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South Korea is banning thousands of BMWs after engine fires- The South Korean government says thousands of BMWs will be banned from the country's roads after some vehicles caught fire. The German automaker is facing a public relations crisis in South Korea over the fires, which it has blamed on a...
ZTE Corporation, a Chinese firm that sells millions of phones in the United States, has halted "major operating activities" after a US ban against the company went into effect, according to a new public filing- Some of the company's products, which include smartphones and telecommunications equipment, appeared to no longer be...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and French President Emmanuel Macron spoke on the phone for more than an hour Sunday, agreeing to work closely to preserve the Iran nuclear deal, according to a statement from the Elysee Palace. Macron said he wanted to see the original deal preserved but also called...
Davido who announced last week on social media that he was about to the the proud owner of a private jet has just been called out by a a Nigerian media outlet. Davido had earlier revealed that the said jet would be arriving Nigeria in the coming weeks but it...
In the first major interview by a representative of the Iranian government since Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's broadside on the Iran nuclear deal, Iran's Ambassador to the UK told CNN that if the United States pulls out of the agreement, "it means that there is no deal left." "The...
North Korea's nuclear test in September last year was so strong that it caused an on-site collapse at the test site, geologists in China claim. Using high-quality seismic data to pinpoint the location of several tremors that followed the test, the researchers determined that one event 8.5 minutes after the...
President Donald Trump said in a tweet Sunday that he's working to give China's ZTE "a way to get back into business, fast."- Jobs in China are at risk, he said. ZTE, a smartphone and telecom equipment maker that does business around the world, announced last week that it has halted its...
The residents of Okoloba junction in Effurun,Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, scampered for safety out of fear of being electrocuted as fire engulfed the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), substation in the area. According to DailyPost, as resdents of the area vacate their homes out of fear, road...
True Picture Of Why Nigerians Are Suffering- I have been following closely the activities of this government and whenever I have the opportunity, I try to find out the opinions of people as regards the performance of this government. I just realized that the hardship faced by many Nigerians is simply...
China, Germany to stay in Iran nuclear deal as Khamenei lists demands- In comments likely to frustrate the White House, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Germany and China will stand by the existing nuclear accord with Iran, even as the US has withdrawn and expects its European allies to follow...
So much for the campaign to Delete Facebook. Facebook (FB) reported Wednesday that it reversed its first ever decline in daily active users in the US and Canada during the first three months of 2018 despite the backlash from a massive data scandal. Facebook had 185 million daily users in the region as of the...
In a bid to bridge the gender divide in the tech ecosystem in Nigeria and to empower women to be self-dependent and become leaders in tech, Tech4dev, with Microsoft’s backing, has successfully trained over 400 women coders from the Nigerian Women Techsters’ first cohort of training. Tech4dev is a non-profit...
DETROIT — Audi is recalling about 1.2 million cars and SUVs worldwide because the electric coolant pumps can overheat and possibly cause a fire. The recall covers the 2013 to 2016 A4, the 2013 to 2017 A5, the 2012 to 2015 A6, and the Q5 SUV from 2013 to 2017....
China tests bombers on South China Sea island- China says it has landed long-range bombers for the first time on an island in the South China Sea, the latest in a series of maneuvers putting Beijing at odds with its neighbors and Washington over China's growing military presence around disputed...
The White House warned Beijing on Thursday that there will be consequences for its growing militarization in the South China Sea, following reports of missiles being deployed to three of the country's outposts in the disputed region. US intelligence assessed that there is a high probability the Chinese military had...