Vodacom Tanzania launches ‘Tikisa Ushinde’ campaign

Initiative designed to drive up local self-service and smartphone adoption.
30 Apr

Africa’s mobile ecosystem on high alert as fraud escalates

Evina among several high-tech cyber security service providers to affiliate with GSMA and up the level of support to beleaguered mobile network operators.

Botswana: smartphone growth pushes up internet subscription

Market analysts point to widespread smartphone use, especially among the youth.
23 Apr

MTN, Audiomack fine-tune Nigeria’s music streaming opportunity

High cost of data in the country is preventing Nigeria from fully unlocking the potentials of music streaming says service.
22 Apr

Tecno holds off competition to be Africa’s top smartphone brand

Research firms Counterpoint and IDC confirm Chinese smartphone provider Tecno Mobile as the leading brand on the continent
22 Apr

OKO sows US$1.2m seed fund to scale

African agri-tech startup to strengthen presence in Mali and Uganda, expand into new markets, beginning with the Ivory Coast.

Hormuud Telecom launches Somalia’s first mobile money application

WAAFI Fintech app launches as telco expands digital infrastructure across the country.

1 in 9 Android phones in Nigeria infected with mobile malware

11% of Android devices found with malware-infected apps, claims Upstream study.
Apr 16, 2021

Conditional return of SIM card sales in Nigeria

Government lifts ban but warns new registrations have to link with National Identification Number.
Apr 15, 2021

SA’s lower data costs a boon for mobile gaming says Ekasi Esports

Global gaming industry has exploded under lockdown when it was already the third most popular entertainment genre in the world after books and gambling, according to Ekasi Esports.
Apr 12, 2021

Mobile subscription rate drops in Uganda

But internet subscription registered marginal growth according to industry regulator report.
Apr 12, 2021

Direct Carrier Billing alliance launches Index to combat fraud in Africa

Telecoming and Evina sign a global pact to enhance security in DCB payments.