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Mobile movie ticket services for Nigerians

BBM Messenger and Nairabox bring movie tickets service to users in Nigeria...

16 hours ago

4G subscriptions continue to grow in Africa

According to Dataxis, in 2016, most 4G subscribers came from a few leading countries in northern and southern Africa. Significant disparities in 4G development and adoption still exist depending on the country...

2 days ago

Learnings from Facebook in Dublin

Popimedia was invited to take part in a social media manager's boot camp in Dublin during the first week of June.

By Lisa Steingold 3 days ago

Transfer money instantly across continents

WorldRemit launches with Android Pay to offer mobile-to-mobile transfers to the world's unbanked...

3 days ago

Disrupting cash transactions in growth markets

Youtap partners with MatchMove to deliver open-loop payments for mobile money customers in Africa and Asia...

15 Jun 2017

New CNN Travel multiplatform, multimedia digital destination launched

CNN has launched an all-new CNN Travel multimedia digital destination. CNN Travel has a new design as a globally-minded, mobile-first, social product with an emphasis on visual storytelling...

13 Jun 2017

Nigerian rideshare app reports success

GoMyWay.com, the Nigerian rideshare app, reports that it has experienced a 150% increase in registered members and a 300% increase in the number of seats offered...

13 Jun 2017

Mobile payments deliver on meals for workers

Jumia Food, the online food delivery marketplace under Jumia Group, just signed a new mobile payment agreement with international HR reward scheme provider, Sodexo Group, to cater for the Kenyan market...

8 Jun 2017

26% of media consumption will be mobile in 2019

According to Zenith's Media Consumption Forecasts, mobile internet use will account for 26% of global media consumption by 2019...

7 Jun 2017

Africa's quest for a cashless economy gains momentum

Insufficient financial inclusion, unbanked masses and financial literacy are increasingly attracting investors...

By Kingsley Ighobor 7 Jun 2017

2017 Mobile 360 - Africa open for registration

The 2017 Mobile 360 - Africa conference, which will take place from 11-13 July 2017 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, is now open for registration...

2 Jun 2017

Digital payments boost economic opportunity for poor

UN study: Digitisation of Kenyan farmer payments helps tackle poverty...

2 Jun 2017

African healthcare - ripe for disruption

Mobile technology is rapidly transforming the way business is being conducted in Africa, particularly in the healthcare industry, as a result of greater internet connectivity...

31 May 2017

Marketers in Africa should leverage mobile as an amplifier

Mobile is rapidly outpacing traditional channels such as television and print as the medium of choice by African consumers for accessing information and entertainment.

By Werner Lindemann 24 May 2017

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International

Red Bull Music Academy opens for applications for 2018

Music makers from all over the world are invited to apply for the 20th Red Bull Music Academy 2018 being held in Berlin from Friday, 8 September to Thursday, 12 October 2018. Applications close on Monday, 4 September 2017.

20 hours ago

One Club Young Guns 15 jury selected

The One Club for Creativity, formed by last year's merger of the Art Directors Club and The One Club has announced the jury members for the Young Guns (YG) 15 programme, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 and younger. About half of the jury consists of past YG winners.

21 hours ago

South African designers showcase their wares in Paris

Forty-two South African designers are currently exhibiting their artisanal goods at the renowned BHV/Marais in Paris, a department store of the group of Galeries Lafayette that attracts over 60,000 visitors daily. The exhibition, which runs until 31 July 2017, showcases South Africa's creative energy and its international design and cultural capitals: Johannesburg and Cape Town.

21 hours ago

Publicis Groupe shifts spend on award shows, other events to AI initiative

#NEWSWATCH: In an effort to cut costs and shift spend towards its new professional assistant platform, Publicis Groupe's newly appointed CEO, Arthur Sadoun, has forbidden all of its agencies from participating in award shows, trade shows and any other paid promotional efforts for the next year, which means it will sit out of the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival.

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Technology, consumer usage generates new opportunities in TV, radio

At the invitation of TV4, egta, an association of television and radio sales houses, has held its CEO & Top Executives Summit in Stockholm. Fabrice Mollier, president of TF1 Distribution (France), assumed the egta presidency and called on the TV and radio industry to enter a new era of transformation, as technology and consumer usage generates new opportunities.

1 day ago

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