Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown
With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
Mobile services group Vodacom on Thursday (18 July) reported a 3% rise in group revenue to R17.5bn for the June quarter.
E-commerce in Africa has grown dramatically over the past year‚ and is poised to support the massive consumer boom on the continent‚ according to Robin Philip of payment services provider PayGate.
Thabiso Mochiko 4 Jul 2013
Telecommunications group MTN said on Tuesday (28 May) that the group had increased its subscriber base by 4% in the four months to April 30 to 197.4m mobile subscribers across its operations.
Mobile phone operator MTN has increased its subscriber numbers by 3.2% in the first quarter 2013 and now has 195.4m users of its service in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East.
BlackBerry is investigating opportunities to support local mobile software applications (apps) developers in Africa, in a bid to attract more customers and claw back market share, the local company claims.
Although Africa made huge strides in increasing human development in the past decade, gains could - with hundreds of millions of people being pushed into extreme poverty - easily be reversed should "significant progress" not be made in halting global warming.
Schalk Mouton 20 Mar 2013
MoneyGram remittance costs are 5% or less depending on the size of the transaction‚ MoneyGram's Vice President for Africa Hervé Chomel told a media roundtable on Thursday (7 February).
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.