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Kids’ Corner: Best microscopes for kids

A microscope is educational and fun, making it one of the greatest gifts you can ever purchase for your kid. By buying your kid a microscope at an early age, you are most likely to kindle the love for science within them, enabling them to search for answers about the world independently.  Before purchasing a microscope for them, your must consider particular factors such as the cost of the microscope, its use and the child’s age.  Other factors to…

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Ethiopia plans to launch Facebook rival while the country descends into anarchy

Imagine your house was burning while you were busy chasing a rat around. Can you envisage inviting firefighters to extinguish the fire blazing your mansion, only for the fire bridges to start removing the cobwebs on the roof, rather than putting off the fire and saving precious lives and properties? The recent announcement by Ethiopia that it would develop its social media platforms after accusing global companies like Facebook of bias against Ethiopia’s interest is not only a gross misplacement…

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Cyber Attacks: Prevention and the use of technology to enhance business security

The technological revolution has changed the way we do business. No matter the size of your business, technology plays a crucial role in achieving your profit objectives. Technological advancement comes with business efficiency; firms effectively communicate with their customers, understand cash flows, carry out effective marketing, advertising, research, and many other roles. However, the advent of technological development comes with security threats.  Modern-day companies use computers, printers, scanners, servers, switches, access points, routers and other software tools to streamline…

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Road Accidents and Preventable Deaths

Road accidents are a significant problem facing the world for decades, and their consequences are heart-wrenching. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) figures, even though road accidents have affected numerous people worldwide, the survival chances are higher in high-income countries than in low and middle-income countries. That is a good reason for concern. The WHO 2018 Global Status Report on Road Safety noted that the proportion of patients who die before reaching a hospital in emerging countries is…

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Technology: Facial Recognition

Facial recognition is a process of identifying human face using technology known as biometrics. This technology is standard at airports, schools, companies’ building law enforcement departments, to mention just a few. The biometrics maps the features and stores the data as a faceprint. The new technology captures both still images and a live video, and it uses an algorithm to compare the captured photos to the faceprint to authenticate an individual’s identity. This technology captures an individual’s features regardless…

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Types of Stairs you May Consider for Your Home

A stair is a set of steps leading from one floor of a building to another. Stairs may be round, straight, or may have two or more pieces connected at a particular point. On the other hand, a staircase is a flight of stairs leading from one floor to another, and it is composed of landings, handrails, newel posts, and balustrades. A staircase is vital when you are moving from point A to B and changes your house’s outlook….

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Technology: Severe Restrictions loom for WhatsApp Users as May 15 Deadline Nears

Users of the instant messaging service WhatsApp may have reasons to worry as the May 15, 2021, deadline, a day the company set to roll out the new terms and privacy policies, approaches. Since the beginning of the year, the Facebook-owned company has been rallying the app users to accept the newly updated terms and conditions before the specified period to avoid any inconvenience. Initially, the new privacy policies supposed to come into force on February 8; the effective…

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Health: Checking Your Blood Pressure at Home May Save Your Life

The United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) defines blood pressure as a measure of your heart’s force to pump blood around your body. It is determined by the amount of blood your heart can pump and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. Blood pressure can either be high or low. High blood pressure – also known as hypertension –  is a state where the long-term force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that…

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Technology: Zoom zooms from underdog to favourite

Technology makes the world a small village and puts your environment and activities at your fingertips. That makes technological development one of the most important phenomena in the 21 century, and the gateway to financial success for those technological wizards (companies and individuals) behind technological upheavals, which have changed our lives. One of those latest technological innovations is Zoom. Zoom communications technology has moved from a scrappy start-up to one of the best web-conferencing products globally, beating the likes…

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READ THE LATEST KATA KATA CARTOON MAGAZINE

The latest issue of Kata Kata Cartoon Magazine is out. The educational,  informative and yet extremely humorous magazine covers different aspects of life, from social issues to health, literary, technology, fashion, children, interior, food, destination. It is explosive! Read online or subscribe now! More: www.katakata.org/magazines/

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Donald Trump and Wife test Positive for COVID-19

The President of the USA Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump have tested positive for coronavirus. President Trump, who has always dismissed the deadly virus as the common flu, which would soon go like the wind, has confirmed that he and the 50-year old First Lady tested positive and are now in quarantine. The positive test comes after one of Mr Trump’s closest advisers Hope Hicks tested positive for coronavirus. The 31-year old Ms Hicks accompanied President Donald…

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Food: Ways of Reducing Food Waste

Imagine a world with less hunger and enough food for everyone. Would you believe that a greater percentage of people worldwide is often very afraid to wake up the next day, not because they don’t want to live, but simply out of fear and uncertainty of putting a plate of food on their tables? Such a dicey situation can be very scary although, but it is indeed more disheartening to know that much of the food that is desperately…

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