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
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.
Oct 4, 2017

Jumia launches Nigeria's first e-commerce bot

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

WeChat no longer in Nigeria says marketing exec

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

WeChat takes on WhatsApp in Africa

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

WeChat partners with Nigerian ecommerce startups

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

WeChat launches digital wallet service in SA

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

WeChat launches goods collection and delivery app

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

WeChat launching micro jobs service in South Africa

Money for Jam (M4JAM) expected to offer a new way to crowdsource information.
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.
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.
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.