Tag Archive for 'telecoms'

Ethiopia aims for stock exchange by 2020

Ethiopia has set itself a tight timetable for economic reform, including privatization of telecoms by the end of 2019 and a domestic stock exchange by 2020. A World Bank team was due to arrive in Addis Ababa in December to provide technical help to develop the capital market. Last week Financial Times repeated the timetable […]

Tech will drive African IPOs

Telecoms, e-commerce and technology will be the driving force behind many of Africa’s coming initial public share offers (IPOs) as the continent’s telecom, media and technology (TMT) sector continues to grow fast.

Indian telco to leave E African market – cites slow Govt approvals

Indian steel-to-outsourcing conglomerate Essar has cancelled deals to buy telecoms operators in Uganda and Congo and is to sell its Kenyan operations, under the Yu brand.