Oxford Professor Mark Graham spells out the opportunities and challenges for African workers in the new digital world...
29 Mar 2017
In bustling Abidjan, a homegrown company has tapped into the global taxi app revolution that has spawned Uber and other online transport networks...
16 Jan 2017
Internet.org presented six Innovation Challenge in Africa awards to what it considers leading examples of ideas, apps, websites and/or online services...
3 Oct 2016
With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
As smartphone penetration across the continent increases, African travellers are increasingly looking for agents offering online and mobile services...
15 Mar 2016
Coinciding with the release of its SMS APIs in Cameroon, Congo, Guinea, Niger and Senegal, Orange is launching its largest international developer challenge to date - across 13 countries - aiming to spur and nurture the creation of unique and local services for Africa and the Middle East from the growing entrepreneurial base developing in these countries.
3 Jul 2015
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
17 Apr 2015
Within five years‚ Vodacom Business could account for 25% of Vodacom South Africa's service revenue according to new plans revealed by Vuyani Jarana‚ chief executive of the company
5 Jul 2013
Telecommunications group MTN said on Tuesday (28 May) that the group had increased its subscriber base by 4% in the four months to April 30 to 197.4m mobile subscribers across its operations.
29 May 2013
MoneyGram remittance costs are 5% or less depending on the size of the transaction‚ MoneyGram's Vice President for Africa Hervé Chomel told a media roundtable on Thursday (7 February).
8 Feb 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Apple has announced that the latest version of its hot-selling iPhones will be released in China and 21 other countries on 13 January. It is already available in South Africa.
6 Jan 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011