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4 days ago
Indian police claim two marijuana smugglers were using Amazon's website to order and move their product. Investigators accused the retail giant of "not cooperating" with the authorities.
2 Nov
A video posted on Twitter claims to show a crowd of people in a Lidl supermarket in Molenbeek. The neighbourhood in Brussels is known for being home to four of the men behind the November 2015 Paris terror attacks. However, the video was actually filmed in Algeria and the crowd was due to a nationwide food shortage earlier this year. Also, we look at a fake Time Magazine cover that has been circulating online since 2018.
17 Sep
Russian President Vladimir Putin votes online in a parliamentary election, after he announced this week he was self-isolating due to a coronavirus outbreak at the Kremlin.
7 Sep
Shamim Mwanaisha was bitten by the coding bug while helping her son, a young pilot, with his lessons. She went on to start the Supersonic Aviators club in her home to help children, especially girls, develop their interests in aviation, astronomy, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Mwanaisha has taken the club's activities online to work around Uganda's strict COVID lockdown.
3 Sep
New regulations in China will mean under-18s will only be allowed to play games online for three hours a week. Authorities have expressed concern over gaming’s impact on society.
10 May
An UN report has found close to three quarters of women journalists are being attacked online for simply doing their job with many facing the threat of physical violence. Annette Young talks to investigative journalist and media executive, Maria Ressa, who's attracted the wrath of the Filipino government for her reporting and also Dr Julie Posetti from the International Centre for Journalists. Also the French government is starting to roll out dispensers offering free sanitary products in universities and in Paris high schools too, as they attempt to address period poverty.
5 May
Recently, Ini-Ubong Umoran, in the course of a purported job interview, was murdered. The prime suspect is a man identified as Uduak Frank Akpan who had lured her with a job offer on social media. Her gruesome death is a pointer to the growing need to raise awareness about online fraudsters and predators who disguise as recruiters to dupe, rape, and murder.
27 Feb
For the third time in two weeks, Myanmar's junta has shut off the internet to restrict the flow of information for protesters. A new cybersecurity law would permit officials to arrest the military's online critics.
27 Nov 2020
Black Friday, the biggest shopping day in the US, will be more like a bleak Friday for brick-and-mortar retailers as shoppers continue their migration online. Still, city centers are here to stay.
12 Sep 2020
Nigeria's first lady, Aisha Buhari is angry at the moment. The controversial first lady is attacking a popular Daily Trust cartoonist, Bulama Mustapha, over a cartoon on the wedding of her daughter, Hanan. In the cartoon, Mustapha depicted the First Lady holding up the wedding invite of her daughter while Nigerians drowned in a pool of blood with a message: “At least you can enjoy the pictures”.
1 Aug 2020
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21 Jul 2020
Oreoluwa Akinnawo is in his element. Lagos's bars and restaurants are shut and Nigerians are struggling to socialise. The pandemic is his perfect time to find a soul mate online.

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The World Bank is backing Nigeria’s quest to get rid of fuel subsidy. The Country Director of the World Bank Shubham Chaudhuri, who led his team on a courtesy visit to The Guardian Group on Tuesday, November 30, explained why fuel subsidy is not sustainable. Chaudhuri, nevertheless, advised the Nigerian government to build consensus before its scheduled removal of the controversial subsidy policy.
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More than 2,500 cases of forged health documents have been reported to state police departments, with the majority created recently, according to a recent investigation by a German newspaper.
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By imposing new restrictions on the media and female actors, the Taliban have once again reaffirmed their misogynistic ideology, rights advocates have said.
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Following the drowning of 27 people in the English Channel, France says it is preparing a new post-Brexit deal on migration. But Paris also asked the UK to stop "double speak."
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A new chapter of the Covid-19 pandemic opens with a new variant emerging from southern Africa. It has been named Omicron by the World Health Organization. The WHO's director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says the issue of vaccine equity will be key to getting through this new wave. Our guests discuss the threat and what to do about it.