13 Jan 2021
Ahead of Thursday’s presidential election in Uganda, Facebook has taken down a government-backed network, accusing it of using fake accounts to post information about the election. Coming so soon after some social media platforms took down accounts belonging to Donald Trump, the move has raised questions about the role social media companies play in regulating online communications.
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There are major factors involved when it comes to where to reside in Nigeria. From employment opportunities, cost of living, transportation, and a host of others. The two top cities that come to mind are Lagos and Abuja. GuardianTV went on to the street of Lagos and Abuja to ask Nigerian's to chose a N400,000 job in Lagos or a N300,000 job in Abuja?
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Bullying at school, or "ijime", is a persistent problem in Japan. In 2020, there were 612,000 recorded cases at schools across the country – more than three times the number a decade ago. What begins as a joke among friends can end in insults and violence. Bullying leads to academic failure, isolation and, in some cases, suicide. Last year, 80 percent of Japanese schools reported bullying incidents. Our correspondents Louis Belin, Ryusuke Murata, Aruna Popuri and Justin McCurry report from Tokyo.
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The traffic light coalition is holding its first closed Cabinet session, with an already packed agenda including Germany's G7 presidency. Pressing issues include Ukraine and Germany's rising coronavirus case numbers.
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More than a million people worldwide die each year from infections linked to microbes resistant to antibiotics, a new study has found. Researchers describe the threat as "one of the greatest challenges facing humanity."
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Iraq is at a crossroads as the losers of the country's recent elections are using violence in an attempt to overturn the results of the vote. At the same time, a genuine opposition is emerging for the first time.
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A court in France ruled the US tech giant must show exactly how it combats online attacks. Anti-discrimination groups say the social media company drags its feet on removing discriminatory content.