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internet_africa lets you know your ISP’s speed and much more lets you know your ISP’s speed and much more

Only a few tech savvy guys would know that by right clicking the Internet connection icon at the bottom right of a computer’s system tray, one would be able to get information such as speed, bytes sent and received and so on of the Internet connection in use. But then that doesn’t help much, especially


Minisaving, the savings platform that allows you monitor your daily savings on-the-go

You see, every business that wants to grow in leaps and bounds, and be around for a long time must find a way of saving the little or big profits made from every sale or business transaction. Savings is the lifeblood of any business. This fact cannot be over-emphasized! The good thing about saving is


The 5 Biggest Entertainment Sectors In Nigeria [REPORT]

According to a recent PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report, Nigeria’s entertainment and media industry is expected to grow from $4 billion USD in 2014 to $8.1 billion in 2019, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.1%. While noting that the Nigerian market is heavily driven by consumer spend, the report noted that Internet access will


MTN launches mobile money transfer between Uganda and Rwanda

MTN Uganda has launched cross-border mobile money transfer services between Uganda and Rwanda, reports The Monitor. The service, which allows customers in both countries to transact via Mobile Money without having to change currencies, would enable an MTN customer in Rwanda to send money in Rwandese Francs to a recipient in Uganda who will receive


InnJoo set to launch two new smartphones with larger batteries

After two launch events held over past few months in Nigeria, Dubai-based mobile phone manufacturing company, InnJoo is set to launch two new devices at the University of Lagos in a bid to target the younger generation. During the launch event, which is centered around providing solutions to improve the power issues in the country,

In this Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, photo, Filipino Catholics prepare to take photos, using their mobile phones and tablets, of Pope Francis aboard his Popemobile in Manila, Philippines. Pope Francis is here on a five-day apostolic visit in this predominantly Catholic nation in Asia. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

How Millennials Are Growing Africa’s Mobile Economy

Taiwo Otiti, Country General Manager for IBM West Africa writes on how organizations can unlock new ways to solve business challenges, enhance productivity and better define the needs and strategic interests of the corporation in the future of the marketplace by tapping into the digital wisdom of millennials.


Samsung dominates South Africa’s smartphone and tablet market – report

According to a new research by International Data Corporation (IDC), South Korean phone manufacturer, Samsung has consolidated its position at the top of the South African market in the second quarter of 2015. The report revealed that Samsung’s smartphone market share increased from 40.9% in 2014 to 45.2% in 2015, well ahead of second placed


Google Launches The First Android One Phone in Africa, Infinix Hot 2 in Six African Countries

Google today announced the launch of Android One, its affordable smartphone program for Africa, with an official launch in Nigeria, Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya and Morocco today in partnership with device manufacturer, Infinix Mobility. The phone, called Infinix HOT 2, will be available in Nigeria starting today at select retail outlets and via online


This report shows what’s driving mobile payments and banking around the world

MEF today released its annual Global Mobile Money report which reveals nine significant mobile money trends and explores how they are stimulating growth across the expanded mobile ecosystem. The report, based on a study of 15,000 mobile media users across 15 countries, shows that mobile banking continues to engage consumers – especially in mobile first

BlackBerry to roll out BB 10.3.2 and Blend 1.2 to all BB10 devices in the coming weeks

BlackBerry has just announced that over the coming weeks, it’ll be shipping the BlackBerry 10.3.2 firmware update and BlackBerry Blend to all BB10 based devices. According to BlackBerry, the update promises to provide more security and privacy in a bid to keep your productivity in the long run. BB 10.3.2 will arrive with a lot