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Google Trends publishes the top searches for every day of the week and covers 4 African countries in which it sees the most activity, namely Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. The top search trends from along the week provide an interesting insight into the minds of each country, what captivated...
Google Trends publishes the top searches for every day of the week and covers 4 African countries in which it sees the most activity, namely Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. The top search trends from along the week provide an interesting insight into the minds of each country, what captivated...
Google Trends publishes the top searches for every day of the week and covers 4 African countries in which it sees the most activity, namely Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. The top search trends from along the week provide an interesting insight into the minds of each country, what...
Google has announced the launch of TaskMate in Kenya - a crowdsourcing app that allows people to use smartphones to do tasks and get paid. The app taps the growing gig economy and is finally ready to be launched in beta in the East African country after being tested...
MTN Eswatini and other mobile network operators have reportedly been ordered by the country's government to suspend access to Facebook and its messenger app "until further notice." This comes as Africa's last absolute monarchy has been rocked by another week long surge of pro-democracy protests. Earlier this year in July,...
COVID-19 has shown us the power of technology to help people and solve problems. We’ve also seen people using our apps more than ever, to stay connected with family and friends fostering communities even during challenging times. This is how Facebook groups like RebuildSA emerged; the group is focused on...
Spotify has confirmed the launch of Spotify Premium for Students in South Africa as well as 19 other markets around the world including the Middle East and North Africa. Spotify Premium for Students allows all eligible students to enjoy Spotify Premium - and all the many benefits that come with...
Today, 20 October, marks 1 year since the deadly #EndSARS protests in Nigeria that saw the largest manifestation of protesters in the country's modern history. At least 56 people nationwide lost their lives along the deadly week marked by protests and alleged police brutality. Now, young Nigerians have taken to...
Safaricom has announced in a statement that it will be taking down all M-PESA services, including the purchase of airtime for the undertaking of "enhancements and maintenance" of its systems. "We are constantly investing and innovating M-PESA to ensure that we continue to meet the needs of our customers as...
Google Trends publishes the top searches for every day of the week and covers 4 African countries in which it sees the most activity, namely Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. The top search trends from along the week provide an interesting insight into the minds of each country, what...
Facebook-owned chatting platform WhatsApp is adding its famous end-to-end encryption to the cloud backups of users on both Android and iOS devices in a win for online privacy. The service has been using its end-to-end encryption to protect the privacy of chats and messages by default for the past five...
Last night South Africa's national men's football team - Bafana Bafana - won its game against Ethiopia, opening the SA side to the possibility of moving forward in qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Now, SA needs to defeat the last seed of Group G Zimbabwe on 11 November,...
WhatsApp is a breeding ground for scams and fake news that has gone viral, and while the Facebook-owned chat platform says it tries its best to scour these from its service, many still seep through. “We work diligently to reduce any spam messages that come through our system. Creating a...
An executive of US-based social media titan Facebook has promised that Instagram, a member of the Facebook family of social platforms which also includes chat service provider WhatsApp, will introduce a new "Take a Break" feature that will encourage teen users of the app to simply stop using it...
Facebook announced on Wednesday a series of new connectivity technologies that will bring the next billion people online and enhance existing infrastructure projects in Africa and elsewhere. Since 2013, Facebook Connectivity has helped bring more than 500-million people online to faster internet and now, the company aims to enable affordable...
Last evening, millions of people across Africa went to their usual social media platforms only to have their apps load endlessly. Was it the signal? Did they steal the tower cables? No -- Facebook and its platforms, including some of the biggest social media apps on Earth, WhatsApp and...
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