News update Telecoms and ICT in Africa – Issue No 74 on 1 June 2001

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METROCOMIA HAS OPENED TWO AFRICAN COMPANIES AND PLANS MORE

1 June 2001

The Danish company internet Metrocomia has launched companies in Uganda and Kenya and is looking to open in more countries in Africa if it can find the right partners. It believes the African market has tremendous potential. Russell Southwood spoke to Metrocomia’s Chair and Co-founder David Madie to find out what gives him this confidence.   Metrocomia opened a company in Uganda in July 1999 (headed by Robert Wakabe) and in Kenya (headed by Charles Mutinda) in June of this year. The company in Kenya was formed out of a merger of two previous companies whilst the Ugandan one was…