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Ayoba assures users of full privacy and security protection

Ayoba assures users of full privacy and security protection

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Ayoba, an African messaging app, has reiterated its focus on protecting its users’ privacy and security.

The company has reassured its users that it’s not possible for messages in the app to be read by anyone or shared to any third parties. The app features peer-to-peer private messaging which are end-to-end encrypted. A user’s contacts and location are only available to other users if explicitly shared by the account owner. Users can feel confident that their private data will remain private and is treated with the utmost care and respect by Ayoba via it privacy policy.
Richard Cimardi, Interim CEO, Ayoba, said: “We have a team of editors who check every post on our content channels before it goes live. This includes our music and entertainment channels. So it’s 100% family friendly and safe for our younger users.”

Another unique feature is its availability in 22 languages that include: English, isiXhosa, isiZulu, French, Arabic, Dari, Pashtu, Hausa, Afrikaans, Igbo, Jula, Kinyarwanda, Luganda, Pidin [Cameroon], Pidgin [Nigeria], Portuguese, Sesotho, Setswana, Swahili, Twi and Yoruba. Content channels are predominantly English and French, but the app offers content across all the languages as well, in Dari, Pashto, isiZulu, isiXhosa and more.

Looking ahead, Ayoba is looking forward to a busy 2021, upgrading the already extensive list of features – including exciting new content in channels and local MicroApps from across Africa and also introducing new functionality, including in-app VoIP voice and video calls.

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