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8 ways to use Twitter for your business.

8 ways to use Twitter for your business

February 23, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Social media platform Twitter is a place for people to connect, share opinions and keep abreast of happenings around the world. This however is not the only use for this site. Twitter has also become a powerful tool for businesses to market themselves. With the importance of Twitter evident in the business world, Jumia Travel [&hellip...

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TransferWise services are still only  available in the United States, Australia, Europe and Canada.

TransferWise joins Messenger to enable users to transfer money internationaly

February 22, 2017 • Finance, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Facebook users in the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe can now use Facebook Messenger to send and receive money. TransferWise, a money transfer company launched the service on the Facebook chat application. The feature can also be used to set up...

eLearnAfrica has partnered with Unicaf university extending further the University’s reach throughout the continent.

Unicaf University partners with eLearnAfrica

February 21, 2017 • Education, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Unicaf University has announced that its programmes will be available on eLearnAfrica.com, thereby extending further the University’s reach throughout the continent. This co-operation proves the reputation Unicaf University enjoys as a centre of educational...

Muhammadu Buhari

Were you with Buhari in London?

February 20, 2017 • General, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, is yet to return to his country from a reported holiday in the UK. Over the past week the Senate president, Bukola Saraki and the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, visited the president in the UK....

biggest senders to Tanzania include migrants currently living in the UK, Sweden, Australia, Norway and Canada, amongst others.

WorldRemit expands into Tanzania

February 20, 2017 • East Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

WorldRemit, a digital money transfer service has expanded into Tanzania in a bid to support the growing demand for instant remittances to the country from over 4 million expatriates living abroad. WorldRemit customers can send money to Tanzania via Mobile...

Founder of The Style Group, Banke Ajagunna.

Nigerian fashion company tapping into social retailing

February 17, 2017 • Online & Social, Retail, West AfricaComments (1)

The Style Group, a contemporary lifestyle retail group in Nigeria, is looking to take advantage of the booming social media and e-commerce market in Nigeria and overtake traditional retail stores by focusing on offering their products via modern...

.Africa domain name finally available for roll out.

.Africa domain will finally be available after legal victory

February 17, 2017 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

After years of legal battles, the domain name .Africa will be available to the general public to apply for domain names from 4 July according to reports by News24. Worldwide web administrator, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN),...

The Weather Channel app available now in the Google Play Store, was researched, designed and recently launched specifically for emerging markets.

Mobile weather platform unveiled for emerging markets

February 17, 2017 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

IBM and The Weather Company, have introduced new Mesh Network Alerts technology developed by IBM researchers. The app provides a mobile method of communicating with populations in developing countries to notify users of potential severe weather events or...

Safaicom Limited is now  is updating its mobile money transfer service, M-Pesa to be transparent. (image: Wikimedia)

Kenya: Safaricom makes M-Pesa more transparent

February 17, 2017 • East Africa, Finance, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Traditional and mobile banking institutions have been urged to be transparent in their dealings by the business regulator, Communications Authority of Kenya (CA). This, according to Kachwanya.com, has resulted in Safaricom Limited updating mobile money...

Google

6 things you didn’t know you could do with Google

February 17, 2017 • General, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Google is the world’s largest search engine with over 3.5 billion searches per day. There is however features which many of Google’s users are still failing to take advantage of. Jumia Travel reveals the 6 things you didn’t know you could use Google to...

Competition Commission prosecutes SA banks for collusion.

Twitter reacts to SA banks collusion

February 16, 2017 • Finance, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Wednesday afternoon, South Africa’s Competition Commission announced that they would be referring a case involving 17 banks to the Competition Tribunal; this after said banks were accused of carrying out acts aimed at manipulating the value of the...

Alcatel

5 features to help you get the best out of your smartphone

February 16, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Much more than just making calls and sending text messages, your smartphone can do so many other things, from scanning documents, to measuring your pulse. Here are five features that will make your smartphone your best ally. Scan your documents You may be...

LinkedIn Acquired by Microsoft

Facebook takes on LinkedIn with job posts

February 16, 2017 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

A new feature that allows business pages to post job openings which has been launched by Facebook could potentially hinder LinkedIn’s growth prospects. With more similarities than differences in their recruitment approach, LinkedIn targets medium to...

A new era of protesting.

8 Hashtags that shook Africa

February 15, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Last week saw the eruption of mass protests across Nigeria. The three strains of protest movements that emerged may have had different ideals, but they did however have one thing in common… hashtags. The rise of social media in Africa has undoubtedly...

Facebook announces new television App.

Facebook to take on YouTube with new TV App

February 15, 2017 • General, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Facebook announced on Tuesday that they will be launching their very own television App. With the launch of this App, Facebook could be better set to compete with traditional television channels and other video services such as YouTube for advertising...

ShowMax has announced their expansion into Poland.

ShowMax begins European expansion

February 15, 2017 • General, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

In a bid to expand its global reach, Naspers’ internet TV service ShowMax is launching in Poland. The service will keep the ShowMax branding and utilise the current ShowMax platform while adding Polish language apps. ShowMax will be looking to take...