Twitter advertises jobs in Ghana as it prepares to open first Africa office | Ghana- Tempemail

Twitter has announced it will recruit 11 people in Ghana, the company’s first hires on the African continent, and that it is looking into opening an office there. The social media company joins Facebook and other tech companies moving into Africa. “Africa will define the future,” Twitter’s founder, Jack Dorsey, Continue Reading

‘Reclaim These Streets’ and rubber duck rallies: human rights roundup – in pictures | Global development- Tempemail

A mural at a government clinic in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, depicts, from right, the prime minister, Muhyiddin Yassin; its health director general, Noor Hisham Abdullah, and a health worker. Human Rights Watch has urged the government to revoke its ‘fake news’ law, which makes it a criminal offence to create, Continue Reading

Jumia to Expand Food Delivery Service in Africa – Tempemail

Jumia is set to expand its eCommerce offering to include food delivery. According to the company’s co-CEO, Sacha Poignonnec, 20% of all transactions across the Jumia platform is already made up of food and this is growing quickly. He also revealed that the service will expand to Egypt following the exit Continue Reading

Telkom to Support Community-Led Coding Programme in South Africa – Tempemail

Telkom has partnered with the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies to hand over a community lab as well as a community-led coding programme to the Alice community in Eastern Cape, South Africa. As part of the Digital Skills Development Programme, Telkom has identified 25 unemployed youth aged between 18-35 Continue Reading

Vodacom and Google Give Smartphones to Rural Communities in South Africa – Tempemail

Vodacom has partnered with Google to give away hundreds of Android-powered smartphones to communities across Limpopo, South Africa. This move forms part of the companies continued efforts to “reduce the digital divide” and offer many who reside in deep rural communities “access to the internet for the first time”. “At Continue Reading

Digital Advertising Ready to Take-Off in South Africa – Tempemail

Advertising is big business. Ever since the first banner ad way back in 1994, we’ve been consuming this digital content on almost every major platform we use, seeing countless images and videos throughout the average workday. It’s also worth noting that digital advertising spend is on the up constantly, too. Continue Reading

Google News Initiative Launches in Africa – Tempemail

Image sourced from Pymnts Google has announced the second Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge in Africa, with an “open call for projects that increase reader engagement and explore new business models for media”. The first GNI Innovation Challenge saw 21 projects in 13 countries receive funding last year. Awardees were Continue Reading

Unpacking the Status of Cloud in South Africa – Tempemail

Sourced from ZDNet. Most strategic discussions in boardrooms around the world will include cloud-based offerings because the services offered have become fundamental to a modern, resilient enterprise. in 2020 many organisations may well have been taking a wait-and-see approach, but the pandemic has forced everyone’s hand and sped up digital Continue Reading