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  • PayU launches operations in Kenya

    PayU to expand Nigerian online payment market

    June 6, 2017 • Finance, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on PayU to expand Nigerian online payment market

    PayU, in an effort to further their operations in Nigeria, have announced that they will intensify efforts to connect businesses to Nigeria’s online payment market. The annual online payments in Nigeria is estimated to surpass N200 billion this year from...

  • IS YOUR INTERNET BROWSER REALLY SECURE?

    May 10, 2017 • Online & Social, SecurityComments Off on IS YOUR INTERNET BROWSER REALLY SECURE?

    When browsing the internet, users typically come across a ‘secure pop-up’ on most internet browsers. However, this does not always mean that the browser is 100% safe and as a result internet users may face an increased risk to various potential threats,...

  • Google, Facebook dominate global ad spend

    May 8, 2017 • General, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Google, Facebook dominate global ad spend

    Online media companies Google and Facebook now dominate global ad spend as they attracted 20% of global advertising revenue in 2016. According to reports by the CNBC these statistics have nearly doubled since 2012. Data and analysis agency, Zenith, released...

  • What you should look out for in a security partner

    April 11, 2017 • SecurityComments Off on What you should look out for in a security partner

    Information security is rapidly ascending to the top of boardroom agendas, as firms continue to digitise, and as more and more of their value is attributed to their data. It’s true: data truly is the new currency of the information era. In the same way that...

  • ICANN approves dotAfrica launch dates

    March 30, 2017 • General, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on ICANN approves dotAfrica launch dates

    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has given dotAfrica the green light to move forward with their launch plan and dates as Africa’s new home on the web gets ready for their long awaited entry. “Final and...

  • For a lot of football teams taking part in the 21st edition of the World Cup, cybersecurity has become a real worry for their travelling parties.

    7 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM ONLINE THREATS

    March 14, 2017 • Lists, Online & Social, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 7 WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS FROM ONLINE THREATS

    The rising prevalence of hacking and use of malware to acquire sensitive information and/or personal data from unsuspecting targets have made companies and businesses buckle up and make IT security a top priority, especially considering the recent hacks of...

  • Nigerian fashion company tapping into social retailing

    February 17, 2017 • Online & Social, Retail, West AfricaComments (1)

    The Style Group, a contemporary lifestyle retail group in Nigeria, is looking to take advantage of the booming social media and e-commerce market in Nigeria and overtake traditional retail stores by focusing on offering their products via modern...

  • What inspires one of Nigeria’s leading eCommerce CEOs?

    February 13, 2017 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on What inspires one of Nigeria’s leading eCommerce CEOs?

    Olatorera is a 29 year-old Nigerian entrepreneur who has managed to build one of Africa’s fastest growing fashion e-commerce startups- Dressmeoutlet.com. The Nigerian who is also a sought after keynote speaker on topics related to leadership,...

  • Kenyan bloggers partner to start a Kenyan tech podcast

    2016 African Blogger Awards now open for entries

    February 24, 2016 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on 2016 African Blogger Awards now open for entries

    Entries for the upcoming 2016 African Blogger Awards have officially opened. These awards are open to African bloggers and social media influencers. Using analytics, five overall awards for Africa’s Top Blogger, Instagrammer, Youtube, Twitter and Facebook...

  • Jovago secures 75m EUR investment

    February 8, 2016 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Jovago secures 75m EUR investment

    Jovago.com, a leading hotel booking website, and Insurance provider Axa, announced today a partnership to develop the expansion of Jovago and a new round of funding to boost its activities in Africa. This would further ensure the expansion of the business to...

  • Taking voice communications in a whole new direction

    3 key principles for using social media in a crisis

    November 11, 2015 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on 3 key principles for using social media in a crisis

    Thanks to smartphones and tablets, the use of social media has exploded. For many people, social media platforms are now much more than a way to keep in touch with friends and family, or to find out what’s hot—they are also a way to be alerted to events...

  • Cecil the lion

    Social media lashes out at death of Cecil the Lion

    July 30, 2015 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Social media lashes out at death of Cecil the Lion

    Cecil the lion – the most famous creature in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park – was killed by an American hunter according to a report via the Telegraph. The report reveals that Walter James Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota in the United States,...

  • airbnb south africa

    Airbnb to focus on expanding in South Africa

    July 28, 2015 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Airbnb to focus on expanding in South Africa

    Airbnb CEO, Brian Chesky visited Johannesburg, South Africa this week. According to Chesky, the reason behind the visit was to launch Airbnb’s platform in South Africa. Chesky added that the company also plans to accelerate its growth in the country as...

  • social media

    Social Media reacts to Charlie Hebdo massacre

    January 7, 2015 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Social Media reacts to Charlie Hebdo massacre

    According to reports by BBC News, gunmen attacked the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The tragic event occurred on the 7th of January 2015. According to the BBC, 12 people, including french Journalists as well as French police...

  • Global healthcare search engine launches in SA

    September 17, 2014 • Healthcare, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Global healthcare search engine launches in SA

    WhatClinic.com, a Tripadvisor style site for private healthcare, has launched a program of expansion in South Africa to meet the growing demand from consumers for information about clinics. According to the company, detailed listings for more than 500 clinics...

  • uAfrica.com, Shopify partner on e-commerce

    May 30, 2014 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on uAfrica.com, Shopify partner on e-commerce

    uAfrica.com, a South African eCommerce technology company, has partnered with Shopify, a commerce platform that specialises in powerful solutions for retailers to sell online and in-store, to provide its services to the South African market. South Africans...