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Safaricom signs direct partnership with WorldRemit for digital money transfers to 28.6 million M-PESA accounts

Safaricom partners with WorldRemit for digital money transfers

August 15, 2018

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has signed a direct partnership with Safaricom to enable instant cross-border money transfers to 28.6 million M-PESA...

Enterprise

People line up to use an ATM at NMB bank in Harare

NMB promotes growth of SMEs

August 9, 2018

NMB Bank has urged small to medium sized businesses to take advantage of the advisory and financial services its Small to Medium Enterprises (SME) Banking Unit...

Healthcare

Praekelt.org’s and WhatsApp's Enterprise Solution is changing the face of social impact globally

Praekelt.org and WhatsApp’s Enterprise Solution is changing the face of social impact globally

August 10, 2018

WhatsApp recently launched their Business API, their way of supporting businesses that require more powerful tools to communicate with their customers....

Financial Services

How digital banking can impact Africa

How digital banking can impact Africa

August 16, 2018

Mobile money can serve as a gateway to financial inclusion, it enhances the impact of international remittances on development. Digital platforms enable a...

Opinion

Software

Adapt IT, a global software provider, announced its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2018.

Adapt IT reports a 36% turnover increase for the year

August 17, 2018

Adapt IT, a global software provider, announced its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2018. The company reported a turnover increase of 36% to...

Gadgets and Gaming

Spyro Reignited Trilogy release delayed until November

Spyro Reignited Trilogy release delayed until November

August 18, 2018

Activision and Toys For Bob, the developers behind the Spyro Reignited Trilogy package, have announced that the game will only be arriving on November 13, two...

  • Five ways you a can create the perfect password and why you should

    Five ways you a can create the perfect password and why you should

    August 17, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    Stories of people being hacked online are becoming more common these days. Many people have had their accounts, whether Facebook or Twitter, compromised.  Avoiding these kinds of hacks mean that one needs to use stronger passwords, but this won’t keep you secure from all the threats out there. It is also important to ensure that there [&hellip...

  • The evolution of the iMac: From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro

    The evolution of the iMac: From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro

    August 16, 2018 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    The iMac recently turned 20. Though there have been a variety of different naming conventions and models over the years, Apple recently highlighted the next generation of the MacBook Air that is expected to roll out in October 2018. From the iMac G3 to the iMac Pro, we explore the evolution of Apple’s desktop computers [&hellip...

  • 5 Reasons why modern businesses need chatbots

    5 Reasons why modern businesses need chatbots

    August 14, 2018 • Internet of Things, Lists, Top Stories

    Far more menial tasks are being handed over to machine automation. Perhaps one of the greatest examples of this is chatbots. More and more companies are using chatbots to handle customer service issues that tend to go unanswered and subsequently pile up. According to Chatbots Magazine, companies like Taco Bell and Domino’s are even using [&hellip...

  • Here's what to expect in 2018 in the fintech sector and which South African startups in the sector to keep an eye on.

    African Fintech startups to look out for in 2018

    August 6, 2018 • Features, Lists, Startups, Top Stories

    There are a number of impressive African fintech startups emerging from the continent, and 2018 could be a very important year for their growth and success. From mobile money transfer apps to tech firms determined to help users save, these tech startups come from all over Africa. While South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya remain at [&hellip...

  • Top 10 most popular programming languages

    Top 10 most popular programming languages

    July 8, 2018 • Lists, Top Stories

    With the IT industry evolving at the rapid rate that it is, it’s no surprise that so many people are looking to get into programming. Everyone needs a website and everyone wants an app, but only those versed in the appropriate language can build them for you. The question is: which ones do you pick? [&hellip...

  • Top 10 wealthiest African countries according to GDP

    Top 10 wealthiest African countries according to GDP

    July 2, 2018 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    The African continent is rich in natural resources. Some of its 54 countries boast resources like diamonds, sugar, gold, uranium, silver, oil and petroleum. Oil being an invaluable commodity, its production puts countries like Nigeria and Egypt at the top in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The continent is also home to fertile ground capable [&hellip...

Features

Five ways you a can create the perfect password and why you should

Five ways you a can create the perfect password and why you should

August 17, 2018

Stories of people being hacked online are becoming more common these days. Many people have had their accounts, whether Facebook or Twitter, compromised. ...

Startups

Startups need cyber insurance too

Startups need cyber insurance too

August 17, 2018

It’s too easy for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to dismiss cybercrime, because they view themselves as too small to be attractive targets for...

Internet of Things

Security

Research reveals how criminals target fax machines to take over networks and spread malware

Criminals target fax machines to hijack networks and spread malware

August 17, 2018

New research from Check Point, a provider of cyber-security solutions globally, has shown how organisations and individuals could be hacked via their fax...

Online

The employees are demanding more transparency so they can understand the moral implications of their work, said the Times, which obtained a copy of the letter.

Google employees protest censored search engine For China

August 17, 2018

About a thousand Google employees have signed a letter protesting the company’s efforts to build a censored version of its search engine in China, as...

Retail Industry

Education

How PrepAway training courses help you in passing IT certifications exams?

How PrepAway training courses help you in passing IT certifications exams?

August 17, 2018

IT certification exams are difficult to crack. That is why most of the candidates opt for different ways to pass the certification exams, such as practice...

Mining and Energy

Solar Mining Services announces new additions to their team

Solar Mining Services announces new additions to their team

August 11, 2018

Solar Mining Services, a new dynamic entrant to the explosives and explosive related services for the Mining and Quarry Sectors, announced the appointment of...