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North Korea’s 280-member delegation expected in South ahead of Olympics

A 280-member North Korean delegation, including cheerleaders and taekwondo demonstrators, will travel to South Korea this week ahead of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, Seoul’s unification ministry said on Tuesday.

North Korea raises charming cheerleaders for Winter Olympics

The inclusion of an all-singing, all-dancing Olympic cheer-leading squad as a key element of the most significant diplomatic breakthrough on the Korean Peninsula in two years may, at first, seem like an odd choice for two countries who are still technically at war.

US, South Korea begin major navy drill

The United States and South Korea on Monday launched a joint naval exercise in a fresh show of force against North Korea over its growing missile and nuclear threats.

North Korea readies missile launch ahead of United States-South Korea drill

North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said Saturday, citing a government source.

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein being condemned by vigilantes – Oliver Stone

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone on Friday said disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was being “condemned by a vigilante system” as people rush to pass judgement on allegations he sexually abused and raped multiple women.

BroadBand penetration to hit 30% by 2018 – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said broadband penetration which currently stands at 21 percent will meet the 30 percent target set by the National Broadband Plan of the Federal Government.

How we blocked creditor banks from taking over 9Mobile – NCC

“The NCC is assuring the investors that our doors are open and that we will do whatever we can within the regulatory mandate assigned to us to ensure that their investment is safe and secure,” he said.

With 170m people, Nigeria is a preferred investment destination in Africa

We come to the ITU Telecom World every year to tell our story, share our experiences and borrow a leaf from global best practices to address our concerns, engage and collaborate with the global community to strengthen the growth and impact of the Nigerian Telecoms Industry.

Bolder steps and stronger networks

As the Telecom industry summons the tribe of telecommunications experts, organizations, ICT gurus, regulators, investors and governments to the city of Busan in South Korea expectations are high for conquering new frontiers.

School whose name means faeces moves for name change

A South Korean elementary school whose name means “shit” has decided to adopt a more fragrant moniker, school officials said Friday.

NCC takes Nigeria’s $80bn telecom investments to ITU

The Nigerian Communications Commission at the weekend said the nation’s robust telecommunications regulatory environment, guarantee of Returns On Investment (ROI) and investors’ renewed confidence in the fast growing sector will form part of the country’s narrative at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Telecom World 2017.


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South Korean ex-president Lee Myung-bak admits taking $100,000 from spy agency

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Federal govt screens 240 projects for ERGP focus labs

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Expert wants herdsmen to stop nomadic way of life

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Donald Trump set to sack national security advisor

US President Donald Trump has decided to sack National Security Advisor HR McMaster, in what would be the latest in a string of high-profile White House departures, The Washington Post reported Thursday.