Ukraine is the fifth country in as many weeks to lay down some ground rules for the cryptocurrency market, a sign that governments around the world are realizing that bitcoin is here to stay. In a nearly unanimous vote, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted a law that legalizes and regulates cryptocurrency. The bill was set in […]

ABUJA / LAGOS – With the approval of National Policy on Fifth Generation (5G) networks for Nigeria’s digital economy on Wednes­day, the Federal Government said ben­efits to the country include lower laten­cy, larger capacity, and higher data rate. According to Minister of Commu­nications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, “These are the three major […]

There were indications on Wednesday that Nigerians may now have partial access to Twitter. Checks by our correspondents showed that as of Wednesday night, access to the microblogging site had been restored through computer systems. However, trials via the mobile phone were not successful. The Federal Government had on June 4 announced the indefinite suspension […]

Chinese authorities are taking gaming regulations to the next level. According to new rules published on Monday, minors will not be allowed to play more than 3-hours of games a week. The National Press and Publication Administration (NPPA) said in a notice that children could play games between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Fridays […]

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — NASA has no plans of backing down from its moon landing goal despite recent obstacles, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said today (Aug. 24) at the 36th annual Space Symposium. Recently, NASA’s Artemis program, which aims to return humans to the moon’s surface by 2024, found itself with even more stumbling blocks […]

KYIV, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The energy ministers of Ukraine, the United States and Germany discussed guarantees for Ukraine about its future as a transit country after the construction of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko said on Monday. The three ministers discussed “a number of steps that can be taken […]

Landers and rovers on Mars relay pictures or scientific data to Martian satellites, that in turn relay them to Earth. The pictures and data throughout the years have led us to many interesting discoveries about the planet, though there is still plenty more to be discovered. In this gallery, check out every successful landing and […]

The Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has said it will soon deploy the Five Generation network (5G) in Nigeria for increased connectivity. The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, announced this in Abuja when he featured on FORUM, a special News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) interview programme. The minister said […]

LONDON/LAGOS (Reuters) -Nigeria expects to lift its ban on Twitter before the end of the year, Information Minister Lai Mohammed told Reuters on Thursday, adding that the government was awaiting a response on three final requests made of the social media platform. The ban, announced in June, has hurt Nigerian businesses and drawn widespread condemnation […]

Facebook has said that it would extend its subsea cables to south-eastern Nigeria, Seychelles, the Comoros Island, and Angola. The company said it would do this in collaboration with the 2Africa consortium that includes China Mobile International, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, STC, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC. In 2020, Facebook announced that the 2Africa project would […]

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