WhatsApp
2:10
Feb 13, 2020

Rise of mod apps in Sub-Saharan Africa

WhatsApp clones increasingly popular, but experts warn of security concerns.
2:00
Jul 23, 2019

KaiOS integrates WhatsApp to extend smart feature phones reach

KaiOS, Facebook push for increased availability throughout 2019.
1:20
May 23, 2019

MyWari now available on WhatsApp

Financial services platform integrates with social network to expand service delivery.
6:10
Nov 5, 2018

Facebook's Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Reuters reports on Facebook's ability to police millions of posts each day and crack down on hate speech.
1:50
Jan 19, 2018

Airbnb continues to disrupt Zimbabwe's traditional travel industry

Service confirms increase in number of local accommodation listings.
1:50
Jul 18, 2017

Kenya to monitor hate-speech in WhatsApp groups

Group admins have the mandate to ensure that members do not spread any form of hate speech, rumours or fake news.
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.
1:40
Mar 15, 2016

Barclays Zim battles rumour circulating on social media

False message posted on WhatsApp claims business will shut down on 22 March.
1:30
Feb 5, 2016

Tigo Tanzania announces free WhatsApp

Telco offers complimentary service to all customers subscribed to its network.
1:40
Feb 4, 2016

Mobile subscribers left frustrated in Zimbabwe

Econet Wireless, Telecel Zimbabwe acknowledge recent disruptions to service.
2:20
Dec 4, 2015

Nigeria contemplates controversial social media bill

Lawmakers propose 2-year jail term or multi-million Naira fine or both for those found guilty of transmitting abusive statements on social media.