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2011-03-28 15:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In Africa, mMoney operator revenue as a percentage of total operator revenue will continue to rise to more than 5 percent in 2015, representing a nearly $3 billion opportunity, according to a new report from Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com).

2010-05-10 07:39:00

DELFT, The Netherlands and NAIROBI, Kenya, May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Within a couple of months 30 million mobile users in Kenya are able to keep their mobile phone number when changing providers.

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2010-03-05 08:30:00

Syngenta Foundation, Pan-African Insurer UAP and Safaricom offer thousands of farmers low-cost farm insurance to reduce risk from drought and extreme weather.

2009-08-21 11:25:49

A solar phone that recharges even on cloudy days is expected to be a hit in Kenya, where electricity is scarce, Safaricom officials said. Safaricom, Kenya's largest mobile phone company, this month began selling a $35 handset that comes with a regular plug-in electrical charger and a solar panel that charges with natural light, company CEO Michael Joseph said. Just 1.3 million of Kenya's 37 million people are connected to the national power grid, so many of the estimated 17 million Kenyans...

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2009-06-15 11:02:39

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), says that mobile financial services will be offered to the poor people in burgeoning markets.

2008-09-24 15:00:56

RICHMOND, BC, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VRB Power Systems Inc. (TSX-V: VRB) announces the completion of the trial period and acceptance of two 5kW x 4hr VRB Energy Storage Systems ("VRB-ESS") sold to Winafrique Technologies Ltd., of Kenya ("Winafrique") in November 2007.


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