Popular messaging service "WhatsApp" has made its way to PC browsers across the African continent. The reveal was made public by the firm's CEO Jan Koum - on the company's Facebook page. Loum stated that: "Today, for the first time, millions of you will have the ability to use WhatsApp...
The Liberia Income Authority (LRA), with help from USAID Income Technology for Governance and Progress Mission (RG3) Mission, has announced the release of the second phase of electronic filing (e-filing) platform for tax filing and payment in Liberia. The general goal of the e-filing utility is to offer comfort to...
On Wednesday 8 November 2017, wireless internet service provider, Tizeti, announced a partnership to expand Express Wi-Fi through Facebook in Nigeria, with plans to roll out hundreds of hotspots over the coming months. The announcement was made at AfricaCom 2017 in Cape Town South Africa. According to the companies,...
Following the launch of Airtel’s ICT initiative four weeks ago, the programme, which is targeted at driving ICT usage in rural communities across the country - is now underway in rural communities in the West Region. Airtel’s ICT Rural programme dubbed "Boost ICT Usage in Rural Areas" is intended to...
If there was ever a time to watch progress in Africa, it would be now. As we have seen so many times before, the continent has the ability to leapfrog technological trends and with the rapid scaling of digital technologies we believe there are huge opportunities awaiting to be...
Nigeria has witnessed an explosion of mobile apps in the last couple years, making it convenient for smartphone users to do everything from paying bills to saving money, shopping, ordering food, keeping up with news, tracking their health, and so much more. The mobile app industry is thriving and with...
200,000 youth and 50,000 entrepreneurs are set to be supported by AfricaWorking, a new initiative by Barclays Africa, Emerging World, FranklinCovey, Knod, Microsoft, Safal Group and Syngenta. The new Association seeks to channel the collective power and voice of the private sector to make an impact on employability and entrepreneurship...
Nigeria’s Communications Commission has announced that the framework for the implementation of the National Broadband policy has been concluded. The actual implementation of the policy is set to start at the end of October. The country’s National Broadband Plan was submitted to President Goodluck Jonathan in May this year, and...
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, has called on government, policymakers and other stakeholders in the Education sector to deepen science education in schools and develop a curriculum that prepares students for the present-day situations, thereby turning out employable students. Mr. Ogunsanya made this remark...
Making waves in the headlines this week was MTN South Africa. The mobile operator has allegedly filed criminal charges against a group of striking Communication Workers Union (CWU) members, who on 27 June 2015 allegedly attacked an MTN retail outlet. Also making the headlines this week was social media giant...
In Africa, technology and startups continue to grow as more people search for solutions to everyday problems. African Tech startups raised upwards of US$129 million in funding in 2016 and this is expected to grow in the coming years. Disrupt Africa monitors technology startups on the continent and they have...
  The 10 winners of the West Africa Mobile Awards, an award show that recognises the region’s best mobile and tech companies, were announced over the weekend at an event in Lagos, Nigeria. The awards which were sponsored by BBM, Mobile West Africa (MWA), AppsAfrica.com, Wimbart PR, Dress Me Outlet, Kasi Insights  drew in...
With technology being a central part of our 21st century lives, it’s essential that it is integrated into education. Students today have grown up with the intuition to swipe a smart phone or tablet screen, so bringing this technology into the classroom can help bring learning material to life,...
Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) has for decades been the subject of science fiction and fantasy films. But we’ve come a long way since ‘Skynet’. Only a few months ago, Facebook deactivated a chatbot project, as the bots had developed their own language to communicate with each other, making them redundant to...
Despite a major boost in overall mobile penetration in Ghana, the county’s telecommunications regulator announced that the country had seen a drop-off in the total number of data subscriptions in the country through the end of July. According to the National Communications Authority (NCA), the overall data subscribers fell...
Spacecom, an Isreali satellite communications operator, and the operator of AMOS-3 and AMOS-7 satellites has announced its partnership with IDS Africa, a Nigeria-based broadcaster. IDS Africa will broadcast services on the AMOS-17 satellite, Spacecom's newest satellite. The AMOS-17 is currently set for launch to its orbital position of 17°E in...
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