Ghana's banks wary of telcos.Ghana's banks wary of telcos

Bankers demand review of financial services.

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A solar boost for power-strapped mobile subscribers.

A solar boost for power-strapped mobile subscribers

Possibility of 'pay-as-you-go' approach for solar panels raised at African Development Bank meeting in Zambia.

Asian smartphone brands dominate in Africa.

Asian smartphone brands dominate in Africa

Analysis of mobile trends reveals that Asian brands are capitalising on rise in smartphone adoption across the continent.

Consumer demand prompts Airbnb app revamp.

Consumer demand prompts Airbnb app revamp

Global accommodation rental service adds features and launches fresh marketing campaign.

MTN SA Chief HR officer resigns.

MTN SA Chief HR officer resigns

Mobile operator issues statement confirming latest HR development.

Jongla launches app to take on IM competitors.

Jongla launches app to take on IM competitors

Instant Messaging app relying on its ultralight internet as a means to improve customer experience.

Mobile spam irks Nigeria's NCC.

Mobile spam irks Nigeria's NCC

Mobile network operators could face NGN5-m fine and daily penalties for non-compliance with latest rules.

Botswana techpreneurs compete for global acclaim.

Botswana techpreneurs compete for global acclaim

Two young developers make it to semi-final stage of international science and tech competition.

Vodacom abandons M-Pesa in South Africa.

Vodacom abandons M-Pesa in South Africa

Decision will not impact on customers in other regions including Tanzania, Lesotho, Mozambique and the DRC, mobile operator confirms.

M-Pesa supports HIV treatment in Lesotho.

M-Pesa supports HIV treatment in Lesotho

Vodacom Lesotho will help identify and treat HIV positive children and pregnant women using mobile technologies like mobile money.

SimbaPay increases single money transfer limit to US$45,000.

SimbaPay increases single money transfer limit to US$45,000

Company believes the 1400% increase raises bar for digital transaction providers focussed on Africa.

Huawei brings Mate 8 to South Africa.

Huawei brings Mate 8 to South Africa

The latest product launch in South Africa is an effort to maximise a growing presence among local consumers.