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Streaming services offer a lifeline to Zimbabwe’s struggling musicians
Services like Buddie Beatz and Gateway Music App offer revenue opportunity.
Nigeria’s Sendbox raises US$1.8m to expand market opportunity
E-commerce platform looks to target small-scale merchants and open up new markets.
Nigeria home services app to get makeover after securing US$1.4m
Lagos-based platform’s latest funding round will help it to scale home concierge services for busy professionals.
Zimbabwe cracks down on digital finance platforms as local unit fumbles
Local banks directed to “identify the source of funding into the accounts” backing debit cards being used to make multi-purchases at retail outlets in exchange of foreign currency at exorbitant exchange rates.
Juniper Research ranks Infobip Leader in Mobile Messaging space
Study assesses the capacity and capability, product positioning - including size of operations - financial performance, and sophistication of messaging solutions of 20 prominent vendors.
MTN enters digital health service space with new pre-paid solution
Nurse & Video-Dr Consult available via MTN MoMo app.
Airtel to leverage Flutterwave alliance to extend services in Eastern and Southern Africa
Once active, company will potentially reach a 19.2-billion customer base within the regions.
Mobile coverage is improving, but usage gap a growing concern says GSMA
Research introduced at MWC Africa recently shows 3.4-billion people do not use mobile internet despite living in areas with mobile broadband coverage.
Vodacom partners with Evina to tackle rise in mobile fraud
Mobile payments company identifies clickjacking as the most fraudulent technique.
Sub-Saharan Africa mobile financial services use more than triples in six years
Ericsson research finds 70% of consumers in SSA believe that faster transactions would encourage them to use mobile money services more in the future.