12-Feb-2019 to 20:33

Senegal: Reporters demand probe into poll campaign violence

APA-Dakar (Senegal) By Ibrahima Dione — A host of professional media organizations have issued a joint statement, demanding an investigation into the violence witnessed in the eastern town of Tambacounda in which one man died on Monday.

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12-Feb-2019 to 15:56

Ethio telecom privatization opens floodgate for new deals

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Pan-African telecom operators MTN, Orange and Vodacom are vying to enter Ethiopia for the opportunity to serve 105 million population, following progress in the telecom privatization process, TMT Finance reported.

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11-Feb-2019 to 10:35

S/African minister apologises for interfering with TV news crew

APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — Communications Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has apologised for an altercation with a South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) television news crew that was filming an African National Congress rally in the Eastern Cape Province at the weekend, the public broadcaster reported on Monday.

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07-Feb-2019 to 14:33

Facebook opens African content review centre in Kenya

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — Facebook on Thursday announced the opening a new content review centre in Nairobi, in partnership with Samasource, one of the largest digital employers in East Africa.

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05-Feb-2019 to 20:11

Sierra Leone hosts first ever ‘Safer Internet Day’ celebration

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Sierra Leone’s First Lady has called for safer use of the internet with the goal of protecting children, particularly the girl child.

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04-Feb-2019 to 14:18

Ethio-telecom bags $594m profit in Q2

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethio-telecom announced an over $594 million profit in the first half of this Ethiopian fiscal year (July-December 2018), achieving 80 percent of the target.

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02-Feb-2019 to 10:26

CPJ urges knife attack on Cameroon journo probed

APA-Yaounde (Cameroon) — Cameroonian authorities should immediately investigate an attack on Paul Chouta, a reporter for the privately owned news website Cameroon Web, and ensure that those who assaulted him are swiftly brought to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said on Friday.

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