StarTimes partners MTN on movies, sports content via mobile

Posted by - June 5, 2020

Digital Pay-TV company, StarTimes Nigeria, has entered into a strategic digital content sharing partnership that provides MTN subscribers access to a wide range of interesting movies, series, and sports via the StarTimes ON Application platform. According to a statement by the company, with the partnership, StarTimes would provide over 100 channels and video-on-demand content to

231,246 Renew NHIS Cards Via Mobile Application in UW

Posted by - February 25, 2020

Wa — At least 231,246 people have renewed their National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) cards in the Upper West Region, using the mobile application platform last year, the Regional Director for the NHIS, Abass Suleymana has disclosed. He said “The population coverage also increased from 54 per cent in 2018 to 57 per cent in

ECG Power Mobile App: Learn how to download ECG Power on Android & iPhone

Posted by - February 19, 2020

The Vice President of Ghana, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, join ECG to launch the new ECG mobile app called ECG Power officially. ECP Power Mobile app is not first from the company. However, this new app comes with added benefits. With ECG Power app, one can check their meter balance, how much credit they have used

Microsoft: Free unified Office app is now open to all Android users

Posted by - February 18, 2020

All Android users can install the Office app comprising basic versions of Word, PowerPoint and Excel. As of this week, all Android users can install Microsoft’s new free, lightweight version of key Office apps from the Google Play Store. Dubbed Microsoft Office, the Microsoft Android bundle includes Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in a single smartphone

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook boss urges tighter regulation

Posted by - February 17, 2020

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has called for more regulation of harmful online content, saying it was not for companies like his to decide what counts as legitimate free speech. Citing China, Mr Zuckerberg also warned excessive control risked stifling individual expression. He was speaking at the Munich Security Conference in Germany. Social media giants like

Mobile Web Ghana to host Africa Digital Skills Conference in July

Posted by - February 17, 2020

Mobile Web Ghana and its partners are gearing up to host this year’s Africa Digital Skills Conference happening in July. The three-day conference dubbed: “Digital Skills for future jobs,” will be held in the Bank of Ghana Conference Hall, at the University of Ghana. It is expected to provide opportunities for students, entrepreneurs, institutions and

Dubai Chamber launches 2nd cycle of mentorship programme at Africa Tech Summit 2020

Posted by - February 14, 2020

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently participated in the Africa Tech Summit 2020 in Kigali, Rwanda, where the organisation launched the second cycle of its GBF Mentorship Programme, which pairs innovative UAE and African startups with mentors who can provide them with valuable expertise, support and guidance. Over 250 participants visited Dubai Chamber’s stand

Govt to launch ECG credit mobile APP on Feb 18 – Bawumia

Posted by - February 14, 2020

The government will on February 18, 2020 launch a mobile application to enable customers of the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) to buy prepaid credit via mobile phones directly without having to visit sales points. The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, who announced this at a Town Hall Meeting in Kumasi Tuesday, [February 11, 2020], said the mobile app

Nokia decides to ditch the Mobile World Congress 2020

Posted by - February 13, 2020

[sg_popup id=”32078″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]Nokia is the latest global tech giant to pull the plug on the Mobile World Congress 2020 in Barcelona, Spain, amidst fears surrounding the Coronavirus outbreak. They now join the likes of Sony, Amazon, LG, Erricson and others who have also made the decision to ditch the event. ICYMI: The World Mobile Congress

WhatsApp Reaches 2-Billion Users Worldwide

Posted by - February 13, 2020

WhatsApp has quickly amassed another 500-million users in just 2 years and now has about 2-billion users, reports My Broadband. This latest tally comes from the messaging service about 6 years since they were acquired by Facebook Inc. for $19-billion. This latest statistic solidly places WhatsApp as the largest messaging platform on Earth though with