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Human Rights Watch: Egypt uses counterterrorism laws to prosecute critics - Qantara.de

An international rights group is accusing Egyptian authorities of using counterterrorism and state-of-emergency laws and courts "of unjustly prosecuting journalists, activists and critics for their peaceful criticism." A statement from Human Rights ...

Eritrean, Ethiopian leaders call new peace example to Africa - News24

Official rivals just weeks ago, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea embraced warmly to the roar of a crowd of thousands on Sunday at a concert celebrating the end of a long state of war. A visibly moved Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, clasping his ...

Silicon Valley eyes Africa as new tech frontier - eNCA

LAGOS - With its colourful hammocks and table tennis table, a new tech hub in the Lagos metropolis wouldn't look out of place among the start-ups on the other side of the world in Silicon Valley. READ: Nigeria sees a rush to get Nollywood online.

South Sudan Protests UN Security Council Arms Ban - AllAfrica.com

The UN Security Council (UNSC) arms embargo will not resolves the crisis in South Sudan, official said. The Juba Foreign Affairs ministry spokesman, Mr Mawien Makol, said on phone that the arms ban would instead jeopardise the government's peace ...and more »

For all the ills of the world, World Cup 2018 showed that a bit of football done right can make the planet smile - The Independent

Monday morning dawns with a grim and crushing inevitability. Unless you're peeling yourself off a Paris pavement, or drowning your sorrows in a Dubrovnik dive bar, the 2018 World Cup is over. As a month of sporting hedonism slips from present tense to ...

MeerKAT will address growth challenges - Independent Online

Astronomy in Africa took a giant leap forward with the unveiling of the 64-dish MeerKAT array in South Africa on Friday. The MeerKAT will be the largest and most sensitive radio telescope in the southern hemisphere until the Square Kilometre Array (SKA ...

8 mins ago Quartz india - Quartz

The world's second-largest smartphone market isn't exactly turning out to be the next China for Apple. Despite its increased focus on India, Apple is all set to see a slower year-on-year growth in iPhone sales in the country in 2018. “iPhone India ...

Nokia 6.1 Plus Surfaces on Geekbench With Snapdragon 636 SoC, 4GB RAM - NDTV

Nokia 6.1 Plus has surfaced on Geekbench with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC. The Nokia 6.1 Plus smartphone, speculated to be the global version of the Nokia X6 that was launched in May, will reportedly have 4GB of RAM and run Android 8.1 Oreo ...

Russia World Cup 2018 verdict: Our experts pick their highs and lows - Telegraph.co.uk

Germany 2 Sweden 1 - the false dawn of Toni Kroos's winner, Sweden's stand against racism. Player of the tournament. Luka Modric, relentlessly eager and effective. Coach of the tournament. Croatia's Zlatko Dalic for engineering a run to the final via ...

Hundreds of African migrants 'abandoned' in desert - Daily Nation

Nearly 600 African migrants in Algeria were abandoned in the desert with hardly any food and water before being rescued, an official in neighbouring Niger said on Sunday. Rights groups have accused the Algerian authorities of arbitrarily arresting and ...and more »