Christians in Nigeria, Under Continuous Attack

Christians in Nigeria under Constant Attack, Officials Seem to downplay the religious component of persecution.

  • In the period January 2013–May 2016, 826 Christians were killed and 878 injured. There were 102 churches destroyed or damaged.
  • Over 20,000 Christian families have been displaced.
  • Government officials do not clearly identify Christians as targets in an anti-Christianity agenda.
  • The Nigeria Conflict and Security Analysis Network unearths an agenda composed of systemic attacks.

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China’s robot army set to surge

China’s uptake of industrial robots is set to rise rapidly in the coming years as higher labour costs and the heightened aspirations of workers push manufacturers to embrace automation.

The development may add to fears that workers in poorer countries are most in danger of being displaced by automation, with analysis by Citi and the Oxford Martin School, a research and policy unit of the UK university, published earlier this year suggesting that more than 75 per cent of jobs in China are at a “high risk” of computerisation. Continue reading