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- Orange and Canal+ Africa -present in 20 countries across Africa- have signed an agreement by which Canal+ subscribers in Africa will be able to use Orange Money to renew their contract.

- Sky News Arabia has announced the rolling news channel will begin broadcasting on Sunday, May 6. Nart Bouran, director of news at the channel, said in a statement: “Sky News Arabia will offer the Middle East and North Africa region a fresh approach to television news with an independent editorial mandate at the heart of everything we do. The channel, which employs 400 journalists including 16 presenters, “promises a new horizon for news reporting across the Arab world”, the broadcaster said. Sky News Arabia will have 12 bureaux across the region, as well as drawing on those in London and Washington, plus its network of bureaux around the world.