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October 20 2014

From Mon Oct 20 2014, 06:32:50

Wiko has set its sights on Nigeria's mobile phone market. The mobile phone manufacturer intends to introduce ten of its devices to the country on 22 October 2014. Ahead of its formal launch in Nigeria, the company was reported to take 12 channel partners on a pre-launch excursion to Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates,

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From Mon Oct 20 2014, 06:01:29

According to reports, the Egyptian Government has requested that mobile operator, Etisalat, begins the process of becoming listed on the national exchange. ICT minister, Atef Helmy, stated that: "Etisalat is planning a USD 500 million listing that would potentially revive the country's initial public offerings," this is according to Gulf News. If the listing is

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From Mon Oct 20 2014, 05:33:29

According to reports, following new cases of the Ebola virus in Spain, researchers are looking to Nigeria's utilisation of 21st Century technology to study exactly how Africa's most populous country was able to contain the deadly disease. The Ebola outbreak hit Nigeria in July when Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian-American, flew into Lagos plagued by the

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From Mon Oct 20 2014, 04:46:38

MTN Group has noted that a tribunal of independent arbitrators has ruled against Turkish mobile operator Turkcell, in the investor-state arbitration under a bilateral investment treaty case held in terms of the rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). In an arbitral award rendered on 15 October 2014, the tribunal held

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From Mon Oct 20 2014, 01:45:54

Last week Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 4 at a rather prestigious event held in Cape Town, South Africa. At the event, IT News Africa had the opportunity to get some hands-on time with the Galaxy Note 4. The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 hosts a lot of power under the hood of its rather large

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October 18 2014

From Sat Oct 18 2014, 07:16:19

Kigali, Rwanda, October 17th, 2014 - Bharti Airtel African leading telecommunications service provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa has today announced plans to launch a cross border money transfer product in East Africa. This is a first in market initiative across Africa and will enable Airtel Money customers to send, receive

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From Sat Oct 18 2014, 07:10:28

Khartoum: Civil war has caused a teacher shortage in Sudan, but that hasn't stopped a group of teenagers from wanting to learn or an inspiring foreign teacher from joining the class to teach students how to teach themselves via development of their own learning app. The classrooms are busy in Khartoum. Class sizes frequently exceed

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October 17 2014

From Fri Oct 17 2014, 10:34:00

This week in technology has been a great one. Not only has Vodacom launched LTE in Lesotho, but handset sales have boomed in the Middle-East and Africa. Also gracing the headlines this week was Paygate. Paygate has estimated that card payments will essentially be mobile in the next 5 years. Moving over to Rwanda, MTN

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From Fri Oct 17 2014, 09:22:31

MTN has unveiled Night Express internet bundles. According to MTN, for a monthly subscription from as low as R10, MTN prepaid subscribers will receive 100MB worth of data bundles to use to surf the Internet and connect to social media platforms. This data is valid for a period of 30 days and can be used

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From Fri Oct 17 2014, 04:27:01

Users of the app will be pleased to know that the service has been updated. According to the online portal there are now three news services, Zambiareports,, and Ebola Info by UNICEF. The company has stated that: "We've heard from consumers that they'd like to access more services, so we've added news, sports,

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