LIFESTYLE

ABOUT WANNACRY RANSOMWARE AND KEEPING IT AT BAY

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On May 12th, 2017, a catastrophic malware hit the interwebs leaving a trail of devastation in its wake. WannaCrypt, also known Wannacry is an insidious ransomware variant that targets PCs running Windows Operating System – Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows Servers 2003 & 2008. The exploit code used by WannaCrypt was designed to work Continue Reading…

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COMMON SLIP UPS THAT MAY COST YOU YOUR LAPTOP

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Its 5:00pm, the end of another long and busy day at the office. You are dog-tired, encumbered by deadlines and meetings and all you want is to get home to some mellow music and a hot cup of coffee – especially in this horrid weather. Without giving it a thought, you slam shut your laptop, put it in your bag and off you whiz out, totally oblivious to the repercussions of your split-second move.

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TIME FOR SOMETHING NEW

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Curtains closed on what was coined as the dreariest month of the year. A month that brought with it bouts of financial strain and scarcity after hedonistic indulgence from Decembers’ festivities. For me It felt like laboring through a marathon race, under the punishing sun of financial responsibilities; rivulets of sweat trickling down my face, my lungs boiling and my tired limbs almost buckling to pressure and demands of the workplace. On another note, it was another month that marked the culmination of my evening classes, and what a challenge that was! I salute all the mothers who make time for classes after a busy day’s work and still Continue Reading…

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2016 AND THE LESSONS LEARNT

 

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It’s a bright sunny morning, a few days shy of Christmas and the city is resplendent with pomp and color as the world prepares to usher in yet another festive season. It’s that time again, to spread the cheer as thousands make travel arrangements to  reunite with their families and unwind in their favorite vacation spots. I cannot wait to drive to shags and Continue Reading…

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SAIL THROUGH THE OFFICE PARTY

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It’s that time of the year and office rumor has it that the Company is organizing a party to wrap up the year in style. You are ecstatic and can’t wait to turn up and flaunt the latest apparel and strut those heels you splurged on. You’ve toiled all year long and what a better way to blow off steam and exhale than attending the much-anticipated party.

So how do you make the best of the moment and steer clear of office party goofs? Here are some tips

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LIVING ABOVE AVERAGE

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As unique as our fingerprints are, everyone is equipped with unique skills and abilities to scale life’s challenges and emerge a victor. We are expected to harness those abilities to lead an exceptional & fulfilling life. But sadly, this is often not the case. Often, we acquiesce to other people’s expectations, get into mundane jobs and end up getting encapsulated in a cocoon of boredom and discontent. But deep down our conscience tells us that there’s more to life; that we should be doing something more fulfilling that resonates with our desires and ambitions. So how can we go beyond the average and live meaningful lives? Here are a few nuggets Continue Reading…

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WHO IS YOUR FRIEND ?

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In a past interview, she narrated a telling story of the struggle she had to go through while raising money for her ailing son who had been diagnosed of sickle cell anemia, a debilitating condition that deforms the red blood cells with adverse symptoms. A friend of mine has a buddy ailing from the condition. She showed me her photo the other day. She’s standing somewhere along a beach, Continue Reading…

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LOOK BACK AND SEE WHERE YOU CAME FROM

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Once upon a time you were jobless and dejected. Your wallet was empty and your self-worth plummeted. You hated life. After four years in Campus, your hard work had not amounted to anything. The excitement of graduating long faded and in its place was frustration and misery. Continue Reading…

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PAMBAZUKA LOTTERY TRANSFORMING LIVES

 

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Inside her single room dwelling at Satellite area, she sits anxiously at her bed, elbows resting on her laps, her palms supporting her sullen face and teary eyes fixated on one spot on the floor, deep in introspection. It’s a bright sunny afternoon, but inside it’s dark. Continue Reading…