The View That ‘419’ Makes Nigeria a Global Cybercrime Player Is Misplaced

[The Conversation Africa] The contemptuous label of “cyber-criminals” is the figurative sword with which the Nigerian image is generally being hacked and left for dead. According to Professor Biko Agozino of Virginia Tech university,

[The Conversation Africa] The contemptuous label of "cyber-criminals" is the figurative sword with which the Nigerian image is generally being hacked and left for dead. According to Professor Biko Agozino of Virginia Tech university,

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Two Very Different Responses to Uber – Kenya and South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Entry of the mobile technology ride-sharing service, Uber, into passenger transport markets across the world has brought disruptive competition with substantial benefits to consumers. Africa is no exception.

[The Conversation Africa] Entry of the mobile technology ride-sharing service, Uber, into passenger transport markets across the world has brought disruptive competition with substantial benefits to consumers. Africa is no exception.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sassa Warns Workers Not to Strike

[GroundUp] Amidst public concern over the payment of social grants to millions of South African Security Agency (SASSA) beneficiaries on 1 April, staff have been cautioned not to join National Education Health and Allied Workers’ Union (NEHAWU) if it g…

[GroundUp] Amidst public concern over the payment of social grants to millions of South African Security Agency (SASSA) beneficiaries on 1 April, staff have been cautioned not to join National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union (NEHAWU) if it goes on strike on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

$406.8 Million Shortfall – Court Adjourns Govt’s Suit Against Shell

[Vanguard] A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till May 31 and June 1, 2017, to hear a suit by the Federal Government, against Shell Western Supply & Trading Ltd, over the sum of $406.8 million, representing the shortfall of money paid by the company into government account with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

[Vanguard] A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till May 31 and June 1, 2017, to hear a suit by the Federal Government, against Shell Western Supply & Trading Ltd, over the sum of $406.8 million, representing the shortfall of money paid by the company into government account with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

46 Killed, 96 Wounded in Ile-Ife Yoruba-Hausa Clash – Police

[Vanguard] The Police at Force headquarters, yesterday, said that 46 persons were killed and 96 others wounded during the clash that erupted between the Hausa and the Yoruba communities in Ile Ife, Osun State.

[Vanguard] The Police at Force headquarters, yesterday, said that 46 persons were killed and 96 others wounded during the clash that erupted between the Hausa and the Yoruba communities in Ile Ife, Osun State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate to Stop Political Appointees From Heading Govt Agencies

[Vanguard] Worried by the appointment of politicians by the Federal Government to head agencies and parastatals, ahead of career civil servants, the Senate is currently working on a bill to halt the practice.

[Vanguard] Worried by the appointment of politicians by the Federal Government to head agencies and parastatals, ahead of career civil servants, the Senate is currently working on a bill to halt the practice.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hunger – A’ibom Residents, Workers Relocate From Cities to Villages

[Vanguard] Disheartned residents and civil servants at Uyo and other cities in Akwa Ibom State are re-positioning to nearby local communities, following severe food shortages and razor-sharp increases in the cost of living, occasioned by the current ec…

[Vanguard] Disheartned residents and civil servants at Uyo and other cities in Akwa Ibom State are re-positioning to nearby local communities, following severe food shortages and razor-sharp increases in the cost of living, occasioned by the current economic depression.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

High Court Rules Against Immigration Detaining Businessman Manji

[Daily News] HIGH Court yesterday ordered Dar es Salaam-based businessman Yusuf Manji to remain a free agent as he pursues his application against being placed under restraint by the Immigration Department.

[Daily News] HIGH Court yesterday ordered Dar es Salaam-based businessman Yusuf Manji to remain a free agent as he pursues his application against being placed under restraint by the Immigration Department.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania