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DR Congo police deploy at Zambia border ahead of Katumbi's return

DR Congo police deploy at Zambia border ahead of Katumbi's return

He had planned to fly by private jet from Johannesburg to Lubumbashi, the capital of Katanga province, to lodge his application to stand in long-delayed elections in December - a move that would heap pressure on Kabila. At least two police checkpoints were set up to screen access to Lubumbashi's airport on Friday and the city's main road to Zambia was blocked by a truck, an AFP journalist said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Republican Party chair bashes megadonor Koch network after trade criticism

Republican Party chair bashes megadonor Koch network after trade criticism

Koch told the media on Sunday that the tariffs were "ridiculous" and "unfair" to foreign countries and foreign workers. And Charles Koch said that his network would "hold people responsible" for not defending his network's libertarian principles and policy priorities, further alienating the group from the Trump circles now in control of the Republican Party. Consulte Mais Informação

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Project Dragonfly is Google’s censored search engine for China

Project Dragonfly is Google’s censored search engine for China

In January, the search engine joined an investment in Chinese live-stream mobile game platform Chushou, and earlier this month, launched an artificial intelligence (AI) game on Tencent Holdings Ltd's social media app WeChat. The company also complained at the time of hacking attacks that appeared to come from China . The initiative is codenamed Dragonfly and is one of several options the company is pursuing for returning to China, the people said, while noting timing is still up in the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Hitman, Ryse: Son of Rome, and More Join Xbox Game Pass Today

Hitman, Ryse: Son of Rome, and More Join Xbox Game Pass Today

For those of you with Xbox Game Pass, do you feel like you're getting your money's worth? Rounding out the list, Capcom's Dead Rising 2 , The Escapists: The Walking Dead , and Dandara have also hopped aboard. Microsoft's response to this is a removal of the Entertainment tab on the Xbox One Home screen in favor of a Game Pass tab. While these games and other forthcoming projects might help boost subscribers, there's also a chance that highly anticipated first-party titles like Halo: ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Parents are paying tutors to stop their kids getting owned at Fortnite

Parents are paying tutors to stop their kids getting owned at Fortnite

The website Gamer Sensi has hundreds of coaches, many of whom specialise in Fortnite , and charge between $10 and $25 an hour, to offer their services over the internet and help improve gameplay. 'You can imagine what that was like for him at school'. "It's really surreal to me", 18-year-old coach Logan Werner told the newspaper. Dale Federighi, from California, signed up for lessons so he could play alongside his 6- and 11-year-old children, even though they shunned the idea of ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Britain's Labour leader sees 'real problem' of anti-Semitism in party

Britain's Labour leader sees 'real problem' of anti-Semitism in party

After three leading Jewish newspapers jointly published a scathing leader column about Mr Corbyn's party, the Labour leader rejected their "overheated rhetoric". He said: "Seven of the IHRA examples were incorporated word-for-word". "It is unfortunately the case that this particular example, dealing with Israel and racism, has sometimes been used by those wanting to restrict criticism of Israel that is not antisemitic". Consulte Mais Informação

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White House escalates China trade dispute to secure early breakthrough: Kemp

White House escalates China trade dispute to secure early breakthrough: Kemp

U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed raising tariffs to 25% on a range Chinese products including fresh fruit and vegetables, in the latest development of the escalating trade war. China's finance ministry unveiled new sets of additional tariffs on 5,207 goods imported from the United States, ranging from 5 to 25 per cent. American companies, industry and consumer groups have pleaded with the administration to avoid tariffs, saying they could raise their costs and eventually lead ... Consulte Mais Informação

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France Prohibits Smartphones and Tablets Use in Schools

France Prohibits Smartphones and Tablets Use in Schools

While it passed with 92 in favor and none against, left-wing lawmakers abstained , saying it did not go far enough. From September, children between the ages of 3 and 15 will not be allowed to use internet-connected devices in school. A previous law, passed in 2010, already prohibited smartphone use during class, but Blanquer said the earlier law did not apply across the board, while the new law moves France "into the 21st century". Consulte Mais Informação

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Denmark Sees Hundreds Of Protesters As 'Burqa Ban' Comes Into Force

Denmark Sees Hundreds Of Protesters As 'Burqa Ban' Comes Into Force

The law, passed in May, does not specifically mention Muslim dress - it states that "anyone who wears a garment that hides the face in public will be punished with a fine" - but protesters say Muslim women are the intended target. Kaoutar Elhamss told the organisation that civil disobedience is "precisely what is needed" to fight the ban, and claimed it is "neither criminal nor disobedient" for citizens to call the government out when "a democratic country is not behaving democratically ... Consulte Mais Informação

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