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Cape Town has won the bid to host the 14th annual Wikimania 2018 conference, the annual gathering of volunteers from around the world to celebrate Wikipedia and the Wikimedia projects, from 18-22 July. More than 700 volunteers from around the world will come together to discuss and share ideas around...
AIM Brokerage, a subsidiary of AIM Investment Holdings and has recently launched a real estate web-based application that is compatible with both Apple and Android devices off the Mzuri website. The app allows property investors to view, consider and reserve properties via their smartphones. The app was recently shown off...
KAUAI, a company that operates under the multi-brand food group, Real Foods, launched its new app. “We’re seeing a growing trend of customers who don’t want to compromise on healthy eating, but that are also extremely busy and pressed for time. The new KAUAI app helps our customers save time...
On February 6, 2018, Opera News revealed that it has just broken the 1 million milestone, just four weeks after the app was launched. The app, which provides users with access to their favourite news and entertainment content, has also been ranked number 1 on Google Play store in...
South Africa’s shoppers are growing more comfortable with the idea of online shopping. But is our level of education about the associated risks keeping pace? Considering the rising trends of local data breaches and the number of consumers falling victim to cybercrime, it seems not. The South African Police Service...
Global cloud communication company, Infobip announced on Monday, 25 October 2019, that it has enabled WhatsApp Business API for ChatFin, a fintech company who recently introduced their latest platform - ChatBack. This feature allows consumers to communicate with businesses over WhatsApp using the ChatBack application. Now, the platform simplifies consumers...
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 contractual terms according to which the ZA Central Registry (ZACR) will launch...
Nigerian gift card company SureGifts has revealed the launch of its newest product SureCredit. According to the company, the platform allows employees - of certain approved companies - to obtain voucher loans without, according to the company, over straining their budget. "We wanted to create a convenient payment plan for trusted workers who...
Jumia, Kenya has launched its newly redesigned website. According to the company, the redesign was implemented in order to offer consumers an improved experience. Parinaz Firozi, MD, Jumia Kenya stated that: “Our goal is to create a website that meets the needs of our customers and sellers by allowing every...
At 09h57, on 19 August 2015, South Africa registered its one millionth .co.za domain name. The registration of www.vulindlela-hpt.co.za with the ZA Central Registry (ZACR) comes 20 years after there were just 450 registered .co.za domains by the end of 1995. The Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for South...
In Africa, banking the unbanked remains a pressing need. Roughly 700 million people in Africa are financially excluded – denied economic citizenship. Discussions on the issue beg the same question, time and again: why aren’t traditional banks offering mobile solutions to potential customers who desperately need it? The American Bankers...
From being one of the biggest football icons in the 1990s to becoming the president of Liberia in 2018, George Weah made history when he was sworn in as the president of Liberia on Monday, 22 January 2018. Weah is the 25th president of the West African nation and has...
Back in 2015 Subscription Video On Demand service (SVOD) ShowMax entered into the South African market. At launch, ShowMax revealed that it had a content catalogue that totaled more than 11,000 hours of video content, which included local African content as well as international content. Soon after the launch of ShowMax, in...
Online media companies Google and Facebook now dominate global ad spend as they attracted 20% of global advertising revenue in 2016. According to reports by the CNBC these statistics have nearly doubled since 2012. Data and analysis agency, Zenith, released their top 30 Media Owners report which indicated the shift...
  EvenMe!, has announced the roll out of their second phase of development. The online portal looks bridges the gap allowing and school leavers, graduates, unemployed youth and entrepreneurs, to find sustainable employment. For the second phase of development the portal partnered with CPS Technologies and Star Schools who worked closely...
On Wednesday 17 January 2018, Google revealed that it is making major changes to its YouTube monetisation structure - which will now make it more difficult for smaller contributors to make money off their content. Google will now only open advertising to YouTube channels with more than 1,000 subscribers and...
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