5 ways to use social media for professional networking.

5 Ways To Use Social Media For Professional Networking

March 17, 2017 • Careers, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

The advent of social media has helped to introduce the concept of ‘social media for professional networking’. Slowly, ‘in-person’ networking is being overpowered by simply connecting to social networking sites. It’s all part of the phenomenon of social media that engages tens of millions of internet users per day. In today’s ‘networking...

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Ajira digital and the government of Kenya have partnered to create 1 million jobs for the youth. (image: official GDC)

Kenya: Ajira digital to create 1 million digital jobs

January 24, 2017 • Careers, East Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Ajira digital to create 1 million digital jobs

With the high unemployment rate in the the country and internet penetration rate at 85.3 percent, Kenya has started a programme that aims to enable 1 million young people with digital skills to secure employment. 17 percent of Kenyan youth is without jobs,...

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 StoriesComments Off on 4 simple ways Africans can stand out on LinkedIn

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...

Jobs: Technology writer internship

June 8, 2016 • CareersComments Off on Jobs: Technology writer internship

IT News Africa (, Africa’s technology news leader is seeking an intern to join the editorial team in Johannesburg. The successful candidate is someone who lives and breathes social media, loves our continent and who loves exploring...


Jobs: Bookkeeper (half day)

July 16, 2014 • CareersComments Off on Jobs: Bookkeeper (half day)

Bookkeeper (half day) IT News Africa is looking to hire a bookkeeper to start as soon as possible. This person must have a stable work track record and should be willing to work half day. The role will involve the basic bookkeeping functions. This is a newly...

Jobs: Web Design Internship

July 15, 2014 • CareersComments Off on Jobs: Web Design Internship

Web Design Internship IT News Africa, based in Houghton Johannesburg is offering a Web Designer/ Developer internship to those who have completed the relevant qualifications and are seeking practical experience. This Internship offers practical social media,...

Jobs: Tech Journalism Internship

July 14, 2014 • Careers, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Jobs: Tech Journalism Internship

Journalism Internship IT News Africa is seeking a talented, confident young graduate with a penchant for storytelling and a passion for technology. Are you interested in technology? Do you have an excellent grasp of the English language? Are you a hard worker...