10 Popular Instant Messaging Apps That Connect Users In Africa

Written by Peter Pedroncelli

Instant messaging apps have become indispensable for most modern smartphone users, and Africa is no different, with a number of popular mobile applications being used around the continent.

Engaging with friends and family has never been easier, with mobile phones equipped to facilitate messaging via these apps, making communication affordable and more accessible than ever before.

From Facebook messenger to WhatsApp and everything in between, a list of messaging apps have become popular with African users.

Here are 10 popular instant messaging apps in Africa.

Sources: GlobalWebIndex, GSMA, Hootsuite, ITWeb, AndroidCommunity, DigitalVision.