Bitcoin Test: Pack n Pay with Bitcoin in South African 2nd Largest Supermarket

Bitcoin is surging in popularity in Africa. This digital payment system that allows users anywhere in the world to transact directly without interference from intermediaries, governments, regulators or central banks is being introduced to regular people in South Africa. This is evident as Pick n Pay, the second largest supermarket chain store in South Africa,… Read More Bitcoin Test: Pack n Pay with Bitcoin in South African 2nd Largest Supermarket

South African Startup looking to disrupt workplace collaboration market in Africa

Connect-2-Me (C2Me) is a South African start-up founded in 2016 by Gary Swale, Ray Hayes, Eugene Theron and Lloyd Thompson – who were the previous owners of Knowledge Dimension, a company now own by IBM. According to Gary Swale, the startup is a cloud-based business collaboration platform setup to removes barriers in work-space so that… Read More South African Startup looking to disrupt workplace collaboration market in Africa

Facebook Reaches 16 Million Users in South Africa

Facebook has passed 16 million users in South Africa, according to regional director for Facebook Africa, Nunu Ntshingila. Speaking to the SABC, Ntshingila said that the Facebook Africa branch was currently focused on a number of areas including new policies and products, as well as “looking after” a number of businesses in South Africa that… Read More Facebook Reaches 16 Million Users in South Africa

Africa Now has its own Domain Name: the Importance and the Cost

dotAfrica (.africa) is the new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) for the African continent just as Europe has dotEu (.eu). It is an opportunity to you or business to forge a unique online identity which will associate your products, services and/or information with the continent and people of Africa. This will ultimately alter the digital landscape on… Read More Africa Now has its own Domain Name: the Importance and the Cost

15 Countries with the Most PhD Graduates: See if Your Country is Among

Education is key to economic growth and tertiary education in particular, is at the heart of the innovation that we see around us. New discoveries such as MP3 and GPS technology would never have happened were it not for PhD research. Countries are investing in their higher education systems, and more people than ever before are completing doctoral degrees. An… Read More 15 Countries with the Most PhD Graduates: See if Your Country is Among

Teenage Girls in South Africa Have Designed Africa’s First Private Space Satellite

They may be teenagers, but 17-year-old Brittany Bull and 16-year-old Sesam Mngqengqiswa have grand ambitions — to launch Africa’s first private satellite into space. They are part of a team of high school girls from Cape Town, South Africa, who have designed and built payloads for a satellite that will orbit over the earth’s poles… Read More Teenage Girls in South Africa Have Designed Africa’s First Private Space Satellite