Sunday, May 27, 2018
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StarTimes Kenya introduces pay-as-you-go subscription payment service

StarTimes Kenya has announced the introduction of a flexible subscription payment service that will afford subscribers the freedom to pay subscriptions daily, weekly or on a monthly basis. This move is the...

PayPal now in Nigeria, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Zimbabwe…

PayPal has extended its online payment system to Nigeria, Belarus, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Monaco, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire,  Zimbabwe, and Paraguay for the first time. Before now, these countries were completely blocked from the...

GOtv Africa. A new digital pay TV service.

I noticed multitudes of GOtv Africa banners and balloons in the ancient city of Ibadan Nigeria in the last quarter of 2011. The similarity with the name/logo of DStv was clear....

Fly540: the budget airline for African destinations?

Too many people in Africa happen to fall within the low-income bracket. Thus, one would expect budget airlines to be commonplace on this continent, catering for the masses. This is not...

Help famine victims in East Africa

Jerry Rawlings, the African Union envoy to Somalia, makes a plea to international governments to put aside their prejudices and help the horn of Africa.

A spotlight on the Esoko platform and apps

Esoko is an agricultural market information platform. It takes advantage of the explosive growth of mobile communication services in Africa. Managed on the web and delivered via mobile, individuals, agri-business, government and projects use Esoko to collect and send out market data using simple text messaging.

ICTWorks Interview: Oluniyi on ICT4Dev, E-Commerce, Mobile Phones, Web Hosting in Africa

I granted the following video interview to ICTWorks.org in January 2011, and spoke about ICT for development, mobile communications, e-commerce, web hosting in Africa. Enjoy.

DStv Mobile on your laptop, iPad, iPhone, iPod

DStv is offering a major boost to residents of Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania and Kenya who might be interested in their DStv Mobile service. Before now, the DStv Mobile had been restricted...

Android Market paid Apps now accessible to 26 African countries

Google recently announced that more smartphone users on the Android platform in some 99 countries now have access to paid apps in their official apps store, Android Market. The newly-added countries...

Big Brother Amplified (Big Brother Africa 2011)

Big Brother Amplified debuted this evening with the 28 contestants from 14 African countries. The 28 were selected out of over 7,000 applicants. As always, Big Brother Amplified came with its unique...