Samsung Electronics Tanzania, in partnership with one of Tanzania's outdoor players, Continental Outdoor Media, has embarked on an innovative campaign to share experiences among technologically empowered and social media-connected audiences...
17 Dec 2014 12:41
Three months after Tigo paid a profit of TZS 14.25 billion ($8.64m) accumulated in the Tigo Pesa Trust Account to its users, the company has announced the first of its regular quarterly payments worth $1.8m to Tigo Pesa users...
1 Dec 2014 10:52
A new service, powered by Mahindra Comviva, allows Airtel Money and Tigo Pesa customers in Tanzania to send and receive money directly between the mobile money accounts of these two service providers...
14 Nov 2014 10:16
Consider how your life would change tomorrow if the internet was to be 'switched off'. Sure you could bear it for a week or so, but once the horrifying reality of, for instance, having to go into a bank kicks in...
By Sindy Peters 13 Nov 2014 12:38
We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...
By Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014 10:12
In a move that is expected to promote internet adoption in Tanzania, Tigo is now offering free access to basic internet services through Facebook's Internet.org app...
30 Oct 2014 07:32
The Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA) is a premier continental initiative, launched to recognise and celebrate excellence, creativity and the impact of social media...
22 Oct 2014 08:13
A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...
19 Sep 2014 06:16
A new cross-network money transfer service will be available for Airtel Tanzania and Tigo customers, enabling them to experience a secure, fast and easy mode of money-transfer services between the...
25 Aug 2014 11:35
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
13 Aug 2014 08:27
Although it is estimated that irrigation alone could increase output by up to 50%, one of the biggest challenges facing the Kenyan agriculture industry is outdated technology...
31 Jul 2014 10:45
The Africa team for Garmin sub-Saharan Africa will be hosting meetings in Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania from the 8-15 July 2014 to meet with buyers, potential resellers and business partners.
26 Jun 2014 10:36
Real-time mobile survey platform, GeoPoll, has released initial findings on World Cup television audiences in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda, representing ratings from more than 300 million African citizens.
18 Jun 2014 10:57
The 17th edition of the Zanzibar International Film Festival, which kicks off on 14 June 2014, will screen 79 films in the 10-day festival foregrounding films from Africa and the Dhow Countries.
9 Jun 2014 08:19
New high speed, high capacity NEC microwave backhaul links are now connecting six key rural and island locations to support rising mobile broadband usage and sustainable development in Tanzania.
2 Jun 2014 11:01
As an additional investment in its broadband network in East Africa, Gilat Satcom has established a new Point of Presence (PoP) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
30 May 2014 10:09
The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) will be celebrating its 17th edition as well as 20 years of democracy in SA on 14 June 2014.
29 May 2014 16:00
Famous Brands, which owns Steers‚ Wimpy and Debonairs, plans to open 243 new restaurants in the coming year after reporting record turnover and profit for the year. It is also planning to enter Angola and Ghana.
By Zeenat Moorad 20 May 2014 06:29
In an aim to support the needs of Tanzania's large corporate organisations as well as its small and medium-sized enterprises, Tigo Tanzania has launched Tigo Business unit to develop a series of products using high-speed fibre connections.
15 May 2014 13:36
WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.
15 May 2014 07:29
According to ZenithOptimedia's new Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, global adspend will be boosted this year by the three 'semi-quadrennial' events...
9 Apr 2014 10:03
Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.
26 Mar 2014 06:23
The second stop of the Loeries Africa Roadshow took place in in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania at the Best Western Coral Beach Hotel with a crowd of around 70 representatives from the brand communications industry.
24 Mar 2014 12:05
A brand manager's dream: Produce a TV advert showcasing the benefits of a product whilst bringing a tear to the consumer's eye and galvanising them to rush out to purchase it.
By Dina Saffer-Myers 18 Mar 2014 15:51