Senegal: Tigo announces $ 115 billion CFA francs to upgrade its 3G + network

(Ecofin Agency) – The mobile operator Tigo Senegal, a subsidiary of the Luxembourg telecoms group Millicom International Cellular (MIC), today launched a major national caravan to publicise its new offerings to its users. The day before the launch, reports the Senegalese information website leral.net, Joyce Gotta Sagoe (photo), the marketing manager of Tigo Senegal, revealed…

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Gorée Festival Cinema: waiting for the third Prophet and other “Sineema” …

The second season of Gorée Festival Cinema begins its monthly sessions on 16 July with the screening of the documentary “Waiting for the third prophet” by the Senegalese director Mustafa Saitque. He wonders about the future of African cinema through the study and the tribute to two Senegalese filmmakers of international renown, Sembene and Djibril…

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Khouribga Festival 2016: Fifteen Films in Competition for the ”Ousmane Sembene Prize”

Dakar, July 10 (APS) – Fifteen films will compete to win the ”Ousmane Sembene Prize” of the Khouribga African Film Festival (Morocco), whose 19th edition is scheduled for July 16 to 23, announced the event’s site visited at the Senegalese Press Agency on Sunday. The jury, charged with deciding the films in competition, will be…

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Tanzania: Amotel, MVNO focused on rural areas, launched its operations

(Ecofin Agency) – The mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Amotel officially launched its activities in Tanzania. The company, which uses the network of the Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited (TTCL) for the provision of its services, is primarily directed towards rural areas where it intends to bring to the poorly covered in telecom network, quality services…

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Call for Films: Carthage Movie Promise (JCC 2016 / Film School), Tunisia

Deadline: August 1, 2016. July 2016 – Call for Papers / Applications Competition: Yes concerned movies: films made as part of a training (school / university/workshop). Carthage Movie Promise is a new (competitive) section of Carthage Film Festival in 2016. To register his film on the official website of the Festival: www.jcctunisie.org / http://www.jcctunisie.org/eng/index.php (English)…

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“Rêverie de l’acteur solitaire” by Hamid Benamara presented at the International Arab Film Festival of Gabes in Tunisia

The film by Algerian director Hamid Benamara, “Rêverie de l’acteur solitaire” has been nominated for the competition of the International Arab Film Festival of Gabes in Tunisia, scheduled from September 24 to 30. The first edition of the Arab Film Festival of Gabes was held in 2015. The festival was set up in order to release…

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