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Facebook’s content moderation plans for Africa

Despite the small number of users, Facebook’s platform power and influence in Africa is incredible. As Facebook hires even more content moderators and institutes an independent board for content decisions, it only serves to show that they are rewriting their rulebook on their terms.
Business

Celebrating Africa’s digital potential

The next wave of global digital innovations and apps will likely come from Africa and be taken to the rest of the world. Africa’s young population could be its greatest asset in an age where many other regions in the world are aging.

Nigeria's TechAdvance secured $1 million in funding

TechAdvance, a payments application development company founded in 2009 with a strategic focus in developing and deploying niche payment companies to serve the needs of large public and private sector organisations in Nigeria, has announced that it has secured $1 million in funding.

Beginners guide to doing business on the Internet

Have you been wondering how you can get started with doing business online? Check out this introductory quick guide on some of the essentials.

South African women and the 4th Industrial Revolution

In South Africa, there has been little discussion around how women specifically may be affected by the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This is a worrying oversight.
Sports

Fox Sports Africa to be rebranded to ESPN

The FOX Sports and FOX Sports 2 channels that have been a mainstay on the TV guides of African sports fans across the continent will be rebranded to ESPN and ESPN2 from 30 August 2019. This is part of Fox Sports Africa rebranding to ESPN.

Growth and impact of mobile technology in Africa

The growth of Africa mobile technology can be attributed to a stable Internet connection. For instance, a country like Kenya is connected internally and externally by four optic cables.

Fitness trackers are unreliable for darker skin

The most common wearable heart-rate sensors use an optical technique which estimates artery volume using light. The darker your skin, the less reliable is the reading of your heart rate monitor or fitness tracker.

Bafana Bafana live stream on Showmax

Showmax customers in South Africa will be able to live stream all of Bafana Bafana matches at the African Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt. This follows the launch of a sports section on Showmax earlier in June 2019 exclusively for South African customers.