adakah anda tergolong dalam kelompok pengguna tegar media sosial?

ADAKAH anda resah gelisah sekiranya tidak dapat melihat perkembangan status anda di media sosial dalam sehari? Jumlah masa yang anda tumpukan pada media sosial tentu melebihi sejam. adakah anda tergolong dalam kelompok pengguna tegar media sosial? Kalau jawapannya ya, jangan gusar kerana anda bukan keseorangan. Berdasarkan statistik terkini di laman Statistika, penggunaan harian media sosial […]

Iran protests: Social media blocked, fake news thrives

Protesters in Iran are using social media to share with the world what’s happening in their country, where journalists have little or no access. But fake news is flooding the conversation and tainting the truth. A video posted on Twitter on New Year’s Eve allegedly shows Iranian forces opening fire on protesters. But it’s actually […]

South Sudan archivists fear loss of historical texts

Juba, South Sudan – The history of Africa’s youngest nation is on the shelves surrounding Youssef Onyalla. Onyalla, director of South Sudan’s national archives, delicately turns the yellowed pages, which provide a link to the country’s past. “We have archives on [tribes], we have documents on roads, we have documents on criminal cases, and then […]

Tropical Cyclone Ava moves towards Madagascar

Tropical cyclone strengthens off the east coast of Madagascar [Al Jazeera] Heavy rain has started to pound Madagascar as Tropical Cyclone Ava moves towards the island. In the far north, Antisiranana reported 43mm of rain in 24 hours up to 06:00 GMT on Wednesday, while the eastern island of Nosy Boraha received 59mm. On the […]

Palestinians to Trump: ‘We will not be blackmailed’

Trump’s Jerusalem move touched off pro-Palestinian rallies across the Muslim world [Ed Wray/Getty Images) A senior Palestinian official has responded with defiance to Donald Trump’s threat via Twitter to cut aid to the Palestinian Authority. Hanan Ashrawi’s rebuke followed the US president’s tweet admitting that the Middle East peace process was in difficulty and warning […]

North Korea opens border hotline with South

The hotline was restored at 3pm local time at the border village of Panmunjom on Wednesday [File: AFP] North Korea has reopened a suspended border hotline with South Korea, a day after Seoul offeredhigh-level talks to discuss Pyongyang’s participation in the 2018 Winter Olympics. The hotline, which was suspended by the North in February 2016, […]

Catholic leader condemns DRC violence as ‘barbaric’

Congo security forces are accused of using excessive force against protesters [John Bompengo/AP] A Catholic Church leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has condemned the state’s response to protests over the weekend as “barbarism”, after a dozen people were killed in the violence, according to recent estimates from protest organisers. Cardinal Laurent Monsengwo, […]

Q&A: Uganda ‘stuck’ with President Museveni

Museveni seized power in a military coup in 1986 [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera] Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni signed into law a controversial bill that removes presidential age limits from the constitution. The legal adjustment, signed by Museveni on December 27, allows the 73-year-old president to extend his almost 31 years in power, despite once saying he […]