INEC announces date for Anambra State gubernatorial election

The Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 18th as the date for the governorship election in Anambra state. The national electoral body took to their Twitter account to announce the date. Political parties, in Anambra State, are yet to field their candidates for the election. Breaking: Anambra State Governorship Election is scheduled to hold… Read More INEC announces date for Anambra State gubernatorial election

Guatemala denies entry to Dutch ship carrying abortion pills

Guatemala’s army detained a boat carrying a supply of abortion pills on Thursday and prevented it from picking up women seeking to end their pregnancies, saying the move was prohibited by the country’s constitution. The boat, operated by Dutch nonprofit Women on Waves, was in military custody with some of its seven crew members still… Read More Guatemala denies entry to Dutch ship carrying abortion pills

Kansas man charged for fatally shooting Indian man, injuring another

A Kansas man was charged on Thursday with fatally shooting an Indian man and wounding another Indian man and an American in a bar, as federal authorities investigated the incident as a possible hate crime. 51-year-old Adam Purinton was charged in Johnson County, Kansas with one count of premeditated first degree murder and two counts… Read More Kansas man charged for fatally shooting Indian man, injuring another

Samsung Electronics to tighten donation guidelines; group executives offer to resign

Tech giant Samsung Electronics is tightening board oversight on donations while two senior Samsung Group executives reportedly offered to resign, as the conglomerate struggles with the fallout from a graft scandal that led to its leader’s arrest. Samsung Electronics said on Friday its board of directors will now vote on any financial support to third… Read More Samsung Electronics to tighten donation guidelines; group executives offer to resign

Alphabet’s Waymo sues Uber over trade theft

Alphabet Inc’s Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto on Thursday over allegations of theft of its confidential and proprietary sensor technology. Waymo accused Uber and Otto, acquired by the ride services company in August, with stealing confidential information on Waymo’s Lidar sensor technology to help speed its own… Read More Alphabet’s Waymo sues Uber over trade theft