MTN Cameroon in cashless drive to curb Coronavirus spread
Company confirms suspension of charges on mobile money transactions.
Amindeh Blaise Atabong
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.
Malawi leans on USF in rural mobile comms rollout
Industry regulator confirms plans to establish telecommunications towers in latest project.
African e-learning app to help fight Coronavirus
The Jibu app will empower health workers with realtime access to information.
Sierra Leone implements controversial new floor plan for phone calls
Industry regulator NATCOM issues directive to several telecommunications operators.
KaiOS has good news for developers in Africa
Company behind the KaiOS mobile operating system has partnered with Mozilla to bolster support, device improvements.
Bank Al Maghrib
Orange Money now in Morocco
Company claims latest development solidifies its position as a major player in MEA’s mobile money space.
Ethiopia’s internet shutdown triggers response
Human Rights Watch lobbies the country’s authorities over two-month long shutdown of communications, online services.
Coronavirus knocks smartphone supply to Africa
IDC research anticipates an 8.4% drop in the market in Q1 2020.
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.
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.
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.
Feb 26, 2020
SA Fintech JUMO secures US$55-million
Investment will be used for further geographic expansion.
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