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5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Black Friday Hackers

5 ways to protect yourself from Black Friday hackers

November 23, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Retail, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

With Black Friday fast approaching, thousands will flock to the shops to try and find the best deal of the year… but for those who won’t be able to get the time off work, there will also be hundreds of online sales available to choose from. The trouble is as you are lining up the [&hellip...

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MTN Cote d'Ivoire launches startup incubator

MTN Cote d’Ivoire launches startup incubator

November 23, 2017 • Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

MTN Cote d’Ivoire has launched the first edition of its startup incubation programme, called Y’ello Startup. The programme is designed to help young entrepreneurs design and deploy innovative digital solutions with a strong impact on the Ivorian...

TransUnion launches mobile credit platform in Rwanda

TransUnion launches mobile credit platform in Rwanda

November 23, 2017 • East Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments (0)

TransUnion Africa, a provider of global information solutions for assessing and managing risk, has launched Menyesha, a mobile credit reporting platform, to cater to the Rwandan market. Menyesha, literally “Inform Me” in Kinyarwanda, represents a leap...

MyKi Touch Review

MyKi Touch Review – Keep your child safe

November 23, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments (0)

Wearable devices are all the rage these days; however, many wearable devices only focus on heart rate monitoring, fitness, and sleep tracking. While these devices do come in handy, they do not track the individual wearing them. This is where the MyKi Touch...

Automated data protection is critical says Redstor

Automated data protection is critical says Redstor

November 23, 2017 • Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

The theft of data is so prevalent, so orchestrated and serious, it requires technology that is just as quick and equal to the task of providing effective protection. Because theft is automated, the security should also be automated say executives from...

Republic of Congo’s financial economy gets digitised

Republic of Congo’s financial economy gets digitised

November 23, 2017 • Finance, Top StoriesComments (0)

LCB Bank, a subsidiary of BMCE Bank Of Africa Morocco Group, and Mastercard announced their partnership focused on digitising the Republic of Congo’s financial economy in support of the countries desire to financially empower its citizens. The partnership...

Nigeria: Facebook launches new digital growth initiative

Nigeria: Facebook launches new digital growth initiative

November 23, 2017 • General, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

On Wednesday 22 November 2017, Facebook announced a new nationwide initiative in Nigeria which, according to the company, will further cement its commitment and investment in the country, and across the continent. Incorporating a series of high profile...

MTN extends Black Friday deals

MTN extends Black Friday deals

November 23, 2017 • General, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

On Thursday 23 November 2017, South African telecommunications company, MTN announced a new array of Black Friday deals which will be running from this Friday 24 November 2017 through to Cyber Monday 27 November 2017. MTN revealed that customers can walk away...

"Africa cannot operate in isolation" says NetApp's Patrick Maphopha

“Africa cannot operate in isolation” says NetApp’s Patrick Maphopha

November 23, 2017 • East Africa, Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

Data management and storage company, NetApp will host a Partner Academy event on the 23rd of November 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. At the event, NetApp will discuss some of the latest solutions and services they offer in Africa. Speaking of the Partner Academy...

5G to serve user generations divided by digital literacy rather than age

5G to serve user generations divided by digital literacy rather than age

November 23, 2017 • General, Top StoriesComments (0)

The fifth generation of mobile networks will be the first to serve five distinct human generations. The reason? Digital literacy… While in the past, we grouped generations into age brackets, soon we might use digital literacy as the divider. Traditionally...

Shopping online is a big deal

Shopping online is a big deal

November 23, 2017 • Online & Social, Opinion, Retail, Security, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

Increasingly, South Africans are enjoying the convenience of shopping online. And at this time of year, when the jingly tunes and bright baubles joyfully adorn the tangible aisles of brick-and-mortar shops, e-commerce retailers are on high alert to strengthen...

Ethio Telecom launches electronic payment

Ethio Telecom launches electronic payment services

November 22, 2017 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Ethiopia’s sole telecommunication provider, Ethio Telecom has announced the launch of payment services for prepaid mobile recharging. The service allows customers to recharge their mobile airtime online. The new system has been made available to...

How startups can cash-in on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

How startups can cash-in on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

November 22, 2017 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments (0)

Provided that SMEs prepare ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there is an opportunity to leverage off the global hype, where some simple alignment to the theme can result in big benefit without much investment into promotion. In the midst of low consumer...

MEST Launches Incubator Spaces in Lagos and Cape Town

MEST launches incubator spaces in Lagos and Cape Town

November 22, 2017 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

On Tuesday 21 November 2017 Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, and incubator MEST announced the launch of two new Incubator spaces in Lagos, Nigeria, and Cape Town, South Africa, as the program continues to expand its presence across the...

Ransomware is here to stay - can your data say the same?

Ransomware is here to stay – can your data say the same?

November 22, 2017 • General, Opinion, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Ransomware looks set to stay, and more variants are emerging every week to wreak havoc on enterprises and individuals alike. As the vicious malware grows increasingly sophisticated and prevalent – even being offered as a service on the dark web –...

What South Africans can expect this Black Friday?

What can South Africans expect this Black Friday?

November 22, 2017 • Online & Social, Opinion, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

We’ve all heard the stories about Black Friday in the US – all the latest goods at crazy low prices – but are South Africans experiencing the biggest day on the shopping calendar in the same way? Kevin Tucker, Founder and CEO of PriceCheck, an...