iflix, the world’s leading Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets, and Econet Media’s Pan-African media company Kwesé, today announced the establishment of their partnership to bring the very best in streaming entertainment services to sub-Saharan Africa. The collaboration will leverage off the region’s rapid increase in smartphone...
Compelling Mozilla-backed research, carried out by Research ICT Africa, finds that significant barriers to internet access remains in four African countries – Rwanda, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. The research aims to understand, from a comparative perspective, how the citizens use the internet when data is subsidised and when it...
​A new global programme to advance research in digital finance and accelerate digital financial inclusion in developing countries, the Financial Inclusion Global Initiative, was last week launched by the World Bank Group, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (CPMI), with support from the...
The Online gaming industry has been enjoying a rampant growth in recent years. Based on the statistics report from Research and Markets, Online gambling market was worth $35.96 billion in 2014 and is forecasted to grow up to $66.59 billion by 2020. There is a rapid growth in the...
For some reason, geek fiction focuses on dystopia via technology. We seem to all be envisioning the coming of the techpocalypse. We imagine drones that can spy on us from great distances, virtually eliminating the concept of privacy, and robots that overthrow humankind, becoming the not so benevolent overlords...
If you are that one person that uses a lot of data in a month say - stream movies or shows, heavy downloads or uploads, online gaming, to mention a few, an unlimited data plan for a month may be the best option for you. However, not all ISPs...
Analytics software comes in many different forms because it's usually tailored to analyze a specific kind of file, database, or platform. As a result, you typically have a few options in each niche. For example, in the web analytics niche, you have Google Analytics, Aweber, and a few others. Most...
A trade database has been set up with support from the African Development Bank for East and Southern African countries to benefit from information on trade and markets in the regions. Plans to set up a transparent and easily accessible database will likely boost the free flow of goods and services in fields...
Launching a new e-commerce venture can feel like an impossible climb when stacked against Amazon or Wal Mart, but more and more small businesses are looking to sell goods online. Business Insider cites an uncertain tax climate as one reason. They say that businesses are concerned about the costs of...
Rwanda’s judiciary innovation, the Integrated Electronic Case Management System (IECMS) is among the top 10 innovations that will be awarded at this year’s Court technology solutions awards, PC Tech Magazine has learnt. The awards, according to organizers, are given to high-performing courts that engage many tools to operate efficiently and...