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EcoCashcard

Payment with EcoCash on Tollgates in Zimbabwe

Many of Zimbabwe’s motorist are applauding a partnership between the mobile company Econet and the Zimbabwe National Road Administration (Zinara), which enables motorists to pay tollgates with their mobile phones, rather than cash, which is in short supply.

4Afrika

Mobile cash reduces hunger, boosts local economies in Kenya

An innovative, mobile phone-driven cash programme has helped prevent nearly 250,000 people from slipping into severe food insecurity in drought-ravaged Kenya.

Microsoft 4Afrika launches AppFactory Academy in Ethiopia

Microsoft 4Afrika launches AppFactory Academy in Ethiopia

Latest Academy added to list of eight already established in Africa.

Blue Cellular positions apps to stream Africa's smartphone revolution

Blue Cellular positions apps to stream Africa's smartphone revolution

Distributor of prepaid starter packs details strategy for expansion on the continent.

Opera Software to invest US$100m in Africa

Opera Software to invest US$100m in Africa

Software firm identifies AI, mobile payments as key areas of enhanced content delivery.

Africa edges closer to 1bn mobile subscriptions

Africa edges closer to 1bn mobile subscriptions

Continent's 9 million new mobile subscriptions in Q1 of 2017 bring total to 985 million according to Ericsson's Mobility report.

Zambia counts the cost of expensive data services

Zambia counts the cost of expensive data services

Officials say the price of data services is one of the main reasons for a drop in the number of mobile internet users.

Africa's mobile phone market takes a knock

Africa's mobile phone market takes a knock

IDC figures show substantial QoQ declines in the continent's three largest smartphone markets – South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt.

WiFi hotspots, the new battleground for Zim mobile firms

WiFi hotspots, the new battleground for Zim mobile firms

As traditional voice telephony continues to slow, operators are looking to enhance data and mobile money services with connectivity being a central point.

Africans never hung up on Nokia's old 'brick'

Africans never hung up on Nokia's old 'brick'

Africans perceive the jazzed-up 3310 as an expensive imitation of the simple handset that remains the backbone of communication across the continent.

Samsung Galaxy S8 launches in Kenya

Samsung Galaxy S8 launches in Kenya

Latest offering draws more pre-orders than Galaxy 7, according to Samsung East Africa executive.