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Airtel touching lives

Airtel Uganda gives away brand new Car

July 22, 2017

Airtel Uganda has given away a brand new car in their ‘Mega Masappe’ promotion to a resident of Fort Portal. This is the second car given out to an Airtel...

Enterprise

Vodacom Down

Vodacom opens NB-IoT Lab

June 27, 2017

In order to help incubate and commercialise machine-to-machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) systems using narrowband networking, Vodacom has today...

Healthcare

safran

Safran sponsors HISA2017

July 20, 2017

The International high-technology group, Safran has been confirmed as silver sponsor of the 3rd edition of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa  (#HISA2017)...

Financial Services

Chat Find,

Create a free mobile shopfront with Chat Find

July 20, 2017

Chat Find, a new app which offers businesses, large and small, a commercially viable mobile commerce platform, has been made available to South African...

Opinion

Software

Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report predicts new “Destruction of Service”attacks;scale and impact of threats grow. (Image source: Google/newsroom.cisco.com)

Key industries need to improve security posture- Cisco Cybersecurity Report

July 22, 2017

The Cisco® 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR) uncovers the rapid evolution of threats and the increasing magnitude of attacks, and forecasts potential...

Gadgets and Gaming

Samsung Heist

Nigeria: Samsung Offices Raided

July 19, 2017

According to a report by Nigerian Communications Week, on Tuesday the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) raided and sealed the premises of Samsung West...

  • Africa's highest paid president listed.

    Top 10 Highest Paid African Presidents Listed

    July 22, 2017 • East Africa, Features, General, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    African heads of governments are among the highest paid in the world despite the continent’s many challenges.  Jacob Zuma, South African president is the highest paid in the continent earning $272 000 per year, he was ranked fourth in the world. Rwanda’s president, Paul Kagame is ranked tenth, earning only $85 000 per year. According [&hellip...

  • Apps, Cooking, Recipes, Food, Master Chef, Mobile

    Become Gordon Ramsey with these 10 Apps

    July 22, 2017 • General, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top Stories

    Gone are the days when you needed pen and paper to scribble down hand-me-down recipes. You no longer need to wait for the next edition of cook books to hit the shelves either. Need recipes instantly? There’s an app for that. Whether you’re keen to amaze guests at your next dinner party with your celebrity [&hellip...

  • Wi-Fi, Public, Saftey, Tips, Protection, Security

    5 Safety Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi

    July 21, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Security

    With the constant need to be connected to the world through our mobile devices, combined with high data costs in many African countries, it has become somewhat of a habit to search for public Wi-Fi once out of the house. Free Wi-Fi can sometimes be a delight, but it can also be a curse when your online safety [&hellip...

  • Samsung Heist

    Top 10 South African Technology Brands on Social Media

    July 14, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    The Africa Brand Index has developed an algorithm which creates a list of the most successful brands on social media on the African continent, this list is in turn updated on a monthly basis. The algorithm takes into account key metrics such as community growth, content engagement, sentiment and response. This list takes into account African tech [&hellip...

  • Mpumi Nhlapo, Head of Marketing and Portfolio Sales at T-Systems South Africa. at T-Systems South Africa

    Nine priorities to get you on the road to digital transformation

    July 14, 2017 • General, Lists, Opinion

    According to a recent survey by E-consultancy, customer experience will overtake price and product specifications as the key brand differentiator by 2020. Add to this the fact that customers are more digital than ever, demanding an omni-channel interaction model with products and services tailored specifically for them, and it’s safe to say that we are [&hellip...

  • Drones are expensive,
 make sure you insure them and understand their limitations (image: JacarandaFM)

    Tips for legal drone use in South Africa

    July 10, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, General, Lists, Top Stories

    Drones have gained a significant amount of momentum over the past few years as the capabilities and use cases have been shown to touch on a wide variety of industries. Initially used by hobbyists and geeks, the use of aerial vehicles is now far reaching as the development and advancement of drone technology is showing no signs [&hellip...

Features

Africa's highest paid president listed.

Top 10 Highest Paid African Presidents Listed

July 22, 2017

African heads of governments are among the highest paid in the world despite the continent’s many challenges.  Jacob Zuma, South African president...

Startups

The AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa.

Apps Africa Innovation Awards entries open

July 22, 2017

Applications are now open for the AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards. The Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa supported by Mobile...

Internet of Things

Security

Connectivity has made South Africa vulnerable to the threat of online fraud and identity theft.
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Keeping your ID safe in the cybersphere: 4 tips you need to know

July 21, 2017

Over the course of the past decade, the brick-and-mortar institutions of yesteryear have rapidly been replaced by online counterparts, with South Africans now...

Online

Apps, Cooking, Recipes, Food, Master Chef, Mobile

Become Gordon Ramsey with these 10 Apps

July 22, 2017

Gone are the days when you needed pen and paper to scribble down hand-me-down recipes. You no longer need to wait for the next edition of cook books to hit the...

Retail Industry

Education

SAP Skills for Africa launch in East Africa which successfully secured 55 students for digital skills training followed by full time employment.

SAP Skills for Africa launches first East African chapter

July 19, 2017

SAP Skills for Africa today launched its first-ever East African programme at an event held in Nairobi, Kenya. The skills development initiative between SAP...

Mining and Energy

Satellite to play leading role in mining sector growth . (image source: Pixabay)

Digital innovation driving growth in DRC mining sector

June 29, 2017

Digital innovation is driving transformation within the local mining sector. This shift, according to leading converged ICT solutions provider, iWayAfrica, is...