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E-commerce app usage in South Africa rose by 93%

It's being reported that there was a 93% growth in in-app purchases between April and May 2020 in South Africa, following the COVID-19 lockdown at the end of March 2020.

Huawei's AppGallery is thriving in Egypt

Huawei's approach when it comes to AppGallery, its app marketplace, is that it adopted a local-first strategy. In Egypt, they have been focussing on local app onboarding.

One app to rule them all πŸ“²

Vodacom Group has announced that it will be launching a super-app in South Africa through Vodacom Financial Services. Will this super-app succeed where Vodacom failed with M-PESA in South Africa?

The challenges of developing COVID-19 contact-tracing apps

Citizens’ fear of tracking by authorities or company managers may even be greater than the fear of tracking by Google and Apple for marketing purposes. Are you ready to start sharing your personal information with an app developed by Google and Apple?

Fighting corruption in South Africa βš–οΈ

New podcast episodes are now available on iAfrikan Radio. Our featured podcast is an episode of Tech Legal Matters which looks at how digital technology and whistleblowers play a role in fighting corruption in South Africa.

Best apps on iOS 13.5.1

Since the new Apple iOS update, the most used apps have changed, being the following.

Your phone could test you for coronavirus in the future

It’s possible to use your smartphone to detect diseases. Mobile devices can be turned into tools to rapidly identify a variety of disease-causing agents, including bacteria, toxins, and viruses.