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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.
Ethiopia plots own social network to replace global offerings
But any locally developed offering needs to scale to be successful, according to market analyst.
Zambia follows through on internet blackout threat
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram inaccessible since 12 August.
Civil rights groups lobby Buhari to rescind Twitter suspension
Paradigm Initiative, representing a group of organisations and individuals, pens open letter to government.
Nigeria takes on Twitter as war-talk gets Buhari suspended
Country’s Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed accuses social network of double standards.
Lobby groups fume over proposed new social media laws in Mauritius
Digital rights campaigners react to tabling of new amendments to the country’s ICT Act.