Zambia, Nigeria, Uganda, Two Others Prone to Heavy Cyber Attacks

[Guardian] Africa features significantly in the latest Global Threat Impact Index released for May 2017, by Check Point Software Technologies Limited, of which out of the top 10 countries, five are African.

[Guardian] Africa features significantly in the latest Global Threat Impact Index released for May 2017, by Check Point Software Technologies Limited, of which out of the top 10 countries, five are African.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Mawarire Hijacked, Trivialised Students’ Cause

[The Herald] “STUDENT activism is a highly conflict-filled terrain with very passionate individuals and groups involved” said one scholar, (Moyo: 2013) in his journal article as he looked at the relationship between politics and student activism.

[The Herald] "STUDENT activism is a highly conflict-filled terrain with very passionate individuals and groups involved" said one scholar, (Moyo: 2013) in his journal article as he looked at the relationship between politics and student activism.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Etisalat’s $1.2 Billion Debt Threatens Banks’ Profits, Dividend Payout

[Leadership] Capital market stakeholders have said Etisalat Nigeria debt crisis could threaten the affected banks’ profitability and dividend payout to shareholders in 2017 if not properly addressed.

[Leadership] Capital market stakeholders have said Etisalat Nigeria debt crisis could threaten the affected banks' profitability and dividend payout to shareholders in 2017 if not properly addressed.

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Education Ministry Acknowledges Private Sector Role

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Secretary of State for Innovation of Higher Education, Maria Augusta Martins, said Wednesday that private education is an important partner of the State for the quality of education in the country.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Secretary of State for Innovation of Higher Education, Maria Augusta Martins, said Wednesday that private education is an important partner of the State for the quality of education in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Mugabe’s Party ‘Threatens Villagers With Eviction If It Loses By-Election’

[New Zimbabwe] Zanu-PF has reportedly threatened villagers with evictions in some wards if the party does not get a 100% vote in the July 15 Chiwundura by-election.

[New Zimbabwe] Zanu-PF has reportedly threatened villagers with evictions in some wards if the party does not get a 100% vote in the July 15 Chiwundura by-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Bans Import of Poultry Products From South Africa, Zimbabwe Over Bird Flu

[New Times] The Ministry of Agriculture has temporally banned importation of poultry products, including chicken, eggs and chicken meat, from South Africa and Zimbabwe, following an outbreak of avian influenza, commonly known as Bird-Flu in the Souther…

[New Times] The Ministry of Agriculture has temporally banned importation of poultry products, including chicken, eggs and chicken meat, from South Africa and Zimbabwe, following an outbreak of avian influenza, commonly known as Bird-Flu in the Southern African countries.

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Shell Accused of Complicity in Executions of ‘Ogoni Nine’

[This Day] Oil giant, Shell, stands accused of complicity in the unlawful arrest, detention and execution of nine men who were hanged by the military regime of the late Gen. Sani Abacha in the 1995, according to the Amnesty International, citing the la…

[This Day] Oil giant, Shell, stands accused of complicity in the unlawful arrest, detention and execution of nine men who were hanged by the military regime of the late Gen. Sani Abacha in the 1995, according to the Amnesty International, citing the launch of an explosive new case against the company in the Netherlands over four of the executions.

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Evans Sues IG, Lagos CP, for Breach of Fundamental Rights

[This Day] Suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (Evans), has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit to compel the Inspector-General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, and the Nigeria Pol…

[This Day] Suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (Evans), has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit to compel the Inspector-General of Police (IG), Ibrahim Idris, the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) to either charge him to court immediately or unconditionally release him from custody.

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Osinbajo Appoints 14 Chief Executives of Teaching Hospitals

[This Day] Abuja -Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 14 Chief Medical Directors and Medical Directors in Teaching Hospitals, Federal Medical Centres and Specialty Hospitals in Nigeria.

[This Day] Abuja -Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 14 Chief Medical Directors and Medical Directors in Teaching Hospitals, Federal Medical Centres and Specialty Hospitals in Nigeria.

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