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Nelson Mandela

Xiaomi 67 Minutes: Captured Kindness on Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela, born on 18 July 1918 in Mveso, Transkei South Africa was first inaugurated as President in 1994. He was actively involved in the anti-apartheid movement in the 20's and joined the African National Congress in 1942. For 20...

This Week’s Top 4 Google Searches Across Africa

Google Trends publishes the top searches for every day of the week and covers 4 African countries in which it sees the most activity, namely Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. The top search trends from along the week provide an...

An NFT is Being Made for This Apartheid Struggle Legend

In an historic South African first, a spy “pen gun” once owned by anti-apartheid icon and former ANC President Oliver "OR" Tambo has been tokenized into a Non-Fungible Token (NFT). The spy pen gun is believed to have been gifted...

The SARB will be launching Nelson Mandela commemorative banknotes and coin

In celebration of the first democratically elected president Nelson Mandela’s birth centenary, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) will be launching its first commemorative banknote series. These notes will cover all denominations – R10, R20, R50, R100 and R200. As part of...

Samsung Galaxy Studio doors open in South Africa

The Galaxy Studio pop-up - which is according to the company an immersive customer interaction that demonstrates the power of integrating multiple mobile devices - at Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton, Johannesburg is one of 12 Galaxy Studios that are...

Social media pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

On the 5th of December 2013, Africa, as well as the world lost one of its most inspirational leaders - Nelson Mandela. It has been one year since that historical day and the memory of Nelson Mandela continues to show...

This is how Africa tweets

Twitter activity in Africa during the last quarter of 2013 peaked on the day of Nelson Mandela's death, according to How Africa Tweets, a new study analysing Twitter activity on the continent. In a follow up to its 2012 study,...

ICT Country Focus: South Africa

December 2013. As South Africans were forced to come to terms with the passing of former President Nelson Mandela, the significance of this event transcended the immediate implications of a South Africa without the famous global icon and statesman. It...

Top 10 Nelson Mandela apps

As the world mourns the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela, with a memorial service of global significance scheduled for 10 December 2013 at Johannesburg’s FNB Stadium, there are a number of mobile applications that share the legacy and...

Watch Nelson Mandela memorial live online

As the world prepares to mourn the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela, a special memorial service is being held today at Johannesburg’s FNB Stadium. Up to 91 Heads of State have arrived in the country to attend to...
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How to Disappear Online and Still Be Social

In today's digitally driven world, the desire for privacy and the need for social interaction often seem at odds....
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