Africa Funding Security

Google Launches $1m Fund for Online Safety in Sub-Saharan Africa

Google has launched a $1m pan-African fund to support innovative ideas around privacy, trust and the safety of families online

Africa Security Social Media

Facebook Introduces Amber Alerts Program to South Africa

Facebook has introduced its amber alerts program to South Africa. This makes South Africa the first country in Africa to

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Government RegTech Security

Minister Directs NCC to Use NIN as Prerequisite For SIM Card Registration

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami has directed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to use the

Africa Entertainment Security

Grammy: 9,000 Users Attacked by Malware Disguised as Billie Eilish in Nigeria

Cybercriminals are actively abusing the names of artists and songs nominated for a Grammy 2020 award, in order to spread

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Banking Payment Security

Zenith Bank Introduces Code to Block Customer Account in Event of Phone Loss

Zenith Bank Plc has introduced a unique code that blocks a customer’s account and protects the account holder’s funds in

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Leadership Security

Nigeria’s Tech Leaders Launches  #StopRobbingUs Campaign To Fight Against Illegal Arrests of Software Engineers

Nigeria’s technology leaders have launched #StopRobbingUs, a campaign to put an end to the common practice where Nigerian police stop young

Apps Security Transport

Bolt (Taxify) Allegedly Hacked in Nigeria as Ridehailing Firm Denies Reports

Bolt formerly known as Taxify has allegedly been hacked in Nigeria according to different accounts on social media. Some Twitter