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We cannot fear change – Zim’s Mnangagwa on currency

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said the situation in the country where others earning US dollars were enjoying stability while those who earn local currency had become “unfair and unsustainable. In a statement released on Tuesday, Mnangagwa said it had always been clear that for the country’s economy to take off, “we need our own […]

Economy cannot remain in the hands of a few – minister

The SA government will not allow the country’s economy to remain in the hands of a few, Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshavheni said on Tuesday. “To have economic freedom in our lifetime is our mission,” she said. Speaking during Parliamentary debates on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s recent State of the Nation Address (SONA), Ntshavheni […]

YouTube star Etika found dead in New York

Desmond Amofah aka Etika Source: NYPD Etika, a YouTuber known for his popular videos about video games, was found dead in New York Monday less than a week after he was reported missing, authorities said. “We regret to inform that Desmond Amofah aka Etika has been found deceased,” the New York Police Department tweeted Tuesday. […]

MIT president L Rafael Reif: Chinese-Americans face ‘toxic atmosphere’

The U.S. government’s rhetoric and policies on immigration could “have serious long-term costs,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology President L. Rafael Reif said in an email to the school community Tuesday. The relationship between the U.S. and China has been strained in recent months over escalating tariffs. The U.S. has also raised national security concerns about […]

Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts

Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg (L) meets with French President Emmanuel Macron (R) at the Elysee presidential palace following the “Tech for Good” summit in Paris on May 23, 2018. Christophe Petit Tesson  AFP | Getty Images Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform […]