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Kenya Airways customers can now book tickets online using mobile money wallets

Kenya Airways customers can now book tickets online using mobile money wallets

December 11, 2017 • East Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Digital payments service provider, Cellulant has partnered with Kenya Airways in a bid to provide a variety of mobile and bank payment options to Kenya Airways customers paying for bookings online. This payment solution is in partnership with Pesalink, a switch which has over thirty banks in Kenya. The solution will offer bank payment options for [&hellip...

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8 ways to jump on the Bitcoin train

8 ways to jump on the Bitcoin train

December 11, 2017 • Finance, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Bitcoin is undoubtedly the buzz word today, not only within tech and financial circles, but amongst the average joe on the street as well. The most famous of the cryptocurrencies has seen its value increase by more than 2000% since the beginning of 2017 and...

Nigeria: WaraCake launches e-commerce gifting platform

Nigeria: WaraCake launches e-commerce gifting platform

December 11, 2017 • Online & Social, Retail, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Nigerian cake delivery startup WaraCake has expanded its offering with the launch of a new online gifting platform, WaraGifts. WaraCake, which launched in 2015, is an online marketplace for independent bakers and confectionary makers, which enables...

Cybersecurity Predictions & Trends for 2018

Cybersecurity Predictions and Trends for 2018

December 11, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Online security is seemingly getting more compromised with each passing year. 2017 has witnessed some of the worst security breaches in history – such as the breach of Equifax, which impacted over 143 million clients in the U.S. and abroad. There were also...

Google's year in search: What Kenyans Googled in 2017

Google and MediaTrek partnership to improve performance in entry-level smartphones

December 8, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

MediaTek has announced a collaboration with Google in a bid to deliver improved performance in entry-level smartphones and to ensure that users have more control over their data usage. The partnership will ensure a quality Android smartphone experience that...

Most watched YouTube videos in Nigeria in 2017

Most watched YouTube videos in Nigeria in 2017

December 8, 2017 • Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

On Thursday 7 December 2017, YouTube released its annual Rewind lists. These lists are separated by country and  showcase the moments that captured the attention of YouTube users around the globe this year. The Nigerian section of these list made for some...

Facebook's 2017 Year In Review.

Facebook’s 2017 Year in Review

December 8, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

On Wednesday 6 December 2017, social media giants, Facebook, revealed its 2017 Year in Review, highlighting the top ways people came together on Facebook to support one another. Social Media has become an important tool for people to connect with each other...

Huawei to launch Mobile APP store across Africa

Huawei to launch mobile app store across Africa

December 7, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

On 7 December 2017, Chinese ICT solutions provider, Huawei announced that the Huawei Mobile Service platform will be launching in Africa adding to the 328 million users who already have access across the globe. The platform will launch as a pre-installed...

Hackers love public Wi-Fi more than you do

Hackers love public Wi-Fi more than you do

December 7, 2017 • General, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, OpinionComments (0)

Public Wi-Fi is great in so many ways. It costs nothing, saves on mobile data, and is often faster when it comes to downloading. However, as much as we love the convenience, hackers love public Wi-Fi too, and for different reasons. Nastassja Poorter,...

What South Africans watched on Youtube in 2017.

What South Africans watched on YouTube in 2017

December 7, 2017 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Thursday 7 December 2017, YouTube released its annual Rewind. This is essentially a list looking back at the most-watched videos for the year in South Africa and globally. By YouTube’s release it is clear that in 2017 South Africans turned to the...

Ensuring your child's online safety this festive period

Ensuring your child’s online safety this festive period

December 7, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Online & Social, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

In an attempt to put parents’ minds at ease throughout the Christmas period and to protect today’s youngest Internet users from online threats, Kaspersky Lab, on Thursday 7 December 2017,  introduced what the company calls the next generation of its...

Google launches Files Go worldwide

Google launches Files Go worldwide

December 6, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Tuesday December 5 2017, Google launched Files Go, a new app for freeing up space, finding files and  sharing them with others. Files Go is now globally available on the Google Play Store for all phones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher. The app...

South African tax collector takes aim at cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin

Are you going to be purchasing Bitcoin?

December 6, 2017 • Finance, General, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Many compare the success of Bitcoin as a bubble ready to burst, however, Bitcoin keeps proving them wrong. Will you be buying it soon? The world’s largest cryptocurrency has broken records after it reached $10 000 per Bitcoin for the first time. Bitcoin...

Organisations should embrace new messaging culture or risk losing customers-study

Study: Organisations should embrace new messaging culture or risk losing customers

December 6, 2017 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Research conducted by BT and Cisco has revealed that organisations that fail to adapt to the new messaging culture risk falling behind and losing customers. The Digital Customer 2017 — Chat, tap, talk: eight key trends to transform your digital customer...

Top 4 tips on how you can save your data this holiday season

Top 4 tips on how you can save your data this holiday season

December 6, 2017 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The holiday season is upon us and while Santa’s elfs are bringing the presents and South Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) is bringing mobile data saving tips for consumers this December holiday season. WASPA has been...

Art in your pocket app launches in South Africa

Art in your pocket app launches in South Africa

December 5, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Monday 4 December 2017, in what is a first for the art world, the Exhibid app was launched in South Africa. The app uses GPS technology to serve up all the artworks that are available in a user’s immediate geographic area. According to the company, the...