaries (www.Orange.com), which provides pooled hosting and infrastructure operation services, service platforms and IT to all the subsidiaries. The data center was built in 2016 in Grand Bassam, Côte d'Ivoire, on a…

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Orange Jordan and the German Development Cooperation inaugurate the 8th Orange Digital Center in the Middle East and Africa, a center dedicated to digital development and innovation to train young people in digital technology and enhance their employability

The Orange Digital Center contributes to Jordan's digital transformation while creating local employment prospects for young people

Today, Orange (www.Orange.com) and the German Development Cooperation are inaugurating a “Orange Digital Center” in Amman, a digital ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation to train young people in digital technology and to enhance their employability. The event is attended by the governmental and administrative…

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Orange Egypt and the German Development Cooperation inaugurate the 7th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East

To Train, Develop and Empower Young People

Today, Orange (www.Orange.com) and the German Development Cooperation are inaugurating, the 7th “Orange Digital Center” (ODC) in the heart of Cairo, an ecosystem highly dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation to train young people in digital technology to enhance their employability. The event is attended by representatives…

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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 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 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…