U.S. Republican party to hold 2020 convention in North Carolina

Republicans on Friday voted to hold their 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, making North Carolina the road to U.S. President Donald Trump’s re-election. The Southern swing state is critical to Trump’s chances of seeing a second term in the White House, and has been a highly coveted prize for both the Republican and Democratic… Read More U.S. Republican party to hold 2020 convention in North Carolina

Israel reaches ceasefire agreement with Hamas to restore peace in Gaza

Hamas said on Saturday it had agreed a truce with Israel in the Gaza Strip, a day after clashes killed an Israeli soldier and four Palestinians along the volatile border. The Israeli military declined to comment on the reported ceasefire. Israel’s government and army rarely acknowledge ceasefires with Hamas, but a military spokeswoman said civilian… Read More Israel reaches ceasefire agreement with Hamas to restore peace in Gaza

South Korean court sentences former President Park Geun-hye to additional eight years imprisonment

​A South Korean court sentenced former president Park Geun-hye to eight more years in prison on Friday after finding her guilty on charges of causing loss of government funds and interfering in a 2016 parliamentary election. Park has already been sentenced to 24 years in jail after she was found guilty by a lower court… Read More South Korean court sentences former President Park Geun-hye to additional eight years imprisonment

Amazon stock market value hits $900billion

Amazon.com’s stock market value reached $900 billion on Wednesday for the first time, marking a major milestone in its 21-year trajectory as a publicly listed company and threatening to dislodge Apple as Wall Street’s most valuable jewel. After Jeff Bezos founded the online book-selling company in his garage in 1994, Amazon survived the dot-com crisis… Read More Amazon stock market value hits $900billion

Twitter appoints former World Bank executives Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Rob Zoellick into board

A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc. She was appointed alongside Robert Zoellick as new independent directors of the board, effective immediately, in an announcement made on Thursday, July 19, 2018. The two join the board as Marjorie Scardino is set to… Read More Twitter appoints former World Bank executives Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Rob Zoellick into board

FG To Host First Nigerian Social Media Summit 

The Nigerian Social Media Summit #NSMS2018 focused on the business, educational and political sector has been unveiled in Nigeria today. The event slated to hold in Abuja on August 12-14, 2018 is being organised by MY EVENTS, a Malaysian-Nigerian company with 10 years’ experience and expertise in events crafting with endorsement by the Nigerian government.… Read More FG To Host First Nigerian Social Media Summit 

Alphabet’s Loon to deploy high-speed Internet balloon with Telkom Kenya in 2019

​Alphabet Inc’s Loon said on Thursday it would deploy its system of balloons to beam high-speed Internet access with Telkom Kenya from next year to cover rural and suburban populations, marking its first commercial deal in Africa. Known as Project Loon, the technology was developed by Alphabet’s X, the company’s innovation lab. It has since… Read More Alphabet’s Loon to deploy high-speed Internet balloon with Telkom Kenya in 2019