Mobile and Telecoms

Mobile Data Usage, TelOne, Alert Me

Zimbabwe: TelOne introduces “Alert Me” Services

July 27, 2017

Zimbabwean telco, TelOne has introduced a data bundle management service, “Alert Me”; a service that allows customers to receive updates on their...


BI, Qlik, VA, HISA2017, e-Health

South Africa Qlik Master Reseller Sponsors HISA2017

July 26, 2017

South Africa Qlik Master Reseller, a leader in visual analytics has been confirmed as gold sponsor of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017)....


Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa is where Technology and Healthcare meet.

South Africa: #HISA2017 set to lead digital healthcare conversation

July 27, 2017

With evident success over the years, the 3rd edition of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa (#HISA2017)- slated for 29 and 30 August 2017 in Johannesburg,...

Financial Services

big data, digital banking,

Converging forces set to transform retail banking

July 27, 2017

A range of models and millions of dollars in consulting hours are expended to understand the potential impact of a range of market forces on the retail banking...



Trends, Challenges, Alepo, Telecoms, Africa, Data, Price, Interview, Data Technologies

‘Growth of data consumption is staggering in Africa’ – Alepo

July 26, 2017

In an interview aimed at taking a deep dive into the current African telecoms landscape, IT News Africa spoke to Derrick Gross the Vice-President of Business...

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...


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...


Linebooker, transport management, trucking companies

Online transport management startup disrupts SA freight industry

July 25, 2017

Linebooker, an online transport management company that matches trucks with loads in Cape Town, is disrupting South Africa’s freight transport industry....

Internet of Things


laptop, travelling, tablets, security

Top 8 tips to consider when travelling with your technology

July 27, 2017

Preparing for a long international trip usually involves lists, and adding technology to the long inventory for a holiday or business trip abroad can create...


Matthew Talbot, Creative Works, BBM, Discover, Ariiyatickets, Nigeria, Event, Tickets, Mobile, Purchasing,

Buy Tickets To Nigeria’s Biggest Events on your mobile

July 27, 2017

Creative Media Works, operating as BBM, has launched Event Tickets inside Discover with partner, Ariiyatickets. In the latest addition to BBM’s Discover...

Retail Industry


Africa Code Week, SAP, MIT Media Lab

Africa Code Week to Scale Coding Literacy

July 25, 2017

The Ministry of Basic Education in Botswana has partnered with SAP and trained over 400 local teachers to code, in a series of Train-the-Trainer sessions in...

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...