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Bishop Uzoukwu appealed to political office holders to help alleviate Poverty in Nigeria

Bishop Martins Uzoukwu of the Catholic Diocese of Minna on Wednesday appealed to political office holders to create projects that would alleviate poverty among the people of their various constituencies. Uzoukwu told newsmen in Minna that democracy was all about meeting the expectations of the people through the provision of basic amenities that would impact […]

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Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs dumps PDP, joins APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Rivers State Chapter hereby confirms that Chief Barr. Dumo Lulu-Briggs formally declared and registered as a member of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ward 4, Akuku Toru LGA, Rivers State today, Sunday April 9. Speaking immediately after his registration, Chief Lulu-Briggs pledged to work for the growth and development of […]

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PDP Merely Presenting APC Rejects As Defectors – Rivers APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Rivers State Chapter said they will resist adding value to dishonest MMM-like money-making schemes by some PDP leaders to feather their nest over inconsequential and worthless defections especially when it has become the easiest means to pocket Wike’s money. Such PDP leaders know themselves and need not be named here. […]

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Global-IP Announces the Selection of SpaceX to Launch its 150 Gbps GiSAT-1

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands–(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)– Global-IP Cayman, the innovative satellite communications company with the mission to bring cost-effective Internet and related value-added services to Sub-Saharan Africa, announced today it has signed a launch services agreement with Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (“SpaceX”) for its first communication satellite GiSAT-1. GiSAT-1 is a High-Throughput Satellite (“HTS”) with […]

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The Global Gig Economy and its Implications for African Digital Workers

Oxford Professor Mark Graham spells out the opportunities and challenges for African workers in the new digital world DAKAR, Senegal, March 25, 2017/ — Professor Graham, addressing the 4th UNI Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal (http://ForwardForANewAfrica.org), warned of the danger of ‘parasitic capitalism’ where digital companies give little back to the places where they are […]