News: 14 Million Visitors to US will undergo Social-Media Screening


Under a proposed rule issued by the State Department, nearly all visa applicants (approximately 14.7 million people) to enter the United States will be asked to submit their social-media user names for the past five years. The Trump administration had earlier announced that the applicants for immigrant visas will have to provide the social-media data which is bound to effect […]

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African News: Four million businesses advertise on Facebook


…7.2m visit platform daily from Nigeria Over four million businesses currently advertise on Facebook, with 70 per cent outside the United States of America. According to the Facebook, which disclosed this on Wednesday, the fastest growing region is South East Asia with the following countries: Vietnam, Indonesia, Greece, Ukraine and Philippines. Founded in 2004, Facebook, founded by Mark Zuckerberg, claimed […]

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Africa: Driver arrested over nude videos

A 28-year-old taxi driver Kwaku Owusu, is in the grips of the Assin Praso Police for leaking the nude videos of some ladies in the Central Region. The culprit, according to the police, had sexual encounters with about 28 women in the area, and recorded the acts mostly on the blind side of the ladies. Owusu has used the sex […]

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Nigerians visit Chelsea’s website more than British fans, says Aina

Google’s Brand Activation Lead in Sub-Saharan Africa, Lanre Aina, has revealed that more Nigerians visit Chelsea Football club website than the British. Speaking at the just concluded social media jury conference, organized by authorities in the field of ICT, Social and Entertainment, which took place at the Goethe Institute, Lagos, to deliberate on ways of moving the Country economy forward, […]

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Nigerian online star Yagazie stirs America

If you don’t know who Yagazie Emezi is, it’s time to catch up — she’s on the verge of blowing up. The social media star is making it her personal mission to change the way people think about modern Africa. But perhaps what’s so interesting about Emezi is that her ability to tell compelling, engaging stories is just the tip […]

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Social media causes confusion in Kenya over tweets on withdrawal of BA from Kenya

By Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Thome While no one is presently certain why or from where the rumor was started in Nairobi, that airline British Airways would be halting flights from London to Nairobi over security threats and concerns, be it ill will, be it incompetence, be it even accomplices of Al Shabab trying to use the social media to […]

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