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Cambridge Analytica's elections interference in Nigeria and Kenya

There’s a growing awareness that Cambridge Analytica harnessed social media and personal data to influence elections including in countries such as Kenya and Nigeria.

Professor Mobisson paved the way for Nigeria's technology sector

Upon returning to Nigeria in 1981 after studying at MIT, when the civil war had ended, Professor Oliver Udemmadu Ogbonna Mobisson helped with the founding of Africa’s first-ever technology university known as Anambra State University of Science & Technology (ASUTECH).

SureBet247 is in violation of the European Union's GDPR

SureBet247 is in possible violation of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) . A German customer has come forward to confirm that their data is part of the breach.

Nigeria's energy crisis doesn't seem to be getting solved

Nigeria must invest more in solar panels to generate electricity, there has been some development, including the completion of two hydroelectric power projects. However, overall, it's remained slow.

Artificial Intelligence can help in fighting fake news

The first week of September 2019 was an interesting one in South Africa. Although at first I didn’t tweet about the issues happening in South Africa during that time, I later decided to run a sort of experiment to see if fact checking on Twitter can help curb fake news.

Nigeria's NITDA confirms it is investigating SureBet247

Nigeria's National Information Technology Development Agency has confirmed in a communication to iAfrikan that is investigating SureBet247 for a possible security and data breach. The betting company could be in potential breach of the country's data regulation laws.

MTN's love for difficult markets is now haunting them

When you operate at the scale MTN operates, operating and investment capital is not sufficient. Political capital goes a long way to solving problems, but sometimes, as is now possibly the case in Afghanistan, it can backfire.