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The World’s Best Digital Governments, 10 Recommendations For Africa

Only 4 countries out of 54 in Africa scored higher than the world average in the E-Government Development Index (EGDI), according to the latest biennial UN E-Government Survey, whereas 14 countries, namely Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Somalia, South Sudan, and Sudan scored very low EGDI. The UN’s Department for Economic

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Basic Steps To Enhance Your Privacy And Security Within The Digital Ecosystem

Digital security is important, because it allows users to navigate the digital ecosystem free from risks such as identity theft, theft of personal information, cyber-fraud, cyber bullying and many others. Although the internet sometimes seem like a jungle of a million different threats,WakeUpAfrica’s Gideon Sarpong, outlines the following basic steps one can take to protect himself or herself within the

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Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Shatta Wale & Others Featured By Beyoncé On ‘The Lion King’ Album

Beyoncé has outlined details for her 14-track new album to accompany The Lion King remake, entitled The Lion King: The Gift, to be released on Friday. The album features four new solo songs, alongside collaborations with Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams, Childish Gambino, Beyoncé’s daughter Blue Ivy and more. It is separate from the soundtrack to The Lion King, though the

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AFCON: Egypt, Nigeria, Uganda Off To Flying Start

Egypt, Uganda and Nigeria, have recorded wins in Groups A and B of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), despite some difficult encounters. In Group A, the host nation, Egypt started their AFCON 2019 campaign with a victory in front of over 70,000 supporters, as Mohammed Trezeguet’s excellent first half strike in the 44th minutes secured a 1-0 win,

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AFCON 2019: Who Are The Stars To Watch Out For?

The much anticipated 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), is two days away with kick off scheduled for Friday, June 21, but just how well do you know about the potential stars of the tournament? The most coveted continental title for African countries would this year be hosted by record winners Egypt, who have won it on seven occasions, including

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Ghana: Prominent Nigerian Professor arrested, charged with incitement and breach of peace

A Nigerian Professor, Austin Nwagbara has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service. He has been charged with incitement to breach of peace following the contents of a leaked tape in which he was captured making damming remarks about Ghana’s educational sector and alleged harsh treatment meted out to Nigerian resident in Ghana. According

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Nearly 40% Of The World’s Girls And Women Live In Countries Failing On Gender Equality

Results for 129 countries measured by a new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Gender Index released by Equal Measures 2030 show that the world is far from achieving gender equality, with 1.4 billion girls and women living in countries that get a “very poor” failing grade on gender equality. The SDG Gender Index, launched at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, is

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Governor Rochas Okorocha Claims Oshiomhole Pushed Him Out Of His Office

Outgoing Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, who incurred the wrath of the APC and Adams Oshiomhole is still at war with his party. And the war seems to have taken another dimension as Okorocha has claimed that Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, once sent his DSS detail to insult him. According to Okorocha, he had gone to interact with his party

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