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    African women use mobile internet more heavily than men

    August 10, 2017 • East Africa, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on African women use mobile internet more heavily than men

    A study undertaken by global software company Opera and digital reading non-profit Worldreader has found that women in Africa use mobile internet to empower and entertain themselves. Opera ran a survey of 1,500 women and men aged 14 to 44 in Nigeria, Kenya,...

  • The role of Technology in transforming education

    September 26, 2016 • Education, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on The role of Technology in transforming education

    Technology has affected our lives in almost every way. One of the most important revolutionary changes technology has made is with education. Classrooms now have smartboards, students have tablets accessible as learning tools, and technology today makes...

  • e-Books now available on SA Google Play market

    November 7, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on e-Books now available on SA Google Play market

    Starting today, book-lovers in South Africa can now buy books on Google Play. Apps are already available on Google Play, and today’s launch will give users access to hundreds of thousands of books, including bestsellers and classics from hundreds of...

  • Africa perfectly poised to gain from digital tuition

    July 3, 2012 • Online & SocialComments Off on Africa perfectly poised to gain from digital tuition

    The library at Monash University South Africa, the local campus representing Australia’s Monash University, houses 417,000 electronic monographs or e-books available on platforms, the largest source of information of this kind in Africa. The library...

  • Print will die

    December 9, 2010 • FeaturesComments Off on Print will die

    Catalyst for change The mercurial world of the Internet remains a catalyst for change. In recent history, iTunes, the seminal digital music download platform, has turned music distribution upside down. Now, with e-books poised to hit the mainstream, we’re...

  • Nigeria’s Zinox acquires World e-Books Library Affiliation

    January 11, 2010 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    Former Nigerian President, Mr. Olusegun Obasenjo, once joked that if one wants to hide something from Nigerians, one should put it in a book. “If you put it in a book, no Nigerian will ever see it”, he said...