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The ‘Trump Wall’ is up in Europe as 500 migrants remain stranded in the Mediterranean

The European response to the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” of illegal migration has largely been one of outrage and disgust but, is Europe any different? For many in Africa and the Middle East, Europe’s migration policies are not so different from Trump’s. Many Europeans take umbrage at Trump’s attacks. But even if they don’t subscribe to his “zero tolerance” approach

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A tech revolution is sweeping Ghana’s public service

Ghana’s public services are undergoing an explosive digital transformation, unlike anything ever seen before in the country.  The government of Ghana, through its digitization of the economy agenda, has invested tremendously to upscale the ageing public services and to make them fit for the 21st century — from investing in the simplest forms of technology and software to the most

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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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Ghanaian Sexy Artiste Apologises Over ‘Staring’ President Kufuor Photo

VGMA new Artiste of the Year and ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), Wendy Shay, has apologised to former President Kufuor, and Ghanaians over a controversial picture with the former President shared on her social media handles. The picture shows the former President seemingly staring at the artiste, who was dressed in an outfit some have described as provocative

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Bill Gates Suggests You Read These Five Books This Summer

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates released his annual summer reading list Monday, but warned that the written works are not a “light read.” Gates, 63, suggested Graeme Simsion’s “The Rosie Result” for those looking for a “typical summer book.” He also suggested his wife Melinda’s book, “The Moment of Lift.” “I know I’m biased, but it’s one of the best books I’ve

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How Often Married Couples Have Sex After 5, 10, 20, 30 Years Together

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes conflicting schedules, changing priorities and a laundry list of other reasons (including actual laundry), that just seem to get in the way of having sex. What really happens between the sheets for couples who are 5, 10, 15, 20 or more years, past the initial hot-and-heavy phase of a relationship? They say you don’t

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Nigeria Under Buhari’s Lead APC, Has Nose Dived!

What goes around comes around as the saying goes!! What is happening in Nigeria today is shameful, the ethnic divide, the level of hate and divisions among diverse ethnic groups is out of this world. When the goings favours the ethnic group you are part of, you don’t care about the sufferings of those that are least favoured by the

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