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South Africa Becomes the First African Country to Get YouTube Premium and YouTube Music

Google today has announced that they have rolled out YouTube Premium  and YouTube Music in South Africa. This is the first time they are doing this in...

Huawei Announces the Launch of First 5G Commercial Network in South Africa.

Today at MWC, Huawei has announced the launch of the first 5G commercial network in South Africa, which is a big deal for the...
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South Africa Drafts Proposal to Tax Cryptocurrency

Back in April, the South Africa Revenue Service (SARS) announced that it had plans to tax cryptocurrency. In a statement released to media houses...
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South Africans Hit By $50 Million Bitcoin Scam

Cryptocurrency investors in South Africa have lost over $50 million in Bitcoin after a company by the name BTC Global allegedly pulled an exit...
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Kenya Ranks Higher Than South Africa and Nigeria in Innovation

The World Economic forum (WEF) has released The Global Competitiveness Report for 2017-2018 and the report ranks different countries under 12 different pillars among...

South Africa’s Data Leak Leaves Millions at the Risk of Identity Theft

When Troy Hunt, a security consultant and researcher took it to Twitter to announce that he had gotten his hands on a "very large...

South Africa Is Contemplating Regulating Social Media And Tackling Fake News

The rise of social media usage in the last decade has caught governments all over the world unawares since it has made communication easier...

Nigerians On Twitter Are Pissed That A Reality TV Show About Them Is Being Shot Elsewhere

Big Brother Nigeria is being shot in another countries and Nigerians are not too happy about the decision

South African Internet-Based TV Service ShowMax Now Officially Available in Kenya

Four months after American movie and TV show streaming service Netflix officially became available in Kenya, South African internet-based TV service ShowMax is now...

BlackBerry to Introduce Mobile Payments Service BBM Payment in Africa

BlackBerry has been on the African continent for quite some time. At some point, at the height of its success, its BlackBerry smartphones were...

Xiaomi Smartphones to Start Selling in South Africa on November 22nd

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is set to introduce its smartphones into the South African market starting November 22nd signaling its official entry into the...

Panasonic Targets Emerging Markets for Smartphone Comeback, Launching Smartphones in Africa in October

Panasonic is a global electronics brand that has so far failed to capitalize on the burgeoning smartphone. It has attempted, on several occasions, to...

Xiaomi Set to Enter the African Smartphone Market in September

The company that makes some of the most desirable budget Android smartphones complete with features one will otherwise have had to pay top dollar...

Finland’s Jolla expanding into Africa, to push Sailfish OS

Jolla's Sailfish operating system has been around for a while now. It falls in the same category as Firefox OS and even Tizen as...
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Viral Video: South African Man Probably Tried To Swallow Evidence, Phone Stuck In Throat Removed

Video that was uploaded some to years ago has now gone viral after it was re-discovered by LiveLeak has a man with a phone...

South Africa to Issue 100,000 Smart IDs by end of March

South African citizens received their first promise for smart ID cards back in July 2013 (Nelson Mandela day). Authorities in the country expect the...

The ANC Deploys Mobile App Nationally Ahead of South Africa’s General Election

South Africa is gearing for its general election this year, the country is already witnessing a surge in political activity. SA's ruling party ANC...

South Africans Set To Manufacture Smartphones and Tablets locally

South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria are the leading markets in Africa's growing mobile market. According to a recent Ericsson report, consumers from both these...

Huawei Unveils its 400G Line Card in South Africa

Huawei announced the release of its 400G line card in South Africa. Huawei's NE5000E core router is the only 400G core router for commercial...

South Africa Yielding To Kenya As Preferred Technology Destination in Africa

Kenya is now the more favored destination for investment by global technology companies, a position which has long been attributed to South Africa. IBM,...
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Kenya ranks 7th in Internet Security threats in Africa, South Africa Tops

In a report sent in to us by Symantec Corp titled Internet Threat Report Volume 18, Internet Security threat has increased by 42% during...
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A month later, AlwaysON – Samsung Free Wi-Fi deal goes live

A month ago, at Samsung Africa Forum, Samsung and AlwaysON announced a deal where they were to offer all owners of Samsung Wi-Fi aware...
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Samsung Partners With AlwaysON, offers free Wi-FI to all South Africa Galaxy Devices owners

Samsung has announced the inking of a deal with AlwaysOn, a South African Company that offers Wi-Fi Hotspots in South Africa on a subscription...

Samsung launches the Galaxy Note 8 at Samsung Africa Forum

Samsung has just launched the next of the Note Series, the Galaxy Note 8. The Note 8 was launched at Mobile World Congress earlier...
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Nokia Lumia 620: Now selling in South Africa

South Africa, Unlike East Africa, already has the Lumias 920 and 820 selling officially in the main channels. February marks an addition to their...
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South Africa raked in Ksh36bn in World Cup tourism earnings

South Africa’s National Department of Tourism (NDT) and South African Tourism (SAT) has officially released the tourists arrival data for the FIFA 2010 World...
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South African Tourism launches mobile site for Kenya travel market

Over 5,000 clicks with a unique response of 75% recorded in the trial period between October 27 and November 17, 2010 South African Tourism...

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