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Ecobank, MasterCard ink cross-border African deal.Ecobank inks MasterCard deal
Cross-border payments enabled in 28 countries.

Kenya: CA allows Equity Bank’s thin SIM tech.Thin SIMs'
African debut

Kenyan regulator
approves technology.

Tuesday, Sep 23rd

Last update01:01:00 PM

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Kenya: CA allows Equity Bank’s thin SIM tech.

Kenya: CA allows Equity Bank’s thin SIM tech

Communications authority dismisses Safaricom's 'security concerns' complaint.

Zamtel wins mobile money licence.

Zamtel wins mobile money licence

Bank of Zambia gives it the green light to target subscribers with the service.

Zimbabwe introduces 25% mobile phone tax.

Zimbabwe introduces 25% mobile phone tax

Dwindling state coffers have pushed the country's finance minister to launch new levies.

Mobile internet to drive Nigeria’s media boom - PwC.

Mobile internet to drive Nigeria's media boom - PwC

Number of consumers to increase from 7.7 million in 2013 to 50.4 million in 2018.

Zambian opposition parties reject mobile phone election tech.

Zambian opposition parties reject mobile phone election tech

Fears of vote rigging exist as the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) faces a crisis.

Airtime top-up card ‘litter’ angers Zim govt.

Airtime top-up card ‘litter’ angers Zim govt

Lawmakers mulling legislation to force mobile networks to tackle the ‘problem’.

Apple unveils watch and larger iPhones.

Apple unveils watch and larger iPhones

The technology giant is in bid to retake its innovation crown.

Malawi’s ‘Pasavute’ touches 20 million airtime advance requests.

Malawi’s ‘Pasavute’ reaches 20 million airtime advance requests

Service from Telekom Networks Malawi allows for subscribers to buy airtime on credit.

Skrill switches on global payments for MTN mobile money users.

Skrill switches on global payments for MTN mobile money

Subscribers in the Ivory Coast and Rwanda are first to benefit from the deal.

Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for 15% of global smartphone market.

Sub-Saharan Africa has world's lowest smartphone adoption

The GSMA says this will change as more affordable devices become widely available.

Rampant phone theft prompts Zambian IMEI registrations.

Rampant phone theft prompts Zambian IMEI registrations

Zambia Information and Communication Technology Authority (ZICTA) is mulling the move.