This device is named MUA - after the sound people commonly make when blowing a kiss. It was invented by a Beijing startup, Siweifushe, to stimulate long-distance kissing. Zhao Jianbo, the inventor, said he was inspired to create the device because he couldn’t meet his girlfriend during the lockdown.
8 Oct 2021
Dayo Odulate-Ademola, MD, Branch International (Nigeria) talks to GuardianTV about how Branch is reshaping banking services in Nigeria and Africa.
7 Jul 2019
Farmers in developing countries lose a quarter of their annual income because they can't refrigerate their produce. A small firm in Nigeria is tackling the problem with mobile solar-powered fridges.
30 May 2019
A mobile hair salon is offering Londoners a 'haircut delivery' with a fleet of customised mobile salons vans.
31 Dec 2018
Germany is well behind its European neighbors when it comes to coverage with high-performance mobile network technology, a study shows. And data rates could do with improvement too.
20 Jul 2018
According to a report by GSMA, the mobile economy is expected to generate more than $150 billion or 7.9 per cent of GDP in the region by 2022.
1 Jun 2018
Online and mobile app savings platform, Piggybank.ng recently announced that it has closed on seed funding of $1.1 million dollars from international and Pan-African investors. Somto Ifezue, Co-founder, and CEO of Piggybank.ng joins CNBC Africa to discuss this. https://www.cnbcafrica.com/videos/
24 Apr 2018
The possibility that you are watching this video on a smartphone made in Vietnam is very high. Mobile phones have become Vietnam’s number one export, generating export revenues of more than $45 billion in 2017. While global trade is stagnating, Vietnam’s trade is soaring.
23 Apr 2018
The Molue Mobile Museum of Contemporary Art has left Lagos for the Dak'Art festival in Senegal. Artists on board this converted bus will develop projects on the way, bringing art, dance and music to people on the 10,000-kilometer route.
4 Aug 2017
Despite being the fastest growing mobile phone market in the world, Africa's mobile revenue is declining. According to a report by the GSM Association, there is an increasing cannibalization of traditional voice and messaging revenues.
12 May 2017
One of the world's leading mobile web browsers, Opera Software, is set to invest $100m in Africa's growing digital space. Top executives of the tech company were in Lagos recently to unveil its plans for the African market.
15 Feb 2017
PayPal COO William Ready discusses the acquisition of Canadian bill payment company TIO Networks, the focus on mobile and the company’s reach for new users.