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Facebook said Friday it would ban a “wider category of hateful content” in ads as the embattled social media giant moved to respond to growing protests over its handling of inflammatory posts.
Independence-minded Taiwan residents and politicians are in an uproar after officials at a university forced a professor to apologize to his class for saying he is from the ROC (Republic of China), using Taiwan’s official name.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Thursday, warned Corps members against peddling fake news especially in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dele Alli is facing a possible suspension after the FA opened an investigation into a social media post made by the Tottenham Hotspur midfielder.
Oyo State Government has called on Nigerians not to continue to ignore the natural warnings associated with global warming, as they portend immediate danger to human’s safe existence.
Madzingira said that in its effort to fight the use of hate speech on the platform, Facebook had over 15 thousand experts who review contents in more than 50 languages on a daily basis.
No fewer than 3,345 athletes have so far registered to participate in the forthcoming Coal City International Half Marathon, tagged “ Coal City 2019’’ in Enugu.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ogun State in the last general election, Senator Buruji Kashamu, has said he was delighted at the Buhari administration’s efforts to bring succour to ordinary Nigerians by freeing local governments from governors who castrated them.
Homosexuality is illegal in Qatar with those convicted facing up to seven years in prison. Furthermore, gay sex is illegal under Sharia law, meaning gay Muslims could face the death penalty – although there are no known cases where this has occurred.
The US Supreme Court said Monday it will take up the question of whether gay and transgender workers are protected by federal law that bars discrimination in the workplace.
Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to prohibit the promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism.
As the election into the Office of the Governor of Osun State was concluded last Thursday where Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was announced winner, he has pledged to work for all interests.
In a post on Tuesday morning, Twitter executives Del Harvey and Vijaya Gadde described the proposed rule as part of an ongoing effort to promote healthy conversations on Twitter and limit real-world harms stemming from discourse on the platform.
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Kenya Airways will lay off an unspecified number of workers, reduce its network and also get rid of some assets due to the coronavirus crisis, its chief executive said in an internal memo reviewed by Reuters.
Rising coronavirus infections in the United States have discouraged some investors from taking big positions in the currency market, but most remain focused on the growing likelihood that major economies will continue to recover.
The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said 14 people were rescued alive and seven died at the end of the rescue operation of a boat mishap on July 5.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has expressed confidence that its candidate in the Kogi state governorship election, Engineer Musa Wada, will be declared the winner of the November 16 poll at the Supreme Court
Though there was no official confirmation as to whether he died as a result of COVID-19, a source in Sokoto revealed that he died on Monday.
Nigeria and 25 other countries in Africa and Asia are to benefit from lifesaving cancer treatments supported by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI).
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), has said that all government hospitals in FCT would become COVID-19 sample collection sites so that walk-in cases could have samples taken for testing.
It came like a bolt out of the blue early this week, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, issued an advertisement, which went in a completely different direction compared to what he had always said of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Gianluigi Buffon set a new Serie A appearances record on Saturday as the 42-year-old goalkeeper played his 648th Italian top-flight match in Juventus’ game against Torino.
The People’s Democratic Party has called for prayers for speedy recovery of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi, the wife of Benue governor, Eunice Ortom and other Nigerians, who have tested positive to COVID-19.