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#BizTrends2022: 5 mobile trends we're watching in 2022
#BizTrends2022: 5 mobile trends we're watching in 2022

Looking ahead, the technological advances we can expect to see in 2022 will be a logical continuation of everything that has happened in 2021...

Nick DurrantBy Nick Durrant 5 Jan 2022

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TikTok hits one billion users

TikTok is the second-fastest social media platform to one billion users, just behind Facebook, after reaching the milestone in just 5.1 years...

9 Dec 2021

Burkina Faso restricts social media
Burkina Faso restricts social media

A study conducted by Surfshark shows that Burkina Faso became the 70th country that has restricted social media access over the last six years...

23 Nov 2021

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Telehealth app bridges gap in healthcare in Africa

A new telehealth app provides stakeholders with invaluable insight into the prioritisation of much-needed resources...

4 Nov 2021

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Vodacom's superapp Vodapay launches with exclusive deals

VodaPay, Vodacom Financial and Digital Services' super app, delivers a digital shopping, lifestyle and financial platform for both consumers and businesses...

19 Oct 2021

Sendbox raises $1.8m to digitise deliveries for African SMEs
Sendbox raises $1.8m to digitise deliveries for African SMEs

Sendbox, the Nigeria-based e-commerce fulfillment platform for merchants in Africa, has announced the completion of a $1.8m seed round...

19 Oct 2021

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#EcomAfrica: How to build a successful e-commerce business

WATCH: What are the building blocks of a successful e-commerce business? A panel of industry experts sought to unpack this topic during the recent Ecom Africa 2021 virtual conference...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Oct 2021

Google to invest $1bn in digital transformation in Africa
Google to invest $1bn in digital transformation in Africa

Google has announced a plan to invest $1bn over five years to support Africa's digital transformation...

6 Oct 2021

Total number of mobile phone users hit nearly 5.3 billion
Total number of mobile phone users hit nearly 5.3 billion

The number of people using mobile phones hit nearly 5.3 billion in July or 67% of the world's population...

2 Sep 2021

Nigeria bans Twitter in the country days after president's post is removed
Nigeria bans Twitter in the country days after president's post is removed

Nigeria said on Friday it had indefinitely suspended Twitter's activities, two days after the social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari...

7 Jun 2021

Startup teaches young Nigerians to code on smartphones
Startup teaches young Nigerians to code on smartphones

Samuel Anyaele regularly tells his students that everything they need to write a software code can be found on their mobile phones...

By Angela Ukomadu 27 May 2021

#BizTrends2021: Looking ahead at the smartphone market
#BizTrends2021: Looking ahead at the smartphone market

If 2020 has shown us anything, it's that change and disruption are a constant. The effects of the global coronavirus pandemic led to unprecedented shifts in the way we live, work, learn and transact - with a widespread move online and digital...

Michelle WynneBy Michelle Wynne 6 Jan 2021

#StartupStory: Putting a Sparkle in Nigeria's digital ecosystem
#StartupStory: Putting a Sparkle in Nigeria's digital ecosystem

Sparkle, a digital ecosystem providing financial, lifestyle and business support services to Nigerians across the globe, has officially launched by Uzoma Dozie, the former chief executive officer of Diamond Bank...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 9 Jun 2020

#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa
#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa

'The Commodore' shares insights into Christopher Africa, the platform that offers brands the opportunity to tap into consumer micro-moments and conversations on social media using AI...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2020



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