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RWANDA: American pastor deported for holding illegal meetings

An American preacher who was arrested on Monday in Rwanda for holding an “illegal meeting with journalists” has been deported, New Times of Rwanda newspaper reports. Rwandan Directorate General for Immigration and Emigration Regis Gatarayiha is quoted by paper as saying evangelist Gregg Schoof was removed from the country for being a “prohibited

Aisha Huang and Matters Arising – Dr. Lawrence writes

Aisha Huang and Matters Arising It looks like the issue with Aisha Huang, the Chinese galamsey Queen, is not going away anytime soon, because the government of Nana Akufo-Addo, doesn’t seem to know how to communicate to Ghanaians why they took the decision of deporting her to China. At a town hall meeting in Washington […]

Huawei: Microsoft president seeks end to US tech ban

Microsoft’s president has called on the US to end a ban on it supplying Huawei with Windows software for the Chinese company’s computers. Huawei was blacklisted by the Trump administration in May over claims it posed a threat to the US’s security. That prevents American companies from providing it with their latest tech. Brad Smith […]

Kenyan judge rules Rastafarianism is a religion

A Kenyan judge has ruled that Rastafarianism is a religion that deserves to be treated like any other. The ruling is part of a case involving a minor who was banned from school for having dreadlocks. The 15-year-old student at the Olympic High School in the capital, Nairobi, was sent home for sporting dreadlocks in […]

Why your smart meter may not be so smart after all

Nearly a third of all energy companies fitting smart meters are still installing old technology. Government guidance says that since the middle of March 2019 customers should only have been given second generation smart meters. However, eight companies still installing first generation smart meters say the network is not reliable enough to switch customers on […]

We’re proud of our Symbol -By Segun Showunmi

By Segun Showunmi The decision to go to court on this issue of a stolen mandate in the February 2019 presidential election was a necessary sacrifice that a leader of the mould of Atiku Abubakar had to make, not only to claim his mandate, but also to free Nigeria and Nigerians from the perilous consequences […]

Kenyan schoolgirl takes her own life after ‘period shaming’

A schoolgirl in Kenya has taken her own life after allegedly being shamed in class for having her period and staining her uniform. The 14-year-old’s mother said her daughter hanged herself after being humiliated by a teacher, Kenyan media reported. Police used tear gas to disperse a crowd of about 200 parents protesting outside the […]

FASHION: First African wins prestigious LVMH fashion prize

A 26-year-old South African designer has become the first African to win the LVMH Prize, a prestigious award for young fashion designers that was launched in 2013. Thebe Magugu beat more than 1,700 other applicants to the 300,000 euros ($331,272; £269,887) prize money and will also receive a year’s mentoring by the luxury goods company. […]

Gadgets can be hacked to produce ‘dangerous’ sounds, says researcher

Many modern gadgets can be hacked to produce deafening and disorienting sounds, research has revealed. Security researcher Matt Wixey found a range of devices had little protection to stop themselves being turned into “offensive” low-grade, cyber-weapons. Mr Wixey tested laptops, mobile phones, headphones, a PA system and several types of speakers. The
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