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The company behind the information anywhere, anytime app, Evernote is on a quest to discover the best African apps, as it plans a series of developer events as a way of engaging the continent’s developer ecosystem.
In a deal that underscores the importance of mobile in the retail sector, Africa’s leading price comparison service, PriceCheck and the continent’s leading mobile operator, MTN Group have launched a co-branded shopping discovery app in Nigeria, similar to the one announced in South Africa back in March.
Since fastest growing telecommunications operator, Etisalat Nigeria announced its partnership with Apple Inc. to deliver the iPhone 5S from June 16, the news has been generating much excitement among Apple fans and discerning consumers in Nigeria.
Nigeria’s most innovative and fastest growing telecommunications company, Etisalat Nigeria was lead sponsor and event partner of the fourth Mobile West Africa, a highly acclaimed technology conference, which recently held at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, Victoria Island.
Because there’s more to banking than these, Diamond Bank, one of the leading commercial banks in Nigeria has released a new version of its mobile app to include a host of new services that help make banking with Diamond a convenient and interesting experience.
The Mobile West Africa conference 2014 which started on 13th of May and ended on 16th of May was a success and a great event. Stakeholders and contributors to the mobile ecosystem all gathered to meet and talk mobile and how to improve the ecosystem. The event took place in Four Points By Sheraton Lagos, same venue as last year.
We caught up with the event organiser, Matthew Dawes, who shared exclusively with TechLoy what his company wants to achieve with the conference this year as well as his thoughts about the “foreign invasion” debate that kicked off a few months ago within the Nigerian tech ecosystem.
Following on heels of his first Africa visit to talk mobile at the Mobile Web East Africa in Nairobi, Kenya this February, Tomi Ahonen is back.
If you’ve used taxi hailing apps like EasyTaxi and Tranzit, then you’re likely to also try AfroCab, the newest way to hail a taxi in Lagos.
Ahead of its first Unpacked event in Nigeria next week, Samsung is planning to give bloggers and developers in Nigeria a sneak peek into its latest flagship device — the Galaxy S5 — which was launched at the Mobile World Congress in February.
Africa’s largest mobile money service, M-Pesa has launched in Romania through the Vodafone network in order to offer SMS-based financial transactions to millions of customers for the first time in Europe.
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International money transfers via Western Union can now be received through Paga, the largest mobile payment service in Nigeria with over 1.2 million users, thanks to a new collaboration between both companies.
A new report by mobile marketing company, Upstream in conjunction with analyst, Ovum has revealed that Apple is the most desired brand in five emerging markets, including Brazil, China, India, Nigeria and Vietnam.
Since the Cash-less Policy was introduced in Nigeria in March 2012, the landscape for digital financial services such as mobile money, card payments and electronic funds transfers has changed rapidly, but the awareness and usage of these services remain low, according to a new study by EFInA and InterMedia.
We’re bringing you live coverage of the digital financial innovation workshop by EFInA, a DFID-funded financial sector development organization that promotes financial inclusion in Nigeria.
Remember when Stripe co-founder and CEO, Patrick Collison last March hinted at a future launch of the online payment service in Africa?
Google’s mobile operating system, Android has become the most popular and widely used mobile OS for the first time ever in Africa, according to data from StatCounter.
Widely acclaimed as the best speaker on mobile in the world, Finland-born, Tomi Ahonen will be delivering a full-day workshop titled “How To Make Money With Mobile”, at Mobile Web East Africa in Nairobi, Kenya on February 14.