Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine objects to oil pipeline

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A planned pipeline to export oil from Uganda is likely to entrench the long rule of President Yoweri Museveni, opposition figure Bobi Wine said Tuesday, voicing his opposition to a project that’s increasingly controversial over environmental concerns. Wine, a singer and former lawmaker who ran for president in 2021, is the… Continue reading Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine objects to oil pipeline

Bangladesh faces power blackout after national grid fails

DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — A failure in Bangladesh’s national power grid plunged much of the country into a blackout on Tuesday, officials said. Officials of the state-run Bangladesh Power Development Board said that power transmission failed somewhere in the eastern part of the country. All power plants tripped and electricity was cut in the capital, Dhaka,… Continue reading Bangladesh faces power blackout after national grid fails

Biden travels to hurricane hit Puerto Rico, Florida following disasters and outages

President Biden traveled to a ravaged Puerto Rico to tour the island and is set to pivot to Florida tomorrow as frustration builds along with floodwaters. “I’m heading to Puerto Rico because they haven’t been taken very good care of. They’ve been trying like hell to catch up from the last hurricane. I want to… Continue reading Biden travels to hurricane hit Puerto Rico, Florida following disasters and outages

Women’s T20 Asia Cup, India vs UAE reside: Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues assist India get better

India squad for Asia Cup: Shafali Verma, Smriti Mandhana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Dayalan Hemalatha, Richa Ghosh (w), Pooja Vastrakar, Deepti Sharma, Sneh Rana, Radha Yadav, Renuka Singh, Sabbhineni Meghana, Meghna Singh, Kiran Navgire, Rajeshwari Gayakwad. UAE’s squad: Chaya Mughal (c), Kavisha Egodage, Esha Oza, Lavanya Keny, Suraksha Kotte, Natasha Cherriath, Rinitha Rajith, Priyanjali… Continue reading Women’s T20 Asia Cup, India vs UAE reside: Deepti Sharma, Jemimah Rodrigues assist India get better

Dear Abby: This former friend is getting into stalker territory, and it’s stressing me out

DEAR ABBY: My spouse and I work at the college where we were undergraduates. The school has a strong reunion tradition, and thousands of alumni come with their families to relive their college days. We live here year-round and are sort of done with reminiscing. In years past, I’ve had boundary issues with former classmates… Continue reading Dear Abby: This former friend is getting into stalker territory, and it’s stressing me out

Hackers Release LAUSD Student Data On Dark Web

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) announced that the hackers who compromised the district’s online infrastructure, have leaked student personal data on the dark web. LAUSD Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho held a press conference Monday to address the leaks, after reports that personal information, including social security numbers, had been found on a dark… Continue reading Hackers Release LAUSD Student Data On Dark Web

Egyptian enterprise capital agency Algebra Ventures hits first shut of second fund at $100M

Last April, Egyptian and MENA-focused enterprise capital agency Algebra Ventures introduced the launch of its $90 million second fund. It was the sequel to its first: a $54 million fund invested in 21 startups throughout Egypt and the Middle East.  While Algebra Ventures predicted it could attain its first shut in Q3 2021, the agency… Continue reading Egyptian enterprise capital agency Algebra Ventures hits first shut of second fund at $100M