Vodafone in Egypt, the country’s second-largest telecom operator, reported its operations throughout North African outperformed their southern European markets.
Performance setbacks in Southern Europe is a result governing regulators’ imposed price cuts alongside weakening spending powers of countries like Italy and Spain, the company said.
Malaysia has deported a young Saudi journalist who is wanted in his home country over Twitter posts about the Prophet Mohammad that led to calls for his execution, the Malaysian government has confirmed.
Hamza Kashgari, who was detained in Malaysia on Thursday while en route to New Zealand through Kuala Lumpur, left the country in the custody of Saudi officials on Sunday, a statement of the Malaysian home ministry said.
Nigerian security forces have recaptured the main suspect in a deadly Christmas Day bomb attack which killed 37 people and left 57 wounded.
Kabiru Sokoto, who escaped from police custody last month, was arrested on Friday in the northeastern state of Taraba, which borders neighbouring West African country Chad.
Security researchers said they found a vulnerability in the Google Inc mobile payments platform which is currently available in phones sold by Sprint Nextel Corp.
Mobile payment services that allow consumers to pay by waving their phone at a check-out terminal, instead of using a credit card, have long been available in Japan and some other countries but are only just emerging in the United States.
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has said he will propose legalising drugs in Central America in an upcoming meeting with the region's leaders.
Perez Molina said in a radio interview on Saturday that his proposal would include decriminalising the transportation of drugs through the area.
Uganda’s Communications Commission is investigating possible penalties to telecommunications providers delivering poor service quality. New proposed companies could face a 10% of their gross income.
Three government ministers in the southern Indian state of Karnataka have resigned after being accused of watching a pornographic video during an assembly meeting.
The ruling right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ordered the three to step down after local television aired footage on Tuesday of the men watching the allegedly pornographic video while other politicians were debating legislation.
Uganda's government has defended its right to debate an anti-gay bill but says the draft legislation does not have official backing.
MP David Bahati this week retabled his bill after it was shelved following an international outcry. The bill calls for life in prison for homosexual offences but Mr Bahati says the death penalty will be dropped.
Islamist militant group al-Shabab, which controls much of Somalia, has released a joint video with al-Qaeda, announcing the two groups have merged.
Al-Shabab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane, known as Mukhtar Abu Zubair, said he "pledged obedience" to al-Qaeda head Ayman al-Zawahiri.