Librarian recycles phones to offer e-learning content
14 September 2021 | 6:28 am
The Laibu Mkononi reconditions old smartphones, printers and even internet routers to provide e-learning content. They become suitable for settlements and far-flung places where access to electricity and internet connectivity is a mirage.
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At the just-concluded Practical Nigerian Content held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa – CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole spoke to CEO of Marine Platform, Taofik Adegbite on his key takeaway from conversations held at the event.
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The Golden Age of TV series: Streaming revolution spawns surge in original content
30 Dec 2019
The pope has urged people to put their smartphones aside — and reconnect with their families. The Catholic leader cited Jesus, Mary and Joseph as leading examples for families to follow.
28 Feb 2020
Here is a video highlighting what some of our panellists had to share on various tools available to harness user experience as well as repackaging content in ways to enable the audience to connect.
21 Apr 2020
Australia plans to force Google and Facebook to pay when they recycle local media content. Canberra says its lever will be fair competition rules rather than Europe's focus on copyright usage.
15 May 2020
Mark Zuckerberg has admitted mistakes will be made whilst AI is moderating Covid-19 posts on Facebook.
14 Jul 2020
In the early to mid-2000s, as UK Garage* began to morph into different genres like Dubstep and UK Funky, Birmingham native Mike Skinner established The Streets in the British charts thanks to his savvy production and astute depictions of the lives of young Brits. "Let's Push Things Forward" or "Fit But You Know It" became mini-anthems in themselves while other tracks like "Dry Your Eyes" pulled on many a heart string.
16 Oct 2020
Apple joined the move to 5G on Tuesday, unveiling four new iPhones which use the new standard in what could be a turning point for the high-speed wireless technology.
10 Dec 2020
The video streaming giant will remove all new content that alleges widespread fraud changed the outcome of the US election.
11 Feb 2021
Some users in Canada, Indonesia and Brazil will see less political content from this week, and the US will see a similar reduction in weeks to come. Facebook said people don't want politics dominating their news feed.
4 Apr 2021
Posts calling for rallies in support of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny had "incited teenagers" to take part in "illegal activities," Russia's media watchdog said earlier this year.
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At the start of the pandemic, London-based Palestinian actor, filmmaker and music producer Mo'min Swaitat discovered 10,000 tapes in the West Bank while in lockdown there – music that documented a moment in Palestinian history that hadn't been heard for 30 years. He spent eight months listening to the tapes, making it his mission to digitise and re-release this window into the past. One of the tapes he found was "The Intifada 1987”, an album by Riad Awwad. Mo'min tells Eve Jackson why the discovery is so important to Palestinians.
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The conflict in Gaza is something we're used to seeing on the news, but now, events in the Palestinian territory are popping up on the small screen as fiction. Following the success of hit Israeli shows like "Fauda", Hamas is throwing itself into television production, with a series to tell its side of the story. We take a closer look.
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While WhatsApp has over 2 billion users, Telegram has over 500 million monthly active users. Apart from these 2, Wire, Discord, Viber, and Skype are some other options in the list of WhatsApp alternatives. Telegram focuses on security, is free and importantly, it can be used on all devices at the same time.
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Palm worm, also known as white worm and fos in Cameroon, is one of the most consumed delicacies of Cameroonian cuisine, as it is considered a "vitamin store". It was consumed in the past to meet the nutritional needs in rural areas but it has started to be consumed in cities and on rich tables with its natural cheese flavor.
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The omicron variant of COVID-19, which was first detected in South Africa, has so far resulted in fewer deaths and hospitalizations than previous waves. Though some experts warn not to take the variant lightly, life has almost returned to normal in cities such as Cape Town, where restaurants and bars are open for the first time since the pandemic began.
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A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused significant damage to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust. Yet some internet users shared false images of the natural catastrophe. Why? We take a look at why fake footage frequently circulates on social media in the aftermath of extreme weather events and other catastrophes.