In Africa, Scant Data Protection Leaves Internet Users Exposed

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In Africa, Scant Data Protection Leaves Internet Users Exposed

U.S. News & World Report22 hours ago
Kenya is not alone in Africa, which as a region has clocked the world’s fastest growth in internet use over the past decade. Unlike in Europe and the … More than half of Africa’s 54 countries have no data protection or privacy laws, according to London-based rights group Article 19. And, of the 14 countries …
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Banks See Fast Pace for Mideast, Africa Deals in Bumper Year

Bloomberg14 hours ago
“Momentum that built up over the course of 2017 continued into Q1 2018 with a number of successful debt and equity issuances,” said Matthew Wallace, head of Global Banking for the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey at HSBC Holdings Plc. “The primary driver is investor demand. We continue to see …
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Capital of Seychelles chosen to host forum to promote gender …

Seychelles News AgencyApr 3, 2018
(Seychelles News Agency) – The Seychelles’ capital Victoria has been chosen to host the African forum for the emancipation of women leadership in Africa in a decision made at a three-day event that took place in the island nation recently. The event which was organised by the Global Forum for Women’s …
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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Is Dead at 81; Fought Apartheid

New York TimesApr 2, 2018
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, whose hallowed place in the pantheon of South Africa’sliberators was eroded by scandal over corruption, kidnapping, … Ms. Madikizela-Mandela attended her husband’s trial in Pretoria, South Africa, in 1962. … Photos, videos and articles on Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy.
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Why South Africa’s Undocumented Teens Are Dropping Out of School

News DeeplyMar 7, 2018
Thousands of undocumented children in South Africa have been unable to graduate since a government directive last summer. Advocates argue they’re being punished for their parents’ actions. Mxolisi Ncube meets migrant students whose professional dreams have been dashed.
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South Africa Court Backs Mining Industry on Black Ownership Rule

Bloomberg18 hours ago
South African mining companies aren’t required to top up black ownership levels if they’ve previously met the minimum requirements, a court ruled Wednesday. The decision is a victory for the Chamber of Mines, a lobby representing most producers, which sought a declaratory order on the so-called “once …
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Avian flu freezes coastal bird research in South Africa

Nature.comMar 28, 2018
Avian-influenza outbreaks aren’t unheard of in South Africa, and wildlife officials are still determining the scale of the current epidemic. Fewer than 100 birds have tested positive for the virus so far, says Lauren Waller, an avian specialist with the government-supported conservation organization …
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A lifetime of University World News – Africa

University World NewsApr 1, 2018
Often time flashes by. But it feels like a lifetime ago that University World News – Africa was launched on 30 March 2008. Perhaps this is because so much has happened in Africa over the past decade, especially in higher education, which has clocked the world’s highest regional enrolment growth rate and …
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S. Africa Can’t Be Complacent on Moody’s Rating, Nene Says

BloombergMar 27, 2018
Africa’s most industrialized economy escaped a third junk rating on Friday when Moody’s kept the foreign- and local-currency assessments at Baa3, its lowest investment grade, and raised the outlook to stable from negative. S&P Global Ratings and Fitch Ratings Ltd. cut their assessments of the nation’s …
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The Key to Making Peace in Africa

Foreign AffairsMar 14, 2018
Now in its fourth year, the conflict has ravaged the economy, resulted in tens of thousands of deaths, brought hundreds of thousands to the brink of famine, and displaced more than four million people, making this Africa’s largest refugee crisis since the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. And yet, amid all the …

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