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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, 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 launches « Sanza », the phone which democratises access to Internet in Africa

Beginning April 2019, Orange customers in Mali, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire will have access to a new category of smart feature phones powered by KaiOS, the operating system from KaiOS Technologies

At Mobile World Congress, Orange (www.Orange.com) partners with KaiOS Technologies (www.KaiOSTech.com) and UNISOC (www.UNISOC.com) to launch a phone with voice recognition at $US 20 in 16 countries in Africa and the Middle-East : Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central Africa Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Conakry,…

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Orange launches its brand in Sierra Leone

The new brand builds on Orange strong presence in Sub Saharan Africa, with 50 million customers in 16 countries

Orange (www.Orange.com), one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, announces today the official launch of its brand in Sierra Leone. As of today, Airtel Sierra Leone becomes Orange Sierra Leone. The acquisition of Airtel Sierra Leone was finalised in July 2016 (http://APO.af/Zqj3fa) by Orange, together with its Senegal-based partner Sonatel,…

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Orange completes acquisition of mobile operator Airtel in Sierra Leone

Airtel is the leading mobile operator in Sierra Leone with over 1.3 million customers

Orange (www.Orange.com) announces today that, together with its Senegal-based partner Sonatel, it has completed the acquisition of 100% of the mobile operator Airtel in Sierra Leone. Since the signature of an agreement with Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands) BV (“Airtel”) in January 2016, Orange has obtained all the official approbations necessary…

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Orange to acquire Airtel’s subsidiaries in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone

Orange (www.Orange.com) and Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands) BV (“Airtel”) have signed an agreement leading to Orange’s acquisition of Airtel’s operations in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone. Orange will acquire 100% of the two companies’ share capital. The consolidated revenue of the two companies is around 275 million euros. These acquisitions…

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ACE submarine cable: launch of the Sao Tomé & Principe to Cape Town segment

Orange, together with the other members of the ACE consortium, announces the start of the next phase of the ACE submarine cable system to expand broadband connectivity and digital services in Africa.  Second phase of the ACE cable For this phase II, the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine cable…