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Episode 189: Mike Wronski chats the top 5 Social Media platforms in SA.

Date: 22 Sep 2016
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Digital payments could boost modernisation in Africa

UN study findings illustrate how the private and public sector could work together to modernise economies, improve transparency and support financial inclusion and growth...

21 Sep 2016

Cherian Varghese, Cluster Leader for Oracle Sub Saharan Africa.
Driving cloud adoption across Africa

Africa Executive Summit hosted in Mauritius to drive awareness and highlight the impact of solutions for business growth...

14 Sep 2016

IrokoX editing teams
African multi-platform content network launched

Iroko plans to build a pan-African and diaspora influencer network for digital content creation, distribution and monetisation...

12 Sep 2016

Mark Zuckerberg live streamed address
Facebook CEO aims to connect the world

Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg aims to connect the entire world to the internet to make the world a better place...

By Danette Breitenbach

Eric Thimba and Porgie Gachui, co-founders of Mookh; Wandia Gichuru, CEO, and Makena Mutwiri, Head of Marketing of Vivo Active Wear; Mark Zuckerberg, Ime Archibong, Emeka Afigbo of Facebook; Edna Kwinga, Human Resource Officer, and Marie Amuti, UX designer of Twiga Foods.
Facebook CEO visits Nairobi to see Kenyan innovation in action

Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is in Kenya to see how technology innovation is changing the country...

2 Sep 2016

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Reasons for slow internet growth in Africa

Internet Society study points to reasons for slow internet growth in Africa - a lack of local content and services is affecting the number of new online users in Africa...

31 Aug 2016

Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace workshop
Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace launches in South Sudan

More than 120 young people gathered in South Sudan to learn about the competition, Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace...

29 Aug 2016

Flare app
Kenyan startup to launch 'Uber for ambulances' app

'Uber for ambulances' app, Flare, launches in Kenya to address healthcare issues...

By Tom Jackson 26 Aug 2016

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The main drivers of investment in Sub Saharan Africa

Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016...

25 Aug 2016

Source: IT News Africa
Seacom to connect UbuntuNet in East Africa

Seacom will provide point to point connectivity services to the National Research and Education Networks of Eastern and Southern Africa...

24 Aug 2016

SITA Introduces fast, secure connectivity to Kenya Airways
SITA Introduces fast, secure connectivity to Kenya Airways

High-speed communication infrastructure underpins airline's modernisation program...

18 Aug 2016

Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things
Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

Tigo Tanzania General Manager, Diego Gutierrez (left), at the Global System Mobile Association (GSMA) Mobile 360-Africa Conference, Tanzania; with discussion moderator, Bradley Shaw, founder, Continuum Consulting. Credit: Tigo.
Tigo outlines strategic priorities and social investment

Tigo Tanzania showcases transformative financial inclusion, innovative services at the M360 Africa GSMA Conference...

10 Aug 2016

Dr Nick Hughes
M-Pesa pioneer for Digital Impact Awards Africa

M-Pesa pioneer; Dr Nick Hughes will deliver the keynote speech at the third Digital Impact Awards Africa, in Kampala, Uganda on 17 August 2016...

2 Aug 2016

Ringleader behind thousands of online scams arrested in Nigeria
Ringleader behind thousands of online scams arrested in Nigeria

The ringleader behind a global network responsible for thousands of online scams, has been arrested in Nigeria...

2 Aug 2016

Digital transformation in East Africa
Digital transformation in East Africa

Innovation and aggressive broadband expansion is leading digital transformation in East Africa...

29 Jul 2016

Connecting moms
Chatbot launched to connect new mothers

A bot for messenger was launched at the International Aids Conference 2016. The bot will provide mothers with a more affordable way to access relevant messages...

20 Jul 2016

Programmatic advertising increases globally
Programmatic advertising increases globally

In 2016, more than 60% of global digital display advertising will be made up of programmatic ads - online display ads placed using a combination of artificial intelligence and real-time bidding...

19 Jul 2016

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Communications, Works and Infrastructure, Prof Faustine Kamuzora (seated, left) and Tigo chief commercial officer, Shavkat Berdiev (seated, right), sign a Memorandum of Understanding in which Tigo will provide internet access to Tanzania’s secondary schools through the e-Schools Project.
Tanzania connects high schools to internet

Tigo signs MOU with the Tanzanian Government to connect secondary schools to the internet...

18 Jul 2016

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New opportunities for Kenyan entrepreneurs in ecommerce

Kenya's electronic commerce market is primed for major growth in the next five years as mobile internet performance continues to improve...

15 Jul 2016

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Africa at risk from cyber-attacks

Check Point Research shows corporate-targeting malware families continue to grow, while African countries demonstrate volatility in threat rankings...

1 Jul 2016

Disruption through the on-demand economy
Disruption through the on-demand economy

Disruptive technologies, such as Airbnb and Uber, are changing the way business is done through the on-demand economy, which is the immediate real-time provision of goods and services...

1 Jul 2016

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Intra-African broadband terrestrial infrastructure

AU Launches Kenya Internet Exchange Point of Presence in Mombasa: "Keeping intra-regional internet traffic within the region"...

29 Jun 2016

Tips on how YouTube videos can drive consumers to purchase your product
Tips on how YouTube videos can drive consumers to purchase your product

Today's consumer need to stay informed about your product offering and what the benefits of purchasing those products are. You need to find consumers where they are and progressively this is the digital realm - online...

By Nicola Graves 24 Jun 2016

Kenya's iHub. Photo credit: Disrupt Africa
Play your part in future of Kenya's iHub

Kenya's iHub innovation space plots the next chapter of its future...

By Tom Jackson 21 Jun 2016

Get the latest tech trends from the experts @ #DANTT2016
Get the latest tech trends from the experts @ #DANTT2016

Dentsu Aegis Network SSA will be hosting an exclusive Tech Trends Talk in Accra, Ghana, on 15 June, to discuss the game-changers in technology...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 15 Jun 2016

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Vodacom Tanzania introduces 4G

Nokia and Vodacom bring the 4G experience to Tanzanian subscribers...

14 Jun 2016

Facebook 'hackathon' announced
Facebook 'hackathon' announced

Register for the Facebook Sponsored CyberXchange Hackathon...

13 Jun 2016

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Kenya libraries offer free internet to public

Kenya is well on its way to delivering free internet access to all citizens through its library project...

9 Jun 2016

Africa internet opportunity abounds
Africa internet opportunity abounds

ZA Central Registry sponsors Africa Internet Summit in continued commitment to deeper African internet engagement...

8 Jun 2016

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