Human Rights

Matras appointed Facebook head for Africa

JOHANNESBURG, FACEBOOK, the online social media and social networking service, has appointed Derya Matras as regional director for Africa, Middle East and Turkey.She is tasked with leading Facebook to serve businesses and communities and to grow the c…

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MTN adjudged SA’s best network operator

JOHANNESBURG, MTN has been rated the best mobile network in South Africa.The rating is the outcome of a network quality report from a survey conducted between October 1 and December 31.The Q4 2019 Mobile Network Quality Report is based on 310 649 spee…

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Telcoms cluster connects humanitarians in CAR

BANGUI, A GLOBAL network of organisations working to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies requires US$1,3 million to implement its activities in the Central African Republic (CAR) this year.The Emergency Telecommunication…

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Boko Haram propaganda unearthed

ABUJA, THE Boko Haram is accused of writing letters to Nigerian military leaders, the president and the international community purporting to be soldiers threatening to abandon their posts over alleged neglect by authorities.Last week, some media outl…

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Floods leave trail of fatal destruction in Angola

LUANDA, MORE than 40 people have been killed after the worst floods to hit Angola in over a decade.Some 12 provinces, out of a total of 18, are affected by the severe storms with 11 190 people impacted.More than 2 400 houses have been damaged or destr…

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Selfish leaders to blame for world’s eternal wars

DEAR reader, have you ever wondered what causes the unnecessary wars, instability, uprisings, civil disobedience, regime change, defiance, resistance and dissent in the world today?Hear me well, I’m not at all condoning the above but just preaching the…