FACEBOOK SCANDAL ‘HIT 87 MILLION USER’

FACEBOOK SCANDAL ‘HIT 87 MILLION USER’ Facebook believes the data of up to 87 million people was improperly shared with the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica – many more than previously disclosed. The BBC has been told that about 1.1 million of them are UK-based. The overall figure had been previously quoted as being 50 million by the whistleblower Christopher Wylie. Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said “clearly we should have done more, and we will going forward”. During a press conference he said that he had previously assumed that if Facebook gave people tools, it was largely their responsibility to decide how to use them. But he added that it was

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AFRICA’S HIGHEST PAID MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT.

AFRICA’S HIGHEST PAID MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT. Nigerian Lawmakers are entitled to a monthly salary of $15,800 in a country where workers earn a minimum wage of less than a $100. Photo Credit: Premium Times. Last year, there were reports in several online media outlets that a cross-section of Kenyan MPs was strongly opposed to a move by the country’s public wages commission to implement a proposed cut on their salaries and allowances. Kenyan MPs are the highest paid parliamentarians in the entire East Africa region and some of the best paid on the continent. They also enjoy a stack of generous allowances including a $48,000 car grant. The wages commission said the cut

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CHINA CAUGHT ‘SPYING’ ON THE AFRICAN UNION HEADQUARTERS IN ADDIS ABABA.

CHINA CAUGHT ‘SPYING’ ON THE AFRICAN UNION HEADQUARTERS IN ADDIS ABABA. hina has been accused of spying on the African Union (AU) headquarters, in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, which they built in 2012 to house and host continental meetings and the biannual heads of state summit. An investigation conducted by French media Le Monde Afrique and published on Saturday revealed that in the past five years, data from the AU servers in Ethiopia were transferred to servers in Shanghai at odd hours. “In January 2017, the AU’s technical staff discovered that its servers were strangely active with a peak in data transfer between midnight and 2 am when it’s offices were

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