Local

Dangote feeds 30,000 IDPs in Zamfara

In yet another massive intervention, the Aliko Dangote Foundation Monday officially launched a major philanthropic programme in Zamfara State, doling out food items running into several millions of naira to support victims of insurgency. The farmers-herders clash and sporadic attacks by cattle rustlers have displaced thousands, many of whom are currently seeking refuge at Maradun […]

West Africa

Liquid Telecom appoints Mohamed Abdel Bassit as new regional CEO for MEWA

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has appointed Mohamed Abdel Bassit as its new Regional CEO for Middle East and West Africa (MEWA), effective January 1, 2019. Based in Cairo, Bassit will oversee the group’s expansion further into MEWA following the recent news that it is investing US$400m in the Egyptian market and has completed […]

World

US companies urged to protect against foreign government hackers

The US intelligence community launched a campaign Monday to help US business defend against hacking by foreign governments like China and Russia. US intelligence is warning companies how to protect against what it says is a sustained effort by foreign governments, especially China, to hack into their IT systems; the customer database of hotels giant […]

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