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Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Kirusa's InstaVoice service breezes past 100 million monthly active users
Kirusa's InstaVoice service breezes past 100 million monthly active users

InstaVoice, based on Kirusa's patented technology, helps mobile users to be connected with each other using missed calls, voicemail, and Voice SMS...

22 Nov 2016

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#AfricaCom Kirusa's InstaVoice service surpasses 100 million monthly active users

Kirusa yesterday announced at AfricaCom, that its InstaVoice service has reached the remarkable landmark of 100 million monthly active users.

16 Nov 2016

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Low cost digital payment solution for 33 African markets

Visa partners with Ecobank to bring low cost digital payments to millions of merchants across Africa...

7 Nov 2016

Ecobank launches mobile banking app
Ecobank launches mobile banking app

The new app enables customers to open a new digital account with no more than a few clicks, with no paper references...

27 Oct 2016

Pay as you go solar power
Pay-as-you-go solar power growth in Africa

Solar Freedom Africa is another PAYG energy startup making waves in this critical sector in Africa...

By Tom Jackson 24 Oct 2016

MTN denies illegal transfer of USD14bn from Nigeria
MTN denies illegal transfer of USD14bn from Nigeria

South Africa's MTN has denied it illegally transferred $13.9 billion from Nigeria, as it submitted to Senate hearings in this regard...

24 Oct 2016

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The importance of mobile threat defence

A rise in mobile malware demonstrates how vulnerable business is as the lines blur between personal and professional use...

By Rick Rogers 11 Oct 2016

MTN fights back over Nigerian allegations
MTN fights back over Nigerian allegations

Nigerian allegations are without merit, says MTN Nigeria CEO...

30 Sep 2016

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Nokia reopens offices in Nigeria

Nokia confirms that the company office in Lagos, Nigeria, has been reopened...

19 Sep 2016

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Africa tech, media Leaders assess growth strategies

Tech and media leaders meet in Lagos, Nigeria, to assess investment and growth strategies to discuss technology and investment in Africa...

15 Sep 2016

Etisalat partners to launch special SMS midwife service
Etisalat partners to launch special SMS midwife service

A mobile based service to assist pregnant women in connecting with midwives, has been launced in Nigeria...

14 Sep 2016

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Restoration of money transfers to Nigeria

Nigerian diaspora to benefit from increased competition in remittance market...

1 Sep 2016

The love affair between young Nigerians and disruptive mobile technology
The love affair between young Nigerians and disruptive mobile technology

Young Nigerians are mobile-first people - technology is inspiring young entrepreneurs to create businesses that could not have existed in the past...

By Magnus Nmonwu 30 Aug 2016

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Nigeria government unveils smartphone app for flood prediction

The Nigeria government has launched a smartphone application for flood forecasting, along the Niger and Benue rivers...

22 Aug 2016

WorldRemit founder and CEO, Ismail Ahmed.
WorldRemit calls for urgent restoration of money transfers to Nigeria

Hundreds of global remittance companies forced to cease transfers while Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria continue...

10 Aug 2016

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Vodacom to expand video service in Africa

Vodacom plans to expand its video-on-demand (VOD) service, Video Play, to the African continent...

2 Aug 2016

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MTN Nigeria takes steps towards listing

MTN Nigeria is proceeding with its intention to list on the Nigerian stock exchange...

1 Aug 2016

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Reducing the mobile gender gap in Africa by 2020

Orange Mali, Smart Burundi, Smart Tanzania, Smart Uganda, Tigo Chad, Tigo Ghana, Tigo Senegal, Tigo Tanzania and Zantel, have all signed up to the Connected Women Commitment Initiative...

28 Jul 2016

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Explosion in smartphone video in Africa predicted

Tuluntulu says watching video on smartphones in Africa is becoming more affordable and African video content is set to increase...

27 Jul 2016

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Unique mobile subscribers in Africa surpass half a billion

Mobile ecosystem adds more than $150 billion in economic value to African economy...

26 Jul 2016

From an idea to an app - how not to fail
From an idea to an app - how not to fail

Apps fail all the time and so do ideas. It is agonising if you are the conceiver of the idea or the developer behind the app and it's even worse if you are both...

By Vikrant Singh 14 Jul 2016

How to develop African mobile games that pack a global punch
How to develop African mobile games that pack a global punch

Gamsole founder Abiola Olaniran tells Disrupt Africa why the time is ripe for international investors to become involved in the African mobile gaming industry as the continent makes its mark globally...

By Abiola Olaniran 4 Jul 2016

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Nigeria takes lead with online shopping via mobile devices

Nigerian consumers are increasingly comfortable with online shopping...

1 Jul 2016

MTN Nigeria wins 2.6 GHz auction
MTN Nigeria wins 2.6 GHz auction

MTN Nigeria wins 2.6 GHz auction, commits to continued investments in Nigeria's broadband infrastructure...

1 Jul 2016

MTN sets sight on cementing relationship with Nigeria
MTN sets sight on cementing relationship with Nigeria

MTN has now set its sights on cementing its relationship with the West African nation and pursuing its next phase of growth there...

By Sikonathi Mantshantsha 20 Jun 2016

Nigeria promotes ridesharing in Africa
Nigeria promotes ridesharing in Africa

Nigeria leads the way promoting ridesharing in Africa, says Uber...

By Ebi Atawodi 14 Jun 2016

Legend press conference
New entertainment bouquet for Nigeria

Legend unveils premium entertainment, unlimited internet and high definition voice calls in Nigeria...

14 Jun 2016

MTN to pay Nigeria US$1.671 billion
MTN to pay Nigeria US$1.671 billion

Update to shareholders on Nigerian fine and withdrawal of cautionary announcement...

11 Jun 2016

Africa more vulnerable to mobile malware
Africa more vulnerable to mobile malware

Africa's mobile-first status may make us more vulnerable, as the threat of mobile malware rises globally...

8 Jun 2016

First Pan-African OOH measurement product
First Pan-African OOH measurement product

GeoPoll, Kantar Media, and Cuende announce first Pan-African Out of Home measurement product...

2 Jun 2016

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