Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

Ghana: SSNIT Taps into Mobile Money to Receive Contributions

September 25, 2018//-Ghana’s Social Security and National Trust (SSNIT) will soon introduce a scheme to enable informal sector subscribers to pay premium via mobile money.

First Developer Cohorts Complete Andela Fellowship

Lagos, Nigeria, September 24, 2018//-Andela, the company that identifies and develops Africa’s most talented software engineers to help companies scale with high-performing teams, celebrated the first set of developers to have completed their four-year Fellowship.

Blockchain in Africa: The Next Frontier

An interview with John Kamara, Director for Global Gaming Africa, on how Africa has embraced Blockchain technology, by Katy Micallef. Valletta, Malta, September 19, 2018/ — What kind of solutions can blockchain technology offer the continent? Is Africa on the road to becoming a blockchain hub? Africa is rising and technology is at the forefront […]

MTN Ghana Foundation Awards Scholarships to 100 Tertiary Students

Accra, Ghana, September 19, 2018//-MTN Ghana Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of MTN Ghana today awarded 100 scholarships to 100 tertiary students across the country.

Tigo’s 4G+ Network Goes Live in Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, September 17, 2018/ — Tanzania’s leading digital lifestyle company Tigo, has today heightened the availability of ultra-fast digital experience for data customers in the country with the launch of 4G+ network.

Biannual Africa Fintech Summit Goes to Lagos for the First Time

Lagos, Nigeria, September 17, 2018//– Africa’s premier fintech event, the Africa Fintech Summit, will be held for the first time in Lagos, Nigeria, on November 8-9, 2018.

MTN Ghana Marks Annual Internet Festival

Accra, Ghana, September 14, 2018// – MTN Ghana is celebrating its annual Internet Festival dubbed i-Fest to create awareness about the internet and the immense benefits of a brighter connected world.

Ghana Sets New 4G Spectrum Price at $33.75 Million

Accra, Ghana, September 14, 2018//-Ghana’s National Communications Authority (NCA) has set the price of the three 2x5MHz spectrum slots to be auctioned this year at US$33.75 million each.

Apple iPhones are Getting Bigger, Faster and Pricier. What You Need to Know

September 14, 2018//-Apple on Wednesday released three new series of its X (pronounced as ten) model and a remake of Apple Watch as it looks to maintain the growth that saw it become world’s first trillion-dollar company.

Workforce Experiences to Match Customer Experiences: The Next Frontier for Telco Success

Nairobi, Kenya, September 14, 2018//- Since GSM was first demonstrated in Cape Town, South Africa in 1993 and the first GSM networks launched the next year, the telco industry has fundamentally transformed every country on the African continent.

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