COMMUNICATION | COMMUNICATION

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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30-Jan-2019 to 18:46

Mauritel workers on indefinite strike

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — Workers of the Morocco-Mauritanian telecommunications company (Mauritel), the largest telephone operator in the country, began an indefinite strike, union sources in the company said Wednesday.

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24-Jan-2019 to 13:47

Newspaper copies seized in protest-ridden Sudan

APA-Sudan (Khartoum) — The authorities in Sudan on Tuesday confiscated copies of al-Jareda daily newspaper amidst nationwide protests, demanding an end to President Omar al-Bashir’s 30-year rule.

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22-Jan-2019 to 09:27

AU cancels 'high-level delegation' visit to Kinshasa - Rwandan media

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — The African Union (AU) has called off the visit of a high-level delegation to Kinshasa on Monday, following another a closed-door meeting over the weekend between Rwandan President Paul Kagame and another official delegation from Kinshasa.

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