Saudi Arabia military intercept ballistic missiles fired by Yemeni Houthi rebels 

​Saudi Arabia intercepted two ballistic missiles over its capital Riyadh on Wednesday that had been fired from Yemen, state media reported, after at least four blasts rocked the city centre. Yemen’s Iran-allied armed Houthi movement said it had launched the missiles at economic targets in the Saudi capital. There were no immediate reports of casualties… Read More Saudi Arabia military intercept ballistic missiles fired by Yemeni Houthi rebels 

One arrest as Customs officials confiscate containers loaded with Tramadol tablets in Lagos

​One suspect has been detained by the Tincan Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), in connection with the importation of 40 and 20 feet containers loaded with Tramadol tablets allegedly smuggled from India. Command controller, Musa Abdullah, told newsmen that the seizure came against the backdrop of the ban on codeine syrup by… Read More One arrest as Customs officials confiscate containers loaded with Tramadol tablets in Lagos

Vodafone set to acquire Liberty Global in $21.8billion deal 

​Vodafone has agreed to pay $21.8 billion to buy Liberty Global’s assets in Germany and eastern Europe to take on rivals with a broader range of superfast cable TV, broadband and mobile services. The world’s second-largest mobile operator struck a deal with U.S. cable pioneer John Malone’s Liberty after years of on-off talks to become… Read More Vodafone set to acquire Liberty Global in $21.8billion deal 

One dead, five injured as militants launch coordinated attacks in Afghan capital Kabul

Gunmen set off at least three explosions in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Wednesday and then battled security forces from buildings they occupied in the latest in a spate of violence to rock the city. Six wounded were brought into the trauma hospital run by Italian medical aid group Emergency, of whom one was dead… Read More One dead, five injured as militants launch coordinated attacks in Afghan capital Kabul

Google gives publishers control on ad platform in compliance with EU data laws

​Alphabet Inc’s Google has sent online publishers an update to its ad-serving platform, which allows them to select advertising tech vendors that comply with new European data privacy laws. Google is the top vendor of the software that many newspapers and digital media firms use to sell ads on their platforms. The controls that Google… Read More Google gives publishers control on ad platform in compliance with EU data laws