Internet usage and the economy in Africa

Africa day falls within the month of May, so I found it fitting to write about  Africa, more importantly, internet usage and the economy in Africa. My team and I, (eNitiaters as we are collectively called), decided to dedicate to dedicate Africa Month to writing about the internet in Africa. To the world, Africa is inferior, despite being…

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Continent Africa, digital innovator or digital adopter?

Up until just recently, I had no idea that continent Africa was the youngest continent in the world. Yes, Africa's internet adoption may be on the rise, but it is still fairly new. Fascinating isn't it? And also quite ironic, considering that we are one of the richest continents in resources. I suppose us being…

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Youngest continent Africa is going global

Africa,the youngest continent by age, has the world's youngest population living in it. What does this mean for Africa and the internet? Africa has 9.8% of internet users out of its 16% of world population. This is a massive advantage which is taking the continent to greater heights. More and more African governments are beginning…

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Africa in numbers: demographic and digital media trends

A look at world statistics through the lens of Africa The following infographic is a visual representation of some of Africa in numbers, based on demographic and digital media trends. A projected growth in the digital revolution is a true mark of a 'Africa' which is growing and progressing in the digital sphere. With the…

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Twitter Analytics: Top 11 South African Politicians

We are publishing this post one day after the annual commemoration of the 22nd year of democracy in South Africa, aptly called the Freedom Day.   2016 is the year of local elections South Africa's local government elections are taking place on the 3rd of August 2016. Jostling for votes is about to hit fever pitch as…

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Chase Bank Kenya felt the wrath of social media this past week

Chase Bank Kenya is (was) very active on social media, judging by its posting frequency and high response rate. Despite this, the bank fell victim to the #KOT phenomenon.   <span class="mceItemHidden" data-mce-bogus="1"><span></span>[<a href="//storify.com/The_eNitiaters/<span class="mceItemHidden" data-mce-bogus="1"><span class="hiddenSpellError" pre="" data-mce-bogus="1">chase-bank-kenya-gets-the-love-when-it-matters-mos</span></span>" target="_blank">View the story "Chase Bank Kenya felt the wrath of social media this past week" on…

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