‘Staggering’ Rates of Child Abuse in East, Southern Africa

A new report finds that children across East and Southern Africa suffer huge amounts of abuse.  UNICEF says this epidemic of violence hurts more than just the children – it hurts society. Researchers say they have found a “staggering incidence” of violence against children in East and Southern Africa. The…

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How Ebola led to more teenage pregnancy in West Africa

While the Ebola outbreak raged through Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea in the summer of 2014, public life ground to a halt. The danger of congregating in groups meant that public institutions, like schools, shut down. But the months of sickness and segregation left a legacy for girls that’s only…

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Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The Nigerian education sector embraced online solutions to cater for an improved record management system, e-result checker, and eLearning platform. However, this has led to increased vulnerabilities in portals of universities and other higher institutions of learning. This is according to…

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Cyberattacks in West Africa spark debate over online security

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A wave of cyberattacks aimed at government-related websites in Nigeria, Ghana and Senegal over the last two months has triggered a debate over how to bolster online security and deal with politically motivated hacking. A popular Senegalese news site, Seneweb and…

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Al-Shabaab gangs in East Africa

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Regional Threat and risk alerts news. The International police organization (Interpol) on Monday (August 25) warned of new security threats by organized criminal gangs including terrorist militants which have caused instability in the Eastern Africa Region. The Head of Interpol […]…

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