Category Archives: Mobile

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 [...]

Airtel and Jumia have partnered to bring mobile payments to Kenya

Airtel and Jumia have announced a new partnership to allow its customers to complete their mobile transactions via Airtel Money. Jumia, initially launched this service in March 2020 as a safety measures against COVID-19, by encouraging subscribers to prepay for their purchases and avoid cash exchange. The partnership with Airtel Kenya is promoting the financial [...]

MultiChoice and DPO Group partnered to bring digital payments in Namibia

MultiChoice Namibia and DPO Group have announced a new partnership to bring effortless payments for DStv and GOtv customers via their integrated solutions. This new partnership is expected to improve the accessibility and convenience of MultiChoices customers, allowing customers to pay for their subscriptions using DPO technology via the MultiChoice websites, DStv and GOtv self [...]