Jumia unveils its third white paper on mobile trends in Africa, and shows Chinese dominance in the smartphone market
"Africa's online landscape is mobile but mostly feature phone based. Travel still needs to better embrace mobile by delivering mobile and thumb ready experiences to the African youth."
Cari Coetzee 19 Apr 2017
Smart data report out now from Wan-Ifra
Bank Windhoek has embraced mobile technology to launch the first mobile fuel payment system in Namibia
Africa telecom and finance leaders assess accelerating digital investment opportunities
Which digital device reigns supreme on the African continent? Latest research from StatsCounter
Dean Workman 6 Apr 2017
LAGOS, Nigeria: South African telecoms giant MTN has paid nearly $100m of a $1.7bn fine for failing to disconnect unregistered SIM cards in Nigeria
Kenyans abroad are the biggest senders of mobile to mobile remittances, as data shows that 93% of WorldRemit's money transfers to Kenya go to mobile money accounts
Decentralised births and deaths registration system for under-fives to benefit over 650,000 children in Geita and Shinyanga regions
Kenya has began selling the first ever government bonds via mobile phone, allowing anyone from teachers to shop owners to invest and fund infrastructure projects
The second set of D&AD Pencil winners have been announced, with an additional 10 South African entries making the grade in the final categories!
London International Awards (LIA) has announced a new competition to validate the importance of the Social Influencer. Phil Ranta, chief operating officer at Studio71, will chair the inaugural jury for Social Influencers.
Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.
The London International Awards (LIA) has announced that Amber Finlay, senior director, global brand communications at Converse is the jury president of The New category.