Experts Question Role of Data Mining Firms in Annulled Election

[VOA] Kenya’s annulled 2017 presidential election was among Africa’s most expensive. President Uhuru Kenyatta and main challenger Raila Odinga spent tens of millions of dollars on their campaigns, including sizeable investments in global PR firms that …

[VOA] Kenya's annulled 2017 presidential election was among Africa's most expensive. President Uhuru Kenyatta and main challenger Raila Odinga spent tens of millions of dollars on their campaigns, including sizeable investments in global PR firms that mined data and crafted targeted advertisements.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Closer Collaboration Necessary for Land Reform

[CAJ News] THE economy, to put it mildly, is in the doldrums. This grim picture was laid bare by the depressing figures that Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, shared with the nation during the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement a few days ago. It is no…

[CAJ News] THE economy, to put it mildly, is in the doldrums. This grim picture was laid bare by the depressing figures that Finance Minister, Malusi Gigaba, shared with the nation during the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement a few days ago. It is not the bleak economic picture that the Finance Minister painted that depressed South Africans, but rather the increasingly limited options that the country is facing as it continues to helplessly slide down the cliff towards the dark abyss below. The Finance Minister rev

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Safer Internet Experience for South Africa Announced

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -INTERNET users in South Africa can now enjoy a safer and faster online experience. This is thanks to a free new global Domain Name System (DNS) service made available by a collaboration between internet research organisation Pa…

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -INTERNET users in South Africa can now enjoy a safer and faster online experience. This is thanks to a free new global Domain Name System (DNS) service made available by a collaboration between internet research organisation Packet Clearing House, IBM and the Global Cybersecurity Alliance (GCA). Dubbed Quad9, the service provides higher levels of Internet privacy and security than was previously available. "Working with our Threat Intelligence partners, we're able to distill and provide, in real time, a fi

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Good Coup, Bad Coup?

[ISS] Uncertainty, intrigue and fake news have characterised recent days and events in Zimbabwe. Following the confirmation of a bloodless military coup in which President Robert Mugabe has seemingly lost control of the country, the focus has started t…

[ISS] Uncertainty, intrigue and fake news have characterised recent days and events in Zimbabwe. Following the confirmation of a bloodless military coup in which President Robert Mugabe has seemingly lost control of the country, the focus has started to shift to the prospect of a post-Mugabe era - and what form this could take.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Namibe Holds Invention, Innovation Fair

[ANGOP] Moçamedes -Young people aged between 16 and 25 years are participating in the provincial fair of inventors and innovators in south-west Namibe province, under the initiative of the Foundation of Inventors and Innovators of Angola.

[ANGOP] Moçamedes -Young people aged between 16 and 25 years are participating in the provincial fair of inventors and innovators in south-west Namibe province, under the initiative of the Foundation of Inventors and Innovators of Angola.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Kenyatta – He Who Did Not Vote, Gave Up the Right to Contest My Win

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday mounted a defence of his election in the October 26 fresh presidential poll, questioning the eligibility of the Harun Mwau, Njonjo Mue and Khelef Khalifa to mount their petitions against his win.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday mounted a defence of his election in the October 26 fresh presidential poll, questioning the eligibility of the Harun Mwau, Njonjo Mue and Khelef Khalifa to mount their petitions against his win.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mugabe Tarnished the Jewel, Now Is Its Chance to Shine Again

[PR Newswire] London -Writing in The Telegraph, the Foreign Secretary says that the path to a legitimate government now lies open if Zimbabwe can commit to free and fair elections.

[PR Newswire] London -Writing in The Telegraph, the Foreign Secretary says that the path to a legitimate government now lies open if Zimbabwe can commit to free and fair elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

By-Elections – Mixed Results Amid Low Turn-Outs

[Daily Maverick] The African National Congress (ANC) had to defend two safe seats in the by-election held on 15 November. The seats were in the metros of the City of Cape Town and Ekurhuleni. While there was still a wide margin between the ANC and the …

[Daily Maverick] The African National Congress (ANC) had to defend two safe seats in the by-election held on 15 November. The seats were in the metros of the City of Cape Town and Ekurhuleni. While there was still a wide margin between the ANC and the rest of the pack in both wards at the end of the night, the ANC lost ground in both by-elections. By WAYNE SUSSMAN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stanbic Creates New Unit for Super Wealthy Clients

[Nation] Mid-tier lender Stanbic Bank Thursday launched a new business unit targeting the growing number of high net-worth clients with a diversified set of on- and off-shore financial and investment services.

[Nation] Mid-tier lender Stanbic Bank Thursday launched a new business unit targeting the growing number of high net-worth clients with a diversified set of on- and off-shore financial and investment services.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya