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4G subscriptions continue to grow in Africa

According to Dataxis, in 2016, most 4G subscribers came from a few leading countries in northern and southern Africa. Significant disparities in 4G development and adoption still exist depending on the country...

3 days ago

Africa's quest for a cashless economy gains momentum

Insufficient financial inclusion, unbanked masses and financial literacy are increasingly attracting investors...

By Kingsley Ighobor 7 Jun 2017

Digital payments boost economic opportunity for poor

UN study: Digitisation of Kenyan farmer payments helps tackle poverty...

2 Jun 2017

BBM launches mobile streaming TV in Africa

BBM has identified Africa as a priority focus for the rollout of a variety of its services, including mobile streaming television...

8 May 2017

Kenya sells first ever mobile government bonds

Kenya has began selling the first ever government bonds via mobile phone, allowing anyone from teachers to shop owners to invest and fund infrastructure projects...

27 Mar 2017

New Red Cross app to optimise services

The Red Cross Society of Côte d'Ivoire has launched a new app to “digitise and optimise” its services to humanity…

20 Mar 2017

New insurance app brings sponsored cover to Uganda

Uganda, a country with a high smartphone penetration, is the first-to-market for SureBüddy, a sponsored insurance app…

17 Mar 2017

Smarter banking solution for East African millennials

A mobile solution gives millennials in East Africa access to banking services, transfers and payments…

15 Mar 2017

New mobile telephone network solution for rural Rwanda

Mobile connectivity solutions in Rwanda will reach 1 million people and drive social and economic growth in remote places…

1 Mar 2017

Telecoms merger could see major shakeup in Ghana

Ghana's telecommunications sector could be in for a major shakeup…

27 Jan 2017

Rwandans can now buy fuel using MTN Mobile Money

Engen customers in Rwanda can now purchase fuel, lubricants and other goods using MTN Mobile Money in a new partnership deal announced last week...

19 Dec 2016

SimbaPay launches mobile money transfer service to Ghana and Uganda

Techstars alumni, SimbaPay announces the addition of Ghana and Uganda as remittance destinations on its international digital money transfer platform...

13 Dec 2016

Smart and Kirusa partner to launch InstaVoice in Uganda

Smart Uganda and Kirusa announced the launch of InstaVoice Missed Call, Voicemail, and Voice SMS service in Uganda...

8 Dec 2016

MTN Mobile Money customers can now send money to Kenya, Rwanda

This latest MTN Mobile Money innovation allows customers to send money across Uganda's borders, to Kenya and Rwanda...

1 Dec 2016

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