Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Fifa President Sepp Blatter says he did not resign

Sepp Blatter says he has not resigned as Fifa president. The 79-year-old Swiss was thought to have ended his 17-year reign on 2 June amid...

Burundi Vice-President flees country

One of Burundi's vice-presidents has fled the country, saying he felt threatened after opposing President Pierre Nkurunziza's third-term bid. Burundi has seen months of turmoil...

Obamacare subsidies upheld in US Supreme Court ruling

The US Supreme Court has upheld a key portion of President Barack Obama's healthcare law, preserving health insurance for millions of Americans. In a 6-3...

Over 30 years old frozen chicken seized

Some 800 tonnes of smuggled frozen meat have been seized by Chinese authorities, including one batch dating from the 1970s, state media reported.The meat...

Kwabena Duffuor to speak at Oxford’s St Catherine’s College

Dr Kwabena Duffuor, the Minister of Finance in the Atta-Mills administration, has been invited by the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and the Oxford...

Journalist suspended for copy & paste

The Ivorian press regulatory body, Conseil National de la Presse (CNP), has suspended journalist Adama Coulibaly of the privately-owned newspaper Le sursaut for one year for...

Ghanaian rogue trader Kweku Adoboli OUT of prison

Britain’s costliest rogue trader is out of prison after serving about half his seven-year sentence.Kweku Adoboli, who lost $2.3bn at UBS through unauthorised trading,...

Fcebook getting good at recognition it DOESN’T have To See Your Face

If you’re the type of person to upload photos to Facebook in huge batches, you know just how useful automatic tagging can be. But...

Kenya: 50 cows to pay for every human life lost

Two rival communities in Kenya have agreed to pay a fine of 50 cows for every person killed in recent violence, as part of...

Rwandan spy chief Karenzi Karake arrested in London

Rwanda's intelligence chief Karenzi Karake, who is wanted in Spain for war crimes, has been arrested in London, BBC Newsnight has learned. It is understood...