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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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MTN denies illegal transfer of USD14bn from Nigeria

South Africa's MTN has denied it illegally transferred $13.9 billion from Nigeria, as it submitted to Senate hearings in this regard...

10 hours ago

The importance of mobile threat defence

A rise in mobile malware demonstrates how vulnerable business is as the lines blur between personal and professional use...

By Rick Rogers 11 Oct 2016

Ethiopian taxi app plans relaunch

Ethiopian taxi app RIDE pivots away from SMS, relaunching next year...

By Tom Jackson 21 Sep 2016

MTN Uganda launches HelloWorld roaming solution

MTN Uganda has launched HelloWorld, a roaming service. Customers who subscribe and load airtime will enjoy discounted roaming calls, SMS and internet when traveling abroad...

9 Sep 2016

Startup MoBFIT uses SMS to connect farmers with buyers

Ugandan startup MOBFIT has developed GSM-supported agricultural supply chain software, able to directly connect smallholder rural farmers to buyers via SMS...

By Tom Jackson 6 Sep 2016

The love affair between young Nigerians and disruptive mobile technology

Young Nigerians are mobile-first people - technology is inspiring young entrepreneurs to create businesses that could not have existed in the past...

By Magnus Nmonwu 30 Aug 2016

WorldRemit calls for urgent restoration of money transfers to Nigeria

Hundreds of global remittance companies forced to cease transfers while Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria continue...

10 Aug 2016

Tigo outlines strategic priorities and social investment

Tigo Tanzania showcases transformative financial inclusion, innovative services at the M360 Africa GSMA Conference...

10 Aug 2016

Vodacom to expand video service in Africa

Vodacom plans to expand its video-on-demand (VOD) service, Video Play, to the African continent...

2 Aug 2016

Reducing the mobile gender gap in Africa by 2020

Orange Mali, Smart Burundi, Smart Tanzania, Smart Uganda, Tigo Chad, Tigo Ghana, Tigo Senegal, Tigo Tanzania and Zantel, have all signed up to the Connected Women Commitment Initiative...

28 Jul 2016

Explosion in smartphone video in Africa predicted

Tuluntulu says watching video on smartphones in Africa is becoming more affordable and African video content is set to increase...

27 Jul 2016

Unique mobile subscribers in Africa surpass half a billion

Mobile ecosystem adds more than $150 billion in economic value to African economy...

26 Jul 2016

New opportunities for Kenyan entrepreneurs in ecommerce

Kenya's electronic commerce market is primed for major growth in the next five years as mobile internet performance continues to improve...

15 Jul 2016

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