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Kaspersky: Nigeria children spend more time on video sites

Children in Nigeria spend more time than others in over 10 countries watching videos and listening to music online, the latest report by a global cybersecurity company, Kaspersky Lab, has shown.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage Act

The Justice Department on Thursday charged WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with violating the US Espionage Act by publishing military and diplomatic files in 2010, rejecting his claim that he is a journalist.
Hand-written notes are displayed on a light post across the street from the Chabad of Poway Synagogue after a shooting on April 27, 2019 in Poway, California. – A gunman opened fire at a synagogue in California, killing one person and injuring three others including the rabbi as worshippers marked the final day of Passover, officials said Saturday, April 27, 2019. The shooting in the town of Poway came exactly six months after a white supremacist shot dead 11 people at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue — the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in the history of the United States. (Photo by SANDY HUFFAKER / AFP)

US shooting renews debate on hate crimes and political response

The latest at a US synagogue heightened the sense of alarm Sunday of a rise in anti-Semitism, despite President Donald Trump avowal to overcome the “evil” of hatred.
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Asari Dokubo: How Nnamdi Kanu allegedly killed Prophet Nwoko

Ex-Niger Delta militant leader, Asari Dokubo, has reacted to the murder of Prophet Anthony Nwoko.
Sudanese men shout slogans during an anti-government protest following Friday noon prayers on January 18, 2019 outside a mosque in Khartoum’s twin city Omdurman. – Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since they first erupted on December 19 after a government decision to raise the price of bread. The rallies have since escalated into broader demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir’s three decades of iron-fisted rule and triggered clashes with the security forces. (Photo by – / AFP)

Protesters turn out in Sudan, largest number in months

Tens of thousands of protesters joined in fresh anti-government marches across Sudan on Saturday in what organisers said was one of the largest turnouts in more than three months of demonstrations calling for embattled President Omar al-Bashir to step down.

Why court ordered arrest of IPOB chief Nnamdi Kanu

An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has revoked the bail earlier granted to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

Davido becomes first Nigerian artiste to hit 10 million followers on Instagram

Davido, popular Afrobeats artiste born David Adedeji Adeleke, has become the first Nigerian artistes to hit 10 million followers on Instagram.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan says protest death toll rises to 22

Anti-government protests that have rocked Sudan have left 22 people dead, authorities said on Thursday, after three demonstrators died hours after thousands cheered for President Omar al-Bashir at a rival rally in Khartoum.

APC passes vote of confidence on Abdullahi Ganduje

The Kano State All Progressives Congress caucus in the National Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for his “exemplary leadership and performance in office”.

NAF debunks reports of attack on MMIA

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said on Sunday that the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Ikeja Lagos was not and had never been under any attack.
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Four killed in rains in Tunisia

Torrential rains and flooding in northeastern Tunisia have left at least four dead, including two sisters, the interior ministry said Sunday.
A man has been arrested after killing 11 people and injuring 44 others on Wednesday night at a crowded public square in Hengdong county, Hunan province.

11 dead, dozens hurt as driver crashes into crowd

Two more people have died after a driver ploughed into a crowded Chinese public square, bringing the death toll to 11, local officials said Thursday.
Liberia President George Weah

Samuel Kalu: It was an inspiration to play against legend George Weah

Bordeaux winger Samuel Kalu has said it was a huge motivation to play on the same pitch with one-time World Footballer of the Year George Weah.
This picture taken on June 9, 2018 shows a red placard reading "My life is not your porn" during a monthly protest by South Korean women against secretly-filmed spycam pornography in Seoul.Since May, the monthly demonstrations against secretly-filmed spycam pornography in Seoul has shattered records to become the biggest-ever women's protest in South Korea where the global #MeToo movement has unleashed an unprecedented wave of female-led activism. / AFP PHOTO / Jung Hawon / TO GO WITH SKorea-crime-gender, FOCUS BY Jung Hawon

South Korea women hold record mass rally against ‘spycam porn’

Tens of thousands of South Korean women staged a mass rally in Seoul Saturday to protest against spycam porn, urging tougher punishments for peeping Toms as anger over the growing scourge boils over.
Iraqi men demonstrate in Basra on August 3, 2018.Iraq has been gripped by protests over power outages, unemployment, state mismanagement and a lack of clean water. The demonstrations -- during which 14 people have been killed in clashes -- erupted in the neglected southern province of Basra, home to Iraq's only sea port, before spreading north including to Baghdad. / AFP PHOTO / Haidar MOHAMMED ALI

Iran protesters attack religious school

Iranian protesters have attacked a religious school in Karaj province near Tehran, the conservative Fars news agency reported Saturday, as sporadic protests simmered ahead of the reimposition of US sanctions.

Moise Katumbi stuck at DR Congo border as shots fired to disperse supporters

Exiled Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader has been barred from returning home Friday to file a bid to run in the volatile country's presidential elections.

WhatsApp steps up war against fake news

WhatsApp, the Facebook owned company, is stepping up the battle against fake news with a big change that’ll affect anyone that uses the messaging app as it limits people’s ability to forward messages to large groups.
Many Indian states, including Rajasthan, outlaw cow slaughter with some also banning the sale or transport of beef products [Harish Tyagi-EPA]

Indian mob lynches Muslim man transporting cows

A Muslim man has been killed by a mob of vigilantes in India after being accused of smuggling cows for slaughter, according to officials.

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