Young Nigerians are mobile-first people - technology is inspiring young entrepreneurs to create businesses that could not have existed in the past...
Magnus Nmonwu 30 Aug 2016
Hundreds of global remittance companies forced to cease transfers while Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria continue...
10 Aug 2016
Vodacom plans to expand its video-on-demand (VOD) service, Video Play, to the African continent...
2 Aug 2016
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
Tuluntulu says watching video on smartphones in Africa is becoming more affordable and African video content is set to increase...
27 Jul 2016
Mobile ecosystem adds more than $150 billion in economic value to African economy...
26 Jul 2016
Africa's mobile-first status may make us more vulnerable, as the threat of mobile malware rises globally...
8 Jun 2016
GeoPoll, Kantar Media, and Cuende announce first Pan-African Out of Home measurement product...
2 Jun 2016
Fintech is disrupting the way ordinary Africans manage and use money...
Dominique Collett 1 Jun 2016
Ericsson reveals 'Emergency Wallet' to support humanitarian responses...
31 May 2016
International Telecommunications Week earlier this month brought together Africa's leading wholesale carriers, mobile network operators, global service providers and content distribution companies...
26 May 2016
Ericsson has joined the SMART Africa Alliance as a technical advisor to advance Africa through ICT...
23 May 2016
The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...
17 Apr 2015
Angolan Investment Bank (BAI) has launched e-Kwanza a mobile money service that allows users to make transfers and payments for goods and services across the country...
12 Dec 2014
We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...
Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014
Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.
26 Mar 2014
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
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
Microsoft has announced the opening of 21 web stores for apps and games across several African countries.
18 Dec 2012
The Angolan minister of Social Communication, Carolina Cerqueira, on Thursday, 6 July 2012, in Uige city, advised the journalists of the various organs of the sector in the province and not only to inform with responsibility and exemption, based primarily on real and clear facts.
6 Jul 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has launched its 2012 Mobile News Grants and Training Scheme, providing newspaper companies in Sub-Saharan Africa an opportunity to develop or expand their mobile platforms.
13 Mar 2012
Neo@Ogilvy's global CEO, New-York based Nasreen Madhany, has been visiting South Africa for a corporate summit, where she talked up the role emerging markets will play in the future profitability of her company.
Herman Manson: @marklives 5 Jul 2011
JOHANNESBURG: InMobi, the independent mobile ad network, has released its April 2011 Mobile Insights Report for Africa providing insights on mobile advertising trends on the continent. Data from the report shows that InMobi now serves 4.2 billion impressions a month in Africa, up 21% from 3.5 billion in January 2011.
6 Jun 2011
A billion Africans and 50 million bank accounts. In South Africa, credit cards are used by only 16.5% of the population (2008). No African country comes close to 1% of total retail spend spent online - the magic figure which constitutes the tipping point for digital retail growth. No wonder, then, that the ecommerce market in Africa hasn't bloomed.
Herman Manson: @marklives 12 May 2011
A global study conducted by TNS Research Surveys shows that South Africans' unconditional love for handsets - more than content as it is in developed markets - is beginning to change and will even shift faster as bandwidth improves, and as cheaper smartphones appear on the market - probably from China.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 21 Apr 2011
WATERLOO, US: As well as in Europe and the middle East, Research In Motion (RIM) has launched BlackBerry Protect in Open Beta in 30 African countries.
25 Mar 2011