Nigerian VoD Company IROKO To Cut Jobs In Africa, Focus On North America, Europe

Sep. 01, 2020

North America and Western Europe as it looks to stem losses caused by, among other things, COVID-19, at the cost of around 150 jobs.IROKO, which sold ROK, its African film studio and international TV network, … read more


WhatsApp Soundly Beaten By Stunning New Alternative

Aug. 26, 2020

WhatsApp is the world’s leading secure messaging platform—but it now finds itself playing catch-up with fast-moving competitors. As good and as popular as the Facebook-owned platform might be, it still hasn't deployed multi-device access in … read more


Chinese-Made Smartphones Are Secretly Stealing Money From People Around The World

Aug. 25, 2020

Preinstalled malware on low-cost Chinese phones has stolen data and money from some of the world's poorest people. When Mxolosi saw a Tecno W2 smartphone in a store in Johannesburg, South Africa, he was attracted … read more


Vietnamese Tech Firm Sues TikTok Over Alleged Copyright Infringement

Aug. 24, 2020

Vietnamese technology firm VNG is suing TikTok, the popular short-form video app, saying it does not have adequate licences for the songs being used in its videos, sources said on Monday. read more


MTN To Go Into Digital Services Operation

Aug. 24, 2020

Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana Selorm Adadevoh has announced that MTN Ghana is moving from a traditional telecommunications company to an emerging digital operator. read more


Ukheshe Technologies Launches Its Third-Party Processing Services In SA

Aug. 21, 2020

South African based microfinance platform Ukheshe, has launched its Third-Party Processing Services (TPP) through a partnership with Mastercard and Nedbank. read more