Sheriff deputy, eleven others killed as gunman opens fire in Southern California bar

A gunman killed 12 people including a sheriff’s deputy after he walked into a Southern California bar and started shooting late Wednesday night, police said. The gunman was also killed, Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean told a news conference early Thursday, though it was not immediately clear by whom. An unknown number of people were… Read More Sheriff deputy, eleven others killed as gunman opens fire in Southern California bar

Cameroonian insurgents release abducted students of Presbyterian secondary school

A church official in Cameroon says that the 79 students kidnapped by unidentified gunmen have been released, but two of the three staff members abducted are still being held. Fonki Samuel Forba, moderator of Cameroon’s Presbyterian Church, said on Wednesday that the schoolchildren, who had been kidnapped on Sunday night from a church school, had… Read More Cameroonian insurgents release abducted students of Presbyterian secondary school

Facebook, Google database tools reveal removal of political ads

Public databases that shine a light on online political ads, launched by Facebook and Google before Tuesday’s U.S. elections, offer the public the first broad view of how quickly the companies yank advertisements that break their rules. The databases also provided campaigns unprecedented insight into opponents’ online marketing, enabling them to capitalize on weaknesses, political… Read More Facebook, Google database tools reveal removal of political ads

Roberta Annan to Launch €100 Million New Investment Fund for Africa at 2018 Paris Peace Forum in Partnership with UN ITC & EU

On November 12th 2018, the Ethical Fashion Initiative alongside African Fashion Fund and the European Commission (EC) will launch a ‘one hundred million euro fund’ (100million) the Impact Fund For Africa (IFFA) a new investment fund supporting African creatives working in the fashion and lifestyle industries. Launching in Paris during the Paris Peace Forum, an… Read More Roberta Annan to Launch €100 Million New Investment Fund for Africa at 2018 Paris Peace Forum in Partnership with UN ITC & EU

Avance Media Opens Nominations For 2018 Top 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians

​ Leading PR & Rating firm, Avance Media has opened public nominations for the 4th edition of the annual prestigious ranking of young people in Ghana dubbed; 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians. The ranking which was first published in 2015 has seen young achievers such as Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas (2015 & 2016) and Lawyer… Read More Avance Media Opens Nominations For 2018 Top 50 Most Influential Young Ghanaians

Twenty soldiers killed as Taliban militants attack border post in western Afghanistan

Taliban militants attacked a border outpost in western Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 20 government soldiers in the latest assault likely to compound fears that the security forces are facing an unsustainable casualty toll. Sparsely populated Farah, on the border with Iran, has seen months of heavy fighting, with hundreds police and soldiers killed. The Taliban… Read More Twenty soldiers killed as Taliban militants attack border post in western Afghanistan

Amazon plans to split second headquarters between two cities 

Amazon.com Inc is planning to split its second headquarters evenly between two cities, people familiar with the matter said on Monday, in a twist to a more than year-long contest that has drawn overtures from locales across North America. Dallas, Long Island City in New York and Arlington near Washington, D.C. are all among the… Read More Amazon plans to split second headquarters between two cities