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  • 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 (0)

    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...

  • Former South African President Nelson Mandela. (Image source: wall-height.com/nelson-mandela-background)

    Watch Nelson Mandela memorial live online

    December 10, 2013 • Online, Top StoriesComments (0)

    As the world prepares to mourn the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela, a special memorial service is being held today at Johannesburg’s FNB Stadium. Up to 91 Heads of State have arrived in the country to attend to service, as well as...

  • Netflix (31.6%) holds its ground as the leading downstream application in North America (image: Netflix)

    Netflix and YouTube accounts for 50% of traffic

    November 14, 2013 • OnlineComments (0)

    Sandvine, a provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for fixed and mobile operators, today released its Internet traffic trends report, entitled “Global Internet Phenomena Report 2H2013”. “For the first time ever, peer-to-peer filesharing has...

  • Will.i.am, a founding member of the internationally acclaimed group The Black Eyed Peas (image: Charlie Fripp)

    IT News Africa exclusive: Black Eyed Peas’ Will.i.am talks technology

    October 29, 2013 • Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

    He has won seven Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, two MTV Video Music Awards and three World Music Awards. He is Will.i.am, frontman and founder of  the internationally acclaimed group The Black Eyed Peas. One thing that fans might not know is...

  • if the Internet and Google tools have played an important role in success, Google wants to hear about it. (image: jajodia-saket.sjbn.co/)

    Google seeking African innovators

    August 27, 2013 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off

    Internet giant Google is calling entrepreneurs, creatives, innovators and web-lovers across Africa to share their stories of how the web has transformed their lives and work.  Whether a photographer, an entrepreneur, a fashion designer or a community...

  • ITNewsAfrica’s top ten stories of the week

    May 25, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off

    It has been a busy week across Africa’s ICT sector. There has been a plethora of interesting stories that have emerged from a focus on high-growth market segments, including gaming, mobile & telecommunications, as well as thought leadership pieces about...

  • Youtube turns eight-years-old

    May 21, 2013 • OnlineComments Off

    The largest video sharing platform worldwide, YouTube, turns 8 this week. YouTube, which was acquired by Google in 2006, has become the go-to destination to find video content on almost every subject possible – from the latest viral harlem shake video...

  • Taking your small business social

    February 28, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    Social media has provided small businesses with the opportunity to market their brands on a big scale at a fraction of the cost. This said, in order for social media to work to your advantage, you need to understand the various platforms and know how to use...

  • Kenya: online community galvanised to cover elections

    February 1, 2013 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off

    Online focused news agency Storyful and Google are coming together to discuss the role YouTube plays as a tool for monitoring elections around the world, as they prepare to launch a Kenyan elections channel on YouTube. Ory Okolloh, Google policy manager for...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II to feature YouTube streaming

    November 9, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Activision Publishing has  announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops II’s new live streaming feature, available when the game launches on November 13th, will offer players live stream gameplay on YouTube directly from the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 game...