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Takwana Tyaranini, one of the founders of Senditoo.

Senditoo looking to conquer Africa in 2017

January 19, 2017

Senditoo, a new mobile airtime startup, has started 2017 with ambitious plans to become of one Africa’s fastest growing airtime transfer services. The...


Datacentrix became only the 2nd local competitor to attain the  Gold UNITY Partner certification with F5 Networks.

Datacentrix becomes 2nd local F5 Unity Gold partner

January 12, 2017

It was announced in Johannesburg on Thursday that Datacentrix, a provider of high performance ICT solutions, has attained Gold UNITY Partner certification with...


Genome sequencing reveals the unique code that defines the physical characteristics of a person, including the likelihood that they will develop certain illnesses.

Why tech holds the key to unleashing the value of genomics

January 18, 2017

The health sector is on the cusp of a step change that will see patients benefit from treatment that is more focused on the individual than ever before....

Financial Services

Standard Bank

Standard bank introduces Shyft, a foreign exchange app

January 20, 2017

Standard Bank has introduced Shyft, a platform that enables customers personal foreign exchange transactions from their mobile devices. The global wallet is...



Office 2016

Applications open for Microsoft fund

January 19, 2017

Applications are now open for the Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative Fund that assists companies in bringing new technologies, services and models to...

Gadgets and Gaming

Thw Garmin vivo.jr is swim friendly and encourages kids to stay on the move.

Garmin introduces vivo.jr, an activity tracker for kids

January 18, 2017

Garmin has introduced vivo.jr a motivator and activity tracker for kids that encourages them to be more active. The app also enables parents to track and...

  • Africa's 15 Best Countries for Business

    15 Best Countries For Business in Africa

    January 20, 2017 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West Africa

    The African continent is buzzing with potential. Rich in natural resources, a hardworking population, and huge gaps and opportunities for anyone who wants to succeed in business. Yes there are challenges, but there is also huge potential for growth in almost any sector. Based no Forbes‘ list, we have compiled Africa’s top countries for business. The list [&hellip...

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    Richest Africans in Technology

    January 11, 2017 • Features, Lists, Top Stories

    When Forbes released their list of Richest Africans in 2017, the leaders in the tech industry could not be ignored. Here are the 5 richest Africans in tech in 2017: 5. Onsi Sawiris- Egypt $1.07 Billion-telecoms Onsi Sawiris is number 18 on the overall African rich list, he is the patriarch of the Sawiris family, [&hellip...

  • LinkedIn provides professionals with a simple way to connect and create industry specific relationships.

    4 simple ways Africans can stand out on LinkedIn

    January 11, 2017 • Careers, Lists, Online & Social, Top Stories

    LinkedIn is one of the top social networks in the world today and is very popular amongst professionals. With a membership of over 380 million, LinkedIn has a growing influence as a professional networking tool and can be extremely powerful when the user is aware of the platform’s features. This is not the case with [&hellip...

  • Mobile Data Usage

    5 ways to lower your cellular charges while travelling

    October 21, 2016 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories

    Being in a completely strange place without having anything in common,exploring new cultures and destinations brings you the ultimate happiness. You can have the time of your life until something very ‘’little’’ just spoils your entire vacation. One such things is running out of airtime or battery getting in a way of your communication. Often [&hellip...

  • A new world of consumer choice – powered by on-demand technology – is changing customers’ expectations of the payments experience. (Image Source:

    6 things you didn’t know you could do with your smartphone

    October 20, 2016 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories

    A majority of us have and use smartphones on the daily, but how many of us actually maximize its functions? Aside from voice calls, social networking, telling the time, listening to music and maybe using the device as a flashlight, there are so many other creative ways the smartphone can be used beyond their standard features to [&hellip...

  • Google has rolled out an update to its Google Play Movies & TV app (image: Google)

    10 key trends shaping digital entertainment on demand

    October 19, 2016 • Lists, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories

    On-demand entertainment is relatively new to the South African market, but it is already taking the market by storm and evolving on the fly. Taryn Uhlmann, Executive Head of Operations at Discover Digital, a digital entertainment and video on demand services company, predicts 10 key trends to shape on-demand services in the short term: The [&hellip...


Online shopping trends 2017

African Online Shopping Trends in 2017

January 17, 2017

The digital age has seen the rise of many activities that used to require you to leave the house, but can now be done from the comfort of your couch. That of...


Takwana Tyaranini, one of the founders of Senditoo.

Senditoo looking to conquer Africa in 2017

January 19, 2017

Senditoo, a new mobile airtime startup, has started 2017 with ambitious plans to become of one Africa’s fastest growing airtime transfer services. The...

Internet of Things


Gmail phishing, the latest scam to hit the internet. (Source: Forbes)

Gmail phishing: what to look out for

January 19, 2017

This sophisticated new Gmail phishing scam shows that the more savvy criminals are reacting to defence techniques and evolving their strategies to outpace...


MTN Entrepreneurship Challenge

MTN wants you to manage your data better

January 18, 2017

With recent reports of data price increases and the #Datamustfall campaign, MTN has embarked on a campaign to educate its customers on cost effective ways of...

Retail Industry


Peter Kriel, General Manager at The Independent Institute of Education.

Golden age for distance learning as tech changes face of sector

January 17, 2017

Prospective students are increasingly opting for distance learning as a first choice, with the sector experiencing strong growth as a result of its harnessing...

Mining and Energy


Samsung ranked “least green” technology firm

January 12, 2017

Samsung has been ranked among the “least green” technology companies in the World. According to a report by the BBC the Greenpeace report,...