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.
Smile, the fastest growing 4G LTE network in Nigeria, is currently running a pilot operation of its broadband service in Lagos in readiness for a commercial launch this February, according to Technology Times.
A female customer care agent’s phone conversation with a supposed married male customer has raised concerns and fueled suspicions about an alleged ‘affair’ between them.
Fast-growing online travel booking site, Travelstart has unveiled its mobile site that allows users compare and book for thousands of flights on the go from their mobile phones and tablet devices.
South Africa’s second largest mobile messaging app, Mxit is betting on the Indian market to expand its service to the country’s over 900 million people using mobile phones, according to TechCentral.
Orange today announced the launch of Orange Top-Up, its online solution that enables people to remotely top-up mobile credit for customers in 32 African countries including Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa from over 350 operators across the world.
South African Pay TV channel, DStv has announced that it has added new features to its DStv iOS app that allows its premium customers to stream or download over 350 titles of series, movies and sport highlights on their iPhones and iPads.
Mobile advertising network, Twinpine has reached an exclusive deal with MTN Nigeria to provide advertisers the opportunity to serve their advertising content on MTN’s entertainment portal, MTN Play.
SOLO, a new mobile phone brand that brings local digital content like music, movies and games to your palm has secured its “Series A” funding round from Adlevo Capital and Kuramo Capital.
Interswitch’s Verve cards would be providing in–app payment service to enable developers and entrepreneurs to monetise their apps, products and solutions.
A new app, Find-A-Med that aims to help users find the closest health and medical centres around them with turn-by-turn directions to the centres has launched in Nigeria.
Getting and riding in taxis in African cities has never been easy. But thanks to some local and international companies, hailing taxis using mobile apps has become trendy and about to go mainstream in some African cities.
Imagine those situations when someone needs you to send money to them quickly while they’re in front of an ATM machine or a bank. Or perhaps they have cash but can’t withdraw because they don’t have their ATM card with them.
Finding and redeeming shopping discounts around you via your mobile phone is about to get cooler as a new mobile coupon service called Moupons plans its beta launch soon.
Superb. Sophisticated. Smart. Those were some of the words Airtel fans on Twitter used to describe their ‘dream phone’, after the leading telecommunications company asked “…if you can describe your dream phone using a word?” in a Twitter Q&A session about an hour ago.
Fast-growing mobile phone company in Africa, TECNO is introducing a contest that would reward the smartest blog and the smartest tech blog in Nigeria.
What was 2013 like for Opera, the web browser developed by Opera Software, especially as competitors such as the UC browser has caused a lose in its market share.