Simple phone services are stepping in to help women who can't seek clinical advice in person.
Medical apps could drastically improve lives, but can't be accessed by those who need them most.
Googleâ€™s rather addictive Ingress app has people exploring their cities in ways they would not otherwise dream of.
Africa is enjoying an increase in mobile services, but there is an urgent need to regulate the industry, writes Lloyd Gedye.
Africa's booming mobile market's edge lies in its role as an innovative hub for new products in the banking, health, education and commerce sectors.
A new financial assertiveness and cultural self-confidence is growing in Africa, fuelled no less by a technology boom.
Vodacom, MXit and Google have predicted that mobile marketing and advertising spend in South Africa will grow to R1-billion by 2012.