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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 Digital Investment launches a new investment initiative of 50 million euros devoted to start-ups in Africa

Orange Digital Ventures Africa is the Group’s investment vehicle for early-stage innovation projects in Africa in areas such as new connectivities, FinTech, the Internet of Things, energy and e-health

Orange (www.Orange.com) is strengthening its corporate venture strategy by creating a new Africa section in its flagship programme for investment in start-ups, Orange Digital Ventures (http://DigitalVentures.orange.com). As part of this initiative, the Group is committing 50 million euros corresponding to half of the direct investments made via its new Orange…

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Orange launches its brand in Liberia and continues to build on its strong presence in West Africa

With over 1.6 million customers at the end of February 2017, Orange Liberia is the leading mobile operator in Liberia in terms of customers

Orange (www.Orange.com), one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, announces today the launch of its brand in Liberia. As from today, Cellcom Liberia becomes Orange Liberia. The acquisition of the Liberian operator Cellcom (http://APO.af/jSRR9G) was finalized by Orange, through its subsidiary Orange Côte d’Ivoire, on 6 April 2016, allowing the…

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Orange launches its brand in Burkina Faso and strengthens its positions in West Africa

Orange will pursue its development in mobile financial services and 3.75G mobile Internet, where it was the first operator to launch and is today the uncontested leader in Burkina Faso

Orange (www.Orange.com), one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, announces today the launch of its brand in Burkina Faso. Less than one year after the closing of the Group’s acquisition of Airtel (http://APO.af/ydedht), together with Orange Côte d’Ivoire, this announcement clearly demonstrates Orange’s ambitions for the West African market. Orange…

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Call for candidates for the 7th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East

As in previous years, the OSVPAM will be awarded to innovative projects which make use of information and communication technologies to improve living conditions for the peoples of Africa and the Middle East in fields such as health, finance, education and agriculture

Applications for the 7th edition of the Orange (www.Orange.com) Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East (OSVPAM) are being accepted until 6 June 2017 21:00 GMT in the “Orange Social Venture Prize” pages of the website www.EntrepreneurClub.orange.com. As in previous years, the OSVPAM will be awarded to innovative…

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Vivo Energy, the Shell licensee in Africa, and Orange announce a collaborative Pan-African partnership agreement

Orange Money customers will have access to a network of over 1,000 Shell service stations to transact from

Shell customers will be able to pay for their fuel using Orange Money Pan-African partnership covers nine countries (Botswana, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Senegal and Tunisia) where both companies overlap and where Orange Money is available Under this agreement, Orange Money customers will be allowed to…

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Orange Signs New Eight-Year Partnership with Confédération Africaine de Football as Official Sponsor of 5 Major CAF Competitions from 2017 - 2024

The eight-year sponsorship also covers the Total U-20 Africa Cup of Nations, the Total Women Africa Cup of Nations, the Total CAF Champions League and the Total CAF Super Cup

Starting with the Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Gabon in January 2017, Orange has extended its sponsorship with the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) to include the 2019 tournament in Cameroon, the 2021 tournament in Ivory Coast and the 2023 tournament in Guinea. The eight-year sponsorship also covers…

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Orange announces the winners of the sixth edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize for Africa and the Middle East

More than 750 candidates responded to the call for projects, which ran from May to September 2016, reflecting the potential of the telecommunications sector to support development in Africa and Middle East in fields as diverse as healthcare, agriculture, education and energy

Orange (www.Orange.com) is announced the winners of the 2016 Orange Social Venture Prize for Africa and the Middle East during the AfricaCom Awards ceremony held in Cape Town, South Africa, last night. The prize, which aims to encourage start-ups in Africa to launch innovative projects that promote development, has been…

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Orange accelerates Mobile Financial Services in Africa and sets up the Orange Money Compliance Expertise Centre (CECOM), a Mutualized Compliance Centre in Abidjan devoted to Orange Money

With the recent receipt of Electronic Money Establishment licenses (EME) in four countries (Senegal, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea), Orange has further strengthened its position as a major player in the mobile financial services segment in Africa

With the recent receipt of Electronic Money Establishment licenses (EME) in four countries (Senegal, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea), Orange  (www.Orange.com) has further strengthened its position as a major player in the mobile financial services segment in Africa. This change of status is accompanied by the creation of a new organization,…

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Orange Drives Digital Transformation in the Middle East and Africa with New Innovations in Smart Metering, Solar Power, NFC and Customer Experience

The Middle East and Africa remains a key growth contributor for Orange

Speaking at its 4th annual strategy and activity update for press and analysts in London on 28 July, Ramon Fernandez, Deputy CEO and Chief Finance and Strategy Officer, Bruno Mettling, CEO of Orange Middle East and Africa (MEA) (www.Orange.com), and Jean-Marc Vignolles, Chief Operating Officer for Orange MEA, outlined their…