In a strategic move to bolster its leadership team, Airtel Africa has announced the appointment of Anwar Soussa as the Regional Operations Director for Franco Markets. Soussa brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role, where he will play a pivotal role in driving operational excellence and overseeing Airtel's operations in the French-speaking markets.

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Vodafone and Microsoft have entered into a strategic partnership with a 10-year duration, aiming to delve deeper into generative AI, digital services, and cloud solutions. This collaboration, outlined by Vodafone, is anticipated to significantly enhance services for more than 300 million businesses, public sector organizations, and consumers spanning Europe and Africa.

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Safaricom, M-PESA Africa, and Sumitomo Corporation have extended an invitation to early-stage tech startups to participate in the ‘Spark Accelerator program.’ This initiative is designed to accelerate the growth and scalability of these startups through a comprehensive three-month accelerator program. The program will offer training, mentorship, funding, and go-to-market support, positioning the participating ventures for long-term success.

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MTN Group and Ericsson have strengthened their partnership to enhance mobile financial services and to financially empower millions of citizens across Africa. The partnership is set to broaden the scope of financial inclusion from first-time users to high-end business applications, utilizing MTN’s Mobile Money (MoMo) service on the Ericsson Wallet Platform.

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In a significant move towards fostering the growth of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Zambia, MTN Zambia has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Small & Medium Enterprise Development. This strategic partnership aims to create a transformative environment for the flourishing of MSMEs, thereby contributing to Zambia's economic landscape.

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