The uptake of apps across the continent has been surprisingly high, in Kenya 99% of internet access is from a mobile device, 61% of views on BBC’s mobile site are from Nigeria and in South Africa 84% of mobile users have downloaded a mobile app.
Going out meant going to the movies or to the malt shop.
Speed Date Countries: Ghana, Sierra Leone One of the world’s fastest growing dating apps, Speed Date has 13m users worldwide.
The site offers singles the ability to have real dates in real time and start chatting immediately.
This dating platform is used by over 25 million people worldwide.
Grindr Countries: Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, South Africa, Swaziland, Tunisia An app specifically designed for homosexual or bisexual men, Grindr is a social network that allows gay, same sex, bisexual men to chat and meet each other.