Egypt's parliament has passed a bill targeting popular social media accounts that authorities accuse of publishing "fake news," the latest move in a five-year-old drive to suppress dissent and silence independent sources of news.
The Ugandan government on Tuesday said it will not scrap the recently introduced taxes on social media use and mobile money transfers in spite of public protest.
Indian police said Sunday they have arrested 25 people after a man was killed by a mob in the country's latest lynching over suspicion of child kidnapping sparked by rumours on WhatsApp.
U.S. President Donald Trump, his predecessor Barack Obama and American singer Katy Perry , the most followed celebrities on Twitter, lost an astonishing number of followers on Thursday following Twitter’s account purge.
Researchers who analyzed patients infected during the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa found that some survivors had such severe health conditions that they were left unable to care for themselves.
Twitter said Wednesday users are likely to see “follower” numbers drop as the service stops adding in potentially dubious or fraudulent accounts.
Twitter Inc. suspended more than one million accounts a day in recent months to reduce the flow of misinformation on the platform, the Media reported.
The Indian government directed WhatsApp, a messaging service, to immediately contain spread of fake, motivated and sensational messages in wake of recent killings of innocent people in the country, a government spokesman said Wednesday.
Ugandans pay 200 shillings (0.0517 dollars) per day to access Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, YouTube, Skype and other phone apps under the tax introduced on Sunday.
Millions of people in Uganda now have to pay extra to use popular social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter as new rules come into force.
Facebook and Google are pushing users to share private information by offering “invasive” and limited default options despite new EU data protection laws aimed at giving users more control and choice, a government study said Wednesday.
Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.
LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.
No fewer than 200 children of victims of bandits’ attack in Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State have been immunised against polio.
Manchester United's Matteo Darmian is one of a number of full-back options Napoli are considering moving for this summer, confirmed the club's president Aurelio De Laurentiis.
The former Chairman of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje, has said that members of the party and the supporters of the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, have decoded to dump the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with or without the senate president, even as he described the juicy appointments being offered them by the presidency as an embarrassment.
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Sunday said the election of Dr Kayode Fayemi in Saturday’s gubernatorial poll was a victory for the people.
U.S. President Donald Trump made eight requests for a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rowhani, all of which were rejected, the Iranian leader’s chief of staff said Wednesday.
A 26-year-old security guard, Friday Okon, on Monday appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing his employer’s valuables worth N2.9 million.
Last year, Qatar's finance minister Ali Sharif Al-Emadi said his country was determined to have everything ready for the 2022 World Cup well before fans started landing in the Gulf.
The president of the Nigeria-Malaysia Business Council (NMBC), Dr Michael Aderohunmu, has disclosed that the Council has entered into partnership with the Nigeria Exports Promotion Council (NEPC) and the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) to set up a trade corridor.