Africa

Zambians protest introduction of tax on internet calls

Zambians are protesting the implementation of a 30 Ngwe ($0.1) levy on internet calls over platforms like WhatsApp, Skype and Viber. The resolution to implement the new tariff was passed by Zambia’s cabinet chaired by president Edgar Lungu on Monday. Journalists were told that the new tariff was designed to protect the telecommunications industry and […]

International

11-year-old boy hacks government website in 10 minutes and changes election results

An 11-year-old boy hacked into a replica website used by the Florida Secretary of State to report election results and changed the election results once he gained access into the site. 11-year-old Emmett Brewster was able to hack it in just 10 minutes. This happened last Friday at this year’s DEFCON hacking conference in Las Vegas. At […]

Politics & Policy

Mali president claims election victory amid fraud accusations

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has won re-election “comfortably” based on his campaign’s vote count, his spokesman said on Tuesday, dismissing claims from the opposition that they won. With official results not expected for a few days, the two sides have been swapping counterclaims and accusations since Monday’s second-round run-off. The ballot pitted Keita, who […]

Business & Economy

African countries gain by trading with each other and not by begging for aid, Kagame says

Rwanda’s  President Paul Kagame has called on African countries to stop seeking external funding and work with their own resources, which are available in plenty. He was speaking during the opening of the African Leadership Forum, where he asked African leaders to control illicit financial flows, improves taxation and adds value to its raw materials. […]

Sport

France wins 2018 World Cup with stunning 4-2 victory over Croatia in Moscow

France have won the ?2018 World Cup following a stunning victory over Croatia in Sunday’s final in Moscow. The record setting match saw French coach, Didier Deschamps become the third person in history to win the trophy as both a player and a manager, after Franz Beckenbauer and Mario Zagallo, while ?Kylian Mbappe became the […]

Success Stories

This 26-year-old Ghanaian woman is the youngest in Africa to run an accredited international college

26-year-old Caroline Esinam Adzogble has quite a few endeavors under her belt.  The entrepreneur is the youngest African and Ghanaian woman to run and own an accredited college – Potters International College. She accomplished the feat in 2016, at the age of 24. Caroline Esinam Adzogle…Caroline Esinam Adzogle Adzogble is also the founder of IAES Africa, an […]