Smartphone maker BlackBerry seems to have its problems far from over. News coming in say it has reportedly announced that the head of its BBM business, Andrew Bocking is leaving the company. Bocking is the executive vice president of BlackBerry and head of the messenger service. He is the latest...
OLX Kenya has launched a service to help Kenyan potato farmers without smartphones or internet access sell their produce via SMS. This launch is coming after the new OLX agriculture category that was introduced in March to get rid of middlemen that were exploiting farmers. Talking about the launch, OLX Country Manager, Peter...
Naspers-owned South African pay-TV company MultiChoice will be expanding its digital terrestrial television (DTT) offering in Sub-Saharan Africa, satellite services provider Intelsat SA announced today. MultiChoice has reached an agreement with Intelsat that will expand its capacity on the Intelsat 904 at 60 degrees east satellite to distribute content to...
Apple's new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are off to a record breaking start, selling more than 13 million units in their first three days of availability, the company announced. "Sales for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus have been phenomenal, blowing past any previous first weekend sales results...
As long as business expenses are concerned, there are many companies which overlook the vitality of preventative maintenance and don’t inform themselves about repairs until there are definite signals of damage. While you will spend less money during the short run, not considering preventative maintenance and waiting till things...
This is a guest post from Jeff Bullas. When I started as a blogger I had no spare cash to buy advertising or even for investing in a professional web design for my blog. In fact the credit card company had my number on speed dial! All I had was passion,...
Kenya’s leading operator Safaricom is still considering whether to proceed with its purchase of the core assets of smaller rival yuMobile, in spite of the Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) granting approval to the acquisition. Last week the regulator had approved the applications of Safaricom and Airtel to acquire yuMobile...
Online payment company, PayPal has ranked Nigeria as the 3rd highest mobile shopper nation worldwide. PayPal is the most used payment option for cross-border shoppers with an estimated 55% of all overseas online purchases in the past 12 months done through PayPal. Nigerian mobile shoppers spent $610 million via PayPal in 2015, and are on...
Orange announced today that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of Cellcom, Liberia’s leading mobile operator, through its subsidiary Orange Côte d’Ivoire. Less than three months after signing the agreement with Cellcom Telecommunications Limited for the acquisition of its Liberian subsidiary, Orange has obtained all the official approbations necessary to...
CRDB Bank customers living in Tanzania and Burundi with China UnionPay cards are now able to access bank services through the ATMs and points of sale (PoS), following a move by the bank to accept the Chinese credit cards. The Daily News reports the decision will see an increase in...