Google selects 22 media innovators for second GNI Innovation Challenge in Africa, others

Google has announced 22 media innovators for a $2.1 million funding through the second Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge for Africa, the Middle East, and Turkey.Applications for the challenge were opened in February 2021 and ran until April 12, 2021.

Cuban Government Blames Twitter For Unrest

Unprecedented anti-government protests broke out in Cuba on July 11, which the single-party state leadership blames on a Twitter campaign orchestrated by...

Storms Leave At Least 19 Dead, Several Missing In Germany

Heavy rains and floods lashing western Germany have killed at least 19 people and left around 50 missing, regional officials said, as...

Court Releases Former DR Congo PM From Brief House Arrest

DR Congo’s Constitutional Court on Wednesday reversed its decision to place former prime minister Augustin Matata Ponyo under house arrest, his lawyer...

Ethiopia PM vows to repel ‘enemies’ after Tigray rebel assault

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday vowed to repel attacks by Ethiopia’s “enemies” after rebels in Tigray launched a fresh offensive to regain territory in the war-torn region.

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