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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 and GIZ form strategic alliance to enhance digital employability of 20.000 young people in Africa and the Middle East

This partnership will have a long-lasting impact on the economic perspective of young people

Today, Alioune Ndiaye, CEO of Orange Africa and Middle East (www.Orange.com), and Kathinka Kurz, Head of the Development Partnerships Program with the private sector (develoPPP.de) at the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, signed a partnership agreement to develop the digital skills of 20.000 young people in 14 countries…

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Orange and itel launch the 4G version of Sanza to generalise mobile internet access in Africa

From December 2019, this mobile phone with voice recognition functionalities will be on offer for around 28 US dollars in seven countries in Africa and the Middle-East

At the AfricaCom international congress, Orange (Orange.com) is partnering with itel (itel-mobile.com), the leading mobile brand in Africa and, once again, with KaiOS Technologies, maker of the leading operating system for smart feature phone KaiOS, to launch a new 4G version of the Sanza Phone, “Sanza XL”. From December 2019,…

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Orange confirms its ambition to achieve digital inclusion for all and opens its second Orange Digital Center in Dakar

Following on from Tunisia, Senegal will be home to the second Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East

Today, in Dakar, Senegal, Orange (Orange.com) is inaugurating its new concept of a place entirely dedicated to innovation, an “Orange Digital Center”. Several personalities attended the launch, including: Ms Ndèye Tické Ndiaye Diop, Minister for the Digital Economy and Telecommunications; Mr Dame Diop, Minister for Employment, Professional Training and Craftsmanship;…

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Orange, a key player engaged in the digital transformation in Africa and the Middle East, launches its first “Orange Digital Centre” in Tunisia

The Orange Digital Centre has been set-up as a centre to provide wide-ranging support for startups

Orange (www.Orange.com) is launching the “Orange Digital Centre” today in Tunis, a place built around a completely new concept and entirely dedicated to innovation. Attending the launch are Anouar Maarouf, Tunisian Minister of Communication Technologies and the Digital Economy, Abdelkoddous Saadaoui, Tunisian Secretary of State for Youth, Alioune Ndiaye, Chief…

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Orange accelerates its multi-service operator strategy in Africa

At AfricaCom, Orange presents its latest innovations to democratise access to smartphones, encourage e-education and support the startup ecosystem

Democratise access to digital In the field of telephony as in many others, Africa has jumped a technological step by moving directly to mobile. The outlook of the smartphone market is still seeing exponential growth. It is estimated that at least 660 million Africans (against 336 million in 2016) will…

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Orange Money celebrates a decade of financial innovation in Africa and confirms its position as a major mobile money player

Orange Money is now one of the Group’s leading growth drivers and continues to evolve to better serve people, companies, institutions and governments

Orange Money, Orange’s (www.Orange.com) mobile money solution, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Launched in 2008, the service currently has 40 million customers and is available in 17 countries, reaching €26 billion in transactions in 2017. Orange Money is now one of the Group’s leading growth drivers and continues to evolve to…

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Orange reinforces its connectivity on the West African Coast through a major investment in the MainOne submarine Cable

The partnership between Orange and MainOne Company will provide for the construction and installation of two new branches and stations

Orange (www.Orange.com)  and MainOne Cable Company (www.MainOne.net) are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement allowing for a major investment by Orange in the West Africa submarine cable system, MainOne. Through this partnership Orange will acquire additional capacity, thereby reinforcing its position in the African telecommunications ecosystem. MainOne’s…

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Video News Release: Orange aims to become a key player in energy transition in Africa and extends its services to five new countries

Committed to providing access to energy for many years, Orange has chosen to contribute to the challenge of electrifying Africa in countries within its footprint

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At the Africa CEO Forum, which is currently being held in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire), Orange (www.Orange.com) confirms its desire to become a key player in the energy transition sector in Africa, by providing services directly to the general public or as a wholesaler to public operators. Orange already provides a…

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7th edition of the Orange Social Entrepreneur Prize in Africa and the Middle East, Prize List 2017

A new feature in this year’s 7th edition was a national phase during which each of Orange’s 17 subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East taking part in the contest studied the projects submitted in their country and appointed local winners

Yesterday Orange (www.Orange.com) announced the winners of the 7th Orange Social Entrepreneur Prize 2017 in Africa and the Middle East during the AfricaCom Awards in Cape Town, South Africa. Each year this Prize rewards innovative projects based on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) which help improve the living conditions of…