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Africa's highest paid president listed.

Top 10 Highest Paid African Presidents Listed

July 22, 2017 • East Africa, Features, General, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

African heads of governments are among the highest paid in the world despite the continent’s many challenges.  Jacob Zuma, South African president is the highest paid in the continent earning $272 000 per year, he was ranked fourth in the world. Rwanda’s president, Paul Kagame is ranked tenth, earning only $85 000 per year. According...

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Apps, Cooking, Recipes, Food, Master Chef, Mobile

Become Gordon Ramsey with these 10 Apps

July 22, 2017 • General, Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

Gone are the days when you needed pen and paper to scribble down hand-me-down recipes. You no longer need to wait for the next edition of cook books to hit the shelves either. Need recipes instantly? There’s an app for that. Whether you’re keen to...

Wi-Fi, Public, Saftey, Tips, Protection, Security

5 Safety Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi

July 21, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, SecurityComments (0)

With the constant need to be connected to the world through our mobile devices, combined with high data costs in many African countries, it has become somewhat of a habit to search for public Wi-Fi once out of the house. Free Wi-Fi can sometimes be a...

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Top 10 South African Technology Brands on Social Media

July 14, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Africa Brand Index has developed an algorithm which creates a list of the most successful brands on social media on the African continent, this list is in turn updated on a monthly basis. The algorithm takes into account key metrics such as community...

Mpumi Nhlapo, Head of Marketing and Portfolio Sales at T-Systems South Africa. at T-Systems South Africa

Nine priorities to get you on the road to digital transformation

July 14, 2017 • General, Lists, OpinionComments (0)

According to a recent survey by E-consultancy, customer experience will overtake price and product specifications as the key brand differentiator by 2020. Add to this the fact that customers are more digital than ever, demanding an omni-channel interaction...

Drones are expensive,
 make sure you insure them and understand their limitations (image: JacarandaFM)

Tips for legal drone use in South Africa

July 10, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, General, Lists, Top StoriesComments (0)

Drones have gained a significant amount of momentum over the past few years as the capabilities and use cases have been shown to touch on a wide variety of industries. Initially used by hobbyists and geeks, the use of aerial vehicles is now far reaching as...

Governments in developing countries need  to adopt a national cybersecurity strategy. (image: Yu Samoilov)

Top 10 African Countries Committed to Cybersecurity

July 7, 2017 • Lists, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 African Countries Committed to Cybersecurity

The second edition of the Global Cybersecurity Index 2017, released earlier this week by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), an agency of the United Nations, measured the commitment of ITU Member States to cyber security and highlighted a number...

Instagram's Rich List

Instagram’s Rich List- Top 10 Earners Revealed

July 6, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Instagram’s Rich List- Top 10 Earners Revealed

As with all social media platforms, Instagram has become an extremely profitable platform for celebrities and influencers to monetise their brand by leveraging their reach and followers to charge exorbitant amounts of money for promotional posts. So this begs...

mVisa enables customers to pay merchants via a mobile banking app.

10 ways to save on dreaded banking charges

July 6, 2017 • Finance, Lists, OpinionComments Off on 10 ways to save on dreaded banking charges

When it’s crunch time and you need to make every cent count the last thing you can afford is those unneccessary bank charges. If it seems as though you can’t quite put your finger on why your bank charges are what they are when checking your statement...

9 e-commerce platforms making strides in Africa.
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9 e-commerce platforms taking Africa by Storm

July 1, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Lists, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on 9 e-commerce platforms taking Africa by Storm

The online retail sector in Africa presents an exciting opportunity for retailers to grow their businesses by connecting with new customers. e-commerce is expected to grow significantly and as the use of technology also grows, the market becomes more...

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6 Unwritten Rules Of The Internet

June 29, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on 6 Unwritten Rules Of The Internet

In today’s world where millions are linked to the Internet allowing them to connect and interact with other from all over the world has raised the question of online etiquette. With calls from all over the world for access to the Internet to become a...

Fortinet Security

10 reasons your business needs cyber liability insurance

June 29, 2017 • General, Lists, SecurityComments Off on 10 reasons your business needs cyber liability insurance

New technology means new risks. The internet asks a lot of questions of its users. How should the internet interact with nation states? What opportunities can it offer criminals? How should legislation and regulation apply to the seas of data that constitute...

Africa's highest paid president listed.

Top 10 African Domain Name Systems Ranked

June 28, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 10 African Domain Name Systems Ranked

In what can simply be described as the Internet’s equivalent of a phone book, Domain Name System (DNS) exists to maintain a directory of domain names and translate them to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. In other words, DNS is the Internet’s...

The African economy has evolved over the past year.

African Countries With The Most Tech Hubs Ranked

June 23, 2017 • General, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on African Countries With The Most Tech Hubs Ranked

Africa is known as the motherland, the birth of mankind, where it all began. Yet for many years it has also been called the “dark continent” due to the rate of development of many countries. This perception is changing quickly, with hundreds of...

Mobile internet use will account for 26% of global media consumption by 2019.

How to use less data without doing less

June 22, 2017 • General, Lists, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on How to use less data without doing less

With Yesterdays supposed Social Media Blackout in South Africa intending at highlighting the extensive price of mobile data in the country, millions of mobile users across the world not just in South Africa search for way to curb their data usage and thus...

Drones are expensive,
 make sure you insure them and understand their limitations (image: JacarandaFM)

10 Industries Drones Could Impact

June 20, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 Industries Drones Could Impact

The rapidly-growing global drone market presents a plethora of opportunities for companies to enhance their operations, or for new businesses to emerge, says Airborne Drones. With analysts putting the global market opportunities around drones at anywhere...