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5 African Blockchain Companies.

5 African Blockchain Companies to watch

February 21, 2017 • Finance, Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

Blockchain is undoubtedly one of the hottest topics in the tech industry. When people think of Blockchain their initial thought lean towards cryptocurrencies and fintech; it is however far more than just a new payment system. Blockchain can potentially revolutionise how transactions over the Internet take place altogether. Blockchain uses cryptography to...

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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...

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...

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Top 10 Information Technology Jobs to consider

February 6, 2017 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 Information Technology Jobs to consider

Information technology is growing rapidly and so is the need for highly skilled individuals to be a part of this revolution. A couple of years ago, a career in IT was regarded as one for geeks but all of that has changed. Technology plays a significant...

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 Bertus Homan, Sales Director, Hitachi Data Systems South Africa (image: pixabay.com)

IT trends to look out for in 2017

February 3, 2017 • Lists, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on IT trends to look out for in 2017

2017 will be an exciting time and may well be the beginning of a new era for productivity growth. Digital transformation will be a major business focus, and success will hinge on how successful we will be in leveraging the abundance of new technologies, with...

6 African Tech Influencers to follow on twitter.

6 African Tech Influencers to follow on Twitter

February 2, 2017 • East Africa, Lists, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on 6 African Tech Influencers to follow on Twitter

Twitter is a great source of news and information, but it should be noted that the content users consume is directly influenced by the people they follow. Consequently, Twitter users with a vast number of followers are referred to as influencers. It therefore...

Top 10 Global Tech Brands

Top 10 Tech Brands in the World

January 28, 2017 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 Tech Brands in the World

As the digital revolution continues to envelop the world, people are constantly trying to keep up with the latest in technological advancements. Whether it be computers, tablets, smartphones, online sites, software developers, social media and the list goes...

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10 African startups to watch in 2017

January 25, 2017 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on 10 African startups to watch in 2017

In Africa, technology and startups continue to grow as more people search for solutions to everyday problems. African Tech startups raised upwards of US$129 million in funding in 2016 and this is expected to grow in the coming years. Disrupt Africa monitors...

7 e-learning trends of 2017 (Source: E-learning Industry)

7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017

January 25, 2017 • Education, Lists, OpinionComments Off on 7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017

What are the 7 E-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017? In an attempt to answer this question, we could look around us, assess what has been working so far in terms of education technology, and take some educated guesses on what could work in...

Deloitte's Technology, Media and Telecommunications 2017.

Deloitte Technology, Media and Telecommunications predictions 2017

January 24, 2017 • General, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Deloitte Technology, Media and Telecommunications predictions 2017

Deloitte Global released their Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) predictions for 2017 in a bid to identify the trends which could have effects on enterprises and consumers for 2017 and beyond. These prediction provide an understanding into what...

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Six IT and storage technology trends for 2017

January 24, 2017 • Big Data, Cloud Computing, Lists, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Six IT and storage technology trends for 2017

The explosion of data in today’s digital economy has resulted in a fundamental shift from using data to run the business to recognising that data is the business. In an era where data is king, superior data management and storage in the hybrid cloud become...

Africa's 15 Best Countries for Business

15 Best Countries For Business in Africa

January 20, 2017 • East Africa, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on 15 Best Countries For Business in Africa

The African continent is buzzing with potential. Rich in natural resources, a hardworking population, and huge gaps and opportunities for anyone who wants to succeed in business. Yes there are challenges, but there is also huge potential for growth in almost...

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Richest Africans in Technology

January 11, 2017 • Features, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Richest Africans in Technology

When Forbes released their list of Richest Africans in 2017, the leaders in the tech industry could not be ignored. Here are the 5 richest Africans in tech in 2017: 5. Onsi Sawiris- Egypt $1.07 Billion-telecoms Onsi Sawiris is number 18 on the overall African...

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...

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5 ways to lower your cellular charges while travelling

October 21, 2016 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 ways to lower your cellular charges while travelling

Being in a completely strange place without having anything in common,exploring new cultures and destinations brings you the ultimate happiness. You can have the time of your life until something very ‘’little’’ just spoils your entire vacation. One...

A new world of consumer choice – powered by on-demand technology – is changing customers’ expectations of the payments experience. (Image Source: blouinnews.com)

6 things you didn’t know you could do with your smartphone

October 20, 2016 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on 6 things you didn’t know you could do with your smartphone

A majority of us have and use smartphones on the daily, but how many of us actually maximize its functions? Aside from voice calls, social networking, telling the time, listening to music and maybe using the device as a flashlight, there are so many other...