mobile phones

Four ways social media could transform conflict in Africa – CNN

This Twitter and mobile based violence reporting platform … scale conflicts organized via social media, including in Cameroon and Angola. Indeed, the massive uptick in cell phone users across the continent has led many to predict that the …

Cameroon Average Cocoa-Export Price Rose 5.2% to July 9 – Bloomberg

Cameroon’s average cocoa-export price rose 5.2 percent … according to figures sent by mobile- phone text message. The prices are in CFA for a kilogram.

As Europe struggles, young job-seekers suffer most – Chippewa Herald

Adande is considering looking for work in Britain, Canada or Cameroon, where she has family … For Fernandez, money is so tight she seldom uses her cell phone. She hopes to land a job selling magazines and newspapers. But if … Continue reading

Dealing With China and Getting Cheated – pressbox.co.uk

When the second tracking number was also found to be false, the Chinese company’s“Sales Manager” Celina turned off her mobile number +86-137-984-15150 … Xingtai City, China, Phone: +86-319-2581455, Fax: 86-319-2581400, Web: http://www.hsmgs.com …

Twitter makes us fools but has the last laugh – ArabianBusiness.com

In the 30-second period after Japan scored against Cameroon in the 2010 World Cup … Around 60 percent of Twitter users do so through mobile phones, and it is already bringing in more revenues through mobile applications than desktop applications.

Part 2: Stranded in Tamanrasset – Der Spiegel

Ten years ago, he says, he left Cameroon with about €200 in his pocket … Halfway there, the truck was held up by robbers. Parfait lost his mobile phone and €300. Twice he made it as far as Algiers, and … Continue reading

African Start-up Njorku Helps Africans Find Employment – Black Web 2.0

Njorku, meaning ‘elephant’ in the Dikome Balue dialect in Cameroon, launched in March 2011 and has … With that in mind, the founders made Njorku accessible through mobile phones in which today according to the Praekelt Foundation, over …

Why developing countries embrace mobile banking – kioskmarketplace.com

“In a country like India where mobile phones are more widespread than the financial systems … The services are available to consumers in 10 countries, including Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Niger and Senegal. The company plans to be …

Sim card deadline passes – New Zimbabwe.com

Requiring mobile phone users to register has the potential to stall telecommunications … Drops are expected elsewhere as nine other nations, which include Kenya, Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Ghana, and account for about 80 percent of subscribers in Sub …

Cameroon: Officials’ Corrupt Behaviors – Global Voices Online.org

Salma Amadore, wrote [fr] about the bad habits of Cameroon officials, on blogitude.mondoblog.org: ” When they are assigned to another city, directors  take it upon themselves to sell the TV, mobile phone (especially when it’s a blackberry …