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If you bought $100 of bitcoin 7 years ago, you’d be sitting on $75 million now

Monday marks the seven-year anniversary of Bitcoin Pizza Day – the moment a programmer named Laszlo Hanyecz spent 10,000 bitcoin on two Papa…

U.S. TV Personality Greta Van Susteren Helps Transform Liberian Boy

U.S. TV Personality Greta Van Susteren Helps Transform Liberian Boy

For years, Greta Van Susteren has been a familiar face on US cable news network CNN and Fox. But it is what she…

United States army ‘lost track of $1 billion worth of arms’

United States army ‘lost track of $1 billion worth of arms’

The US army has failed to monitor over $1bn worth of arms and other military equipment transfers to Kuwait and Iraq, Amnesty International…

Pope Francis gave Donald Trump a 192-page letter he wrote on climate change

Pope Francis gave Donald Trump a 192-page letter he wrote on climate change

Donald Trump was given a gift during his meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican: a papal letter detailing why the world should…

Liberians Have Better Access to Healthcare Than Indians – Report

Liberians Have Better Access to Healthcare Than Indians – Report

Liberia is a better country than India in terms of access to healthcare, a new research by ‘Lancet’ shows. India sits at 154…

Gay pair caned in Indonesia as crowd cheers and takes pictures

Gay pair caned in Indonesia as crowd cheers and takes pictures

Two men caught having sex in March were subjected to a public caning in the Indonesian province of Aceh on Tuesday. A crowd…

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declares martial law after Mindanao attack

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declares martial law after Mindanao attack

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared martial law on the southern island of Mindanao after about 100 Muslim fighters laid siege to a…

Police in Australia Probe Case of Guinean Girl Held as ‘Sex Slave’

Police in Australia Probe Case of Guinean Girl Held as ‘Sex Slave’

The 17-year-old from Guinea told investigators she was flown to Sydney via Paris in early April after a man in her home country…

Security Council strongly condemns ballistic missile test by DPR Korea

Security Council strongly condemns ballistic missile test by DPR Korea

Strongly condemning yesterday’s ballistic missile launch conducted by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations Security Council vowed to “fully…

Saudi Arabia, UAE Donate $100 Million To Women’s Fund Proposed By Ivanka Trump

Saudi Arabia, UAE Donate $100 Million To Women’s Fund Proposed By Ivanka Trump

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are donating $100 million to a women’s empowerment fund proposed by Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump’s…

Billionaire Andrew Forrest pledges $400m for various charities

Billionaire Andrew Forrest pledges $400m for various charities

In a parliament which dictates taxes and debates how to spend the money of Australians there was lots on offer on Monday –…

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The Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura, Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi, and Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence boss, Col Abel Kandiho, are expected to appear…

The Government has launched a month-long campaign to sensitise the public on child rights, with officials from the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion saying that over 11,000…

Spoting patchy bruises on her forehead and right cheek, Maria moves gingerly as her four young children chase each other in their pygmie camp on the edge of…

Somaliland’s Foreign Minister talks about the self-declared state’s struggle for recognition, domestic successes, and strategies towards Somalia. Shortly after the collapse of the brutal Siad Barre regime in…

President Museveni has urged the people of South Sudan to embrace unity for prosperity and development warning that the misuse of identity can paralyse and endanger their nation.…

Talking about the current Ethio-Eritrea relations, though sensitive, seems to attract people from both sides. I say sensitive, because of the unsettled case of the Badime border issue.…

The SA Council of Churches’ (SACC) belief that the country is on the brink of becoming a mafia state is worrying, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says. “It’s something…

Malawi Electoral Commission ( MEC) has softed up on its earlier position regarding implementation of the proposed electoral reforms in the 2019 Tripartite Elections which may see a…

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President Museveni Extends SIM Card Registration to August 30

President Museveni has ‘agreed’ to have the Sim card verification exercise extended by at least an extra 3 months. Since Saturday last week, May 20, telecoms switched off…

WhatsApp update lets users ‘pin’ conversations, allowing people to ignore annoying chats

WhatsApp has launched a new feature that lets you prioritise certain conversations over others. As its name suggests, pinned chats lets you pin up to three contacts and…

ICT – Pushing Girls Into Friendlier Terrains

Over 200 girls from 15 schools in the FCT gathered at the IBI training centre to gain better understanding of the world of Information and Communication Technology. Encouraging…

Six Seychellois Students to Participate in Robotics Challenge in U.S. Capital

Six Seychellois Students to Participate in Robotics Challenge in U.S. Capital

Six secondary students from Seychelles will participate in an international robotics challenge in Washington D.C. in July. A robot kit was handed over recently to the team in…

Place your cell phone next to a full bottle of water and something interesting happens

Place your cell phone next to a full bottle of water and something interesting happens

Do you struggle to receive the proper amount of signal when you are using your cell phone? If so, this story can provide you with a much needed…

Nigeria A Mobile First Nation: Nigerian Mobile Trends 2017

Nigeria A Mobile First Nation: Nigerian Mobile Trends 2017

Jumia Nigeria is pleased to present the 2017 edition of the African Mobile Trends Paper. This is the third white paper presentation from Jumia delving into mobile trends…

Windows Vista is officially dead, here’s why you need to stop using it

Windows Vista is officially dead, here’s why you need to stop using it

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it’s ending all support for Windows Vista, effective immediately. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer pictured above has famously called Windows Vista his biggest regret.…

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