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Nigeria lifts Twitter suspension after seven months

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the lifting of a ban on social media giant Twitter after the company agreed...

Most people want to get rid of cyberbullying in 2022 – survey

More than 32% of 8800 people surveyed said that they would like to see internet trolls disappear alongside information users previously...

Africa’s streaming ranks highest, up by 273% – report

According to a report by online video optimisation and analytics firm, Conviva, streaming services in Africa ranked the highest at 273...

Google toppled as world’s most popular domain

Tech giant Google is no longer the world's most popular website having been knocked down to the second most popular domain...

New ITU data reveals 2.9 billion people still off the Internet

A new report from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), has revealed that an estimated 2.9 billion people (37% of global population),...

Internet services disrupted as Sudan coup takes hold

Following the coup in Sudan, Internet services across the country were interrupted as citizens faced difficulties to communicate.

SEACOM announces 100 Gbps upgrade for its IP network

Fibre-led telecoms provider SEACOM, has announced a 100 Gbps upgrade for its IP network. The company says the...

Incredible Internet statistics that will blow your mind

Have you ever stopped to wonder just how much time we spend on the Internet? If like, many South Africans, you...

Facebook restores operations after six-hour outage

Social media giant Facebook, has announced that its platforms are "back up and running" after a massive six hour global outage...

Telkom, Amdocs collaborate to drive digital access in South African schools

Telkom Foundation, and software services firm Amdocs, have joined hands to provide internet data, tablets, and other COVID-19 relief items to...

The Pandora Papers leak takes internet by storm

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) in Washington DC, has leaked the Pandora Papers, that is almost 12 million documents...

YouTube deletes all anti-vaccine content

Google’s online video sharing and social media platform YouTube, has said it will block all anti-vaccine content, moving beyond its ban...

Over 4 billion people now connected to mobile internet – GSMA report

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, more than half of the world’s population is now using the mobile internet. This is according to...

African countries with the cheapest internet

The North Eastern African country of Sudan has the most affordable internet on the continent, charging its subscribers less than $1...

Multichoice launches DStv Internet to enhance access to digital services in SA

MultiChoice, in partnership with MTN SA, has launched DStv Internet, to provide internet access to those who do not have access...

SA’s subscription economy to exceed $820 million by 2025 – Telecoming report

According to a report by Telecoming, a digital service monetization technology firm, the subscription economy, or subscronomics in South Africa will...

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MTN Mobile Money Uganda appoints new Managing director

MTN Mobile Money Uganda, a subsidiary of MTN Uganda Limited, has announced the appointment of Richard Yego as its Managing Director...

Netflix injects $1 million towards scholarships in Africa

The world’s leading entertainment streaming service, Netflix, has committed US$1 million towards the newly-established Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film...

Kenyan eCommerce firm Copia raises $50 million Africa expansion

Kenyan-based mobile commerce platform and goods distributor Copia Global has raised $50 million from investors to fund its expansion into the...

BCX recognised as a top employer

South African-based ICT company BCX has announced that it has been certified as a top employer in 2022, by the Top...

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