As you can imagine, SXSW Interactive attracts "digital natives" from all over the world that essentially wouldn't be able to survive without their mobile apps. Here is my list of top apps for SXSW Interactive 2014...
By Mark Schefermann 7 Mar 2014 07:52
Despite challenges stemming from a lack of information, Malawi is one of the most promising mobile money markets in Southern Africa, due both to an enabling regulatory environment and the potential for commercial scale in a country with 15 million people.
By Kenneth Mbewe 3 Mar 2014 10:22
BBC World News and BBC.com/news have released new insight into the impact of mobile advertising on affluent consumers, following its first study examining the usage of mobile devices by consumers around the world.
21 Feb 2014 16:21
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook is betting huge on mobile with an eye-popping cash-and-stock deal worth up to $19 billion for Internet Age smartphone messaging service WhatsApp.
20 Feb 2014 09:03
MobiPay and Namibian mobile network operator, MTC, has entered into a partnership to launch MTC Money which enables its subscribers to transfer money and make withdrawals as well as deposits.
19 Feb 2014 11:46
January 2014 saw an increase of 82% in the number of companies using EcoCash Payroll to pay their employees in Zimbabwe. This is reportedly due to the liquidity problems facing some banks.
3 Feb 2014 11:01
Zimbabwean mobile operator, Telecel, has confirmed that it will be launching a mobile money service this week, reports ITWeb Africa.
28 Jan 2014 12:49
Phillipe Baudin was appointed as Orange Botswana's new CEO effective December 2013.
21 Jan 2014 14:06
The Helix Institute of Digital Finance has partnered with MobileMoneyExpo to host a workshop on agent network management during the 4th MobileMoneyExpo in Lagos, Nigeria. The 2014 edition taking place 12-13 February is themed 'Promoting financial inclusion'.
Issued by MobileMoneyAfrica 20 Jan 2014 11:01
The world is going gaga over culture, design and art from Africa, but back here on the continent we're innovating exciting solutions to uniquely African challenges. Here are my thoughts on the four biggest trends related to Africa...
By Oresti Patricios 20 Jan 2014 07:06
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health (13-14 June), a new bespoke festival celebrating the power of creativity in healthcare marketing and communications from around the world, is now open for delegate registration.
13 Jan 2014 06:47
Tawanda Karombo, writing on ITWeb Africa, says that Zimbabwe has started levying a tax of 5 cents on mobile money transactions
9 Jan 2014 12:57
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health, the new bespoke Festival and Awards celebrating creativity in healthcare marketing and communications, has opened for entries.
9 Jan 2014 11:38
Professional services firm, Deloitte was a title sponsor of the inaugural World Retail Congress Africa, held last month in Sandton. I spoke to Ilse du Toit, a manager within the Strategy & Innovation practice at Deloitte Consulting.
By Danette Breitenbach 17 Dec 2013 08:48
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