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A 22-year-old who lives with his parents stopped the worldwide malware hack by registering a domain for $10.69

A 22-year-old who lives with his parents stopped the worldwide malware hack by registering a domain for $10.69

    The “accidental hero” who halted the global spread of an unprecedented ransomware attack by registering a garbled domain name hidden in the malware has warned the attack could be rebooted. The ransomware used in Friday’s attack wreaked havoc on organizations including FedEx and Telefónica, as well as the

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How You Helped Safaricom Make Sh48 Billion Profit

How You Helped Safaricom Make Sh48 Billion Profit

  Safaricom’s record-breaking Sh48 billion profit announced on Wednesday was not unexpected. For the richest company in East Africa, money has been coming in from all directions, day and night. Kenyans’ love for chatting, transacting business conveniently using their phones, surfing the Internet, betting, catching up and having funky beats

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Rick Ross Finally Reached A Plea Deal In That Brutal Pistol-Whipping Case

Rick Ross Finally Reached A Plea Deal In That Brutal Pistol-Whipping Case

  Rick Ross can breathe a sigh of relief, well not in regards to Uncle Sam, or Birdman for that matter. The Miami rapper struck a plea deal in regards to a 2015 case where he was charged with kidnapping and pistol-whipping a groundskeeper Paid In Full -style at his

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Nigeria’s ex-oil minister charged with money-laundering

Nigeria’s ex-oil minister charged with money-laundering

  Nigeria’s Federal High Court has charged a former oil minister with money-laundering in an election bribery scandal. Diezani Allison-Madueke is the first minister from former President Goodluck Jonathan’s Cabinet to be formally charged. Prosecutors allege that she paid bribes totaling nearly $1.4 million to three electoral officials the day

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Fake doc gets prison for deadly butt injections

Fake doc gets prison for deadly butt injections

  A woman dubbed the “Toxic Tush” doctor will spend a decade behind bars for using Super Glue and Fix-a-Flat tire sealant to enlarge women’s behinds and causing one patient to die. Oneal Ron Morris, 36, who is transgender, was sentenced to 10 years Monday in Florida’s Broward County court

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In Uganda, Kaweesi’s Murder – High-Stakes Intrigue

In Uganda, Kaweesi’s Murder – High-Stakes Intrigue

  On Friday morning, March 17, Assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his driver and escort, both policemen, were gunned down several hundred metres from Kaweesi’s home in Kulambiro, Kampala. The murders shocked the country and it became the biggest news story of the year so far. Kaweesi

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Man who beat murder case killed minutes after leaving jail

Man who beat murder case killed minutes after leaving jail

  A Chicago man accused of murder who beat his case when prosecutors couldn’t give him a speedy trial was killed after leaving Cook County Jail on Monday night, according to authorities. Kamari Belmont, 23, was being held on separate murder and robbery cases stemming from a single night in

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Dar to Host Islamic Finance Summit

Dar to Host Islamic Finance Summit

  TANZANIA is expected to boost Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) as a result of planned 4th African Islamic Finance Summit to take place late this month at which delegates from more than 10 countries will attend. AlHuda Centre of Islamic Banking and Economics (CIBE), which is organizing the meeting for

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Nollywood Megastar, Mike in Tanzania to Strengthen Ties

Nollywood Megastar, Mike in Tanzania to Strengthen Ties

  THE Minister of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Nape Nnauye, exchanges views with the renowned Nigerian actor, Mike Ezuruonye, at the National Stadium, after he had just arrived in the country yesterday. WITHIN minutes of his arrival in the country yesterday, the renowned Nigerian actor,Mike Ezuruonye, popularly known by

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35 transgender Pakistani women arrested, 2 beaten to death at Saudi Arabia party

35 transgender Pakistani women arrested, 2 beaten to death at Saudi Arabia party

  Pakistani activists on Monday said two transgender women were beaten to death by police after being arrested in Saudi Arabia along with more than 30 other members of the community. Saudi media reported last week that police had raided a party where men were dressed as women and wearing

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