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SA Cloud market worth $140m and growing

By Kerry Hope, Business Development Manager, Magic Software South Africa (image: bluecoat.com) South African enterprises are moving to the cloud. According to George Etheredge, ICT research analyst at Frost & Sullivan, the local cloud market is w [Read story...]

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5 African Blockchain Companies to watch

5 African Blockchain Companies. Blockchain is undoubtedly one of the hottest topics in the tech industry. When people think of Blockchain their initial thought lean towards cryptocurrencies and fintech; it is however far more than just a new payment [Read story...]

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Getting Virtual Reality right for retail

Retailers are waking up to the importance of VR and other emerging technologies in revolutionizing customer experience both online and in-store. Virtual reality technology makes a lot of sense for online retailers but better customer understanding is [Read story...]

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The plucky African film industry defying the odds

Thousands of miles from the glamour and riches of the Western film industry, determined filmmakers in Malawi are winning hearts and acclaim as they Make Mollywood. Award-winning director Shemu Joyah at his editing desk. Credit: Lameck Masina. As the [Read story...]

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5 of the world’s greatest train journeys

Before we took to the skies, we rode the rails. The steam locomotive connected the world like no technology that came before it, linking isolated communities to the big cities. The magic of train travel hasn’t diminished with time, yet most of us h [Read story...]

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Five great nighttime venues in Durban

This is in no way a rating just seven splendid places to visit next time you find yourself in Durban. Most of these venues mentioned host live music and are adding to the contemporary urban culture within KwaZulu-Natal. From jazzy lounges, dingy roc [Read story...]

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Top10 News Stories Today

Share these ten must read news stories today! Kenya Accused Of Spying On Its Citizens Kenyan mobile phone firms have been ordered to install equipment to allow the telecommunications regulator to monitor activity on their networks. It means the Comm [Read story...]

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5 Things To Know About The Gambia Independence Day

The Gambia, officially the Republic of the Gambia, is the smallest country in Africa.  Situated in West Africa, the Gambia is almost entirely surrounded by Senegal, except for its coastline running at its western end on the Atlantic Ocean. Banjul i [Read story...]

Health

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Angola, DR Congo clear off yellow fever outbreak

By Katoombi Baraka The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has declared the end of the yellow fever outbreak following a similar announcement in Angola on 23 December 2016. The outbreak, which was first detected in Angola in December 2015, had caused [Read story...]

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Dangote Group to bolster rice farming in Nigeria

The Dangote rice outgrower scheme was Wednesday signed in Goronyo, Goronyo Local government, Sokoto giving hopes to 16,000 outgrower rice farmers. The Chairman of Dangote Rice Limited, Aliko Dangote said he was moving into rice cultivation because o [Read story...]

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