WeChat

SimbaPay, Family Bank partner to launch WeChat-based payment service

Over seven million Family Bank customers and businesses will access the mobile-based money transfer service.
Vincent Matinde
1:30
Nov 28, 2018

ZTE moves 5G smartphone deadline to 2019

Company originally stipulated rollout of its first commercial 5G-enabled smartphone at the end of 2018.
2:10
Oct 4, 2017

Jumia launches Nigeria's first e-commerce bot

Initiative developed between Facebook and Jumia tech teams.
1:40
Aug 1, 2016

WeChat no longer in Nigeria says marketing exec

Member of company's marketing team responds with confirmation message.
5:00
Jul 22, 2016

WeChat takes on WhatsApp in Africa

WeChat tries to gain traction in Africa, long after WhatsApp snapped up the market.
1:10
Dec 11, 2015

WeChat partners with Nigerian ecommerce startups

Mobile app development and ecommerce at the heart of industry alliance.
2:50
Nov 26, 2015

WeChat launches digital wallet service in SA

Latest offering pitched to grab market share from global competitors Apple and Samsung.
1:30
May 27, 2015

WeChat launches goods collection and delivery app

Picup aims to serve as an alternative to traditional courier services.
1:30
Aug 1, 2014

WeChat launching micro jobs service in South Africa

Money for Jam (M4JAM) expected to offer a new way to crowdsource information.
2:50
May 13, 2014

WeChat needs more than Gareth Cliff to boost adoption

Shock jock’s CliffCentral.com notches up almost 80,000 followers on social network.
4:20
Apr 14, 2014

Could radio DJ Gareth Cliff boost WeChat in SA?

‘Shock jock’ reveals plan to launch a channel for his CliffCentral.com venture on the mobile app.
1:30
Oct 25, 2013

Soccer Laduma scores Africa’s first verified WeChat account

South African soccer publication sends daily broadcast messages to its readers and followers.