Death toll rises to 15 as divers search for New Zealand volcano victims

New Zealand divers searched contaminated waters near the volcanic White Island for two remaining bodies on Saturday, as the death toll from an eruption rose to 15 people, the police said. Waters around the island were contaminated by the massive eruption of rocks, lava and chemicals on Monday, reducing visibility. “Divers have reported seeing a… Read More Death toll rises to 15 as divers search for New Zealand volcano victims

Thousands march in protest as former PM Abdelmadjid Tebboune elected as Algerian president

A former prime minister was elected Algeria’s new president in a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil, but protesters who toppled his predecessor marched again on Friday, vowing their movement would not stop. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, 74, campaigned as a technocrat who had proven his integrity by being sacked for falling out with… Read More Thousands march in protest as former PM Abdelmadjid Tebboune elected as Algerian president

Top 100 Women CEOs In Africa inaugural list announced by Reset Global People and Avance Media

Reset Global People in partnership with Pulse and Avance Media has announced the inaugural list of the Top 100 Women CEOs in Africa, a ranking which highlights and recognizes the accomplishments of women CEOs from across 24 countries across the continent. The Top 100 Women CEOs in Africa is compiled by Reset Global People and Pulse… Read More Top 100 Women CEOs In Africa inaugural list announced by Reset Global People and Avance Media

Man fatally shoots six persons before killing self at hospital in Czech

A gunman shot dead six people on Tuesday at a hospital waiting room in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava in an unexplained attack, authorities said. It was the worst shooting in the Czech Republic since a man shot eight people dead at a restaurant in Uhersky Brod in 2015. Police said they received calls… Read More Man fatally shoots six persons before killing self at hospital in Czech

Five dead, several injured as volcano erupts, spews ash plume in New Zealand

At least five people were killed, up to 20 injured and several were reported missing after a volcano suddenly erupted off the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island on Monday, spewing a plume of ash thousands of feet into the air. More casualties were feared on White Island, where the volcano erupted at about… Read More Five dead, several injured as volcano erupts, spews ash plume in New Zealand

Telecoms company Ericsson to pay over $1billion to settle U.S. corruption case

Swedish mobile telecoms company Ericsson has agreed to pay over $1 billion to resolve probes into corruption, including the bribing of government officials, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday. The bribery took place over many years in countries including China, Vietnam and Djibouti, the department said. The total charges include a criminal penalty… Read More Telecoms company Ericsson to pay over $1billion to settle U.S. corruption case

U.S. rapper Juice WRLD dies at 21 following seizure at Chicago airport

U.S. rapper Juice WRLD has reportedly died after suffering a seizure at Chicago’s Midway Airport early Sunday morning. It was reported that the rapper, who was born Jarad Anthony Higgins, was bleeding from the mouth when medics responded to the scene. He was conscious while being rushed to a nearby hospital, where he was declared… Read More U.S. rapper Juice WRLD dies at 21 following seizure at Chicago airport