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Mara Phone CEO: How Mara Phones will boost digital banking in Africa

The second South Africa investment conference kicked off yesterday with President Ramaphosa praising the Mara Phone plant in KZN as it is putting South Africa on the map for manufacturing Proudly African innovative technology. CNBC Africa’ Kopano Gumbi spoke with Mara Phone CEO, Ashish Thakkarr for more.

What you need to know about Rwanda’s launch of the first ‘Made in Africa’ smartphones

Rwanda's Mara Group launched two smartphones on Monday, describing them as the first "Made in Africa" models and giving a boost to the country's ambitions to become a regional technology hub.

Mara Phone CEO Ashish Thakkar on building high quality affordable smartphones

According to International Data Cooperation (IDC), a total of 22.4 million smartphones were shipped into Africa during the second quarter of 2018. Mara phones, first ever made in Africa smartphones are already in the market ready to compete with big players and provide solutions to African needs. Ashish Thakkar, CEO of Mara Phone joins CNBC Africa for more.