Legislators Block SIM Card Registration Deadline

[Observer] With the High court dismissing an application seeking interim orders to halt the switching off of unregistered Sim cards, Uganda Communications Commission had vowed to switch of all non-validated phone lines by midnight tonight, only for Par…

[Observer] With the High court dismissing an application seeking interim orders to halt the switching off of unregistered Sim cards, Uganda Communications Commission had vowed to switch of all non-validated phone lines by midnight tonight, only for Parliament to block the move.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Opera to Invest $100 Million in Africa’s Digital Economy, $30 Million in Nigeria

[Vanguard] The developer of popular mobile browser, Opera, has made public its plan to invest $100 million, the equivalent of N30 billion, over the next two years to facilitate the growth of Africa’s digital economy.

[Vanguard] The developer of popular mobile browser, Opera, has made public its plan to invest $100 million, the equivalent of N30 billion, over the next two years to facilitate the growth of Africa's digital economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Broadcaster Recommends ‘Immediate Dismissal’ of Former Chief

[News24Wire] Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s actions have been characterised as gross insubordination warranting immediate dismissal, the disciplinary inquiry heard on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng's actions have been characterised as gross insubordination warranting immediate dismissal, the disciplinary inquiry heard on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ambode, Tinubu, Others Advocate for Girl-Child Education

[Vanguard] Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, the Senator representing Lagos Central at the Senate, Oluremi Tinubu and other women bigwigs yesterday, called for serious attention to be paid to the education of the girl child in the c…

[Vanguard] Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode, the Senator representing Lagos Central at the Senate, Oluremi Tinubu and other women bigwigs yesterday, called for serious attention to be paid to the education of the girl child in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Borno Lawmaker Commends INEC On Voters’ Registration

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -Member representing Hawul Local Government Area in Borno State House of Assembly, Mr. Ayuba Wakawa, has expressed satisfaction with the large turnout of eligible voters in the ongoing continuous voters registration conducted by th…

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -Member representing Hawul Local Government Area in Borno State House of Assembly, Mr. Ayuba Wakawa, has expressed satisfaction with the large turnout of eligible voters in the ongoing continuous voters registration conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

104,000 UTME Candidates Apply for Unilorin’s 10,000 Slots

[Vanguard] Ilorin -No fewer than 104,000 candidates chose University of Ilorin, UNILORIN, in the ongoing Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, for the 2017/2018 academic session admission, whil…

[Vanguard] Ilorin -No fewer than 104,000 candidates chose University of Ilorin, UNILORIN, in the ongoing Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, for the 2017/2018 academic session admission, while it has 10,000 spaces.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Biafra – Nigerian Security Operatives Plan to Main, Kill Us On May 30 – Massob

[Vanguard] The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, yesterday raised an alarm, alleging that it had gathered intelligence reports that security operatives were planning to unleash mayhem on its members on May 30 if t…

[Vanguard] The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, yesterday raised an alarm, alleging that it had gathered intelligence reports that security operatives were planning to unleash mayhem on its members on May 30 if they embarked on the commemoration of the fallen Biafran heroes and the 50th anniversary of declaration of Republic of Biafra by the late Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria