Canada

Lifelabs says it paid ransom to protect test results of 85K Ontarians

Government privacy commissioners are investigating a data breach at LifeLabs, one of Canada’s largest medical services companies, after hackers gained access to the personal information of up to 15 million customers. “The vast majority of these customers are in B.C. and Ontario, with relatively few customers in other locations,” said LifeLabs chief executive Charles Brown […]

African News

Nj Ayuk Makes Top 100 Most Influential Africans List

Described as an “energy broker”, the listing highlights Nj Ayuk’s voice in offering remedies for the continents’ resource curse and praises his best-seller on Amazon JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, December 5, 2019/ — Nj Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org/) and CEO of the Centurion Law Group, has been named as one of […]

International

Network International Report Identifies Inflection Point for Payment Acceptance in Africa, Enabling New Major Opportunities in the Financial Services Sector

The report details the broad pillars of growth across bank accounts, Point of Sale devices and transactions per card according to Network’s research of nine African markets DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, December 2, 2019/ — Network International (https://www.Network.ae/), the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa, has published research highlighting the […]

African News News

Hola, Madrid! African Development Bank takes the continent’s climate agenda to COP25 in Spain

The Bank has doubled its total climate change commitment to $25 billion between 2020 and 2025 ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, November 29, 2019/ — The Bank is playing a leading role in guiding progress on climate change on the continent. The Bank has doubled its total climate change commitment to $25 billion between 2020 and 2025. […]

African News

Innovative thinking marks African Development Bank’s Africa jobs manifesto

Employment is top of the agenda of every African leader – SVP Charles Boamah ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, September 13, 2019/ — Innovative thinking about Africa’s conventional employment issues is what marks the African Development Bank’s (www.AfDB.org) new policy research document “Creating Decent Jobs: Strategies, Policies, and Instruments,” participants heard at the report launch, held 12 […]

World

How bad is China’s economic slump? It’s impossible to tell

Companies and executives around the world are desperately trying to gauge the severity of China’s economic slowdown. But getting a clear picture is very difficult.Growth in the world’s second-biggest economy cooled last year to its lowest level in almost three decades, according to government data. Top global brands including Apple (AAPL) and Caterpillar (CAT) have blamed weakness in China for their disappointing earnings.The […]

Uncategorized

Mahama completed only 29 E-Block schools – Education Minister

The Mahama administration completed only 29 of its flagship E block community day schools before exiting office, the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has stated. This assertion is contrary to figures given by the previous administration which put the figure above 50 out of the 200 projects. Dr. Prempeh made the disclosure on […]

Lifestyle

An NYC restaurant has reportedly instituted a crackdown against sex workers and won’t allow women to eat alone at the bar

Clementine Crawford, a branding executive, wrote an essay for Drugstore Culture on Wednesday, detailing how she was banned from eating at the bar of a Manhattan restaurant.  In the essay, Crawford said staff told her that the owner had ordered a crackdown on sex workers, who he believed preyed on male customers at the […]