AfDB president Adesina holds the Maraphone at a launch event ©Mara Group
AfDB president Adesina holds the Maraphone at a launch event ©Mara Group

First African-made smartphone announced

posted by Francis Churchill
15 November 2018

An African investment group plans to make the first “made-in-Africa” high end smartphone.

Mara Corporation, a Rwandan based investment group, has announced it will start producing a high quality but affordable phone called the Maraphone that the group claims will be the first to be made in Africa.

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