Africa World 

Why millions are abandoning WhatsApp for rivals Telegram and Signal

– Advertisement – Millions of WhatsApp users have taken the drastic step of abandoning the app ahead of a privacy policy update that will force them to share their data with Facebook. The update, which will be released on February 8, affects WhatsApp users in all countries outside of Europe and the UK, where there are strict data protection laws. Users in these regions will be required to give their consent for Facebook to access their data, including their phone numbers and information about how they interact with others, in order to continue…

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Africa East Africa World 

Uganda orders social media shutdown ahead of crucial election

– Advertisement – Uganda’s telecommunication regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission has ordered the shutdown of social media ahead of Thursday’s crucial election. In a letter to the telecommunication companies, the Communications Commission executive director Irene Sewankambo ordered the telcos to “immediately suspend any access and use” of social media and online messaging platforms. #BREAKING/2 : In a letter seen by AFP, Uganda Communications Commission executive director Irene Sewankambo ordered telecommunications companies to “immediately suspend any access and use” of social media and online messaging platforms. @AFP — AFP Africa (@AFPAfrica)…

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Africa World 

What to do if WhatsApp stops working on your phone from 2021

– Advertisement – If you have an older iPhone or Android phone, you may lose access to WhatsApp altogether or some features on the messaging app from 1 January 2021. People who will be impacted are the ones who don’t have iOS 9 or above on their iPhone or Android 4.0.3 or above on their Android device. People with iPhone 4 models won’t be able to update to more recent software. The same will happen to people with Android devices such as the Motorola Droid Razr and the Samsung Galaxy…

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Africa World 

Slots No Deposit to play

– Advertisement – The modern online slot industry has proven itself time and time again to be incredibly good at revolutionising itself, with developers such as NetEnt, Big Time Gaming and Play N GO proving themselves to be pioneers in this field, with a steady torrent of new games that are consistently innovative and exciting – click to join and play. When you consider how good these developers have got at crafting genuinely incredible online slot games it is no wonder that there are so many online slot gamblers in…

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Africa Business World 

The rise of cryptocurrency transfers to Africa

– Advertisement – Cryptocurrency is steadily growing acceptance in Africa. Similarly, the use of cryptocurrency for money transfers to Africa is also on the rise. Fintech companies use cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin to mitigate problems associated with traditional money transfers to Africa and within Africa such as high fees. Africa is the most expensive region to send money to in the world. Intra-Africa money transfers are even higher than sending money to Africa. Sending money from South Africa, for instance, is double the global average. The use of cryptocurrency-powered money…

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Africa Business South Africa Southern Africa World 

South Africa probes lottery draw of 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

– Advertisement – South Africa’s Tuesday night national lottery drew the consecutive numbers 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and a “PowerBall” number of 10, drawing immediate accusations of fraud. The lucky 20 luckers who came forward each won 5.7 million rand ($369,000) with another 79 receiving around 6,283 rand ($407) each for guessing the right sequence but missing the critical PowerBall. “Congratulations to tonight’s 20 winners of PowerBall draw,” the lottery Tweeted out on Tuesday. Congratulations to 20 new multimillionaires who each won over R5 million on the PowerBall jackpot! 5,…

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Africa Sports World 

Essential things to do before playing Bingo

– Advertisement – If you are new to bingo or you have taken an extended period away from the game, you may be surprised to find how much the game has evolved. While bingo halls aren’t a thing of the past, since the introduction of online bingo onto our mobile devices the games popularity has only increased year by year. On the face of it, bingo seems like an uncomplicated game, there is no way to get the odds in your favour as it is a game of complete chance.…

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Africa World 

Why people prefer online slots to brick and mortar casinos

– Advertisement – In the past, if you wanted to play your favourite slots or table games, you would have to visit your local casino. However, by 1996 this was no longer the case as a boom in gambling and a sea change in the way we gamble took place. 1996 is a special year in the history of gambling and it will always be looked back on with great fondness for some parts of the industry. It was of course the year when the first online casino was introduced…

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Africa World 

WhatsApp disappearing messages and how it works

– Advertisement – Whatsapp is a very popular and widely-used social media messenger. It is installed by billions of people across the globe. After installing WhatsApp on your Android or iOS phone, you can exchange messages using an active internet connection. Now you can send messages that disappear on WhatsApp by turning in disappearing messages on WhatsApp. Once enabled, new messages sent in the chat will disappear after seven days. If a user doesn’t open WhatsApp in the seven-day period, the message will disappear. However, the preview of the message…

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Africa World 

The origins of Roulette

– Advertisement – It speaks volumes these days that, despite the pretty incredible popularity explosion that online slots have endured, Roulette still remains one of, if not, the most well-liked casino game around. There is absolutely no arguing with that, ever since the humble beginnings of this gambling game it has sent punters absolutely wild with its intriguing blend of real life physics and, of course, money making potential. Another thing about Roulette is that it has always stood as a symbol of affluence and luxury, therefore making it the…

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