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Egypt president approves law clamping down on social media

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has ratified a law granting authorities the right to monitor social media users in the country as part of tightening internet controls, the official gazette said Saturday.

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Lobi Stars

Match fixing: Lobi Stars drag Wydad Casablanca to CAF

Lobi Stars have confirmed they filed a protest to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) against Wydad Casablanca alleging there was an attempt to influence the result of their CAF Champions League Group A tie against the Moroccan team last Tuesday.

Gunmen kill four NDLEA officers at checkpoint

Four men of the Ondo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have been shot dead by gunmen suspected to be drug dealers.

NAMA: We worked 24hrs to distribute electoral materials

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has countered the claim by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that bad weather was part of the reasons the commission postponed the elections.
Members of the UAE Armed Forces demonstrate skills during the opening of the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi [Christopher Pike-Reuters]

UAE signs $1.3 billion in deals as arms fair opens amid criticism

The United Arab Emirates' years long war in Yemen alongside Saudi Arabia has bled into the start of a biennial Abu Dhabi arms fair, which saw the Emirates sign $1.3bn in weapons deals.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Election: Delta PDP, APC trade words over rigging plots

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, were at the weekend locked in a war of words over alleged rigging plots against one another in the forthcoming election.