Zimbabwe’s new era

Following the events of November 2017, there has been a seismic shift in the political and business environment underpinned by the new maxim ‘Zimbabwe is open for business’. As a result of a PR offensive by President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, Zimbabwe has seen an upsurge in investment conferences across various…

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Nigeria's government launches campaign against fake news

Nigeria's government has launched what it calls a "campaign against fake news." This was announced by Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information, at a press briefing on 11 July 2018. Mohammed further exclaimed that fake news was like a time bomb waiting to explode. “In a multi-ethnic and multi-religious country…

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Nigeria will not use electronic voting

Nigeria's House of Representatives has decided that there will be no electronic voting system used for the country's upcoming 2019 general elections. Smart card readers (PVC readers) have however been approved by Nigeria's policy makers for accreditation purposes before the 2019 elections. This comes after the House of Representatives removes…

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