Orange launches youth training programme in MEA

Orange launches youth training programme in MEA

Orange and online learning company Coursera are launching a free certification training programme for young people in Africa and the Middle East, to provide them with key skills in artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, digital marketing, and entrepreneurship.

MTN super app Ayoba records 35m active monthly users

MTN super app Ayoba records 35m active monthly users

MTN’s super-app Ayoba had 35 million monthly active users in 2023 a year-on-year increase from 20 million due to feature upgrades and expansion into new markets, and now the operator aims to chase growth through expanding its B2B front. 

Sub-Saharan Africa operators call for government alliance

Sub-Saharan Africa operators call for government alliance

Africa is reaching a tipping point as take up of connectivity services has surged year-on-year and it is not slowing down anytime soon. Its population is huge at 1.1 billion and young, a perfect combination for a surge in data usage and opportunities for operators. But now is the time for closer collaboration among rivals and governments - and the continent’s six largest operator groups are looking to lead by example.

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