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Episode 151: Twitter advertising and Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town

Date: 1 Oct 2015
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Safaricom Appwiz challenge is here! Winning start-ups to get funding

Kenyan innovators in mobile ICT should take advantage of the Safaricom Appwiz Challenge which is in the second month running...

By Ngugi Mungai 7 Sep 2015 06:41

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 147: Jason Xenopolous and Christian Horsfall from NATIVE VML

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Christian Horsfall and Jason Xenopolous from NATIVE VML...

4 Sep 2015 08:44

BlackBerry unveils Android phone in new reboot effort

WASHINGTON, USA: BlackBerry announced plans on Friday to sell an Android-powered smartphone, in the latest reboot effort from the faded star of the sector...

28 Sep 2015 13:10

Alcatel OneTouch launches mobile devices into Nigeria

Alcatel OneTouch will launch a wide range of affordable and feature-rich mobile devices into the Nigerian market through TD Mobile as its distributor...

25 Sep 2015 10:06

Smile partners Samsung to launch Volte in Nigeria

Smile Communications Nigeria Limited has partnered with Samsung Electronics West Africa, to launch the first LTE compliant smartphone in Nigeria...

By Emmanuel Elebeke 22 Sep 2015 13:51

More speakers added to 2015 Mobile 360 - Africa conference

The 2015 Mobile 360 - Africa conference, scheduled for 7-9 October at the African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel and Spa in Cape Town, has announced additional speakers for its lineup...

22 Sep 2015 09:45

PwC launches 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2015 - 2019'

PwC launched its 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2015 - 2019 (South Africa - Nigeria-Kenya)' report, which presents annual historical data for 2010-2014 and provides annual forecasts for 2015-2019 in 11 entertainment and media segments for South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya...

18 Sep 2015 10:14

More Rwandans go digital as rate of poverty drops

The number of Rwandans owning a mobile phone has increased from 6.2 per cent of the country's total population in 2000 to 63.6 per cent in 2014 as poverty dropped to 39 per cent, the fourth Integrated Household Living Survey...

By Kenneth Agutamba 16 Sep 2015 09:58

Orange and HelloAsso launch first mobile crowdfunding platform in Africa

Orange has launched Africa's first mobile crowdfunding platform in Côte d'Ivoire: Orange Collecte. Now, private individuals and charities can finance their personal and charitable projects by making an appeal through their mobile network...

11 Sep 2015 13:49

Moving money from Rwanda to Uganda through MTN Mobile Money

MTN Uganda has announced the launch of cross-border mobile money transfer services between Rwanda and Uganda. This new service will allow customers in both countries to transact via Mobile Money without having to change currencies...

8 Sep 2015 07:42

Mobile phones offer free books to five million Africans

A partnership between Worldreader and Opera Software has provided five million readers in Africa access to 25,000 free digital book titles, via their mobile phones...

2 Sep 2015 09:49

Africa's invisible sector: Caught up in complexity

Having faced nasty bill shocks at month end, or struggled to get out of onerous mobile contracts, many consumers have long since made the switch to prepaid SIM cards...

By Hein Koen 28 Aug 2015 11:23

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