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MTN Uganda, the country’s largest telecoms firm, has eliminated some charges on its mobile money platform to help spur greater use of digital transactions and discourage the use of cash as a way to potentially slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.
A Chinese court has sentenced a man to death for fatally stabbing two officials at a checkpoint set up to control the spread of the new coronavirus outbreak.
Nigerian Artiste, Azeez Fashola, also known as Naira Marley, has objected to the move by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to tender in evidence a Digital Versatile Disc said to contain the analysis of the content of his mobile phone.
In the evening of October 17, last year, plain clothe security men invaded the Agodi GRA, Ibadan property of the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, which was under construction and chased away workers. The former governor was said to have travelled outside the country, when the incident happened, making his aides to wonder who could have been responsible for the act. =
A 50-year-old man in India who mistakenly thought he had contracted the coronavirus hung himself to protect his family, a news report said.
A Turkish court sentenced a delivery driver to two years in prison for spitting on a pizza before giving it to a customer, local media reported on Tuesday.
Experienced winger and former Nigeria international Felix Ogbuke has rejoined Enugu Rangers six months after he was considered surplus for requirement and eased out by the Coal City Flying Antelopes.
Isabel dos Santos, 46, the daughter of Angola’s long-running leader of 38 years, was mostly seen as untouchable in Luanda.
Nigeria’s National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Tuesday said there is no mobile phone code to register for the country’s identity card for citizens.
Bangladesh has cut services to millions of mobile phones along its border with India for “security” reasons amid fears a new citizenship law passed by its giant neighbour could prompt an influx of migrants.
Police in eSwatini - formerly known as Swaziland - have arrested the head of the southern African country's largest opposition party and several other politicians and activists in raids on their houses, their parties said.
At least three persons were either shot or stabbed in Opolo Ward 5 in Yenagoa during the election today.
Bangladesh ordered telecommunications companies to stop selling SIM cards and shut down mobile phone services to almost one million Rohingya refugees living in sprawling refugee camps.
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has disclosed that a bill to empower the bureau to investigate rail, road and marine accidents and serious incidents is currently before the Senate.
Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.
The Katsina state government has lifted the ban on congregational Friday Juma’at Prayers with immediate effect in the state.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has commended three youths of the state for producing a locally-made ventilator to support the ongoing fight against Coronavirus Disease pandemic.
The Jigawa State branch of the Nigerian Bar Association on Thursday said the body has expended N300,000 to provide palliative measures for some of its members and members of the National Youth Service Corps serving with them.
The Commissioner, Edo State Police Command, Lawan Jimeta, on Thursday said the command would be firm, but fair in enforcing a total lockdown should the State Government order such.
Southampton on Thursday became the first Premier League club to announce their players will defer several months of their salaries during the coronavirus pandemic.
Some 34 fitness enthusiasts involved in a street exercise in Gbagada, Lagos, have been sentenced to one-month community service for violating the social distancing directives of the government.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday declared a state of emergency to fight new coronavirus infections in major population centres and unveiled a stimulus package he described as among the world’s biggest to soften the economic blow.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa says there are so far 10,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) with over 500 deaths reported in 52 out of 54 Africa countries.
Spain, one of the countries worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic, has registered 932 new COVID-19 deaths within 24 hours, bringing the total to 10,935, the Health Ministry in Madrid announced on Friday.