Tefo Mohapi

Total 252 Posts
Founder & CEO at iAfrikan Digital. Executive Editor of iAfrikan.com

MTN's instant messaging platform has reached 1 million active users

It's no secret that telecommunications companies across Africa have regularly complained about OTT (Over The Top) platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, Skype, and others. Ayoba seems to be MTN's answer to them as it hits 1 million active users.

Shudu - the digitally generated black supermodel and influencer

It seems we have reached the age where computer generated "creations" are replacing humans. Shudu is a black supermodel that is digitally generated and exists only on the Internet, mostly Instagram. She already has earned some paid partnerships as an influencer.

Everything announced at the first Google for South Africa event

Google held the first Google for South Africa event on 7 November 2019 after previously holding 3 Google for Nigeria events. Here is everything announced at the event.

Google announced a free Wi-Fi service for the Cape Flats

Google South Africa has announced the launch of Google Station in the Cape Flats. This means community members will have access to free, high-quality wifi at over 109 sites in the Cape Flats.

First-ever blockchain-based property register in South Africa

South Africa’s first ever blockchain-based property register pilot. The pilot study area consists of almost 1 000 properties located in four sites in Makhaza, Khayelitsha.

New Internet Exchange Point launched in Lubumbashi

A new Internet Exchange Point (IXP) has been launched in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Located in Lubumbashi, it is expected that the new IXP will provide faster and more reliable Internet access to people of the DRC.

Zuckerberg explains why Facebook classifies "Men Are Trash" as hate speech

Leaked audio excerpts from Mark Zuckerberg's Q&A session with Facebook staff shed light on how Facebook determines what is hate speech and how to deal with it, using "Men Are Trash" as an example.