Tuesday , August 22 2017


Telecom startup plans $800mn ‘solar towers’ investment in Africa

Bloomberg GreenWish Partners, a renewable energy company run by a former Morgan Stanley executive, is planning to invest $800 million on solar-powered telephone towers across Africa. The project could fuel economic growth by providing power for essential services. Sub-Saharan Africa has the lowest rates of energy access in the world ...

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Unicom rises in Shanghai, Hong Kong on $11.7bn sale

epa01826549 Pedestrians walk past a China Unicom advertisement in Shanghai, China on 17 August 2009. The company said recently it is talking with Apple  about becoming an iPhone carrier but denied a report it has reached a deal and will buy 5 million handsets.  EPA/QILAI SHEN

Bloomberg Shares of Unicom Group’s key units in Shanghai and Hong Kong rose after China’s second-largest wireless carrier announced a $11.7 billion stock sale as part of a government push to draw private capital into its state-owned enterprises. China United Network Communications Ltd., which has been suspended from trading since ...

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