Camera Light Shoot set to hold workshop in Ibadan

CLS Workshop is a beginner-level workshop that was created solely for fledgling photographers. It was created by renowned photographer FortuneShotz, the official photographer for Afrobeats star Davido. The first edition of the CLS Workshop was held at RTIST HUB in Ojota, Lagos. It hosted 40 participants within the three-day span. The highly anticipated photography workshop… Read More Camera Light Shoot set to hold workshop in Ibadan

Ethiopia passes bill opening financial sector to citizens in diaspora

Ethiopia’s parliament passed a bill on Wednesday to open up the country’s financial sector to an estimated five million of its citizens who have taken other nationalities, including allowing them to buy shares in local banks and start lending businesses. The changes are part of a raft of economic reforms initiated by Prime Minister Abiy… Read More Ethiopia passes bill opening financial sector to citizens in diaspora

Amazon acquires Israeli tech startup E8 Storage

Amazon has bought Israeli storage technology startup E8 Storage, a source familiar with the deal said on Wednesday. The team at E8 Storage, which provides flash storage for the enterprise and software-defined cloud, will merge with Amazon Web Services development center in Tel Aviv, the source added. The source said the valuation of E8 Storage… Read More Amazon acquires Israeli tech startup E8 Storage

Senegal set to introduce policies to curb huge plastic waste

Tired of seeing Senegal’s seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use. The West African country, whose beaches on the Atlantic attract tourists from all over the world, is one of the world’s biggest contributors to ocean plastic despite… Read More Senegal set to introduce policies to curb huge plastic waste

Amazon set to launch online food delivery service in India

Amazon.com Inc is planning a foray into the burgeoning online food delivery business in India this year, two sources aware of the development said, in a move that could raise competition in an increasingly crowded market. The Seattle-based company is working with local partner Catamaran, founded by IT industrialist Narayana Murthy, and has begun hiring… Read More Amazon set to launch online food delivery service in India

Three dead, twelve injured following shooting at food festival in California

A California teenager was identified by police on Monday as the gunman who killed three people, including two children, at a food festival south of San Francisco. Santino William Legan, 19, cut through a fence at the festival on Sunday evening and shot at people with a ‘AK-47-style’ assault rifle at the Gilroy Garlic Festival,… Read More Three dead, twelve injured following shooting at food festival in California

T-Mobile, Sprint wins U.S. approval for merger

T-Mobile US Inc won U.S. antitrust approval for its $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, the Justice Department said Friday, clearing a major hurdle to a deal that merges the nation’s third and fourth largest wireless carriers. The companies have agreed to divest Sprint’s prepaid businesses, including Boost Mobile, to satellite television firm Dish… Read More T-Mobile, Sprint wins U.S. approval for merger