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Whatsapp, Viber face possible regulation in South Africa

Over-the-top internet services, such as WhatsApp and Viber, could be regulated in South Africa, depending on the outcome of planned parliamentary hearings later this month,...

Cote D’Ivoire appoints more women in the cabinet

More women have been appointed in the new government in Cote D’Ivorie with the hopes of accelerating the economic growth of the country. The world’s...

The National Budget documents go missing in Nigeria

Nigeria’s budget documents both in hard and soft copy handed over by President Muhammadu Buhari to the leadership of the National Assembly on the...

Orange buys Airtel operations in Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone

Orange and Bharti Airtel International Wednesday inked a deal that will allow Orange's acquisition of Airtel's operations in Burkina Faso and Sierra Leone in...

Egypt: Bomb explodes on Giza railway

The Railway Authority announced that the movement of trains between Cairo and Aswan has returned to normal, following the explosion of an IED in...

Sierra Leone mulls President Koroma’s term extension

  Some supporters of Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma have reportedly called for an extension of his term beyond February 2018, despite critics warning...

Iranian aid agency’s compound looted in Somali capital

The compound of an Iranian aid agency was looted in the Somali capital on Tuesday, five days after Mogadishu cut diplomatic relations with Tehran,...

Ghana’s president urges Ghanaians not to fear Guantanamo prisoners

Ghana’s president John Mahama has moved to quell fears that the two Guantanamo Bay prisoners allowed into the West African country pose any danger. Two...

10 killed in suicide attack in Cameroon

A suicide bomber killed at least 10 people and left at least one other injured in an attack on a mosque in northern Cameroon...

50% of children in South Sudan miss school due to conflict

More than half of South Sudan’s children do not attend school, the highest proportion in any country, the United Nations (UN) children’s agency has...
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