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Kaspersky Lab’s latest Parental Control report reveals what Nigerian kids are searching for online

The report shows anonymised statistics from Kaspersky Lab’s flagship consumer solutions for Windows PCs and Macs that have the Parental Control module switched on and from Kaspersky Safe Kids

Kaspersky Lab’s  (www.Kaspersky.co.za) latest report (https://goo.gl/zZ4xdJ) on the online activities of children – based on statistics received from its solutions and modules with child protection features – highlights children’s online activities and the importance of protecting them when online. For example, video content globally, comprised 17% of searches over the last…

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The African Tech Hubs pioneering innovation: How digital transformation can drive growth and job creation across emerging economies

Innovation and entrepreneurship play an ever-increasing role in growing Africa’s emerging technology ecosystem. According to research by the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator (https://goo.gl/qMBbty), over the past two years alone, Africa has seen the number of innovation hubs double. Whilst the big 3 cities – Nairobi, Lagos, Cape Town – have been dominating…

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Thousands of people to participate in mCoin’s Virtual SMS Wallet Release

Soon ONEm Communications will be announcing significant government partnerships in Africa regarding support for the ONEm ecosystem

mCoin (https://mCoin.ONEm.com), the world’s first Cryptocurrency which works on any mobile with or without the internet, is pleased to announce the release of the virtual SMS wallet to thousands in the mCoin community globally who are keen to participate in this new technology. Christopher Richardson, CEO of ONEm Communications, said:…

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Ecobank named Africa’s Best & Most Innovative Retail Bank

The ever improving feature set of the truly revolutionary Ecobank Mobile App, which has now been downloaded by more than 5 million people, took the prize for Innovation in Banking

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) has won two major awards at the African Banker’s prestigious ceremony held at the Paradise Hotel in Busan, South Korea. The bank was named Best Retail Bank in Africa after impressing judges with the strides it has made to leverage digital financial services and an enhanced service model,…

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mCoin: The only Cryptocurrency for the 3 billion people without the internet

More than half of the world’s population still do not have access to the internet and two billion people do not have a bank account or access to a financial institution via a mobile phone

mCoin (https://mCoin.ONEm.com) is the world’s first Cryptocurrency which works on any mobile with or without the internet. It is supported on ONEm’s mobile ecosystem with many practical applications. So far more than 30,000 people from over 150 countries own mCoin and participating in the ongoing Initial Coin Offering (ICO) . The…

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In Partnership with CcHub, Facebook Launches NG_Hub in Lagos - its First Hub Space in Africa

The launch will showcase the new multi-faceted space which aims to bring together communities to collaborate, learn, and exchange ideas

As part of its commitment and ongoing investment in Africa, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) today unveiled NG_Hub in Lagos, Nigeria - its first flagship community hub space in Africa, in partnership with CcHub. In a week-long celebration which will bring together developers, start-ups, and the wider tech community across Lagos and Nigeria,…

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Pan-African Bank Ecobank Wins Best Digital Strategy Award

Ecobank’s digital strategy leverages digitalisation for scale and ubiquity and is the key plank in its ambition to be the top consumer financial services franchise in Africa

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) won the Best Digital Strategy Award at the Retail Banker International’s prestigious awards ceremony held at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London last week. Ecobank’s digital strategy leverages digitalisation for scale and ubiquity and is the key plank in its ambition to be the top consumer financial services…

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The Facebook Youth Portal and our Ongoing Work with Teens

By Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety and Karuna Nain, Global Policy Programs Manager at Facebook

Today we’re excited to launch our Youth Portal, a central place for teens that includes: Education: Information on how to get the most out of products like Pages, Groups, Events, and Profile, while staying safe. Plus, information on the types of data Facebook (www.Facebook.com) collects and how we use it…

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Getting Feedback on New Tools to Protect People's Privacy

By Erin Egan, VP and Chief Privacy Officer at Facebook

The past several weeks have made clear that people want more information about how Facebook (www.Facebook.com) works and the controls they have over their information. And today at F8 we're sharing some of the first steps we're taking to better protect people's privacy.   We're starting with a feature that…

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Orange Digital Ventures invests in Africa’s Talking, leading distributor of mobile communication and payment APIs to developers

Upon completion, Africa’s Talking plans to accelerate its internationalisation to support its clients’ expansion strategies

Orange Digital Ventures (www.DigitalVentures.Orange.com) Africa, the Orange (www.Orange.com) investment fund’s new initiative for Africa launched last June, is proud to announce its first investment, helping Africa’s Talking (https://AfricasTalking.com) to raise $8.6 million alongside the IFC World Bank and Social Capital. Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa’s Talking is currently the leading company…