Little Cab promises to be an effective competitor to Uber in Kenyas ride sharing economy due to its link to the Safaricom’s mobile money platform.
Mobile network subscribers in countries surveyed view the actual or perceived reliability, coverage and speed of the voice/data network as the most important criteria for choosing an operator; price comes fourth
Rich countries – and particularly small, rich ones – have more access to ICT and are able to leverage it effectively, and poor countries, less so. In South Africa’s case, hosting the World Cup had something to do with it.
There are 24 computers for ever 100 people in Namibia, 20 in Seychelles, and 17 in Mauritius. In at least twenty-two African countries, however, the figure is less than 1 for every 100 people.
Over 10 million people were using the internet in Nigeria in 2007, followed by 8.6 million in Egypt, and 7.3 million in Morocco.
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