Mobile applications are slowly transforming African society.Over the past few years, more and more Africans are turning to their mobile phones for services.When you think “Sex & The City” you think cocktails, love lives, and driven women pushing to the top.Now add in some Ankara print and switch continents to Africa and you’ve got the hit web series “An African City.” Season two of the show premiered on Sunday both on the web and on some local African television networks, billing itself as Africa’s first web show.
According to Mobi Thinking Africa, the top mobile activities for mobile-only users are related to apps: downloading games (55%), downloading music (54%) and social networking (52%).
Nigeria and Ghana are notorious for their scammers and hence most people probably wouldn’t pursue a relationship with someone from one of these countries.
These scammers are well aware of this and therefore often pretend to be from the USA/ UK/ Australia/ Canada or some other Western country.
Armed with their fake identity, the scammer proceeds to forge a bond with you.
They often communicate with you for weeks and months so you think you are getting to know them better while it is actually all part of their master plan.