Major telcos partner to drive Africa digital payments

November 23, 2018 8:34 am0 comments
Mobile money

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – TWO of Africa’s largest mobile operators and mobile money providers have partnered to enable interoperable payments across the continent. Orange and MTN Groups, announce the joint venture, culminating in the introduction of Mowali (mobile wallet interoperability), to Mowali makes it possible to send money between mobile money accounts issued by any mobile […]

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IT sector bears brunt of Zimbabwe economic crisis

November 21, 2018 9:42 am12 comments
Web hosting

from DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE – DOMAIN website hosting companies have increased their charges following an acute shortage of foreign currency in Zimbabwe. The companies are charging more than three times the standard prices in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. Domain websites in neighbouring countries cost from […]

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MTN unveils smart feature phone rollout plans

November 13, 2018 2:32 pm0 comments
Left Huidi Li, Executive Vice President at China Mobile and Rob Shutter, MTN Group Chief Executive Officer at the press event in Cape Town on Tuesday. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda, CAJ News

by MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – MOBILE network operator, MTN, has announced plans to introduce a “smart feature phone” in its African markets next year, in line with strategies to bridge the mobile internet access divide. The plans, announced in partnership with China Mobile and Unisoc among others, have been unveiled at the AfricaCom […]

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