12 Things You Didn’t Know About How Africans Use The Internet

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli
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South African students access the internet at one of the free Wi-Fi hotspots in Tshwane, South Africa. Photo: rekordcenturion

South Africans spend more time online than most

In terms of the average amount of time spent on the internet each day, South Africans spend almost five hours on desktop and three hours on mobile each day, ranking eighth among countries globally in terms of time spent, and the highest ranked in Africa.