Traffic police officers with pot bellies in Tanzania are to redeployed because they embarrass the police service, Interior Minister George Simbachewere said over the weekend, local media report. He said: They are not popular, how can a police officer have a pot belly? Some of our police officers are using their uniforms to extort bribes … Continue reading Tanzania to redeploy pot-bellied policemen
In a statement on Thursday, Muyiwa Adekeye, special adviser on media to the governor, quoted el-Rufai as saying every health worker willing to do their job will be required to sign registers at their duty posts.
Slim and powerful laptop with excellent keyboard and trackpad is hindered by a few small flaws The 2020 MateBook X Pro takes a winning design and upgrades the chips to Intel’s latest for a powerful and surprisingly good-value machine. The new MateBook X Pro starts at £1,299, and fits a pretty large 13.9in screen in … Continue reading Huawei MateBook X Pro review: Windows 10’s MacBook Pro rival
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By Rabiat Mustapha The world as we all know has gone digital. Everything is now been done online, businesses are not left out of this. In the business world where technology dominates, business owners are beginning to understand the impact of an online presence for their business and how this could improve their brand growth, … Continue reading How to transition your offline business online
A building under construction at the Kano State University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, collapsed on Monday, injuring many students and workers.
Democratic Alliance beats ANC in Johannesburg
South Africa’s opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) has won the speaker’s post in the all-important Johannesburg metropolitan council, taking control of it for the first tume from the once-mighty African National Congress (ANC).
Fall of oil prices is a blessing in disguise – Lai Mohammed
The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, has said the fall in oil price in the country has been a blessing in disguise.
He made the remarks in Lagos on Sunday, August 21, at the launch of the television show, titled my African, a reality TV show.
The minister said it is time for Africans to explore the platform created by the ongoing digitization in broadcasting to tell their own story from different perspectives.
“The free fall of oil prices is a blessing in disguise as it is pushing and teaching us to harness all our natural and creative resources to build a new economy that will not be dependent on just natural resources.
PDP has lost confidence in INEC
Former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Uche Secondus says the party does not trust the revealed that the party does not trust the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a free and fair rerun elections in Rivers state.
Secondus made this known when he spoke with Daily Sun said INEC had turned itself into an appendage of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and could no longer guarantee transparent elections.
“This is a PDP state. We won all the seats in the elections that have been conducted, APC did not win any, of course they went to court, and the court cancelled some of the elections and called for a rerun.
Police are looking for two people accused of organizing a gay marriage in the northern Nigerian city of Sokoto, a police spokesman has told the BBC.
The owner of the house where the alleged ceremony took place has been arrested but the main suspects are still at large, the spokesman added.
Homosexuality acts are illegal in Nigeria.
Burundian gets courageous journalism award
A Burundian reporter has won an international award for courageous journalism
Eloge Willy Kaneza and his colleagues had found “creative ways to push back on repression using online technologies,” organisers of the Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism said in a statement. Read the story in full.