MEF Africa has release its Kenya country report on mobile content and commerce. Despite the impressive growth and countless innovations coming out of Africa, barriers to market entry still exist.
5 Dec 2013 12:28
The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
The growing standoff between Safaricom, Kenya's biggest mobile operator, and the country's Ministry of ICT, led by minister Fred Matiangi, threatens to harm consumers and damage Kenya's economy unless it is solved in an amicable manner.
By Tom Jackson 17 Sep 2013 14:04
MTN Uganda customers can now enjoy a free minute every day between 6am and 9am to call their loved ones on MTN through the mobile operator's 'Good Morning Uganda' promotion.
9 Dec 2013 10:23
A report released by Reuters yesterday, 3 December, states that South Africa's Vodacom Group opened its first office in Ethiopia.
4 Dec 2013 12:38
Google recently announced its first infrastructural project in Africa, called Project Link. This initiative, through the building of a fibre-optic network in Kampala (Uganda), enables internet service providers (ISPs) and mobile operators to provide faster connections to their users than ever before.
28 Nov 2013 12:04
Vodacom said on Tuesday, 26 November, it had entered into an agreement with Cavalry Holdings Limited and its shareholders to acquire an additional indirect 17.2% interest in Vodacom Tanzania Limited to increase its total economic interest in Vodacom Tanzania from 65% to 82.2%.
27 Nov 2013 08:08
The first report of a three-country African Growth Market Study on mobile content and commerce by MEF, shows that Kenyan industry leaders are optimistic about mobile content and commerce revenue growth.
18 Nov 2013 08:13
In partnership with Airtel, Wikipedia and Praekelt Foundation will make Wikipedia Zero available on mobile in Kenya.
8 Nov 2013 08:14
First National Bank's eWallet continues to show strong growth in its African operations with a 119% year-on-year increase. It has also maintained growth in SA with the total number of eWallets in all countries reaching 2.5m‚ an 84% increase from the previous financial year.
By Bekezela Phakathi 28 Oct 2013 10:52
Kenyan mobile provider Safaricom has invested KSh24.88 billion (US$293 million) to improve its network coverage in Kenya.
By Nick Sato 17 Oct 2013 14:04
Kenyan app development firm Thirst Interactive has launched an Android app, MyTichaa, to teach young children Swahili through a range of picture puzzles. (video)
By Gabriella Mulligan 2 Oct 2013 14:09
Tusker.mobi, developed by Trigger Isobar and launched late last week, is the official entertainment platform that gives fans the chance to follow Tusker Project Fame 6 and interact with their favourite contestants.
17 Sep 2013 11:36
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