Behold the Nokia 6, an Android Nougat powered 4G smartphone

HMD Global Oy, the firm which secured the exclusive Nokia brand licensing rights in mobile phones in late 2016, today launched the Nokia 6 smartphone in China targeting over 552 million smartphone... Read more »

BitPesa revamps platform, introduces transfers between Africa & China

After raising an undisclosed round of funding in February from BitFury Capital, BitPesa has revamped its platform to make global FX payments easier, safer, and more efficient and introduced transfers between Africa and China. According... Read more »

China-based Oppo Electronics plans $13 million Smartphone Investments in Egypt

China-based Oppo Electronics is set to invest US$13 million into Egypt’s smartphone market, hire 1000 Egyptian employees and set up factories to increase its market share in the country according to media... Read more »

Nigeria & South Africa offer better trade & customs regulations than India or Brazil

Trade data from the World Bank’s (WB) Enterprise Survey (2014) of 130,000+ firms in 135 countries reveals that sales for export constitute a higher proportion of total sales for Moroccan (23.5%) and Kenyan... Read more »

Africa’s labour force poised to grow the most globally by 2020, more than India or China

Africa’s supply of labour, to support new investments in industries such as manufacturing and others, is growing. It is estimated that by 2020, Africa will achieve the highest labour force growth globally,... Read more »

Xiaomi Beats Samsung in China | Crashes India’s Largest Online Store

In little over a year, Xiaomi has risen to become theworld’s largest smartphone vendor beating Samsung in volume terms in Q2 according to a report from Canalys. According to the report, in... Read more »

China warns Microsoft against blocking antitrust inquiry

China has strongly warned Microsoft that any attempt to frustrate its antitrust probe would have momentous consequences. On Monday, SAIC (China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce), an government agency that regulates... Read more »