Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Somalia: VoP journalist stabbed to death in Galkayu

Unknown assailants have killed a journalist in Somalia's central town, Galkayo. Abdirizak Said Osman who was a newscaster and reporter for Radio Codka Nabadda  (Voice...

Kenya:  15 Chinese arrested in South C ‘brothel’, Nairobi

Immigration Department says its officers have arrested 15 Chinese nationals for allegedly engaging in prostitution in Nairobi. The suspects, who were allegedly found in a...

Bobi Wine named among 100 most influential young Africans

Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine and Humphrey Nabimanya, a television presenter and team leader at Reach A Hand-...

Mark Zuckerberg: Protecting democracy is an arms race. Here’s how Facebook can help.

YWhen you build services that connect billions of people across countries and cultures, you’re going to see all of the good that humanity can...
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Sajid Javid: 80,000 paedophiles target children online in the UK

At LEAST 80,000 British paedophiles are posing a sexual threat to children online, shocking figures will show today. In a speech laying bare the...

Internet in Ethiopia’s Somali region shut down after regional violence

Authorities have shut off Internet access in eastern Ethiopia amid an outbreak of violence there, residents said on Wednesday, a sign of the challenges...

Facebook Says It Removed Pages Involved In Deceptive Political Influence Campaign

Facebook announced Tuesday afternoon that it has removed 32 Facebook and Instagram accounts or pages involved in a political influence campaign with links to the Russian...

To Stop Spread Of Fake News, Facebook Drastically Limits WhatsApp

The popular Facebook-owned messaging app, WhatsApp, has imposed restrictions after the spread of fake news was blamed for causing mob killings of more than...

Somalia TV cameraman killed in Mogadishu

The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns in the strongest terms possible the murder of a Somali Journalist in Mogadishu on Thursday 26...

Ugandans raise volume on social media tax protests

Campaigners against Uganda’s tax on social media have been broadcasting calls on loudspeakers urging users not to pay the levy, playing a game of...

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Somaliland welcomes new friends, long-lost, influential clans

Monday and Tuesday marked new maturity for  Somaliland politics as they marked the arrival of, respectively, a populous Somaliland clan who lived in the Qardho...
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When it was signed in 2015, the Iran nuclear agreement was hailed as a landmark deal. But with the US withdrawal earlier this year...

Madhin, a SOMTEL employee senselessly killed in Mogadishu

The latest victim to senseless, wanton killings, some of which are neither politically motivated nor of Al Shabaab nature, was an employee of the...