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The New England Journal of Medicine reported that the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is stable for several hours to days in aerosols and on surfaces, according to a new study from National Institutes of Health, CDC, UCLA and Princeton University scientists. COVID-19 has unarguably caused unexpected damages and countries are still in pursuit of how to explore newer solutions in curbing the deadly pandemic.

The Covid-19 pandemic is a ‘like no other’ global shock, involving both supply and demand disturbances. …


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Accessing loans was quite strenuous in the past as many aspirants complained about the hassle and specifically the overwhelming delays experienced in identity verification processes. In recent times, the launch of digital platforms offering loan services has made it much easier for people to access loans and meet their various needs. However, as opposed to in-person loan applications, validating an online borrower’s information has different challenges for financial institutions. First, an online loan application is accessible to a broad set of promising customers and similarly makes loan applications available and accessible to fraudsters. The predominant method of interaction with them…


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According to a forecast by Statista, by 2024 there might be an increase to roughly 478 million online buyers in Africa alone, about double the number in 2019. With the current digitization of virtually all aspects of human interactions, including business-to-customer activities, knowing who your customers are without face-to-face contact can be a big task to perform. Although the advancement in digital and online purchases is a good development to the e-commerce industry, it also has its challenges. The burden of confirming a customer’s identity remains a dominant concern. …


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Information is powerful but accurate data is more powerful. Making decisions based on trends, statistical numbers and facts are only realizable with the use of data. This shows how critical data verification is to every business irrespective of size and type. Due to the importance of data, data verification has developed at an exceeding accelerated pace. …


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Being in business requires some necessary level of data verification/analysis. In fact, as a business executive, you probably have various important data in different places- both internal and external that require accurate documentation. What may however be missing are the data management best practices that could help you access all that data and monitor them closely. Engaging in this can give you a hint of insight that could boost your business into a completely new market or make your profits rise beyond all expectations.

In data analysis, a frequently disregarded fact is before getting results with analysis, you need to…


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Our business world is changing at a tremendous yet applaudable speed. Today, transactional methods have developed and are introduced into the mainstream making 21st-century businesses shift from foundational methods of conducting businesses and now consider their businesses more like a brand offering specific services that fit the interests of their final consumers or customers. Before we proceed, it is necessary to know what branding is and its benefits to your business and then finally consider how digital data verification services can improve your brand’s reputation.

Virtually everyone in business and marketing uses the word ‘brand’, yet, not everyone understands or…


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Making crucial business decisions has always been a significant task for businesses around the world. However, for companies to make the right business decisions, data verifications cannot be overlooked. Data verification is simply the process of finding out the authenticity and accuracy of business information or the act of checking data for accuracy. Its main purpose is to ensure that data collected are as accurate as possible and to further minimize human and instrument inconsistencies including those which emerge during data processing. …


Facial recognition technology is now being introduced across various aspects of public life and being implemented across a range of social realms in recent times. In a functional sense, facial recognition applications promise multiple benefits and conveniences including speedy and secure transactions, customized services, and enhanced public safety and security. At its core, facial authentication transforms the process of identification from active targeting to passive and generalized recognition. …


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Over the last decade, Fintech has become a flourishing market in Africa as a significant number of innovations have been introduced to promote easy accessibility in the financial industry and enhance financial inclusion globally. Major successes have been recorded by Fintech companies in Africa, implying a glittering future for this new market. According to GSMA, more than 45% of global mobile accounts belong to Sub-Saharan Africa, taking the continent’s total to 481 million registered accounts in 2020. However, the sector is still relatively young and as such has more room for modern innovations.

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It’s an interesting fact that modern technologies are already continuously paving ways for business-to-business and business-to-customer experiences with mobile payments, e-wallets, and contactless cards. Statista predicted that the total transaction value of worldwide digital payments is expected to have an annual growth rate of 12.8% by 2023, more so, between 2017 and 2023, digital payments are forecasted to keep growing rapidly. With these new developments creeping in periodically, higher demands are being placed on service providers to facilitate a cashless society that can quickly and easily enable any purchase.

The main aim of every business or enterprise is to successfully…

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