AI’s Short-Term Economic Impact By Prof. Ramesh Srinivasan

Ramesh Srinivasan, Professor & Author at ULCA, talks about his experience at the Web Summit, technologies being good for businesses, the future of AI, relevance of their personal data, identifying jobs of the future through AI, future of work, collapse of technologies, asking 3 main questions, entrepreneurship in Africa, advantages of having great policies, the…

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Online Betting and Crypto Trading: The Most Profitable Online Businesses in South Africa?

South Africa has one of the best economies globally. It ranks second in the African continent and 33rd in the world. Not only that, but it has significant regional influence and includes the most UNESCO Heritage Sites in the continent. It is ranked as a developing country with enormous potential. Many industries are well-developed in…

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Journalist Mading Ngor (left) and Lard Andersen (right). Photo by: @LarsandeLars.

Norwegian Ambassador Calls for Effective Protection of South Sudan Journalists

JUBA, South Sudan (Via News) – “We are worried about developments in South Sudan. We see journalists being persecuted, as is anybody else that criticizes the government. This does not bode well for the country’s civil society – or for its peace process,” states Lars Andersen, Norway’s ambassador to South Sudan. Andersen continues: “South Sudan’s…

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The Speaker of the National Assembly of Mozambique, Hon. Veronica Nataniel Macamo Dlhovo (standing) speaks after being elected unopposed as President of SADC PF. The Speaker of the National Assembly of Eswatini, Hon Petros Mavimbela was also elected unopposed. Vice President of SADC PF (left) and Acting Secretary General of the SADC PF listen in during the 44th Plenary Assembly Session in Maputo, Mozambique. Photo: Moses Magadza/SADC PF

Mozambique Assumes SADC PF Presidency

MAPUTO (ViaNews) – The Speaker of the National Assembly of Mozambique, Hon. Veronica Nataniel Macamo Dlhovo, and the Speaker of the National Assembly of Eswatini, Hon Petros Mavimbela, were elected unopposed as President and Vice President of the SADC PF (Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum), respectively, last week. The two lawmakers were elected at…

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WIki Loves Women Event Women In Social Services- Promoting SDG in Nigeria. Photo by Kaizenify.

Social Media is Transforming the Way Nigerians do Business

LAGOS, Nigeria (ViaNews) – Nigerians have gone full-on in what using social networks for business is about. Most businesses, entrepreneurs, and salesperson in the country are now using Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Google, and YouTube to help create brand awareness, improve sales, and market their goods and services. 17 years of GSM technology in Nigeria The…

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Nairobi's skyline from Uhuru Park, next to the central business district of Nairobi, Kenya. Photo by Jorge Láscar.

Nairobi Central Business District: County Government Rescinds Decision on Decongestion Following Public Outcry

NAIROBI, Kenya (ViaNews) – The Nairobi City County government has suspended its move to decongest the Central Business District (CBD) by banning of Public Service Vehicles off the area. This followed a directive by the Nairobi Governor, Mike Sinko. A notice was given by Nairobi County secretary Pauline Kahiga in accordance with the 12th May…

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Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. Photo by: Jorge Láscar.

Three Kenyan Journalists in Hot Soup Over Alleged Cybercrime Involving Sports Minister

NAIROBI. Kenya (ViaNews) – Three journalists in Kenya have been arraigned in court following their supposed involvement in the false publication of information and cybercrime. The trio of David Ndolo, Stafford Ondego, and Alex Mulwa was allegedly all part of a plan to incriminate Kakamega Senator Hon. Cleophas Malalah. This was yet another curious case…

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South Sudan oil contamination. Photo by: Courtesy German NGO Sign of Hope.

Interrogation of Lundin Execs for Crimes Against Humanity and Environment in South Sudan

MUNICH, Germany (ViaNews) – “Lundin Petroleum’s chief executive and chairman are set to be charged with aggravated crimes against human rights over the Swedish oil company’s role in causing thousands of deaths in South Sudan,” states the report published in the October 18th edition of the Financial Times. These crimes were allegedly committed in the…

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