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Vodacom and Tigo agree on mobile money interoperability

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA: Millions of M-Pesa and Tigo Pesa customers in Tanzania will soon be able to send and receive money directly into each other's wallets. This follows the recent signing of a mobile money interoperability agreement between Tigo and Vodacom...

25 Feb 2015 13:43

DR Congo's small firms bear the brunt of mobile services block

KINSHASA, DRC: Sales are down and business is slow - small entrepreneurs in the Democratic Republic of Congo are bearing the brunt of an official clampdown on mobile Internet services and text messages...

12 Feb 2015 07:21

[eCommerce Africa] How digital disruption is really redefining retail

Best you rethink your business model if you see digital as a pure replacement for traditional 'bricks and mortar' retail, says Colin Fleming, group e-commerce executive at Massmart...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Feb 2015 08:00

The globalisation of the African continent

Data consumption continues to grow at an incredible pace globally. Over 90% of all the data in the world was created in the past two years, and the total amount of data being captured and stored by industry doubles almost year on year...

3 Feb 2015 14:05

Networks in Africa: The year ahead

SUNNYVALE, US: Major data breaches continue with a significant rise in those originating from mobile devices...

By Matthew Barker 29 Jan 2015 13:21

Zimbabwean wins Young Visionaries Fellowship Award

The Indian Government has awarded its Young Visionaries Fellowship Award to Zimbabwean call centre expert, Rinos Mautsa for his contribution to the growth of the country's call centre industry...

19 Jan 2015 07:25

Is m-commerce a game changer for African retailers?

New technologies such as cloud computing are revolutionising the way people do business across the globe. In the African market, infrastructure has traditionally proven to be a challenge that has hindered adoption of new technologies...

By Jaco Barnard 14 Jan 2015 11:06

iWayAfrica managed service solution launched in Kenya

Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced that its iWayAfrica business has launched a managed infrastructure and services solution in Kenya...

3 Dec 2014 11:43

[Mobile360] Geeks versus princess engineers

"It was always this awkward looking guy who was tech savvy, solved a big problem and got the girl in the end ... I consider myself a geek. A geek can look like this too. A geek can wear pink dresses and can wear sparkles and be just as geeky as anybody else." - Margaret Burgraff...

By Jessica Taylor 12 Nov 2014 08:38

Managed services born again in Africa

The notion of managed IT services is not new, but thanks to the ever-evolving nature of technology and the rapid growth of cloud services in Africa, managed services has in effect been born again.

24 Oct 2014 10:02

A new marketing era?

Discovery Insure has a really nifty little gadget that it attaches to your car when you take out insurance: a tracking device that can also measure the impact on your car...

By Jessie Rudd 8 Oct 2014 08:31

Tech4Africa turns five. Feels all grown up and SxSW like

In 2006 when founder Gareth Knight first conceived of Tech4Africa, his vision was to bring SxSW to Africa, so that people wouldn't have to travel to Austin to soak up the knowledge, inspiration and networking it is well known for...

Issued by Tech4Africa 2 Oct 2014 14:52

Discussing the future of Africa at the GIL Conference 2014

Last week saw the convergence of leaders in various industries at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town for the Growth, Innovation and Leadership Conference hosted by Frost & Sullivan.

By Cari Van Wyk 21 Aug 2014 10:06

Kenya Airways and Airtel sign MVNO agreement

Bharti Airtel, a telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa and Kenya Airways have opened a new innovative chapter in the telecoms industry in Africa...

8 Aug 2014 12:05

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