Tefo Mohapi

Total 228 Posts
Founder & CEO at iAfrikan Digital. Executive Editor of iAfrikan.com

Social media access restored in Chad

President Idriss Deby of Chad has said that he has instructed Internet Service Providers in the country to lift social media restrictions he had initially instructed them to implement. This comes after more than a year later that people in Chad have had no social media access.

Facebook embeds tracking data in images

Facebook is involved in yet another privacy scandal. A security researcher has discovered that the social media platform embeds tracking data into images uploaded on its platform allowing it to track them around the Web.

Facebook asked to stop Libra implementation

The United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services has written a letter to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg requesting they halt development of Libra.

Amazon stores Alexa transcripts indefinitely

Amazon has confirmed that it stores Alexa voice recordings and transcripts indefinitely. This is after some privacy concerns were raised about the company's smart speakers.

Safaricom sued for alleged data leak

In what is an unprecedented lawsuit in Kenya, Safaricom is being sued for an alleged data leak. Benedict Kabugi, a Safaricom customer, is has filed a lawsuit against the company for apparently having the personal data of customers leaked.

Nigerian army "launches" drones

Nigeria's army has announced its "Special Anti-Kidnapping Squad" and the use of technology to fight terrorists and kidnappers. What is curious is that it looks like they will be using 2 DJI Phantom 4 Pro drones that are better suited for photography and shooting of videos by civilians.

Internet restrictions in Liberia

As Liberians took to the streets of the capital city, Monrovia, in anti-corruption protests titled "Save The State". Authorities in the country have instructed telecommunications companies to restrict Internet services.