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Africa’s digital leaders empowered on online habits

– – Young people who participated in the 2021 edition of the Africa Digital Leaders Programme have been empowered on the best habits to exhibit while online. The Africa Digital Leaders Programme, initiated by the Child Online Africa is a hybrid fellowship programme targeting young leaders between the ages 8-16year old. It is aimed at building the skills and capacity of participants to interact with technology responsibly and be able to minimize risks and maximize opportunities that may come along with their engagements online. In a statement Child Online Africa…

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Top Advantages of Playing Slots Online

– – Slot machines have a terrible reputation in the gambling sector since they are chance-based games that do not involve any skills or techniques. Yet, contrary to common belief, slot machines are the most prevalent type of real money gambling in the United States. Slot machines alone account for up to 80% of the casino income in well-known parts. Moreover, there are several benefits to playing slots. That is why so many individuals return to these primary games, both online and in-person. Here are a few of the advantages…

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ATU Day: Child Online Africa calls for implementation of e-skills framework

– – Child Online Africa and its partners have announced their commitment to African Telecommunications Union and ICT day celebration by calling for a comprehensive implementation of e-skills framework with all stakeholders involved. In a statement they said “Africa needs to catch up with the rest of the world in the uptake of 4IR technologies such as AI, Big Data cannot be over emphases. Augmented Reality and Robotics that are globally revolutionizing all economic sectors and increasing efficiency, productivity, and value.” The African Telecommunications Union and ICT day celebration which…

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Child Online Africa’s launches safety guide for families

– – The Ghana based group, Child Online Africa has launched what it calls an Online Safety guide for the Family. This document is to offer a range of information from a number of different sources, including the information for children and parents since they are the gate keepers of children most often. At a news conference the executive director of the organization, Awo Aidam Amenyah said “most young people are often eager to be seen and get ‘likes’, sharing too much information about themselves. They respond to personal queries…

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AfricArena ends 2021 event circuit in Cape Town with a bang

– – AfricArena, which provides open innovation challenges, research and dealflow services to help accelerate the work of founders, investors and corporates, hosted its fifth annual Summit from 16 – 17 November in Cape Town. It was preceded by its Founders’ Bootcamp and VC Unconference Weekends, attended by 60 high level international investors and 40 startups from 15 African countries, as well as the elite of the continent’s ecosystem builders. During the Grand Summit, major announcements took place, including the new partnership between AfricArena, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and…

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How to choose the best casino mobile apps in Kenya

– – The advancement of technology has altered nearly every aspect of our lives, from how we communicate to how we perceive the world as a whole. Mobile phones came into our lives and have become such an integral part of our daily lives that it’s difficult to imagine what we’d do without them. As technology advanced in the modern era, so did the online casinos, and now players can play their favourite casino games on the online casino’s mobile app version. Given that in today’s market, there are a…

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Ghana launches ‘Hike For the Child Online’ Campaign

– – Child Online Africa (COA) in Collaboration with the Head of State Award Scheme – Ghana has launched an online safety campaign called ‘Hike for the child online’ campaign. Launched on October 22, 2021, the charity campaign is an initiative to spark up discussion and support for the safety and well-being of children online in Africa. The first edition of the initiative in 2019 witnessed the Executive Director of the Child Online Africa (COA) embarking on an expedition to the summit of Kilimanjaro, the highest and tallest mountain in…

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Ghanaian-British invents multi-language translator earbuds

– – Ghanaian-British, Danny Manu has invented language translator ear buds that are able to translate various languages in real-time to languages preferred by users. The CLIK+ and CLIK S ear buds have reportedly been accepted in the US and European markets. Danny Manu’s company, Mymanu has said hundreds of thousands of the CLIK + and CLIK S ear buds have already been sold in the US and Europe. According to MyManu, the company that makes Click, it uses its unique operating system to make this technology work effectively. For…

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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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Nigeria’s President Buhari orders lifting of ban on Twitter

– – Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has announced that the ban on social media giant Twitter can now be lifted. In a speech on Friday to mark Nigeria’s 61st independence day celebration, President Buhari said he had directed that the ban on the operations of Twitter, in Nigeria be lifted conditionally. That condition includes meeting demands from the Nigerian government related to National Security and Cohesion; Registration, Physical presence and Representation; Fair Taxation; Dispute Resolution; and Local Content. He said “Following the suspension of Twitter operations, Twitter Inc. reached out…

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