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Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa

AfricaCom 2017 presents a global speaker line-up in this uncertain age of digital disruption and transformation

12 Oct 2017

Africa still mobile

Africa's story remains a mobile one with mobile internet access the largest contributor of growth across the continent

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Sep 2017

SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers

TerraPay secures regulatory approval from Sarb to launch cross-border money transfers

7 Sep 2017

Last call for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards nominations

AppsAfrica has announced the last call for nominations to this year's AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which recognise the best mobile and tech innovations from across Africa

5 Sep 2017

Africa's app-based taxis battle Uber over market share

Uber's entry into the African continent, where it now operates in 15 major African cities, could be changing the transport narrative forever

25 Aug 2017

Mentorship app for young women, girls in Africa

Tanzania Women of Achievement (TWA) launches Twaa - a mentorship and learning on the go platform for girls and women in Africa.

16 Aug 2017

Mobile money transfers to Uganda launched

Migrants can now send money to prominent mobile wallets in Uganda after TerraPay receives approval to launch international mobile money transfers to Uganda

14 Aug 2017

Qwicart changing the way Ugandans shop for groceries

Ugandan startup Qwicart is bidding to change the way people shop for groceries with a mobile app that allows people to shop from a variety of supermarkets using their phones

By Tom Jackson 9 Aug 2017

Tigo announces upgrade and expansion of services

Tigo Tanzania has announced a massive drive to further modernise its network infrastructure

31 Jul 2017

African winners in mobile remittance awards

Mahindra Comviva and Econet Wireless Zimbabwe win The RemTECH Award in the ‘Visionary Game Changer' category

25 Jul 2017

Mobile money boosts local economies

Mobile cash reduces hunger, boosts local economies in Kenya - the money is primarily transferred using the M-Pesa mobile phone-based money transfer service

10 Jul 2017

Major features upgrade expected for M-Pesa

Kenyan mobile operator, Safaricom is expected to undergo the third upgrade in 10 years of M-Pesa

3 Jul 2017

Mobile phone powered solar electricity for Nigeria

The powerful Y'ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone

28 Jun 2017

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