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Antenatal SMS system trialled in Kenya











Zim mobile subs hits 9mn

Number of connections have tripled in the last decade.

Huawei Wind Li

Huawei appoints new CEO for Kenya office

Wind Li has been named chief executive. 


‘No need to lower mobile tariffs’ - Zim Regulator

Authority hits back at critics.

Mobile solution for slum`s water woes

Residents of Nairobi`s largest informal settlement will soon be able to use a service on their cellphones to help them locate clean water.

Nokia under threat in Africa

As cheap Chinese handsets and more affordable smartphones flood the continent.

Bitcoin: a mobile money alternative

Virtual currency could be an alternative to M-Pesa.


Kenya`s mobile phone subs hit 28m

More Kenyans use mobile phones, but make fewer calls due to high voice tariffs.

Mobile money `popular` in Zimbabwe

Over one million subscribers have signed up for EcoNet`s cash transfer service since its launch in September last year.

Tech to track Kenyan election results

SMS open source software is to be used to help monitor the 2013 elections.

Long-life smartphone enters Kenya`s market

Those frustrated with Internet-enabled phones` short battery lives will soon have an option to buy a handset that only needs to be charged “every 60 days”.