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Oct 12, 2018
Amazon worked on building an AI to help with hiring people, but the plans backfired when it discovered the system discriminated against women, Reuters reports.   Citing five sources, Reuters…
Oct 07, 2018
The EU plans to invest more in Africa and wants to intensify trade relations. Since the refugee crisis, Europe has been courting African governments and banking on increased cooperation. For…
Oct 03, 2018
Malaysia’s anti-graft agency on Wednesday said it has arrested former first lady Rosmah Mansor and expects to charge her in court on Thursday with money-laundering, among other infringements.   The…
Oct 01, 2018
US President Donald Trump said he and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un have fallen “in love” –- their bromance fuelled by “beautiful letters” he received from the leader of the…
Sep 30, 2018
Tesla Inc and Elon Musk have agreed to pay $20 million each to financial regulators and the billionaire will step down as the company's chairman but remain as chief executive,…
Sep 26, 2018
Facebook, Google and other tech firms have agreed a code of conduct to do more to tackle the spread of fake news, due to concerns it can influence elections, the…
Sep 19, 2018
China set a 10 percent tariff on U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports, extending a trade dispute into energy and casting a shadow over U.S. export terminals that would propel…
Sep 18, 2018
Authorities in Brazil have seized more than $16m (£12m) worth of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying Teodorin Nguema Obiang, vice-president of Equatorial Guinea, local media report. The…
Sep 18, 2018
Germany on Monday rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology.…
Sep 13, 2018
The Federal Government has approved the immediate deportation of 36 Indians and two Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals with immediate effect.   The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.- Gen.…
Sep 11, 2018
UN says Africa is the worst hit region with climate change resulting to the biggest impact on acute food insecurity and women are more vulnerable.   The Food and Agriculture…
Sep 07, 2018
France reiterated its support to international efforts assisting elections in Libya by year-end, the French Foreign Ministry said in a statement. “In support of the UN and its partners, France…
Sep 03, 2018
Chinese funds are not for "vanity projects" in Africa but are to build infrastructure that can remove development bottlenecks, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday, telling Chinese firms they…
Sep 03, 2018
As African leaders are gathering in Beijing for a summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), expectations run high for the two sides to strengthen their already solid friendship…
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