Hidden Figures: visionary African American women

Hidden Figures is the incredible untold story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working as mathematicians at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit….

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African cyber gang targeting US victims busted in Ajman

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans UAE Ministry of Interior (MoI) in co-operation with various police agencies has successfully busted a Nigerian cyber gang. Comprising three members, the gang operated out of an apartment in Ajman. They targeted individuals and institutions in the US by hacking their…

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Home Africa’s Technology News Leader Top Stories The most important technology stories News Technology news categorized » Regions IT news around Africa » Lists The African IT industry ranked Features Taking an in-depth look Events Conferences and Seminars » Companies Company News and Releases Opinion According to the experts Nigeria: Education sector vulnerable to hackers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Nigerian education sector embraced online solutions to cater for an improved record management system, e-result checker, and eLearning platform. However, this has led to increased vulnerabilities in portals of universities and other higher institutions of learning. This is according to…

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Kwanzaa:history of the celebration of unity and African roots

Though many Americans don’t know much about Kwanzaa, it’s a beautiful holiday that all can share and celebrate African heritage and unity. Dates Kwanzaa is celebrated from December 26 through January 1st. History Established by Maulana Karenga in 1966, Kwanzaa is a holiday that honors African heritage and celebrates family, community,…

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Top African Technology Leaders And Entrepreneurs In 2014

Some of Africa’s most influential tech entrepreneurs and tech leaders of 2014 include a president, high-ranking government officials, and startup company founders who bootstrapped themselves into the global spotlight. Cameroon, Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria feature prominently on this list, compiled by ITNewsAfrica. […] For more information go to http://www.NationalCyberSecurity.com, http://www. GregoryDEvans.com, http://www.LocatePC.net…

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Knowing is power: obesity among African Americans

Obesity is a gradual epidemic; severe weight gain does not happen overnight. Obesity results from years worth of eating habits related to poor socioeconomic status, depression, genes, or sedentary lifestyle. Obesity is a word that can be “easily” thrown about in conversations or outings to describe an overweight person without…

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African Liberation Day

Photo: Prince St. Jean Today, Atlanta Free Speech celebrates African Liberation Day (ALD).  ALD was founded in 1958 when Kwame Nkrumah convened the First Conference of Independent States held in Accra, Ghana.  The 15th of April was declared “African Freedom Day,” to mark each year the onward progress of the liberation…

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6th annual African Diaspora and African Studies Conference

On March 20, 2014, Kennesaw State University will host its annual African Diaspora and African Studies Student Research and Engagement Conference. The conference will consist of student panels, community panels and educational entertainment. Robert “Bobby” Hill and Chapurukha Kusimba will serves as keynote speakers. To learn more about the conference, download…

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