Posts Tagged ‘list’

  • The Western Cape government’s free Wi-Fi pilot project was announced in March this year (image:

    10 African cities with free Wi-Fi

    April 22, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off

    If Internet use proliferates in Africa at the rate mobile phones did in the early 2000s, the continent stands to add as much as $300 billion to its economic growth by 2025, a new study by the McKinsey Global Institute has found. While most internet...

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    Top 10 features of Samsung Galaxy S5

    April 14, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off

    Samsung recently made their Galaxy S5 smartphone, the Korean company’s latest flagship model, available to the world. The Samsung Galaxy S5 launched in 125 countries, making this the largest-rollout the Korean company has ever attempted. It will launch in...

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    MWC: 10 hot devices you should know about

    February 27, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off

    While the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona is dominated by big name players such as Samsung, Nokia and LG, there are a number of devices that few have heard about – but really should. Some of these device manufacturers have made a real impact, while...

  • A screenshot of the Valentine’s Greetings app (image: Microsoft)

    Top 10 Valentine’s Day apps

    February 13, 2014 • ListsComments Off

    With the world getting ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Friday, IT News Africa is taking a look at 10 apps available in the Windows Store. Whether it is an app for romantic quotes or booking a quick getaway, these apps will make Valentine’s day...

  • Egypt is the king of Facebook in Africa (image: Paradise of the World)

    Top 10 African countries on Facebook

    February 6, 2014 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off

    Mega-social network Facebook celebrates their 10th birthday this week, and what started as a college social networking website in 2004, has mushroomed into the world’s largest online destination to connect with friends, family and acquaintances. “When I...

  • What is top of mind for potential investors in technology companies across Africa. (Image source: docstockmedia/

    Consider this before investing in a start-up

    January 28, 2014 • East Africa, Lists, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off

      Much has been written about the growth of Africa’s technology-focused startup business ecosystem. In strong emerging markets like Kenya, stakeholders – including venture capitalists, angel investors and multinationals, are continuing with...

  • Telkom’s CFO, Mr Jacques Schindehütte (Image source: Windi-

    Africa’s 5 Most Troubled Tech Executives

    January 27, 2014 • ListsComments Off

    Being in charge of a large corporation can be tricky at times, but with the right executive in the right position, most companies can be assured of profits. But while some organisations flourish without incident, others are forced to deal with unethical and...

  • With 9.8-million views, P-Square’s Personally ranked first as the most watched YouTube video in Nigeria for 2013 (image: YouTube)

    Top 10 Nigerian YouTube videos

    December 12, 2013 • ListsComments Off

    Global video sharing giant YouTube has once again released its annual list of the most watched videos on the site, and while Ylvis’s The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) and PSY’s Gentleman M/V scored the top spots in Global Top Trending YouTube Videos and...

  • Samsung's Galaxy S4 (image: Samsung)

    Top 10 mobile handsets of 2013

    November 22, 2013 • ListsComments Off

    The year has been very exciting for consumers of technology with almost every mobile technology company launching a new version of their existing flagship devices. In what has emerged as something of an annual race, major players such as Samsung and...

  • The iCow platform has a series of dairy agri products that are available over a simple menu system (image: iCow)

    Top 10 mobile agriculture applications

    November 7, 2013 • ListsComments Off

    For most parts of Africa, the agriculture sector is a major source of employment. During the ICT4Ag conference in Kigali, Rwanda, stakeholders joined innovators and inventors to reflect on solutions and innovation targeted at users within this important...

  • Travellers to the UK from Nigeria will have to follow new Visa application rules from December 16. (Image source:

    Top 10 Business Traveller apps for Africa

    October 31, 2013 • ListsComments Off

    Travelling through Africa, or any other continent for that matter, is supposed to be a pleasurable experience. However, without access to relevant and accurate information, the experience can be rather troublesome and expensive. IT News Africa has listed...

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    Top 10 African e-Commerce apps

    October 14, 2013 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off

    e-Commerce in Africa is gaining momentum with more users being connected to the internet and experiencing the power of shopping and the ability to pay for goods online. ITNewsAfrica recently published a list of the most popular e-commerce websites on the...

  • A review of the top cloud service providers. (Image source: cloud via

    Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    September 13, 2013 • ListsComments Off

    Experts within Africa’s burgeoning ICT landscape agree that the business case behind cloud services is clear: it offers flexibility (both in adoption and in terms of pricing), it enables agility within companies that are conscious of liquidity in the...

  • The Asus Transformer Pad Infinity (image: Asus)

    Top 10 tablets suited for Africa

    July 24, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off

    There is no doubt that tablets continue to make an impact on the lives of users worldwide. More manufacturers are producing a wide variety of tablets to cater to different user needs – and this causes confusion amongst consumers. Samsung today said...

  • ITNewsAfrica’s top ten stories of the week

    July 20, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off

    Once again we can say that it has been an enthralling news week in Africa. Former South African President Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July, coupled with ongoing reports of the statesman’s health and wellbeing, has dominated news. At the same time, in...

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    Africa’s top mobile subscription hotspots

    July 15, 2013 • ListsComments Off

    In November 2012, a GSM Association report revealed Sub-Saharan Africa’s status as the fastest growing mobile market globally, with an annual growth of 44% since 2000. The region was reported to have established a leadership position in terms of mobile...