Frederick Damasus

About Frederick Damasus

Frederick Damasus is a tech enthusiast and blogger who has a passion for creativity and innovation. He is a self-taught graphic designer and currently delving into web design and development. He loves photography and volunteers his spare time to inspire children in orphanages through dance. He is a trained Petroleum Engineer but found himself in the AID/Development sector. He currently serves as the M&E/ICT Manager at the Center for Creative Development Strategies, an NGO based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.

Kapersky Lab discovers zero-day vulneribility inpage editor

Kapersky Lab Discovers Zero-Day Vulnerability Attacks on Asian and African Banks

Just after signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Smart Africa Alliance last month, Kaspersky Lab has discovered attacks which appear to be using a zero-day exploit for the InPage text editor.  The exploit was used in attacks against banks in some Asian and African countries. A zero-day vulnerability […]

Vega School video gaming degree

This South African School is Offering Degree course in Gaming

Video gaming is one of the world’s quickest developing worldwide businesses and in this way a blasting profession alternative. As a $21 billion industry, it is soon anticipated that would gain more cash than Hollywood. As indicated by an industry report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) the South African computer games industry […]

Nigerian online payment platform

Paystack introduces online payment for Nigerian merchants with Shopify Accounts. 1

Paystack, Nigerian and US-based online payment platform, has launched an integrated payments solution for Nigerian merchants who use Shopify. The launch of this payments gateway means that Nigerian online retailers on Shopify will now be able to accept payments from anyone, anywhere in the world, using local and international payment methods. […]

Samsung Top-loading Washer

Samsung’s Exploding Device Problem: The Galaxy Note 7 isn’t Alone as Samsung Recalls its Top-Loading Washers

Samsung can’t seem to catch a break. Just less than a month after recalling its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone due to fire and explosion hazard, the multinational electronic corporation has yet again issued a warning for one of its products, this time calling for a voluntary recall of one of […]

Kaspersky lab MoU Smart Africa Alliance

Kaspersky Lab to improve cybersecurity in Africa, signs MoU with Smart Africa Alliance

Russian international software security group, Kaspersky Lab has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Smart Africa Alliance on October 27 at the Kaspersky Lab headquarters in Moscow. The MoU between both parties is to drive improvement of protection of networks and critical systems, as well as raise cybersecurity […]

SAP co-innovation lab

Africa’s First SAP Co-Innovation Lab Opens in Johannesburg

German multinational software giant, SAP (German- Systemanalyse und Programmentwicklung, In English-System Analysis and Program Development) recently launched Africa’s first ever SAP Co-Innovation Lab (COIL). The lab, located in Johannesburg South Africa, will offer a hands-on environment for SAP to collaborate with software solution partners, system integrators and technology partners on […]


African Developers at the TADHACK Global 2016 Challenge

The Telecom Application Developer initiative was started in 2013 as a grassroots effort to build an ecosystem focused on telecom application development. TADHack is focused on developers, technology, and creativity. It is currently the largest telecoms-focused hackathon worldwide, attracting 2000 registrations in 2015.  The TADHACK (Telecom Application Developer Hackathon) Global […]

DDOS internet outage

Internet Outage Hits Parts of the United States Due to DDOS Attack

Many users in the east coast of the United States were unable to access several popular sites due to an internet outage caused by a Distributed-Denial-of-service (DDOS) attack targeted at internet management company and major DNS provider, Dyn. The Attack began 7.10am Eastern Time (12.10pm West Central Africa) and was […]

MTN South Africa

South African College Students to Access Schools’ Online Content Free of Charge Thanks to MTN

South African telecommunications company, MTN is offering university students access their respective school’s online curriculum without incurring data costs. This would help the students keep up with announcements and other useful online materials from their school. Currently, students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) and University of Pretoria will […]


Spanish Smartphone Company, Zetta, Rebrands and Sells Xiaomi Smartphones as their Own

Usually, it’s Chinese made smartphones that are accused of copying established brands like Apple and Samsung. But this comes as a surprise when a supposed Spanish manufacturing rebrands and sells Xiaomi Smartphones as their own. Zetta, is a Spanish high-end smartphone brand that came out to provide alternatives to the […]

Xiaomi Mi 5s

Xiaomi Proves You Don’t Need to Break the Bank to Get a Premium Smartphone with the Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus

Xiaomi – the apple of China, as it is referred to, has constantly shown that you can get premium devices for cheap prices in comparison to other smartphone brands. After trying out a Mi device last year, I fell in love with the MIUI and their devices give value for […]