COMMUNICATION | COMMUNICATION

04-Aug-2022 to 11:27

Cote d'Ivoire to sell 9.95 percent Orange shares

APA - Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — A total of 14.2 million shares, with a unit value of 9,500 CFA francs, will be sold by the Bourse Regionale des Valeurs Mobilieres (BRVM, Regional Securities Exchange).

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29-Jul-2022 to 11:47

Ethiopia Telecom bags $1.17bn annual revenue

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The state-run Ethiopia-Telecom’s annual revenue rose by 8.5 percent to over $1.17 billion in the 2021/22 fiscal year that ended on June 7, its CEO announced on Thursday.

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21-Jul-2022 to 12:12

S/Africa refutes claims Ramaphosa tried to gag the media

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African government on Thursday denied allegations that President Cyril Ramaphosa has attempted to “apply political pressure and using banks to silence the media.”

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20-Jul-2022 to 08:43

CPJ urges Botswana to drop charges against journalist

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Media rights group Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Wednesday called on the Botswana government to drop charges against a journalist accused of allegedly publishing falsehoods.

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14-Jun-2022 to 13:29

Zimbabwe: NY Times reporter convicted of immigration infringement

APA-Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) — A Zimbabwean magistrate on Tuesday found a New York Times freelance reporter guilty of assisting two foreign journalists to illegally enter and report from the country last year.

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09-Jun-2022 to 10:47

Huawei unveils new inventions around AI, 5G

APA-Abidjan (Cote d’Ivoire) — Chinese telecom giant Huawei has unveiled technological inventions that will revolutionize artificial intelligence (AI), 5G and user experience.

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07-Jun-2022 to 13:47

Zimbabwe editor detained for insulting the president

APA-Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) — The editor of a privately owned Zimbabwe online news agency was briefly detained by the police on Monday on allegations of insulting President Emmerson Mnangagwa following a social media post critical of government policy.

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