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Kenya, South Africa and Cameroon are said to be the top three hot spots for mobile fraudsters - according to cybersecurity company, Evina. These African countries face suspicious mobile-based billing transactions of 51%, 30% and 10%, respectively. “Africa’s youthful population that is mostly unbanked and using some 900 million mobile...
Internet users are growing more demanding and less forgiving, according to the results of a new consumer survey. In a clear call to action for organizations around the world, the survey found that three quarters of respondents expect websites and apps to perform faster than they did three years...
It all started in Johannesburg in 2016 and five cities later, Uber Eats continues to deliver on its mission to making eating effortless at any time, for anyone. Uber Eats have transformed food delivery from pizza on a Friday night to an increasingly important part of people’s everyday food consumption...
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 pan-African solution that will allow school to have access to devices, connectivity, and...
Kaymu has further expanded its mobile marketing initiative with the launch of its latest mobile app for Kenya. According to the company its latest mobile application has been designed to make online shopping easier and more convenient. According to the company, Kaymu is an online marketplace that brings together buyers...
Creative Media Works, operating as BBM, has launched Event Tickets inside Discover with partner, Ariiyatickets. In the latest addition to BBM's Discover offerings, the service allows Nigerians to browse for local concerts and events, and purchase tickets in advance – all within the messaging app. Ariiyatickets, similar to other Nigerian BBM Discover...
Takealot.com is preparing for the start of the Christmas shopping season with the launch of their annual Black Friday sale at midnight on Thursday 24th November. Known as the “Blue Dot Sale”, it is Takealot’s biggest sale of the year, as consumers country-wide take to their keyboards to shop...
A great way to advertise yourself or your business, especially nowadays, is with a website. A personal website shows potential employers or clients that you are technically informed and ICT-conscious. Personal websites can be great outlets for your creativity, a fantastic way to get your message out there, and sometimes...
In the age of ever-evolving digitalization, a number of brick and mortar stores are having to look at changing the way they do business in order to stay relevant today. Business owners are looking to widen their reach and increase their sales, and eCommerce is one of the most...
Facebook, the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) and the Western Cape Blood Service (WCBS) are working together to encourage people to donate blood. Starting on Monday, 18 May 2020, South Africans who are over 18 years old will have the option to sign up as blood donors on Facebook,...
If you are one of those enthusiastic and adventurous entrepreneurs who are on the verge of launching your own startup, here's an important question for you: Have you secured your startup enough so that it can resist the security threats of today? Because if you haven't, considering the security...
Telkom Internet today announced a revolutionary offer that gives customers free anytime data for specific social networking services and free data between 00:00 and 06:00 am daily. Additionally, the capacity of all Telkom Internet packages of 5GB or more will be doubled at no additional charge. Effective 1 September 2013,...
Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) has teamed up with Mondia Pay, a digital payments company, to roll out seamless and contactless payments solutions for mobile network operators. Since the commencement of the partnership in September 2020, demand for the implementation of Direct Carrier Billing service (DCB) for seamless, contactless payments...
This week, four schools and eight teachers from across sub-Saharan Africa were nominated amongst the world’s best as part of Microsoft’s 2014 class of Mentor Schools and the Inaugural Class of Expert Educators. These exclusive one year programmes recognise visionary educators who are using technology to improve student outcomes,...
Netflix is testing ways to curb password sharing for business and security reasons. As part of this test, users will be required to verify whether or not they are the owner of the account through an email code or text code. "If someone is unable to verify account ownership within...
Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe has handed herself over to the police after she allegedly assaulted a twenty-year-old model with an extension cord in Sandton, Johannesburg on Sunday evening. The model was visiting Mugabe's two sons, Robert jr and Chatunga Bellarmine Mugabe, at their upmarket hotel in Sandton. It is...
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