Xenophobia – How Reprisal Attacks, Infrastructure Vandalisation Affect Nigeria’s $38 Billion Telecoms Market

[Vanguard] In the last two decades, telecommunication has grown in leaps and now forms the super structure of modern lifestyle, social and economic practices. Virtually all the financial transactions, mobile money and mobile banking are made possible b…

[Vanguard] In the last two decades, telecommunication has grown in leaps and now forms the super structure of modern lifestyle, social and economic practices. Virtually all the financial transactions, mobile money and mobile banking are made possible by the infrastructure and platforms provided by the telecom industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Complaints Against Harmful Gold, Oil Exploration in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] South Kordofan / East Darfur -Residents in Kordofan and Darfur states have filed new complaints against the use of mercury, cyanide and other harmful substances in areas of gold and oil exploration.

[Radio Dabanga] South Kordofan / East Darfur -Residents in Kordofan and Darfur states have filed new complaints against the use of mercury, cyanide and other harmful substances in areas of gold and oil exploration.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Man Found Having Sex in Night Club, Fractures Leg After Beating

[New Zimbabwe] A HWANGE night club supervisor has been jailed 15 months for beating with a shovel and fracturing the knee of a patron who was caught having sex with an employee on the premises’ canteen.

[New Zimbabwe] A HWANGE night club supervisor has been jailed 15 months for beating with a shovel and fracturing the knee of a patron who was caught having sex with an employee on the premises' canteen.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

EALA – Chaos As NRM Stamps Its Authority

[Observer] After day-long campaigns, hours of voting and tallying, which ended after 9.30pm last night, all six NRM candidates comfortably won seats in the election of Uganda’s representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala). The campai…

[Observer] After day-long campaigns, hours of voting and tallying, which ended after 9.30pm last night, all six NRM candidates comfortably won seats in the election of Uganda's representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala). The campaigns, however, were tainted by chaos.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cameroonian Doctors Learn Ophthalmological Skills in Shanxi

[Focac] Three clinicians from Cameroon will return to their country with medical skills learned from Shanxi Provincial Eye Hospital, enabling them to better serve local eye patients.

[Focac] Three clinicians from Cameroon will return to their country with medical skills learned from Shanxi Provincial Eye Hospital, enabling them to better serve local eye patients.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Hearing On Suit By Aderinokun’s Daughter Against GTBank, Others Fixed for March 24

[This Day] A Federal High Court in Lagos tuesday adjourned till March 24, 2017, hearing in the suit filed by Miss Oluwatise Aderinokun, the eight-year-old and last child of the late founder and former Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTB),…

[This Day] A Federal High Court in Lagos tuesday adjourned till March 24, 2017, hearing in the suit filed by Miss Oluwatise Aderinokun, the eight-year-old and last child of the late founder and former Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GTB), Olutayo Aderinokun, against the bank and six others over alleged manipulation of her late father's shares.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria