Monday, May 20, 2019

Can Innovation work in crisis-affected areas? The Somalia Case

Somalia has lately been hitting the headlines for all the right reasons. Two of the world’s leading broadcasters – the BBC and Reuters – have hailed the country’s...

Special Report: Inside the UAE’s secret hacking team of U.S. mercenaries

Two weeks after leaving her position as an intelligence analyst for the U.S. National Security Agency in 2014, Lori Stroud was in the Middle...

Can Saudi Arabia produce ballistic missiles? Satellite imagery raises suspicions

Satellite images suggest that Saudi Arabia has constructed its first known ballistic missiles factory, according to weapons experts and image analysts, a development that...

A meteor hit the moon during the lunar eclipse. Here’s what we know.

In what may be a first-of-its-kind event, a flash of light seen during totality has astronomers on the hunt for a new crater on...

DNA scientist who said genes cause different IQ results for black and white people...

A Nobel-Prize winning DNA scientist who was sacked for his racist views has been stripped of his final honorary titles after he repeated his...
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Canada: Hamda Ali, Alberta, discovers new diamond extraction method

An Alberta teenager has discovered a new way to extract diamonds that might otherwise be destroyed by current harvesting techniques. Hamdi Ali is a 17-year-old...

East Africa must harness a digital financial services ecosystem

The East African Community ecosystem for digital financial services has shown exponential growth over the years, with active users and active agents increasing 60-fold...

South African at centre of bid for Pentagon data cloud linked to Kremlin insider

While South African, Andre Pienaar, founder of C5 Capital and exposed as the mysterious “Luciano” in the leaked “Zuma spy tapes” saga, is involved...

China recalls its ambassador to US over Huawei official arrest

Terry Branstad urged to cancel arrest warrant for Meng Wanzhou and end her ‘egregious’ detention China has summoned the US ambassador in Beijing to protest...
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India’s 18-year-old blindfolded wonder who uses midbrain activation (Video)

Riding a two-wheeler, reading a book upside down, playing chess and passing thread through a needle....18-year-old Jeet Trivedi can do blindfolded what you cannot...

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International Media on Somaliland 18 May Celebrations: Face2Face

How Somaliland celebrated 28 years of its self-declared independence The self-declared state of Somaliland celebrated its 28th independence anniversary from Somalia on Saturday, May...

Somali Regional State Official Accuses Ethiopia London Embassy of Dividing Somalis

Somali state government advisor accused the Ethiopian embassy in London of using “colonial tactics” to divide Somali diaspora by clan. Mohammed Olad, the new communications...

Ugandan boat with footballers capsizes in Lake Albert

A boat carrying football players and fans has capsized in Lake Albert in western Uganda, local media reports say. Casualty figures are unclear - the...