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Facebook aiming for free internet in Africa

November 17, 2014 • Online, Satellite Comms, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to reports social media giant, Facebook, is in advanced talks with Avanti, a UK-based satellite operator regarding a project that will essentially provide free internet services in Africa. The project is part of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s Internet.org initiative, as reported by The Telegraph. The deal is expected to be announced in...

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The rise of online shopping in Africa

November 17, 2014 • Online, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Online transactions make up less than 1% of the overall retail market in South Africa according to Enst & Young. Although this is extremely low when compared with the UK where online shopping constitutes 14% of retail sector purchases, this number is...

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Bebuzee – Potentially Social Media, Takeover Contenders

November 17, 2014 • Company News, OnlineComments (0)

According to Bebuzee, it is the up and coming sensation of the social media world. They supposedly have enough firepower to sustain and maintain what could potentially be one of the greatest thing the internet has ever seen. Breaking down the above, they are...

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Bebuzee: Social Media World Threat?

November 13, 2014 • Company News, OnlineComments (0)

According to Bebuzee, they call them the Mario and Luigi of the Social Media world… Any guesses why? Bebuzee are the future, the revolution, a threat and everything of our future generation. They will be picking up coins faster than Facebook’s like page....

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Bebuzee, The Social Network Everyone is Talking About?

November 10, 2014 • Company News, OnlineComments (0)

According to Bebuzee, over the last few months, Social Media users have most certainly picked up the buzz going around Social Networks. With the likes of Ello, the Site that claims or at least it seems to be the Anti-Facebook Network, it has sparked opinions...

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Nigeria: Jovago expands into bus partnerships

November 4, 2014 • OnlineComments (0)

Jovago has inked a partnership with nationwide bus transport companies in Nigeria. According to the company this will make hotel bookings accessible to travelling Nigerians. Jovago has so far partnered with over 20 bus transport agencies including Ekene Dili...

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Rwanda’s President Tweeting up a storm

October 31, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

Rwanda’s President, Paul Kagame, is described by the International Telecommunications Union as the “Digital President.” Social media analysts say Kagame is Africa’s most conversational president. Kagame has the biggest following on...

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Kenya: DOBA faculty to invest in E-learning

October 30, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

Slovenia’s Business School DOBA, in Kenya, is expected to spend slightly over USD 1 Million in the next 5 years in Kenya. According to DOBA, it is driving a public-private partnership program seeking to get employers in the 4 Kenyan cities to endorse...

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Africa’s emerging markets offer high growth for e-Commerce

October 30, 2014 • Online, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Africa offers enormous growth potential for e-retailers given that online shopping is in its infancy in the region. This is according to Sumesh Rahavendra, head of marketing for DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa (SSA), who says the recently released ‘Shop the...

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MoboFree marketplace launches in Nigeria

October 29, 2014 • Online, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Social marketplace MoboFree.com is set to launch a presence in Lagos, Nigeria. According to the online portal it has over 3 million registered users, including 2.2 million in Nigeria and a strong footprint in Zimbabwe, Uganda and Ghana. MoboFree combines a...

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Social Media pays tribute to Senzo Meyiwa

October 27, 2014 • Online, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to police reports, Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa was shot dead after armed assailants entered his girlfriend’s house in Vosloorus, south of Johannesburg. The South African footballer may have been trying to defend his girlfriend Kelly...

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Interview: “Marketers often revert to their comfort zones” – Prof Geoff Bick

October 24, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

From 28 to 29 October 2014, marketing executives can take advantage of the Measuring the ROI of corporate online campaigns seminar, organised by IT News Africa and which will be held at The Gordon Institute of Business Science – located in Johannesburg....

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Social media reacts to Pistorius sentencing

October 21, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

Oscar Pistorius has received a five year sentence for culpable homicide. The judgement came after a seven-month trial in the North Gauteng High Court for the death of Reeva Steenkamp at his luxury Pretoria home in February 2013. According to EWN, The athlete...

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Jovago & UNICEF partner for Passport to Protection initiative

October 21, 2014 • East Africa, North Africa, Online, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments (0)

Jovago has revealed that is now supporting UNICEF’s “Passport to Protection” initiative. According to both parties, the programme advances child protection by registering children with Birth Certificates using internet technology. In terms of the...

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Zambia: Facebook’s Internet.org app adds new services

October 17, 2014 • Online, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Users of the Internet.org app will be pleased to know that the service has been updated. According to the online portal there are now three news services, Zambiareports, SuperSoprt.com, and Ebola Info by UNICEF. The company has stated that: “We’ve...

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Social media campaign aims to showcase Nigerian cities

October 14, 2014 • Online, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Over 50% of the population in Nigeria live in urban communities, with an expected growth of 3.75% per year.  It is believed that by 2020 the country will see an urbanisation rate of 61.6%. With limited portrayal of Nigeria’s rich urban lifestyle beyond the...