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14 Winners for AppsAfrica’s Innovation Awards 2018

14 Winners for AppsAfrica’s Innovation Awards 2018

Fourteen AppsAfrica.com Award Winners were announced at the annual Awards party in Cape Town last night.  Now in their fourth year, the Awards celebrate the best in African mobile and tech from both corporates and start-ups and this year attracted entries from 39 countries across the continent. The Awards were supported by Uber, JET8, Syntonic, KaiOS, Africa Tech Summit […]

Zimbabwean Government May Ban Whatsapp

Zimbabwean Government May Ban Whatsapp

Over the past few quarters, mobile operators in Zimbabwe have continually complained about declining revenues which are majorly as a result of an increased usage of messaging apps especially Whatsapp and a steady decline of voice calls. There was a total decline of 16.6% in the voice-related services between Q4 of 2014 and Q1 of […]

10 lessons (Africans are learning) from that $16 billion Facebook just gave WhatsApp

10 lessons (Africans are learning) from that $16 billion Facebook just gave WhatsApp

So now that we’ve wiped our jaws on the floor, and (kind of) come to terms with the sheer hugeness of the huge buy that Facebook just confirmed for the hugely successful WhatsApp, we’ve scanned through the African – and especially Nigerian – ecosystem reactions, and we’ve got 10 simple lessons people are sharing. One […]