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Safaricom unveils M-Pesa Super App with new features

Kenya’s Safaricom has rolled out its M-Pesa Super App with new features for customers. It has also launched its M-Pesa for Business...

Low cost mobile phones boosting mobile money uptake in Africa

Africa accounts for almost half (560 million) of registered global mobile money wallets (1.2 billion). This was revealed in...

5G mobile subscriptions to surpass half a billion by end of 2021

A new study has predicted that 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by the end of 2021, driven by an estimated...

Tanzania to remove tax on smartphones

Tanzania will remove value-added tax on mobile communication devices such as smartphones, tablets and modems.   This was announced...

Future Smartphones: what can we expect by 2030?

Smartphone technology has moved at a rapid pace over the past 15 years, with today’s large HD displays, voice assistants, powerful cameras,...

Africa’s smartphone market thrives

According the latest data released by research firm IDC, Africa's overall smartphone market grew 14.0% in Q1 2021 to total 53.3 million...

Tanzania targets 80% internet access by 2025

In a move to boost internet access, the government of Tanzania is inviting investors to set up smartphone assembly plants in the...

Smartphone shipments on a 15-year high

As markets continue to migrate toward 5G, global smartphone shipments are predicted to reach 1.38 billion units in 2021, an increase of...

Safaricom rolls out new video streaming service

Kenya’s Safaricom has launched BAZE, a new video streaming service that offers a wide variety of local and regional short form videos....

Samsung reclaims top spot as biggest smartphone maker

Global smartphone shipments have surged in Q1 2021 with Samsung reclaiming top spot as the world's biggest smartphone producer after shipping 76.5...
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How is your data protected and processed in the EVDS?

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MTN to inject $1.5 billion for broadband access across Nigeria

MTN has announced plans to invest about US$1.5 billion in Nigeria over the next three years to expand broadband access across the continent’s...