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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Vodafone Uganda gets new CEO

KAMPALA: Allan Richardson has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Uganda. He takes over from Tage Rasmussen who has been acting in the position since earlier this year...

21 Apr 2015 13:16

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25

Ethiopian Airlines goes mobile

Ethiopian Airlines has announced the commencement of mobile payment for online ticket purchases in Ethiopia. The new service is powered by the payment service provider, FloCash...

7 Apr 2015 09:43

One step forwards, one back for democracy

If journalists in Zimbabwe had stood up in that country's parliament to protest against interference with their cellphone signals, they would have been laughed out of the place...

By Anton Harber 2 Mar 2015 06:14

Hellocash mobile money service goes live in Ethiopia

Lion International Bank and Somali Micro Finance in partnership with BelCash Technology Solution PLC launched the official pilot of the HelloCash mobile money services...

11 Feb 2015 14:41

Ugandan joint venture wins U.S. $1m

A Uganda-Dutch company that uses mobile technology, to rapidly exchange information with specific target audiences, has received an impact investment one million euro ($1.1 million) from the Netherlands - ABN AMRO Social Impact Fund...

4 Feb 2015 08:55

Tanzania's Tigo pays out millions to users

Tigo, one of Tanzania's mobile phone operators, has paid out millions to its users, reports Mobile Money Africa...

4 Feb 2015 08:25

M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm

M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...

26 Jan 2015 08:34

Former Apple CEO to launch Obi Mobiles in Kenya

Former Apple CEO, John Sculley, is preparing to launch Obi Mobiles in Kenya as well as other countries located in East Africa...

By Darryl Linington 21 Jan 2015 12:20

Uber finally comes to Kenya, African expansion to be tested

It's only been a matter of time before Uber unleashes its East African chapter. The $40-billion worth taxi company is finally about to show face in Kenya's Nairobi...

By Nur Bremmen 20 Jan 2015 07:56

Orange retail store set for 2015 launch

Following the success of the Orange Online Store, introduced to South Africa earlier this year, telecommunications services provider Orange will launch its first branded retail store in South Africa...

12 Dec 2014 14:23

Africa leads the world into the future of market research

As the growth in mobile communications brings about a revolution in market research, it is the vast continent of Africa that is leading the way...

By John-William Awbrey, Issued by Millward Brown 4 Dec 2014 12:24

Tigo Pesa pays out $1.8m profit to users

Three months after Tigo paid a profit of TZS 14.25 billion ($8.64m) accumulated in the Tigo Pesa Trust Account to its users, the company has announced the first of its regular quarterly payments worth $1.8m to Tigo Pesa users...

1 Dec 2014 10:52

First 4G service launched in Seychelles

Airtel has launched Africa's first 4G service on a network based on FD-LTE in the Seychelles, making it amongst the first countries in sub-Saharan Africa to commercially deploy this technology...

28 Nov 2014 10:43

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