10 Ways Mobile Phones Have Transformed Lives In Africa

Written by Lillian Mutiso

The telecommunication industry in Africa has witnessed a revolution especially with the onset of the handset mobile phones. Mobile phones have changed the ways companies, government agencies and other institutions deal with citizen in many African countries.

Apart from easing communication, the wide use of mobile phones has boosted the economic output of individuals living on the continent. It is estimated that more than half of sub-Saharan Africa’s adult population is now connected to a mobile phone. This has quickly increasing financial inclusivity through mobile money.

Here are 10 changes mobile phones have brought to Africa:

Sources:  The Guardian, CNN, Virgin