Vodacom SA has extended its lending offering in South Africa, with a new voucher offering where customers can get new appliances or food and pay later.
DataReportal's Digital 2021 Kenya report shows that almost 109% of the population has a mobile connection and 73% have a mobile money account, but only 40% use the Internet.
Twitter has announced it is planning to open an office in Accra, the Ghanaian capital – the first in Africa for the social media giant.
Sub-Saharan Africa has six out of the ten most expensive countries in the world for 1GB of mobile data, including the most expensive, Equatorial Guinea, according to the Worldwide Mobile Data Pricing 2021 report from Cable.co.uk.
The Ethiopian Communications Authority says bidders for two new telecoms licenses in the country now have until April 26 to apply.
Airtel Africa's mobile money business is getting a $100 million investment from Mastercard, and the operator plans to list the mobile money unit within four years.
Aminata Kane spoke to Connecting Africa about her experience as the first female CEO at Orange Sierra Leone and offered some advice to women hoping to follow in her footsteps.
Safaricom has activated 5G service in Nairobi, Kisumu, Kisii and Kakamega, with plans to expand to 150 sites across nine Kenyan towns over the next 12 months.
According to GSMA's 2021 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money, there are now over 1.2 billion registered mobile money accounts globally and almost half of those are in Africa.
DataReportal's Digital 2021 report on Ethiopia shows that 20.6% of the population has access to the Internet, 38.5% have a mobile phone and 5.8% use social media.
This week, Kostas Kastanis, deputy CEO of Upstream, joins the show to discuss the digital divide in Africa and Upstream's ad-supported service Zero-D, which enables free Internet access for millions of mobile users in emerging markets.
Google will give $25 million in funding to non-profits and social enterprises that are working to advance the economic empowerment of women and girls, calling on African organizations to apply.