Tech enthusiasts return to Lagos for AfricaNXT
06 March 2022 | 4:24 pm
Burkina Faso's junta chief orders a three-year transition period before elections. Also, a fourth witness testifies before the ICC against Kenyan lawyer Paul Gicheru in a bribery case. And Africa's largest innovation event returns to Lagos. The city hosts tech enthusiasts from around the world to reimagine innovation and renew a collective commitment to bring ideas and prosperity to the continent.
#EndSARS protester, Kamsiyochukwu Ibe, who testified before a Lagos Judicial Panel on the alleged role of the military and the police in the Lekki shooting of October 20, 2021, has been attacked by hoodlums who left her with machete wounds. This was disclosed on Monday by members of the Joint #EndSARS at a press conference in Lagos. They added that Miss Ibe has been hospitalised following the attack and is responding to treatment.
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