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7 Sep 2012

Read this week's Hot Stories in Africa and Middle East


The digital world is changing: new business models, new players, new services. The emerging markets of Africa, the Middle East and Eurasia are pioneering ways to make the most of the new opportunities. To catch up on the latest examples of innovation and business developments, we put together a weekly list of the Hot stories we come across. The Com World Series team live and breathe emerging markets, so we want to make sure we spread the news!

Hot Stories in Emerging Markets
Vodafone eyes Middle East expansion with Zain deal - http://www.telecoms.com/48713/vodafone-eyes-middle-east-expansion-with-zain-deal/

Mobile Gaming Bends Norms in the Middle East
http://arabnet.me/mobile-gaming-bends-norms-middle-east

Quadrupling Egypt broadband speed can boost GDP by more than 1 billion USD
http://www.samenacouncil.org/samena_daily_news.php?news=31270

Mobile Use in Ghana, South Africa and Tanzania http://mmd4d.wordpress.com/2012/09/07/ericsson-survey-mobile-use-in-ghana-south-africa-and-tanzania/

Indigenous and ingenious: The roots of mobile banking in Africa
http://www.kiwanja.net/blog/2012/09/indigenous-and-ingenious-the-roots-of-mobile-banking/

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