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Rousseff Out, Temer In
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Rousseff Out, Temer In

Brazilian Senate has just vote to proceed with the impeachment trial of Dilma Rousseff. This decision comes with landmark changes. Rousseff will have to step aside for her vice president. 55 to 22 vote, the senate voted to go ahead with the impeachment trial over allegations that Rousseff used creative […]

Uganda Just Blocked Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp
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Uganda Just Blocked Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp

This is a funny but serious scenario. President Yoweri Museveni is being sworn in as we right this piece, but he has just given Ugandans a sour gift. Yesterday, the government through the telecommunication regulatory body ordered all mobile carriers to block access to¬†Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp within Ugandan cyberspace. […]

Featured: Strongmen Lead To Trouble
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Featured: Strongmen Lead To Trouble

In a world still struggling to recover from the global financial crisis, many countries are turning to or at least tolerating strongmen rule, in the belief that a hard hand is necessary in tough times. This faith helps explain the enduring popularity of autocrats such as Recep Tayyip Erdogan of […]

GFG Raises EUR300 Million In Fresh Funding
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GFG Raises EUR300 Million In Fresh Funding

Global Fashion Group, a subsidiary of Rocket Intenet SE said it has secured a successful funding round of at least EUR300 million, which has been underwritten by Rocket Internet and other existing shareholders. Founded in 2014, GFG is the leading online Fashion business in emerging markets. It combines 6 regional […]