Nigeria is likely going to be hit by a massive cyber-attack in the coming weeks, according to a top government official.This is coming in the wake of one of the largest cyber-attacks in history, which has affected over 100, 000 computers in 99 countries including Russia and China. The official, who pleaded anonymity because he was not cleared to speak to the media on the issue, told Daily Trust on Sunday yesterday why Nigeria is a possible target.
AFEX Welcomes Restoration of Internet Access in Cameroon, Urges Government to Release all Arbitrarily Detained
The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) welcomes the restoration of internet connectivity in the North-west and South-west regions of Cameroon after 94 days of network shutdown.
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The Peace and Security Council of the African Union, on April 11, 2017 convened for the 678th time, to receive a briefing on the prevention of hate crimes and the ideology of genocide in Africa, from which various resolutions were adopted. From its communique, the meeting stressed the importance of the need to deepen democracy, participatory governance and a culture of peace, a strategy I believe if implemented, gives a strong glimmer of hope for sustainable development on the continent. The emphasis is in line with aspiration 4 of Agenda 2063 that aspires for a peaceful and secure Africa. This aspiration stipulates that mechanisms for peaceful prevention and resolution of conflicts should be functional at all levels and all that guns should be silent by 2020.
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