MTN Uganda, Centenary Bank and Ministry of Health partner on medical camps offering services such as cancer screening, child immunisation and nutrition...
TUNIS, TUNISIA: The mobile application "Zoomi" to report environmental abuses and violations was launched, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development Nejib Derouiche announced Wednesday...
28 May 2015
CAIRO: Metro commuters in Egypt will now be able to make complaints and suggestions about their metro experiences by directly messaging videos or pictures to the metro's management over WhatsApp...
18 May 2015
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
17 Apr 2015
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
A new Arab Advisors Group survey of Egypt's mobile application users revealed that 75% of adult mobile apps users in Egypt are younger than 34 years of age...
24 Nov 2014
Thanks to mobile connectivity, half of Africa's 200-million internet users were accessing Facebook on a monthly basis in June 2014...
Staff Reporter 9 Sep 2014
AppCircus@Mobile Web Africa takes place in Johannesburg on 11 September. Sponsored by Intel, the competition will gather the region's top mobile developers to showcase their latest app creations...
All Amber 18 Aug 2014
Ericsson has recently partnered with Vodafone Egypt, signing a three year managed services agreement to deliver network field maintenance services to improve the quality of its network covering...
6 Aug 2014
GAZA CITY - A Twitter account of Hamas's armed wing has been suspended by administrators, the Palestinian Islamist movement said Thursday, 23 January, accusing the social media site of censorship.
24 Jan 2014
Egyptian prosecutors are probing telecoms giant, Vodafone, over claims a company advert featuring a popular muppet-like character contains coded messages calling for terrorist attacks, company executives said on Thursday.
6 Jan 2014
Ahmad Abdulkarim Julfar, CEO of Etisalat Group, recently predicted a positive future for the telecoms industry during the morning session of GSMA Mobile 360 Series-Middle East conference at Dubai World Trade Centre.
22 Oct 2013
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.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
Libya will launch a tender in 2014 for the award of the country's first private mobile phone licence, Communications Minister Usama Siala told AFP on Monday.
19 Sep 2013
In an attempt to provide its users with more flexible on-demand subscriptions and bigger selection of data option, Vodafone Egypt has selected Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) to deploy Ericsson Mobile Broadband Charging (MBC).
9 Sep 2013
MasterCard, the National Bank of Egypt and Etisalat, have announced the launch of 'Flous', the mobile payment wallet in Egypt, which will bring Etisalat Egypt's subscriber base safe and convenient payment services through the power of their mobile phones.
25 Jun 2013
Mobile is top of the big four influencers of BI change across Africa this year. The massive growth in mobile across Africa is driving resurgence in business intelligence (BI) growth, as executives across the continent see the value of having relevant, updated data at hand at all times.
Ayanda Dlamini 29 Apr 2013
The wife of a hunger-striking Libyan journalist has told Amnesty International of her disbelief that her husband has been imprisoned and denied bail for 'offending' the judiciary under an al-Gaddafi-era law.
11 Apr 2013
Microsoft Corporation on Tuesday, 5 February 2013, introduced the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative, a new effort through which the company will actively engage in Africa's economic development to improve its global competitiveness.
6 Feb 2013
The year 2013 for most brands, especially the ones coping with saturated markets in developed countries, will be a decisive one. Incorporating Africa into their corporate brand strategy, if they haven't done so, will be the better part of valour, so to speak.
Obaika Consulting Team 31 Jan 2013
No, the concepts of "tribalism", "gamification" and "engagement" aren't a promo for the latest computer game, but are in fact the trends that will characterise the way companies and consumers interact in 2013. The branding industry is constantly developing and. while the following trends are evolutions rather than dynamic, short-term changes, we believe there are 10 areas that will define the brandscape over the next year.
HKLM Exco Team 31 Jan 2013
Millicom International Cellular, operating under the Tigo brand, and non-profit organisation Reach for Change have agreed to join forces to improve the lives of children in Africa through social entrepreneurship.
4 Sep 2012
Airtel Chad has collaborated with Ecobank to launch Airtel Money in the West African nation. Reportedly the first mobile commerce product in the country, the service will allow subscribers to carry out financial transactions on their mobile phones and enhance the delivery of financial services at affordable costs.
20 Jun 2012