Mobile Payments on the rise as E-Commerce Sector is Booming

The Managing Director of Jovago Africa’s largest online hotel booking platform, Marek Zmyslowski has stated that e-commerce is the key driving innovation factor for mobile payments in Nigeria. In a statement made on a panel for Mobile Payment Solutions for the Nigerian Market at the on-going Nigeria Com Conference, which Marek Zmyslowski attended, he said that E-commerce in Nigeria has experienced a boom wit...

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Tigo Tanzania Launches Mobile Money Savings Service

TIGO Tanzania has launched Tigo Wekeza - "Tigo Invests" - the world's first mobile money service that allows customers to earn automatic returns on their balance. The service, which allows users to earn returns direct to their wallets without the need for a separate registration, allows the more than 3.5 million Tigo Pesa customers to benefit from quarterly payments based on the balance held in their accounts....

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Jumia Responds To Africa’s Growing Mobile Market

The mobile internet sector in Africa is developing rapidly, with smartphones becoming much more affordable and growing in popularity. Jumia - Africa’s leading online retailer, has taken advantage of this with a mobile app that allows an increasing number of Africans to access the e-commerce platform wherever they are. The number of mobile subscriptions in Africa has risen rapidly in recent years, from fewer t...

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Kirusa Acquires Ghanaian Startup - Saya Mobile

Voice messaging and social media apps firm Kirusa has acquired Ghana-based Saya Mobile, which provides instant messaging apps geared specifically for African consumers. The deal sees Kirusa acquire the technology, intellectual property and workforce of Saya, which will now be working on Kirusa’s mobile apps. Kirusa said the acquisition was evidence of its increasing commitment to Africa, with the buyout e...

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Surfline Launches First 4G-LTE Network In Ghana!

Out of the four licensed 4G LTE Telecommunication companies in Ghana, Surfline Communications Limited is the first to launch their 4G LTE service as planned in Ghana. Established in 2011 to provide premium quality wireless broadband connectivity to the Ghanaian market, the Ghanaian-owned company announced a tasty, limited launch offer: free devices and double bonus for life, for all new customers. Rosa Fynn...

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