Category Archives: Mobile

Bonang Matheba collaborates with MTN to expand its mobile app in SA

Bonang Matheba has collaborated with MTN to expand its mobile app, Bonang Mathebas World. As my world continues to grow, expand and innovate, I am especially honoured to partner with MTN and leverage this development in the mobile digital content space. Im excited to be able to reach more fans and engage with them directly [...]

Togocel to start 5G services trial in Togo

Togocel has received the authorities consent to start 5G services trial. Togocel is the first to obtain the approval for 5G testing next year. This authorization will enable the Togolese operator to carry out a full-scale test of 5G under real conditions, with real network equipment. This acquisition aligns with Togo’s ambitions to modernize and [...]

MTN Rwanda launched new mobile money platform

MTN Rwanda has announced the new launch of its mobile money platform, Mobile Money API (Application Programming Interface) which will allow local developers to build solutions that will accept mobile money payments. We are excited to announce the official opening of the MoMo API. As technology evolves our vision is to lead digital for a [...]

Orange Money and Access Bank partnered in Sierra Leone

Access Bank, a financial institutions in Sierra Leone has joined forces with Orange Money in Sierra Leone to promote financial inclusion with their valued customers. On the other hand, Orange Money aimed at promoting this new partnership with over 5900 agents across Sierra Leone. According to the head of marketing from Access Bank, the bank [...]

Audiomack and Trassion Holdings partnered to strengthen African music in West Africa

Audiomack has announced a new partnership with Trassion Holdings, the manufacturer of smartphone brands Tecno, Infinix and Itel. Audiomack, on the other hand, is available across 54 African countries and will provide music streaming across Trassion smartphones. According to the Head of Business Development and Partnerships, Audiomack Africa, Charlotte Bwana, We are truly excited at [...]

MTN Rwanda receives mobile money certification

MTN Rwanda is the first provider in the country to receive the GSMA Mobile Money Certification. To note this certification was launched in 2018 to assess mobile money providers with the ability to deliver secure and reliable services all by protecting the consumer rights and combat money laundering. According to John Giusti, Chief Regulatory Officer [...]

Snapchat unveiled new features in Middle East

Snapchatters will now have a new feature called Sounds which will enable them to add music to their Snaps. The app will have a music repertoire with new and existing artists globally and to inaugurate this new feature, Snapchat is offering Justin Bieber’s new single Lonely before the official release of his album. In addition, [...]

Government tightens rules on social media in Lesotho

Lesothos government announced new laws and rules to regulate social media behaviours. Under the proposed bill, anyone who posts a text, image, video that is accessible to at least 100 users or who has more than 100 followers have to be registered, as internet broadcasters with the Lesotho Communications Authority. This will allow regulators to [...]