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Social media is transforming money transfers to Africa

A new World Bank Development Research Group Report released in August, sponsored by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, shows that digital payments and remittances are playing a key role in increasing financial inclusion throughout the developing world and...

Who is Microsoft’s Satya Nadella?

Announcing his departure as CEO of Microsoft about a year ago, Steven Ballmer finally stepped aside on Tuesday. In his place, the company announced that, after a long and much-speculated candidate list, Satya Nadella would be taking over the...

Nelson Mandela dies, social media reacts

"Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father,” said South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma late on Thursday night. The President made the tearful announcement that former President Nelson Mandela has passed away at his...

Microsoft: Is it time for Bill Gates to go?

It has come to light that three of the top 20 investors in technology giant Microsoft are actively trying to persuade the company’s Board of Directors to get co-founder and chairman Bill Gates to step down from his position....

CEO Steve Ballmer to quit Microsoft

Microsoft announced that long-serving Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer will be leaving the employment of the technology giant. While no exact date for his retirement has been given, the company stated that he will be leaving within the next...

Bill Gates once-again world’s richest

Microsoft creator Bill Gates is once again the world’s richest person, as an upsurge in Microsoft’s stock price pushed him beyond former number one Carlos Slim. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Gates is valued at $72.7 billion (an...

Windows 8 – a worthy contender to the iPad?

Microsoft is the best of the late starters. Case in point - Microsoft ignored the Internet until a memo by a certain Mr. Gates on May 26 1995. The company mobilised in true Microsoft fashion but did they lose...

Has Bill Gates shut down Twitter?

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has today joined Twitter, causing a stir and most probably the temporary shutdown of the service for “over capacity” reasons. “Too many tweets”, declares Twitter on their landing page. A temporary shutdown of the network is...

Pirate version of Windows XP gains popularity in Zimbabwe

A Chinese computer Operating System has invaded the Zimbabwean market and it is selling way cheaper than what some IT specialists call its original. The Ylmf, as it is called, is a complete pirate of the Windows XP. It appeals...

Instant Messaging – communication revolution or security disaster?

Instant Messaging, known as IM, has changed the communications landscape dramatically over the last decade or so. Since the evolution of IM as we knew it in the mid 1990’s, this social communication tool has grown phenomenally, and is...
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Using AI for First Job Opportunities for South African Youth

Artificial intelligence (AI)-powered tools such as Google's AI model and Gemini serve as the ultimate career companion, guiding graduates...
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