Using solar powered MP3 players in the fight against diarrhea

URIDU, a German non-profit social enterprise, is using educational and inspirational music in the fight against the spread of diarrhea in remote regions of the Central African Republic and Congo. The songs, which are played using the solar-powered MP3 players URIDU developed, are used to sensitize the Aka communities found…

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Use of analytics software leads to arrest of wildlife traffickers

Thaks to use of of a new data analytics solution, the multinational Lusaka Agreement Task Force (LATF) has managed to arrest 8 people who are responsible for trafficking large consignments of endangered animals. The arrests included some government officials who colluded with the trafickers. In total, 4 arrests were made…

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Cyber espionage malware discovered in network routers

Information security researchers have thus far discovered over 100 victims of the Slingshot cyber espionage software in and its related modules, located in Kenya, Libya, Congo, Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania and more countries in the Middle East. The discovery was made by Kaspersky Lab researchers during March 2018. Slingshot was apparently…

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