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    Is e-commerce challenging traditional business models in Africa?

    February 27, 2015 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Is e-commerce challenging traditional business models in Africa?

    The rise of e-commerce on the African continent is changing the face of the traditional consumer, and brands need to adapt their business models and strategies in order to remain relevant amongst consumers and avoid a drop in market share. African consumers...

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    Google hits outage in SA – Social Media reacts

    August 14, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Google hits outage in SA – Social Media reacts

    At around 11:30am, on 14 August 2014, Internet users across South Africa started tweeting that Google, YouTube and a vast amount of Google services have gone down. The internet, and especially Google, play a vital role in day-to-business. Users search for...

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    Google celebrates Safer Internet Day

    February 11, 2014 • OnlineComments Off on Google celebrates Safer Internet Day

    Google South Africa today joined forces with its Online Child Safety Campaign partners to recognise the eleventh anniversary of the Safer Internet Day (SID) movement, which promotes the safe and responsible use of online technologies among young users. Hosted...

  • YouTube launches in Afrikaans and isiZulu

    November 3, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on YouTube launches in Afrikaans and isiZulu

    YouTube has launched in two more South African languages: Afrikaans and isiZulu. The announcement was made today at the second annual Google South Africa (G-SA) event held in Newtown, Johannesburg. Here, over 30 Google experts from around the globe are...

  • Luke Mckend: Seeing the potential in Africa

    February 11, 2011 • People, Top StoriesComments (3)

    Returning to South Africa after 12 years in the UK has been a genuinely positive experience for Luke Mckend, newly appointed Google SA Country Manager. Having officially taken up his position at the beginning of January, Mckend is excited about working with...

  • New head for Google South Africa

    October 1, 2010 • Top StoriesComments (2)

    Luke Mckend will join Google South Africa as Country Manager on 1 November 2010. Originally from South Africa, Luke has been with Google since 2006, working as an Industry Head in Google’s London office. In the UK he was responsible for managing a wide...

  • Google conference coming to Cape Town

    September 14, 2010 • SoftwareComments Off on Google conference coming to Cape Town

    Google is inviting Computer Science students, developers and entrepreneurs to G-South Africa, which will take place on November 8th and 9th in Cape Town. Some of Google’s best engineers, product managers, business managers and leadership will be speaking...