Internet penetration in Africa is lower than any other continent, at 18%. For this reason, Africa is often left out of the picture by international businesses working on their digital marketing strategy. However, this continent is considered to be where … Read More
Internet penetration in Kenya is higher than the African average, with 37 million Kenyans out of a population of 48 million being online. With 77% of Kenyans currently online and this number set to grow, if you’re targeting the Kenyan … Read More
New statistics pop up every day about mobile and its growing share of overall web traffic. According to a nice infographic on this exact topic by Go-Globe, mobile has broken past 10% of total web traffic globally. This seems to … Read More
Data privacy is a trending topic at the moment. Regulations and laws on cookies technology usage is now key. Most websites will run a cookies based web analytical tool or software like Google Analytics. Over 55 per cent of all … Read More
Last week, I came accross an intriguing article with the title : HALAL Search Engine Launched….and I kept on reading. The Search Engine targets the muslim e-community that surfs the World Wide Web and would come accross ‘haram content’, hence … Read More
Yahoo has announced it is to acquire Maktoob.com, the leading online community in the Arab world with more than 16.5 million unique users. This also means that Yahoo will acquire control of the original Arabic search engine – Al Araby.com. … Read More
According to The White African Blog, a new Ad network has been launched called Pamoja Media. Started by Joshua Wanyama (of AfricanPath) and Benin Mwangi (of Cheetah Index), it’s an ad network created to serve advertisers trying looking for a … Read More
Appfrica, web portal offering news related to African innovation, education and entrepreneurship in technology, published information and statistics on the current state of Internet penetration in Africa.