MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce, has completed its third annual mobile consumer survey of 10,000 respondents, across 13 countries including various African countries, to gather insights in to mobile consumer behaviour. Trust is the barrier to mobile content and commerce adoption, cited by 40% of respondents.
6 Dec 2013 11:36
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
6 Dec 2013 05:06
Social media and the proliferation of smart devices are sweeping in a new era in HR management, offering businesses an opportunity to engage with the market. However both opportunities also bring with them some concerns.
By James McKerrell 5 Dec 2013 14:36
Sanlam's financial journalism awards have been opened to reporters across Africa for the first time. The group aims to recognise and celebrate the contribution journalists across the continent are making towards the African growth story.
5 Dec 2013 14:07
MEF Africa has release its Kenya country report on mobile content and commerce. Despite the impressive growth and countless innovations coming out of Africa, barriers to market entry still exist.
5 Dec 2013 12:28
Many a retailer will sing to the tune of "The customer is always right", but not a lot actually live the phrase, much less invest any time or innovation in it. Luckily for you and I, this age of short-term vision is drawing to a close. Retailers can no longer put us in the consumer-only box - they have to take on a more human approach in reaching their sales targets.
By Sindy Peters 5 Dec 2013 10:35
Nigeria's military has restored the mobile phone service in the embattled city of Maiduguri, a day after a major raid by Islamists, which prompted a round-the-clock ban on movements.
5 Dec 2013 08:38
A report released by Reuters yesterday, 3 December, states that South Africa's Vodacom Group opened its first office in Ethiopia.
4 Dec 2013 12:38
The African market for satellite communications has experienced a feeding frenzy over the last few years as international players vie for the lion's share of a market that has undergone liberalisation and is attracting massive interest from external investors.
By Arie Vered 4 Dec 2013 11:28
In an aim to provide rural communities with internet connections at affordable cost using the identified gaps (White Spaces) in the TV UHF Band, a television white spaces (TVWS) pilot project is being run by the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) and the University of Malawi, reports Rapid TV News and AllAfrica.
4 Dec 2013 10:15
#BIGLoveBIGData for Synergize and Saatchi & Saatchi South Africa
Issued by Synergize Online 4 Dec 2013 10:02
Africa is an important market for everybody. Facebook is well aware of this and ready to jump abroad the great innovation train blazing through the continent.
By Michelle Atagana 4 Dec 2013 08:16
Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, has been named the 2013 Forbes Africa Person of the Year which celebrates the individual who has had the most influence on events of the year gone by.
3 Dec 2013 13:39
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