Africa Business World 

Why Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram had an outage

– – Facebook has explained why it experienced almost six hours of outage across the world on Monday. The social media giant blamed it on a “faulty configuration change”. The outage prevented the company’s 3.5 billion users from accessing Facebook and other messaging services such as WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger. In a blog post Facebook failed to mention which employee carried out the configuration change and what led to that. “Our engineering teams have learned that configuration changes on the backbone routers that coordinate network traffic between our data centers…

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Africa Nigeria World 

PHOTO: Author Chimamanda Adichie loves roasted corn

Nigerian award winning author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been treating her followers on social media to some exciting photos. These photos show the other side of the renowned writer who has books such as Americannah, Half of a Yellow Sun amongst others to her credit. In the latest photograph Adichie shared on Instagram, she can be seen standing by the road side to buy roasted corn. She wrote “in my ancestral hometown, Abba, Anambra State, repository of so many happy memories.” Adichie comes from Anambra state and appears to be…

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