Mobile

MTN Cameroon in cashless drive to curb Coronavirus spread

Company confirms suspension of charges on mobile money transactions.
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4:10
17 Mar

COVID-19’s dark shadow over West Africa’s smartphone market

IDC raises concerns of a likely increase in gray market re-exports of smartphones into Nigeria.
1:20
16 Mar

Malawi leans on USF in rural mobile comms rollout

Industry regulator confirms plans to establish telecommunications towers in latest project.
2:10
16 Mar

African e-learning app to help fight Coronavirus

The Jibu app will empower health workers with realtime access to information.
2:10
13 Mar

Sierra Leone implements controversial new floor plan for phone calls

Industry regulator NATCOM issues directive to several telecommunications operators.
2:20

KaiOS has good news for developers in Africa

Company behind the KaiOS mobile operating system has partnered with Mozilla to bolster support, device improvements.
1:40

Orange Money now in Morocco

Company claims latest development solidifies its position as a major player in MEA’s mobile money space.
1:50
10 Mar

Ethiopia’s internet shutdown triggers response

Human Rights Watch lobbies the country’s authorities over two-month long shutdown of communications, online services.
1:30
10 Mar

Coronavirus knocks smartphone supply to Africa

IDC research anticipates an 8.4% drop in the market in Q1 2020.
2:10

MTN Zambia, Standard Chartered launch free data campaign

Over 140,000 have people have downloaded the SC Mobile App since its launch in June 2019.
4:30
Mar 3, 2020

Monetising free WiFi can boost job creation and service delivery

There are ways to monetise free WiFi implementations for citizens that can benefit the users and the service provider or government department that commissioned the project.
1:30
Feb 28, 2020

Kenya's on-demand operators bemoan licensing challenges

Legislation has impacted significantly on operations of bus hailing services Swvl and Little Shuttle.
1:20
Feb 26, 2020

SA Fintech JUMO secures US$55-million

Investment will be used for further geographic expansion.