MyWari now available on WhatsApp

MyWari on
WhatsApp
  
Customers now have more widespread access.

Saturday, May 25th

French taxi app raises US$38-million for Francophone Africa expansion

French taxi app raises US$38-million for Francophone Africa expansion

Uber competitor plans to launch in Algeria, Cameroon and Senegal in 2019.

SA, Nigeria and Ghana give MTN a quarterly boost

SA, Nigeria and Ghana give MTN a quarterly boost

Group CFO says growth in service revenue was supported by the continued expansion in voice, data and FinTech revenue.

Sharp rise in mobile internet users in Zambia

Sharp rise in mobile internet users in Zambia

ICT and telecoms regulator attributes increase to improved data networks, affordable data services.

Over US$4-million tech grant to fight malaria in Africa

Over US$4-million tech grant to fight malaria in Africa

Companies Tableau, Mapbox, Exasol and Alteryx have pledged support for Visualise No Malaria campaign.

MTN Chat launches

MTN Chat launches

The telco has announced MTN Chat, a service that will allow customers to recharge their airtime and data on WhatsApp.

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Orange targets start-ups with first digital centre in Tunisia

Telco plans to establish similar centres in Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire, Jordan, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone by year-end.

YouTube Music launches in South Africa

YouTube Music launches in South Africa

Google Play Music subscribers will automatically receive access to YouTube Music Premium at their current price.

Africa's mobile phone accessories market to reach over US$4-billion by 2026

Africa's mobile phone accessories market to reach over US$4-billion by 2026

Increasing disposable income, rapid urbanisation, internet usage and advent of m-commerce are driving factors, according to research by Future Market Insights.

Sub-Saharan Africa 2nd worst region in mobile gender gap

Sub-Saharan Africa 2nd worst region in mobile gender gap

In our increasingly connected world, women are still being left behind, according to the GSMA.

Huawei has launched its P30 lite device in the South African market

Huawei has launched its P30 lite device in the South African market

The new device, now at Vodacom, MTN, Telkom and Cell C stores, is the latest photography-focused triple-camera smartphone.

Nigeria moves to root out fake devices

Nigeria moves to root out fake devices

Mobile phone market losing approximately NGN200-milliion daily, says Communications Minister.