West Africa

Nigeria’s great demand to Facebook and other social networks

Nigeria's great demand to Facebook and other social networks

Nigerian authorities asked Facebook and other platforms to reduce hate speech on their sites, Information Minister Lai Mohammed said on Tuesday. The minister’s comments came after meeting with Facebook’s team in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja. According to Mr Mohamed, Facebook had done nothing to curtail the activities of separatist group Indigenous …

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Guinea: opposition rejects Doumbouya’s 39-month transition schedule

Guinea: opposition rejects Doumbouya's 39-month transition schedule

Opposition parties in Guinea rejected the 39-month democratic transition timetable proposed by the ruling military junta, they said in a statement on Wednesday. Guinean military leader, Colonel Mamady Doumbouya told state television that after political consultations he was considering a 39-month transition. Three main opposition parties and over 60 of …

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Togo: terrorists attack checkpoint and kill several soldiers

Togo: terrorists attack checkpoint and kill several soldiers

A terrorist group carried out an attack in Togo against a military checkpoint in Koundjoaré in Kpendjal prefecture, near Burkina Faso border, killing eight soldiers and injuring many others, local media reported. Material damage are also recorded in the attack carried by terrorist elements on motorbikes. According to the radiomotaog …

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