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Get Off Amazon’s Cloud, Wal-Mart tell Vendors:

The battle between the King Kong and Godzilla of retail has moved into the cloud. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is telling some technology companies that if they want its business, they can’t run applications for the retailer on Inc.’s leading cloud-computing service, Amazon Web Services, several tech companies say. Read all here Please follow and like us: Read More »

2Baba Visits IDP Camps In Maiduguri (PHOTOS)

In a bid to raise awareness of the plight of internally displaced persons in Nigeria, music legend and African icon 2Baba, yesterday, July 18, 2017 visited an IDP camp in Ngala/Gamboru in Borno State to support the work of UNHCR in the protection of (IDPs) and refugee returnees to Nigeria’s north east. During his visit, he was also awarded a Humanitarian award by Brigadier General Ochayi. He is the first ... Read More »

Protests after Minnesota Officer Who Shot Philando Castile Dead In Front Of Girlfriend And Daughter Is Set Free

A Minnesota police officer was cleared Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a Black motorist whose death captured national attention when his girlfriend streamed the grim aftermath on Facebook. Castile’s family stormed out of the courtroom after the verdict was read, and the city of St. Anthony swiftly announced plans to dismiss Officer Jeronimo Yanez, despite his acquittal. Yanez was charged with manslaughter in the death of Castile, ... Read More »

Vice-President Pence hires lawyer as Trump-Russia inquiry deepens

Vice-President Mike Pence has hired an outside lawyer to handle his response to inquiries into possible ties between President Trump’s campaign and Russia. Richard Cullen is known for representing high profile clients. Earlier, US media reported that Donald Trump was being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice. Mr Mueller is leading an FBI inquiry into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Reports in ... Read More »

Dennis Rodman and his odd gift bag for North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong-un

When former US pro-basketball star and all-round character Dennis Rodman met with North Korea’s sports minister this week he took along gifts for the country’s authoritarian leader, Kim Jong-un. Mr Rodman has in recent years forged an unlikely friendship with Mr Kim, a big basketball fan who is alleged to have executed hundreds of people, including close family members, to cement his authority. The North Korean leader reportedly lives a ... Read More »

London tower fire: Prime minister May orders full public inquiry

Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered a full public inquiry into the fire that engulfed a west London block of flats, killing at least 17 people. That figure is expected to rise, as fire chiefs do not expect to find any more survivors in the burnt-out Grenfell Tower in North Kensington. The PM said people “deserve answers” as to why the fire spread so rapidly. The first victim has been ... Read More »

Kenyan Judge dismisses case over font used in typing suit papers

A Kenyan Judge has surprisingly dismissed a case filed by a local betting firm citing that the font used on the suit papers was not ‘reader friendly’. Justice Roselyne Aburili was recently hearing a case filed by betting firm Bradley Trading Limited to challenge the budgetary proposal by Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich, to increase taxes on the betting industry to 50 percent. According to the Justice, the font used ... Read More »

7 people killed and 66 injured in an explosion near a kindergarten in China

According to CCTV, at least seven people were killed and 66 were injured, including children, in a blast near a kindergarten in eastern China today. Two people died at the scene and five died at the hospital while Nine others are in serious condition. No children or teachers are among the dead. The blast occurred in front of the gate of the Chuangxin Kindergarten at about 4:50 p.m. According to ... Read More »

Why Nigerian mom tells teachers that her daughter is never going to do anymore homework again

A Nigerian mum living in Canada shared an email she sent to her daughter’s teachers, informing them that her daughter is totally done with homework. In a lengthy post, Bunmi Laditan, who is a writer, explained the reason for her decision, stating that her daughter is unable to be a child because she has over two hours of homework each day. She listed all the ways the excessive homework has ... Read More »

Ex-naval officer, Chief Moses Akanni Famuyiwa brutally murdered in Ogun State

Retired naval officer, Chief Moses Akanni Famuyiwa, popularly called MAF 44, was brutally murdered by unknown assailants in Ogun State in the early hours of yesterday, Wednesday, June 14. The 73-year-old Chief Executive Officer of MAF 44 Gardens and Event centre, Arigbajo, Ogun State was stabbed on the vein in his left elbow, by the assailants before fleeing the scene. It was gathered that the room where he was murdered ... Read More »

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