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Protect your connected lifestyle with adaptive security: Kaspersky Lab launches new generation of beyond-AV consumer solutions in Nigeria

Kaspersky Lab has updated its key range of solutions for home users, designed to safeguard everything that is valuable to them

In the modern world, people are making an everyday compromise between the opportunity to constantly stay connected, or preserve their privacy. The more people use different internet services, the more difficult it is for them to keep their personal information confidential. Moreover, maintaining a mobile lifestyle requires users to be…

APO Group
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Nigerian journalist Frank Eleanya Wins APO Group Invitation to Attend the Web Summit 2018, the Largest Tech Conference in the World

Each year APO Group offers journalists the opportunity to attend major events as a part of its commitment to supporting journalism in Africa

APO Group (APO-opa.com), the leading global media relations consultancy and press release distribution service, today announced that Online News Editor Frank Eleanya (@Iamfrankelean) from Nigeria has won APO’s invitation to attend the Web Summit (https://WebSummit.com), the Largest Tech Conference in the World, to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, from November…

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Arsenal FC and WorldRemit name Hamisi Mohamed from Kenya as the winner of the “Future Stars” youth coaching programme

The winner of an international vote, Hamisi will travel to London to train with Arsenal Soccer Schools, courtesy of WorldRemit

Arsenal FC (www.Arsenal.com) and its official online money transfer partner, WorldRemit (https://www.WorldRemit.com/), today announced that Hamisi Mohamed from Nairobi has won the public vote determining the winner of their Future Stars programme. Competing against five other youth football coaches from across Africa, Hamisi secured over 35% of the votes on https://FutureStars.WorldRemit.com to win the chance to train with coaches from…

Paxful
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Paxful looking at Cryptocurrency’s Potential in East Africa

In just 3 years, Paxful has become one of the world’s leading peer-to-peer Cryptocurrency marketplaces built on open source bitcoin and blockchain technology

The need for investing in Cryptocurrency is steadily rising in East Africa; specifically Kenya as more and more people are gradually gaining trust/confidence in the use of Cryptocurrency. Though Cryptocurrency is relatively new and comes with a learning curve, the benefits are a plethora; thus it is good for both…

APO Group
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WIN an Invitation to the Web Summit 2018 and Travel to Lisbon to Cover the Largest Tech Conference in the World

APO Group is giving away a fully paid trip for one African journalist to cover the Web Summit in Lisbon

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading global media relations consultancy, will award one African journalist with a round trip ticket and accommodation to cover the Web Summit 2018 (www.WebSummit.com) to be held on November 5-8, 2018 at the Altice Arena, in Lisbon, Portugal. Web Summit is the largest tech conference in…

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Orange Money celebrates a decade of financial innovation in Africa and confirms its position as a major mobile money player

Orange Money is now one of the Group’s leading growth drivers and continues to evolve to better serve people, companies, institutions and governments

Orange Money, Orange’s (www.Orange.com) mobile money solution, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Launched in 2008, the service currently has 40 million customers and is available in 17 countries, reaching €26 billion in transactions in 2017. Orange Money is now one of the Group’s leading growth drivers and continues to evolve to…

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Six African finalists selected by Arsenal FC and WorldRemit for new “Future Stars” youth coaching programme

A public vote will determine the coach who will train with Arsenal Soccer Schools in London

A panel of judges from Arsenal Football Club (www.Arsenal.com) and its official online money transfer partner, WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com), have selected six coaches from across Africa as finalists in their new Future Stars coaching progamme. These final six coaches will now compete in a public vote on FutureStars.WorldRemit.com for the chance to attend…

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MTN Uganda and Mastercard diversify Mobile Money services in Uganda

Through this partnership, MTN MoMo customers will use a virtual card to shop or make payments at the vast network of global outlets accepting Mastercard payments

MTN Uganda (www.MTN.co.ug) in partnership with Mastercard (www.Mastercard.com) and United Bank for Africa (UBA) (www.UBAGroup.com) have announced a new service that will enable quicker, safer and more convenient online payments globally.  Through this partnership, MTN MoMo customers will use a virtual card to shop or make payments at the vast network of…

Facebook
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Facebook introduces Community Leadership Programme winners for Africa

The programme will also host more than 100 fellows and youth participants who will receive up to $50,000 each to be used for their community initiative

 In line with its focus on bringing people together and supporting the development of connected communities, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) has announced the names of 116 people worldwide who have been selected to join the Facebook Community Leadership Program. Around a dozen African community leaders have been selected to become programme residents…

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In Ethiopia, mobile internet cut in the capital amid clashes and protests

Berhan told Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on September 18 that she was able to verify access to the internet had been cut by analyzing traffic data and speaking with about 20 people across the city

The Committee to Protect Journalists today urged Ethiopian authorities to ensure internet is available, including during times of unrest when access to information provided by journalists is crucial. Mobile internet was unavailable in the capital Addis Abba, from September 17 to the morning of September 19 amid protests and clashes, according to media reports and…