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Investment Firms Dump Facebook Over Data Privacy

Investment Firms Dump Facebook Over Data Privacy

Several socially conscious investment firms are selling or rethinking their Facebook Inc holdings, unsatisfied by the company’s moves to strengthen personal data protection. They are not comfortable with online safety after scandals involving the improper sharing of users’ information. The retreat from the world’s largest social media network is one of the sharpest responses by […]

IT Expert Tasks Africa To Deepen Usage Of STI Toward Rapid Development

  Chairman, Africa Digital Consult Ltd., Mr Evan Woherem, has urged African countries to fully embark on industrialisation through the deployment of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI). Woherem made the call on Wednesday in Abuja in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He said such effort would assist Africa to employ technology […]

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EU May Exclude Britain From Galileo Satellite Programme – Report

  The European Commission plans to exclude Britain from its Galileo satellite programme after Brexit due to security concerns, British media reported on Wednesday. According to online tech publisher, The Register, the EU said British businesses might no longer be able to bid on the Galileo project, and the British military might also not be […]

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Antiretroviral Adherence: Fighting The HIV Epidemic

  By Tracey Ruff It may come as a surprise to know that South Africa has the world’s largest antiretroviral program, a fact that has been verified by Africa Check. At the last count, it was believed that South Africa’s antiretroviral program was bigger than the size of India, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and Mozambique’s programs combined. […]

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Nigeria Hits 146m Active Mobile Phone Lines — Official

  The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the number of active mobile phone lines in the country rose to  146 million  in January 2018, an increase of  2,233,467 lines  from  the 144,631 recorded in December 2017. NCC made this known in its monthly Subscribers Operator Data posted on its website. The Code Division Multiple Access […]

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Nigerian President Signs Executive Order On Local Content In Science, Engineering, Technology Procurement

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) – Determined to achieving the nation’s development goals across all sectors of the economy, President Muhammadu Buhari has signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President Media and Publicity in a statement explained […]

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Bridging The Future 2.0

By Alli Sheriffdeen Abiola To show continued support for promoting and growing Nigerian products, a group of young Nigerians, led by Seyifunmi Adebote is to stage ‘Bridging The Future 2.0.’   The idea of Bridging The Future is to use existing social media platforms – Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to promote and increase the visibility […]

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Nigeria Strengthens ‘Start Ups’, Carries Campaign Round The Country

By Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria) – Director General of the Nigerian Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Ali Isa Pantami, has stressed the need for Nigeria to stop relying on oil and gas for economic development Pantami was peaking with Journalists in an interview in Gombe, northeast of the Country on Saturday at a sideline of […]

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