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Nigeria: Discovery Air partners with Jovago

July 23, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

Jovago has signed a white label partnership with one of Nigeria’s domestic carriers, Discovery Air in order to provide more accessible hotel booking services to Nigerians. This partnership with Discovery Air will ensure that Nigerians visiting the Discovery Air website can find and book from over 200,000 hotels around the world, available on Jovago....

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Takealot now accepting Bitcoin payments

July 18, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0), in partnership with PayFast, has revealed that it will be accepting Bitcoins as a form of payment from its customers. According to the company, customers who wish to pay using Bitcoin will need to select “Instant EFT” as their payment...


PayFast makes way for Bitcoin purchases in SA

July 17, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

PayFast, a South African payment gateway, has revealed the addition of Bitcoin as a payment method on its platform. The integration, in partnership with the BitX exchange, allows buyers to make Bitcoin purchases at tens of thousands of online sellers, with...

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Kenya: Jumia Online Marketplace to empower SMEs

July 11, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

Jumia Kenya recently launched an Online Marketplace that is intended to empower small, medium and large business enterprises by allowing them to sell their products directly to the company’s customer base. Jumia is said to be handling product warehousing,...

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Jumia Nigeria reveals Online Marketplace for SMEs

July 10, 2014 • Online, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Jumia Nigeria celebrates its 2nd year anniversary with massive growth and impact on the Nigerian economy. Over the past 2 years Jumia has been building an online platform that attempts to bridge the gap between consumers and access to products. As part of...

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FNB services crippled by duplicate transactions

July 5, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

During the course of Saturday 5 July 2014, First National Bank customers could not access a majority of functions made available by the bank. While the bank has stated that the cause of the downtime is due to duplicate transactions going off on some...

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Saltside reveals rapid growth for classifieds platform in Ghana

July 3, 2014 • Online, West AfricaComments (0)

Saltside Technologies, a rapidly growing tech company with offices in Dubai and Sweden, has seen its online classified listing site grow by more than 300 per cent – with a large percentage of that being from Ghana, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh....

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Microsoft reveals 4Afrika IP Hub

June 27, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

Microsoft unveiled an online intellectual property (IP) portal called the Microsoft 4Afrika IP Hub, in an effort to create an IP protection culture in Africa. The IP Hub will offer developers and independent software vendors the skills and tools necessary to...

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Oracle e-campus goes live

June 27, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

The University of Djibouti has implemented a new software system to help it achieve its ambition to deliver tertiary education to students in countries on the horn of Africa. Sponsored by the Ministry of Higher Education, the University of Djibouti e-campus...


Jovago & TripAdvisor partnering for easier online hotel bookings

June 26, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

Jovago will be going into partnership with TripAdvisor in order to essentially make hotel bookings easier for travellers. The partnership with allow TripAdvisor travellers the opportunity to gain direct access to Jovago’s selection of hotels in Africa....