Publiseer now distributes to Empik, Poland’s number one retailer of digital books

Africa’s digital content distribution company, Publiseer, has been adding, for the past months, a number of new stores to its distribution channel, as one of its scaling strategies. Today, Publiseer is adding Empik to the list of digital service providers it distributes to. This means that Publiseer will be sending every ebook and audiobook in… Read More Publiseer now distributes to Empik, Poland’s number one retailer of digital books

Honduras elects Xiomara Castro as first female president

Honduras’ conservative ruling party candidate late on Tuesday conceded defeat in the presidential election, paving the way for his leftist rival Xiomara Castro to become the first female leader of the struggling Central American country. Calling Castro “president elect,” National Party contender Nasry Asfura said he had visited his opponent at her family home to… Read More Honduras elects Xiomara Castro as first female president

U.S., EU, Britain and Canada impose new sanctions on Belarus

The United States and its allies, including the European Union, on Thursday imposed sanctions against dozens of individuals and entities in Belarus in a coordinated move to escalate punitive action against President Alexander Lukashenko and his government. The latest round of sanctions aim to significantly increase pressure on Lukashenko, who is accused of rigging the… Read More U.S., EU, Britain and Canada impose new sanctions on Belarus

Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg to step down

Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said on Thursday he will step down once his conservative People’s Party agrees on its next leader after Sebastian Kurz announced he was quitting the position earlier the same day. “I firmly believe that both positions – head of government and leader of the Austrian party with the most votes –… Read More Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg to step down

Libyan court reinstates presidential bid of Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi

A Libyan court ruled on Thursday that the son of the late leader Muammar Gaddafi could run for president, his lawyer said, as arguments intensified over the conduct of an election aimed at ending a decade of turmoil. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi’s appeal against disqualification for the December 24 vote was delayed for days as fighters… Read More Libyan court reinstates presidential bid of Saif al-Islam al-Gaddafi