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Instagram tests new design for Stories on desktop

Browsing Instagram Stories from your desktop may soon be a bit easier: Instagram is testing a new design for Stories on its...

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Technology

The way we live has changed immeasurably since the beginning of March when COVID-19 began spreading rapidly throughout the United States. Now,...

Apple removes app promoting private parties in pandemic

An American app that promoted private parties during the coronavirus pandemic has been removed from the Apple App Store.

Rwanda: Young Rwandan to Spearhead Introduction of Technology in Architecture

Alexandre Nzirorera, a Rwandan engineer, has been appointed to lead the introduction of Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology in Rwanda.

Alibaba being investigated by China over monopoly tactics

Chinese tech giant Alibaba is being investigated by regulators over monopolistic practices. China's State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR)...

Facebook will offer new account security options in 2021

Facebook next year plans to roll out mobile support for security tokens for users who want to take extra measures protect their...

M-PESA TARIFF REDUCTION

As part of different measures to help the country better weather the Covid-19 Pandemic, we announced the temporary zero-rating of M-PESA transactions...

FACEBOOK WATCH: Installed Zain Network in Akoc Payam Switched on for communication

The newly installed Zain mobile network in Akoc area has been switched on for testing prior to the official launch on 24...

YouTube back online, other Google services slowly returning

After a major outage, Google services are starting to come back online. YouTube is back online, and we're starting to see the...

Suspected Russian hackers spied on U.S. Treasury emails – sources

Hackers believed to be working for Russia have been monitoring internal email traffic at the U.S. Treasury and Commerce departments, according to...

The US Government Says Facebook Needs To Sell Instagram And WhatsApp

Forty-eight attorneys general and the Federal Trade Commission filed suit against the company Wednesday. Facebook has used illegal monopoly...

In Rwanda, the success of a food delivery application

Rwanda's Vuba Vuba food delivery app is riding the e-commerce craze boosted by the coronavirus pandemic. Launched about a year ago in January...

Anonymous Hacks Uganda Police Website

Hacktivists have reportedly downed the website of Uganda Police in the wake of protests triggered by the arrest of Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu,...

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South Sudan changes time zone

South Sudan will change its time zone by setting the clock back 1 hour on February 1, 2021, the government spokesperson has...

Dr. Emmanuel Taban recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential Africans: From refugee to COVID-19 expert

Dr. Emmanuel Taban, a South Sudanese physician who lives in South Africa, is being recognized by the New African Magazine as one...

Kenya Boniface Mwangi: Using images to battle corruption

After years spent risking his life photographing protest movements against government corruption, Kenya’s most prominent photojournalist laid down his stills camera to...

Ethiopia says Sudan invasion violates bilateral agreements on border issues

On Wednesday, the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Borders Commission organized a briefing for the diplomatic community in Khartoum.