Ismaili Centre, Dubai hosts dialogue on social entrepreneurship – The Ismaili News

Panelists on stage at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai discuss social entrepreneurship initiatives that address local, regional and global matters. Photo: Digitali Studios A recent event at the Ismaili Centre, Dubai explored the growing role that social entrepreneurship is playing in the Middle East and around the world. Titled Uniting Nations through Social Entrepreneurship, the event…

Roshan Brings Home to Afghanistan Three Prestigious Stevie International Business Awards

October 15, 2012 Kabul, Afghanistan – Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading total communications provider, today announced it was the recipient of three awards at the Ninth Annual International Business Awards in Seoul, South Korea. More than 3,200 entries from organizations and individuals across the world vied for the prestigious Stevie awards. Roshan Chief Executive Officer Karim Khoja…

VendTek Systems, Roshan, and M-Paisa announce partnership to increase financial inclusion in Afghanistan – Morning Star News

VANCOUVER, Aug. 4, 2011 TSX Venture Exchange: VSI VANCOUVER, Aug. 4, 2011 /CNW/ – VendTek Systems Inc (TSXV: VSI) (the “Company” or VendTek”), a developer and licensor of software for the global pre-paid and financial services market, is pleased to announce a partnership with Roshan and M-Paisa, Afghanistan’s first mobile money transfer service. Through the…

Video: E-Health and Telemedicine in Afghanistan with AKDN and Roshan Mobile

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) works to build a sustainable health system for Afghanistan at all levels from basic rural healthcare to tertiary level hospital services. Working with partners, e-health and telemedicine are innovative health interventions which can work in the country despite the ongoing security and access problems. Global Health TV visits the…

Afghanistan: Roshan’s Customer Base Surpasses Five Million Mark – Roshan Mobile News

June 14, 2011 Kabul, Afghanistan – Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading telecommunications provider, today announced that it is the first mobile operator in Afghanistan to surpass five million active customers, up from 30,000 customers in 2003 when the pioneering company launched its network. The milestone reaffirms Roshan’s position as the number one telecommunications provider in Afghanistan based…

Afghanistan: Roshan plans for 3G intro – TeleGeography com News

27 Apr 2011 Afghanistan Afghani telecoms group Telecom Development Company Afghanistan, more commonly known as Roshan, plans to invest up to USD100 million in its home market this year and expects subscriber numbers to grow to 5.75 million as it expands into new areas. Speaking to Reuters, CEO Karim Khoja also said the company is…

M-Paisa: Ending Afghan Corruption, one Text at a Time

Source: Jet Lib News *****   Afghanistan supplies 92% of the world’s opiates. According to the latest available figures, the country produced 8,200 tons of heroin in 2008, more than double the the amount three years earlier. But even being the heroin capital of the world, bringing in more money than most Afghans can dream…

Roshan and USG Partners Launch Malomat, National Commodity Information System in Afghanistan

Source: News Blaze ***** KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ — Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading telecommunications provider, in partnership with USAID’s Incentives Driving Economic Alternatives–North, East and West (IDEA-NEW) and the Global Development Alliance (GDA) for Strengthening Grape and Pomegranate Market Chains, today announced the launch of Malomat. Malomat is a national price information system providing farmers,…

Video: Presentation by Karim Khoja, CEO Roshan Afghanistan on Roshan mobile

Mr. Khoja’s involvement in the telecommunications sector in Afghanistan began in May 2002 as a volunteer consultant to the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development in an initiative to install the nationwide private communications infrastructure. In January 2003, Mr. Khoja was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer for the Telecom Development Company Afghanistan Ltd, t/a…

One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Project: Roshan’s one of a unique public-private partnership Social Programe in Afghnistan

In September 2008, The Ministry of Education (MoE), and Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MoCIT), in a unique public-private partnership with USAID’s Afghanistan Small and Medium Enterprise Development (ASMED) and Roshan, the launch of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project in Afghanistan. The OLPC project is a computer literacy and e-learning program designed…

Roshan: Cell Phone Company Helping to Change Afghanistan – The Huffington Post

Jim Luce Upon meeting Karim Khoja, C.E.O. of the Telecom Development Company Afghanistan Ltd., also known as Roshan, Afghanistan’s largest cell provider, I knew that I stood before a wise man. Behind his twinkling eyes, I could almost see his brain synapses flashing brightly. Roshan is the leading GSM cellular service provider in Afghanistan, with…