News Update - Telecoms and ICT in Africa - Issue No 1061 on 23 September 2021

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Sub-Saharan Africa’s digital life – Who’s up and who’s down among the apps, a comparison between 2019 and 2021

23 September 2021

Now the initial app roll-outs are long gone by, it is worth focusing on who is continuing to grow their app users and who is stagnating. Below is data for five key areas and Russell Southwood looks at who the winners and losers are. This week I’m going to look at the world of apps in Africa and compare key data from 2019 with current data. It’s a quick guide to who’s up and who’s down in key areas of Africa’s digital life using Google Apps Play Store data. Ride hailing: Out of the selected ride hailing apps, there have…