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AU: Internet connectivity triples in Africa amid rising cybercrime

The African Continent is exhibiting one of the fastest growth rate in internet penetration worldwide with digital connectivity almost tripled in the last five years, the African Union (AU) revealed on Tuesday.
Deryck Shaw

New Zealand football chief Deryck Shaw resigns over bullying scandal

The president of New Zealand Football, Deryck Shaw, has resigned in the wake of a bullying scandal surrounding the national women's team.

Facebook adds new tools to stem online bullying

The initiative calls for new tools and programs to help users control “unwanted, offensive or hurtful experiences on Facebook,” global head of safety Antigone Davis said in a blog post.
Atletico Madrid's Saul Niguez

Saul Niguez: Real Madrid move would be ‘unthinkable’

Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez has said playing for rivals Real Madrid would be "unthinkable" ahead of facing them at the Bernabeu on Saturday.
Melania Trump

Melania Trump to tour Africa next month

US First Lady Melania Trump on Wednesday announced that she would visit Ghana, Malawi, Kenya, and Egypt next week, kicking off her first major international solo trip to promote child welfare and education.

China sentences man to death for killing nine students

A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced to death a man convicted of stabbing to death nine students in an attack on his old school triggered in part by anger he felt over bullying he suffered there as a child, the court said.

Bono apologises after One charity hit by bullying allegations

U2 singer Bono has apologised after claims of bullying and abuse emerged at One, the charity he co-founded.

Haiti’s Jovenel Moise denounces Oxfam handling of sex scandal

Haiti's president Jovenel Moise decried Oxfam's handling of a prostitution scandal in the Caribbean nation, calling the situation a "serious violation of human dignity."

Childhood bullying linked to suicide risk for teens

Adolescents who experienced severe bullying by their peers earlier in childhood may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts than teens who weren’t routinely victimized by other kids, a Canadian study suggests.

Poor parenting can cause mental disorders in children – psychiatrist

A Consultant Psychiatric at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Dr Ayo Omotoso, says that upbringing and poor parenting can cause mental disorder among children.

Melania Trump dines with spouses of world leaders at UN

US First Lady Melania Trump dined with the spouses of dozens of world leaders at the United Nations Wednesday, calling on them to protect children and teach them by example.

Mark Sampson sacked as England women’s manager

Mark Sampson has been dismissed as manager of England women’s team, over “inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour” relating to his time in charge at Bristol Academy.

English FA under pressure over Aluko’s allegations against head coach

English football’s ruling body the Football Association on Tuesday came under increasing pressure to hold another enquiry over allegations made by women’s football star Eniola Aluko against England head coach Mark Sampson.

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Anambra government targets 90 percent budget performance in 2019

Mark Okoye, the Anambra State Commissioner for Planning and Budget, has said that the state government was targeting 90 percent budget implementation in next year’s financial year judging by the way the budget was structured to achieve economic development.

2019: CAN meets Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar, others warns desperate politicians

The Christian Association of Nigeria has advised Nigerians against voting for any desperate presidential candidate in 2019.
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YPP decries president’s rejection of Electoral Bill

Young Progressives Party (YPP) has faulted the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari declining assent to the 2018 Amended Electoral bill, stating that it was an attempt to benefit from a flawed electoral system.

Court dismisses Segun Oni’s suit challenging Kayode Fayemi’s eligibility to contest Ekiti election

A Federal High Court in Ado-Ekiti on Monday dismissed the suit filed by a former governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, challenging the eligibility of Governor Kayode Fayemi to contest the July 14 governorship election in the state.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Traffic robberies: Lagos Assembly makes case for undercover police

Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday condemned the increasing rate of armed robbery on Lagos roads, especially in traffic gridlock, and called for undercover police to curb the situation.