CEO Today Africa Awards DotConnectAfrica Group with an Esteemed Meritorious Award for Extraordinary Achievement in “Best Digital Education”

CEO Today Africa Award

CEO Today Africa Awards DotConnectAfrica Group with an Esteemed Meritorious Award for Extraordinary Achievement in “Best Digital Education”. CEO Today Africa Awards DotConnectAfrica Group with an Esteemed Meritorious Award for Extraordinary Achievement in “Best Digital Education in Africa”  The CEO Today features organizations and their CEOs in Africa and across the globe that are doing extraordinary work in different industries.  According to the DCA press release, The DCA Academy’s objective is to advance education in information technology in African society with a vision of building a world of well digitally…

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Nclose confirms Linkedin is under cyber risk

Nclose confirms LinkedIn is under cyber risk   LinkedIn has become one of the riskiest social media platforms to date, according to South African cybersecurity firm Nclose.In February 2021, the data from 500 million LinkedIn users was leaked by hackers, in June 2021, more than 700 million LinkedIn users had their data leaked and put up for sale. In June 2022, the FBI said that the fraud on LinkedIn posed a significant threat to the platform and its users. The site has become one of the riskiest social media platforms to date,…

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IMF Delays $238 Million Loan for Kenya

IMF

IMF Delays $238 Million Loan for Kenya  Kenya may need to find alternative sources to finance its current budget due to a delay by IMF [International Monetary Fund] in issuing it a 28 billion shilling loan ($238 million). Kenya included loan funds in the current fiscal year’s budget. Delay may see the nation seeking alternative budget financing. The funding is part of a $2.34 billion extended credit facility and extended fund facility that was agreed to by the IMF more than a year ago for budget support. The loan needs board approval…

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Meta moderation panel receives appeals

Meta and Social media

Meta moderation panel receives a appeals The owner of Facebook a Meta moderation panel receives a million appeals against removed posts. Instagram set up the oversight board as an independent body to give users the chance to challenge the company’s often contentious decisions about social media posts. For those updating statuses or posting pictures still on Facebook, you would know posts that include violence, hate speech, or bullying will be taken down But what if Meta gets it wrong? and the content you post isn’t harmful in any way? Meta’s…

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Safaricom and Visa launch M-Pesa Global Pay Visa Virtual Card

Safaricom and Visa launch M-Pesa Global Pay Visa Virtual Card Safaricom has entered an agreement with Visa to form M-Pesa GlobalPay Visa Virtual card which will see the mobile phone-based money transfer service transact in 200 countries. This will allow customers to transact up to Sh150,000 ($1,28370) per payment and Sh300,000 ($2,567.3) per day. The deal is expected to shore Safaricom’s earnings from the mobile money services at a time M-Pesa revenues have been growing steadily. “By partnering with Visa to provide the M-Pesa GlobalPay Visa virtual card, we are…

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Celebrating Africa Day 2022

HAPPY AFRICA DAY

Africa Day African Unity Day, also known as Africa day is celebrated annually on May 25th. It commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) on this day in 1963. Celebrating Africa Day by exploring the continent’s art and culture through a new lens would be awesome. It is a statutory public holiday in several countries such as The Gambia, Mali, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The History of Africa Unity Day It was convened by Prime Minister of Ghana Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, and comprised representatives from Egypt (then…

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Researchers Devise iPhone Malware that Runs even when Device is turned off

Researchers Devise iPhone Malware that Runs even when Device is turned off Research is largely theoretical but exposes an overlooked security issue When you turn off an iPhone, it doesn’t fully power down. Chips inside the device continue to run in a low-power mode that makes it possible to locate lost or stolen devices using the Find My feature or use credit cards and car keys after the battery dies. Now researchers have devised a way to abuse this always-on mechanism to run malware that remains active even when an…

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How to Celebrate World International Odometer Day

Every year, May 12 is observed as National Odometer Day and is celebrated to learn more about the odometer. The word ‘odometer’ is derived from two Greek words, ‘Hodos’ which means gateway or path, and ‘Metron’, which means ‘measure’ in English.12 May 2020. Let’s Celebrate World International Odometer Day National Odometer Day, is all about celebrating the invention of the odometer and how it has helped the design and function of automobiles progress. Without odometers, how could we track the progress we made? You are probably wondering what an odometer…

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WORLD INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY

WORLD INTERNATIONAL NURSES DAY As the world marks the world’s international Nurses’ day on every 12th of May, it is also important to educate the people on the reason why as well as how to celebrate these amazing people who go overboard to take care of their patients with love, caring and hope that their patients will heal. May 12th is an important date to all nurses, as it is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, who is widely considered the founder of modern nursing. In January 1974,…

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Russia is exploring options for cyberattacks

Russia is exploring options for cyberattacks, and companies must be ready, says Biden.

Russia is exploring options for cyberattacks President Joe Biden on Monday advised U.S. corporations to strengthen their cybersecurity practices because of intelligence reports indicating that Russia is looking at potential attacks. The guidance came almost a month after Russian troops invaded Ukraine in a war that has killed more than 900 people, including 39 children. “I have previously warned about the potential that Russia could conduct malicious cyber activity against the United States, including as a response to the unprecedented economic costs we’ve imposed on Russia alongside our allies and…

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