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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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Democratic Republic of Congo: Red Cross warns against complacency in Ebola response, expands operation

Today it is launching an international emergency appeal for 1.6 Swiss francs to support the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Red Cross to support more than 716,000 people over the coming six months

The response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is far from over, says the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) as it announces an expansion of its operation. “We must remain vigilant and we need to continue strengthening community based-surveillance.…

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Freshworks Announces Expansion Plans in Africa with Strategic Focus and Committed Investments in Nigeria

Freshworks is paving way for the future of IT service management in Africa to keep pace with growing customer and market demands

Freshworks Inc (www.Freshworks.com)., a leading provider of cloud-based business software, recently announced its expansion into the African market. Freshworks plans to substantially increase its commitment with specific investments in marketing, sales and partner resources to better serve its customers in the region. “Africa is a very strategic market for Freshworks,…

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Freshworks Announces Expansion Plans in Africa with Strategic Focus and Committed Investments in Kenya

Freshworks is paving way for the future of IT service management in Africa to keep pace with growing customer and market demands

Freshworks (www.Freshworks.com), a leading provider of cloud-based business software, recently announced its expansion into the African market. Freshworks plans to substantially increase its commitment with specific investments in marketing, sales and partner resources to better serve its customers in the region. “Africa is a very strategic market for Freshworks, said…

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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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Somalia to establish first Internet Exchange Point

The IXP will allow local Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to connect their networks and exchange Internet traffic locally, providing high-bandwidth and low-latency access

Ministry of Post, Telecom and Technology is facilitating the establishment of Somalia’s first Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Mogadishu (MogIX). The IXP will allow local Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to connect their networks and exchange Internet traffic locally, providing high-bandwidth and low-latency access. Nisha Goburdhan, an IXP expert from Packet…

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Kaspersky Lab moving core infrastructure from Russia to Switzerland; opening first Transparency Center

By the end of 2019, data from customers in Europe will be stored and processed in Zurich

As part of its Global Transparency Initiative, Kaspersky Lab (www.Kaspersky.co.za)  is adapting its infrastructure to move a number of core processes from Russia to Switzerland. This includes customer data storage and processing for most regions, as well as software assembly, including threat detection updates. To ensure full transparency and integrity,…

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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…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

South Africa: Taking place in Parliament this week

The National Council of Provinces is scheduled also to consider matters other than Budget Votes at its plenary sittings

There will be 24 Budget Votes scheduled for debate this week at National Assembly mini-plenary sittings. There will also be Policy Debates on Budget Votes at plenary sittings of the National Council of Provinces.    The National Council of Provinces is scheduled also to consider matters other than Budget Votes…

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May 16 Briefing with PM Bureau Official Michael Smith on the United Nations Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP)

The course includes United Nations pre-deployment training modules on operational and logistical planning, humanitarian operations, and various blackboard and table top exercises

EVENT: Please join us on Wednesday, May 16 at 13:30 GMT / 15:30 SAST / 16:30 EAT / 9:30 AM EDT for a telephonic press conference with PM Bureau official Michael Smith, who will discuss the third annual UN Peacekeeping Course for African Partners (UNPCAP III), which is currently being…