Author: Nasha Harper

How to secretly track my child’s location through their cell phone

How to secretly track my child’s location through their cell phone

Mobile, Technology
Children living in the modern world are exposed to many risks, thankfully, we have technologies that can be leveraged to ease the minds of parents. A cell phone can be a great tool to track the location of your child at all times and letting parents stand a better chance of protecting them from harm. Here are some of the features that the best spy apps apply to help parents track someone’s cell phone location without them knowing . Geo-tracking: With such a feature, you can get real time updates of your child’s whereabouts. This way, you will know if they take detours of places you haven’t authorized. Geo-fencing: This function lets you set a perimeter in a certain location; you will get alerts if your child leaves or enters that set boundary. Stealth camera: Sometimes all you nee
Classifieds site Tonaton.com Ghana goes into recruitment

Classifieds site Tonaton.com Ghana goes into recruitment

Business, Technology
Ghana's general classifieds site Tonaton has entered into the country's recruitment sector in a renewed focus to help recruiters find talent as well as up its revenues in the dynamics classified sector. Ghana’s Tonaton.com which is run by Saltside Technologies means “buy and sell” in  Ghana’s Twi, and the jobs push is likely not a shift from its horizontal marketplace model but a heightened focus to take advantage of the country’s recruitment sector largely dominated by Ringier’s Jobberman. Tonaton.com launched its new jobs portal at the recent HR Focus Conference and Awards. “Twenty years ago, the resume was a piece of paper,” said Mabel Adu, CEO of Beauty and Health services provider, Aloette Africa. “Now, it’s a collection of all [candidate] data that can be foun
Healthbase launches to advance medical research through blockchain & tokenize patient records

Healthbase launches to advance medical research through blockchain & tokenize patient records

Startups, Technology
With its headquarters in Bonn, Germany, Healthbase is a blockchain tool set to revolutionize healthcare sector by helping digitize patient medical records and ensuring that medical researchers, care providers, as well as patients are given the best care by increasing access to their patient history and other related health data. The current infrastructure handling patient medical records and supporting therapies is composed of legacy systems that are no longer sufficient to meet the growing demands of the burgeoning medical industry in today’s age. “Health data is currently scattered across a myriad of platforms, thereby preventing holistic care while raising serious privacy and security concerns,” said Chris Meitner, CEO and co-founder of Healthbase. “We aim to leverage modern inf
Why Africa needs blockchain

Why Africa needs blockchain

Technology
Bitcoin may make headlines when its value crashes or climbs, but the blockchain technology behind the controversial cryptocurrency could help Africa overcome some of its biggest developmental challenges. Leishen Pillay, partner and Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications at Hogan Lovells South Africa, says blockchain could present new ways to help overcome challenges which continue to stymy the continent’s growth, like corruption and a lack of infrastructure. The potential application of blockchain and other disruptive technologies within the African context was one of the key topics discussed at the 2nd annual Hogan Lovells Africa Forum, recently held in Johannesburg. “Corruption and fraud are classic problems. Yet, people are still looking at them through the lens of how
Nigeria loses N127 billion to cybercrime

Nigeria loses N127 billion to cybercrime

Cyber Security
Dr Bukola Saraki, President of the Senate, on Monday 6 November 2017 revealed that Nigeria has lost about N127 billion to cybercrime. He made the revelation at Nigeria’s first Legislative Stakeholders Conference on ICT and Cyber security in Abuja. Saraki, who was represented by Philip Aduda Saraki, Senate Minority Whip did not, however, highlight the exact period within which the nation lost such an amount to cyber crime. He said the loss was indicative of the hole created in the economy by cybercrime amounting to 0.08 per cent of the Gross Domestic product (GDP). “It is indeed ironic that while internet penetration in Nigeria is tentative at best, hovering at just over the 90 million people mark, a percentage of 47.7 per cent, internet-facilitated crime seems to be growing. Our cyb