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Mobile Subscriber Penetration in Mali is Forecast to Reach 138% in 2022

Mobile Subscriber Penetration in Mali is Forecast to Reach 138% in 2022

A large land-locked country in West Africa, Mali’s population of 17 million has seen a strong growth in mobile uptake over the years, due to a lack of fixed connectivity services. Alpha Telecom’s long-awaited launch as the third mobile operator in Mali, under the brand Telecel, means that mobile subscriber penetration in Mali is expected to reach 138% in 2022, up from 127% in 2017, according to Gl... »

Sharing Big Data to Enable Investment in Ugandan Education

Sharing Big Data to Enable Investment in Ugandan Education

Millions more children could end up getting an education, when Opportunity International (OI) shares its experience and data on education microfinance, enabling others to invest in education. With 263 million children out of school, banks and other financial institutions have been reluctant to lend into developing countries’ education because – in their view – of the small margins and high risks. ... »

App to Help Black Young Professionals Break Through the Glass Ceiling Launched by Kike Oniwinde

App to Help Black Young Professionals Break Through the Glass Ceiling Launched by Kike Oniwinde

A NEW social app aims to bring together ambitious black young professionals in order for them to get ahead in their careers and shatter the so-called ‘glass ceiling’ preventing many ethnic minorities realising their full potential. Black Young Professionals Network (BYP Network) is a platform helping ambitious future leaders to connect with one another, form friendships, collaborate and pursue car... »

5 Most Common Reactions of Men Rejected in the Bedroom

5 Most Common Reactions of Men Rejected in the Bedroom

Rejection in the bedroom leads to a broad range of responses and a recent survey has uncovered the most likely reactions of men who are faced with tantalising temptations in the bedroom and experience these being whisked away at the last moment. The survey, conducted by VictoriaMilan – a dating website for married and attached people looking to have an extramarital affair took a look behind the cl... »

7 Most Popular After-Sex Secrets Women Tell their Friends

7 Most Popular After-Sex Secrets Women Tell their Friends

Kiss and don’t tell is a thing of the past, as women have confessed they love dissecting and discussing their most intimate moments with their girlfriends. A recent study has narrowed down the talking points to the 7 topics that will be analysed without fail in conversations between sexually active women. The study, conducted by Victoria Milan, asked 8,407 of its active female members from 21 coun... »

Top 10 Last Minute Bedroom Demands from Women

Top 10 Last Minute Bedroom Demands from Women

Last minute requests from women in the throes of passion are common but vary wildly from country to country according to a recent study. Whether they are delay tactics or devious demands, the Top 10 Last Minute Bedroom Requests have been revealed. The survey, conducted by Victoria Milan – a dating website for married and attached people looking to have an extramarital affair – asked 12,104 active ... »

The Rise and Fall of Blackberry

The Rise and Fall of Blackberry

Until a few years ago, it was rare for businessmen and women to venture far from their trusty Blackberry devices. In late 2007, Blackberry took the mobile market by storm with the launch of its 8800 series, which became one of the first widely used connected, ‘smart’ devices. It may have been a far cry from the smartphone as we know it now but the 8800 series generated more than 10 million sales a... »

TV Market Outlook for Africa & the Middle East

TV Market Outlook for Africa & the Middle East

The TV market in Africa/the Middle East will grow by 30% between 2016 and 2021, going from 10.3 billion to 13.3 billion EUR Montpellier, July the 3rd 2017 – This momentum, which is driven largely by sub-Saharan Africa, represents the world’s fastest-growing TV market, not only today but also for the five years to come. These figures (excepting Turkey and Israël) indicate average annual growt... »

African Youngsters Given Opportunity to Play as Premier League Stars

African Youngsters Given Opportunity to Play as Premier League Stars

Manchester, England, 24 August 2017 – Leading mobile phone brand, TECNO Mobile, has today launched a new experiential initiative which will see 13 youngsters from across Africa spend a week enjoying the very best in coaching with Manchester City Football Club. The Blue Squad scheme, announced today at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium, will see the youngsters train at City Football Academy fo... »

28 African World War 2 Veterans Given French Citizenship

28 African World War 2 Veterans Given French Citizenship

Twenty-eight Africans, aged between 78 and 90, who fought for France in WWII and other conflicts have been made French citizens by French President Francois Hollande who said that France owed them “a debt of blood”. The veterans have long struggled for equality and recognition in France having received restricted access to certain benefits, and lower pensions than their French counterp... »