Tens of thousands of jubilant citizens on the streets of Harare celebrate ‘this peaceful takeover'They came from all over Zimbabwe, streaming into the streets of Harare in a carnival of protest and celebration, determined to seal the peaceful but incontestable end of Robert Mugabe's long rule.Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans of every age, class, political persuasion and skin colour turned out, singing, chanting, dancing and sometimes crying, all exhilarated at the prospect of change, so [...]
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Discovery was made on land south of Swanage in Dorset, close to where clothing identified as Pope's was found on ThursdayThe body of a woman has been found in the hunt for missing teenager Gaia Pope, which police are “confident” is the 19-year-old.The discovery was made on land south of Swanage, close to where clothing positively identified as Pope was found on Thursday. Continue reading... [...]
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The deaths, which so far include one young girl, came after bombardment of the rebel-held eastern Ghouta region near DamascusAt least 14 civilians, including one young girl, were killed by Syrian regime bombardment of the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus on Saturday.Ten of the victims were killed by air strikes and another four died in rocket fire, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. It added a further 40 people were wounded and [...]
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In recent years, the SEC has had greater success policing wrongdoing due in large part to the implementation of its whistleblower program. But the whistleblowers' crosshairs are not limited to Wall Street. Individuals are beginning to come forward in a new sphere of the business world, one with its own reputation of a problematic, win-at-all-cost culture: Silicon Valley. Read More [...]
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Potential rupture in relations threatens to undermine Trump's bid for peaceRex Tillerson says Palestinians ran afoul of obscure provision in US lawThe Palestinians threatened on Saturday to suspend all communication with the United States if the Trump administration follows through with plans to close their diplomatic office in Washington. The potential rupture in relations threatens to undermine Donald Trump's bid for Middle East peace – a mission he has handed his son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Related: [...]
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There are very few black and Latinx investors, with only 2 percent of investment team members at VC firms identifying as black and just 1 percent identifying as Latinx, according to the National Venture Capital Association. This is where HBCU.vc comes in. HBCU.vc, a pivot from HBCU to Startup, aims to diversify the white, male-dominated world of venture capital. HBCU.vc's program works… Read More [...]
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We are now walking through a media desert. While access to content is astronomically high, the content that we read is dead, lifeless, and derivative. Yes, I see the irony in posting my criticism of the state of online media on, well, online media, but I want to explore how we got here and what we can do about it. We begin in about 1983. The education necessary to interact with media of that… Read [...]
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