MIX UP?: Alan Knott-Craig Jnr Exits As CEO Of Africa’s Largest Mobile Social Network, Mxit!
So my co-Founder and I would like to one day buy Mxit, so this was very interesting news to me personally.
Mxit is one of Africa's largest mobile social networks and is available in 128 countries.
The popular social network was acquired by Alan Knott-Craig Jnr late last year. According to Alan, at the time Twitter was doing 8-billion messages a month, while Mxit was doing 22-billion
Hottest Tech Startups From Africa: South African Tech Start Up, WHENPAGES.COM, Prepares To Launch Globally!
Happy Monday boys & girls!
So we are privy to some tech start-ups that are coming out of Africa and lovin' what these African innovators are coming up with! So what started as a domain search, grew into a start-up idea now called Whenpages, a Pretoria based global events start up gearing for launch on the 30th of April 2012.
Tendai Joe, a prolific social media user
FARAITODAY EXCLUSIVE: ZIMBABWEAN MODEL TURNED TECH STARTUP CO-FOUNDER LAUNCHES MOBILE VALUE ADDED SERVICES TECH COMPANY!
Model chics doing it for themselves!
Move over Tyra Banks, Kathy Ireland, Zimbabwean model, Teurai is "teching" over!!
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A new, young and dynamic Mobile Value Added Services company, Enerco (Pvt) Ltd based in Harare, Zimbabwe and co-founded by Marshall Mutsamwira and Australian-based, Zimbabwean model, Teurai Chanakira, launched its first services and brand new website a few days ago.
TECH NEWS: Get Set For The “DOT AFRICA” Gold Rush!
Africa looks set to get its own generic top-level domain, "dot africa", in 2013 if the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) gives the go-ahead, which looks likely. The creation of the new domain could set off a gold rush and create headaches for businesses wanting to protect their brands.
South African Mike Silber, head of legal and commercial affairs at fibre operator Liquid