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China now requires face scans for all new mobile phone accounts

China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of users registering new mobile phone services, a move the government says is aimed at cracking down on fraud.
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Africa further embraces China’s Huawei as it battles Donald Trump onslaught

The African Union (AU) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Huawei to strengthen their cooperation in information and communication technologies, the Chinese telecom giant announced on Friday.
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Canadian court releases Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou on bail

Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer, faces US accusations that she misled multinational banks about the company's business dealings in Iran, putting the lenders at risk of violating Washington's sanctions.
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US lifts trade ban on ZTE in controversial deal with Chinese phone maker

The United States has lifted its trade ban on ZTE, allowing the Chinese telecom to once again obtain critical parts and software from American companies, after three months of being unable to do so.

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Court remands man after pleading guilty to stealing car, pending sentencing

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Wednesday, ordered that one Adeoye Olayemi, 38, who pleaded guilty to stealing a car, be remanded in the Gwagwalada police Area Command custody, pending sentencing.

#RevolutionNow: Police disperse protesters in Lagos

The police in Lagos have dispersed scores of protesters who gathered at under bridge, Ikeja, on Wednesday for a peaceful march.
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WHO: Coronavirus not been detected in breastmilk

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says COVID-19 virus has not been detected in breastmilk till date and so it is unlikely that it can be transmitted through breastmilk.
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Bauchi enrols 35,037 pupils into Almajiri schools

The Bauchi State government has successfully signed up no fewer than 35,037 pupils into the ”Tsangaya” (Almajiri) centres.

Nestlé Nigeria names new managing director

Mr Wassim Elhusseini has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) of Nestlé Nigeria Plc.