Two Americans plead guilty to aiding former Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn flee Japan

A U.S. Special Forces veteran and his son pleaded guilty in Tokyo on Monday to charges that they illegally helped former Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chairman Carlos Ghosn flee Japan hidden in a box aboard a private jet in December 2019. Chief judge Hideo Nirei, one of three judges presiding over their first court appearance,… Read More Two Americans plead guilty to aiding former Nissan chief executive Carlos Ghosn flee Japan

China denounces G7 statement over criticism on several issues

China denounced on Monday a joint statement by the Group of Seven leaders that had scolded Beijing over a range of issues as a gross interference in the country’s internal affairs, and urged the grouping to stop slandering China. The G7 leaders on Sunday took China to task over human rights in the heavily Muslim… Read More China denounces G7 statement over criticism on several issues

G7 leaders agree to increase contributions to boost climate finance

G7 leaders agreed on Sunday to raise their contributions to meet an overdue spending pledge of $100 billion a year by rich countries to help poorer countries cut carbon emissions and cope with global warming, but only two nations offered firm promises of more cash. Alongside plans billed as helping speed infrastructure funding in developing… Read More G7 leaders agree to increase contributions to boost climate finance

China cautions G7 leaders over global power rivalry

China on Sunday pointedly cautioned Group of Seven leaders that the days when “small” groups of countries decided the fate of the world was long gone, hitting back at the richest democracies as they sought to act in concert to counter Beijing’s might. The re-emergence of China as a leading global power is considered to… Read More China cautions G7 leaders over global power rivalry

G7 seeks to counter China with grand infrastructure plan

The Group of Seven richest democracies sought on Saturday to counter China’s growing influence by offering developing nations an infrastructure plan that could rival President Xi Jinping’s multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road initiative. The G7, whose leaders are meeting in southwestern England, has been searching for a coherent response to the growing assertiveness of Xi after… Read More G7 seeks to counter China with grand infrastructure plan

Nollywood star, Usman Suleman, is optimistic about the second half of 2021

Nollywood actor Usman Suleman reveals the year 2021 has been good while expressing his optimism for the second half of the year. The admired model who is looking forward to having more clients said he would drive his brand forward while working to become a better version of his self. He spoke about his plans… Read More Nollywood star, Usman Suleman, is optimistic about the second half of 2021

Backed with $100K investment, PayDay is bridging the gap between talent and opportunity in Africa

A lot of people say “Africa is the future”, however, there are a handful of people doing the work required to ensure that Africa is not left behind. Favour Ori is a young entrepreneur working tirelessly with his team at TalentMatch to ensure accessibility of employment in technology on the African continent, with its flagship… Read More Backed with $100K investment, PayDay is bridging the gap between talent and opportunity in Africa

Nigerian government demands that social media firms obtain local operational licence

Social media firms wanting to operate in Nigeria must register a local entity and be licensed, the country’s information minister said on Wednesday, the government’s latest move since it banned Twitter last week. “We are insisting that for you to operate in Nigeria you must first be a Nigerian company and be licensed by the… Read More Nigerian government demands that social media firms obtain local operational licence