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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

Rwandan entrepreneurs offer free app development training

Code for Good aims to bring technology to youth in order to improve academic outcomes

14 Aug 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 penetration on the decline in Rwanda

According to the most recent statistics from Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA), the country's mobile penetration rate has declined. ..

10 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

4G subscriptions continue to grow in Africa

According to Dataxis, in 2016, most 4G subscribers came from a few leading countries in northern and southern Africa. Significant disparities in 4G development and adoption still exist depending on the country

20 Jun 2017

Africa's quest for a cashless economy gains momentum

Insufficient financial inclusion, unbanked masses and financial literacy are increasingly attracting investors

By Kingsley Ighobor 7 Jun 2017

Digital payments boost economic opportunity for poor

UN study: Digitisation of Kenyan farmer payments helps tackle poverty

2 Jun 2017

BBM launches mobile streaming TV in Africa

BBM has identified Africa as a priority focus for the rollout of a variety of its services, including mobile streaming television

8 May 2017

Kenya sells first ever mobile government bonds

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

27 Mar 2017

New Red Cross app to optimise services

The Red Cross Society of Côte d'Ivoire has launched a new app to “digitise and optimise” its services to humanity…

20 Mar 2017

Smarter banking solution for East African millennials

A mobile solution gives millennials in East Africa access to banking services, transfers and payments…

15 Mar 2017

New partnership for Vodafone Zambia and Shoprite

Vodafone Zambia has announced a partnership with South African food retail chain Shoprite…

3 Mar 2017

New mobile telephone network solution for rural Rwanda

Mobile connectivity solutions in Rwanda will reach 1 million people and drive social and economic growth in remote places…

1 Mar 2017

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