Mobile Market Look: Nigeria

What lies beneath the surface of a troubled country? People may question why would a company consider doing business in a country like Nigeria with poor infrastructure, frequent terrorist attacks, political instability, corruption, fraudulent internet activities, and more than 40% of the population living below the poverty level. What benefits could …

Mobile Market Look: Kenya

This will be the first in our new series, “Mobile Market Look”, where we look at mobile markets in Africa and other emerging countries around the World. Kenya is one of the hotbeds in terms of mobile innovation and sophistication and we hope you enjoy this article and please feel free to …

MMIT Happy to announce the launch of M-Iflọ

MMIT in partnership with Bango, a leader in mobile payments, has officially launched a product called M-Iflọ to revolutionize the security of mobile payment environment in Sub-Sahara Africa. The M-Iflọ product provides a safe payment solution that enables online transactions for digital content, which will unlock many opportunities in the …

Growth of the African Consumer Part II

In my first article on the growth of the African Consumer I looked at the emerging middle class of Africa and the role mobile technology has played on the continent.  In this article I focus on the challenges that still exist and look at whether this current growth can be continued and …