Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon
Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) welcomes the restoration of internet connectivity in the northwest and southwest regions of Cameroon after 94 days of network shutdown.

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The opportunity that is the small screen
The opportunity that is the small screen

Those of us who work in South Africa's 'traditional' corporate sector are often surprised by some of the work practices and technology habits outside of the upstairs corner office.

By Mike Laws 21 Apr 2017

Director of connectivity programs, Yael Maguire at F8 event
F8: Connectivity, artificial intelligence and more from day two

Day two of F8 2017, saw chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer, director of connectivity programs, Yael Maguire; director of applied machine learning, Joaquin Quiñonero Candela; chief scientist of Oculus research, Michael Abrash; and VP of engineering and building 8 Regina Dugan present their keynote thoughts.

21 Apr 2017

Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%
Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%

LAGOS, Nigeria -There are 960 million mobile subscriptions across Africa - an 80% penetration rate among the continent's population. Internet penetration is at 18% with 216 million internet users, according to the latest Jumia mobile trend report for Africa.

21 Apr 2017

Image source: World Resources Institute
Water scarcity and smart technology solutions

There is a sense of relief following the recent downpour in Cape Town and many hope it marks the beginning of the much needed wet winter the city is known for. Following heavy rains in the rest of the country, Cape Town is patiently awaiting its turn. The question is not only whether these anticipated rains will come, but whether it will be enough to relieve the current water crisis the city is facing? According to the World Resources Institute (WRI), South Africa is predicted to continue experiencing high levels of water stress.

By Laura Caetano 21 Apr 2017

Yahoo earnings beat expectations on cusp of Verizon merger
Yahoo earnings beat expectations on cusp of Verizon merger

SAN FRANCISCO, US: Yahoo on Tuesday reported quarterly earnings that topped expectations as the internet firm remained on track to be bought by Verizon.

19 Apr 2017

Google Search Console: tips and tricks for digital specialists
Google Search Console: tips and tricks for digital specialists

Whenever I interview a candidate for an SEO position, I have to ask; when last did you use Google Search Console? I would like to hear “Yesterday”, but at the very least during that week. For an SEO Specialist, Search Console (SC), formerly known as Google Webmaster Tools, plays an important role in our everyday lives.

By Aidan Blundell, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 19 Apr 2017