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    Global healthcare search engine launches in SA

    September 17, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

    WhatClinic.com, a Tripadvisor style site for private healthcare, has launched a program of expansion in South Africa to meet the growing demand from consumers for information about clinics. According to the company, detailed listings for more than 500 clinics...

  • uAfrica.com, Shopify partner on e-commerce

    May 30, 2014 • Online, Southern AfricaComments Off

    uAfrica.com, a South African eCommerce technology company, has partnered with Shopify, a commerce platform that specialises in powerful solutions for retailers to sell online and in-store, to provide its services to the South African market. South Africans...

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    Lamudi becomes largest real estate platform in Kenya

    May 27, 2014 • East Africa, Online, Top StoriesComments Off

    Lamudi, founded by Africa Internet Holding (AIH), has established itself as Kenya’s leading online real estate platform, recently exceeding 15,000 listings. The site offers Kenyans a wide range of different properties to rent and buy in different parts of...

  • Uber announced yesterday that it will be providing free rides between 7am and 9pm on South Africa’s Election Day (image: file)

    South Africa: Uber to provide free rides on Election Day

    May 6, 2014 • OnlineComments Off

    Online and mobile taxi booking company Uber announced yesterday that it will be providing free rides between 7am and 9pm on South Africa’s Election Day, as they participate in making the country’s voting process more convenient in their own special way....

  • Stefan Tanase, Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team for Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Cyber-crime: How it makes criminals filthy rich

    April 23, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off

    During Kaspersky Lab’s annual Security Analysis Summit held in Budapest, Hungary, the Enterprise and Online security experts focussed on cyber-criminals and where their riches come from – often at very low risk to the perpetrators. Stefan Tanase, Senior...

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    Africa: Cyber threats by numbers

    April 22, 2014 • SecurityComments Off

    Kaspersky Lab, an international IT and Online security company, conducted research into the evolution of IT threats in 2013 using information from their Kaspersky Security Network cloud service. From the results, the cyber security company found that Middle...

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    Google launches SA election Hub

    April 16, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off

    Google today launched the South African Elections Hub, an online portal where voters, journalists and campaigners can easily track all the latest news, trends and information related to the 2014 elections, set to take place on 7 May, marking 20 years of...

  • There are mounting fears over the fate of a man who went missing 14 days ago after tweeting pictures of an attempted jail break in Abuja (image: Shutterstock)

    Fear mounts for missing Nigerian tweeter

    April 14, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off

    There are mounting fears over the fate of a man who went missing 14 days ago after tweeting pictures of an attempted jail break in Abuja, Amnesty International said over the weekend. The man, identified by family members as Yusuf Siyaka Onimisi, has not been...

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    South Africa: Capitec rules the online banking roost

    April 11, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off

    Specialist online marketing research agency Columinate yesterday released its third annual ‘Internet Banking SITEisfaction in South Africa’ survey. Launched in 2012, the survey is a measure of customer satisfaction with online banking services in South...

  • Kenyan comedian turned entrepreneur Daniel Ndambuki has reached a milestone for individual Kenyans on Facebook (image: file)

    Kenyan hits 1-million fans on Facebook

    April 9, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off

    Kenyan comedian turned entrepreneur Daniel Ndambuki has reached a milestone for individual Kenyans on Facebook, as he recently hit the one-million mark in ‘likes’ on the hugely-popular social networking platform. The achievement is the highest of its kind...

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    Kenya: MasterCard aims to increase electronic payments

    April 8, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off

    MasterCard today announced the licensing of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) to issue MasterCard debit, credit and prepaid cards in Kenya. The collaboration is expected to increase the adoption of electronic payments in the country, especially in the retail...

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    Digital alternative to banks launches in SA

    April 8, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off

    Africa Internet Holding (AIH), an African startup builder, announced today the launch of Lendico in South Africa. Lendico is the digital alternative to banks that enables investors to directly fund the loans of private individuals. Launching in South Africa,...

  • Microsoft’s Africa Initiatives Legal and Corporate Affairs Director, Louis Onyango Otieno (image: file)

    Microsoft taking lead on e-learning in Africa

    April 1, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off

    Microsoft yesterday co-chaired a roundtable discussion on the need for private and public partnerships (PPPs) to deliver relevant, sustainable and scalable solutions that will promote e-learning in Africa. The roundtable resulted in the proposal of an EU...

  • The world has been introduced to the first Afro Emoticons courtesy of Oju Africa (image: Oju Africa)

    First Afro emoticons launched by Oju Africa

    March 28, 2014 • OnlineComments Off

    In an innovative first, the world has been introduced to the first Afro Emoticons courtesy of Oju Africa. Powered by Mi-Fone, the first African mobile devices brand, “Oju” literally meaning “faces” in the Yoruba language from Nigeria, is an innovation...

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    Enough Spying- Time for Internet Bill of Rights

    March 26, 2014 • Features, Top StoriesComments Off

    Widely regarded as the creator of the World Wide Web, online pioneer Tim Berners-Lee recently called for the creation of an Internet Magna Carta. The call has been spurred on by Edward Snowden’s recent NSA leaks. According to the latest revelations, the...

  • ZACR is ready to launch the dotCities and dotAfrica in a similar phased manner as required by ICANN.  (Image source: File)

    dotAfrica to officially launch in May

    March 26, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off

    The May 2014 commercial launch of dotAfrica is now certain, after the final outstanding paperwork was inked at the 49th meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN) in Singapore today. Today’s agreement outlines the...