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2:30
Tuesday

Africa’s smartphone market grows in Q3

But feature phone shipments decline 11.2% year-on-year.
5:10
Friday

Vodacom debuts gender-based violence awareness app

The Vodacom Foundation unveils the Bright Sky app in SA, in an effort to help fight the scourge of gender-based violence in the country.
1:40

Airtel Malawi partners Mukuru in mobile money transfer service

Mobile money users from Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe will be able to remit funds directly to Airtel money recipients in Malawi.
2:40

KaiOS to roll out its first open market device in SA

The digital device and services firm has partnered with retailer Cash Crusaders to make the 3G smart feature phone available.
2:10
23 Nov

Warning of rise in clickjacking, mobile fraud in Africa

Cyber criminals together cost Africa US$ 4-billion annually says David Lotfi, Evina CEO.
1:40
19 Nov

Malawi fast-tracks regulation to halt expiry dates on data bundles

Industry regulator MACRA has drafted the Communication Type Approval Regulation 2020.
2:00

World Bank vows to ‘keep the remittance lifeline flowing’

Organisation warns of a decline in remittances to Sub-Saharan Africa due to COVID-19.
4:20

Data boom carries Vodacom in half-year results

The telco posts blowout half-year results, buoyed by double-digit data usage growth and higher customer demand for smart devices due to the lockdown.
2:00
13 Nov

Time running out for Malawi’s operators over data bundle expiry dates

Consumer, tech organisations lobby government to intervene as regulator remains tight-lipped on the matter.
1:40

Tanzania: mobile network, business devise smartphone finance scheme

Vodacom Tanzania partners Laina Finance to roll out integrated credit plan for consumers.
3:10
12 Nov

MTN, Ozow lock in MoMo partnership

The new partnership is intended to make it easier for mobile money customers to load funds onto their mobile wallet without the need for a credit card.
5:00

How the digitisation of remittances can support Africa’s economic recovery

As with any digitisation journey, there are formidable challenges for the formal remittances sector in African markets says Andy Jury, CEO, Mukuru.