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November 2, 2017 12:05 AM Warner Bros. cuts ties with Brett Ratner's company after sexual misconduct allegations

Warner Bros. is severing ties with embattled filmmaker Brett Ratner, after six women publicly accused him of a range of sexual harassment and misconduct. A person with knowledge of the matter said the Burbank studio will not renew its production deal with Ratner and the fate of his company’s $450 million co-financing agreement is unclear. Ratner, through 296

November 1, 2017 7:05 PM Brett Ratner Joins a Sordid Club

It’s Wednesday, and if you’re sick of reading stories about sexual harassers, just imagine how sick people are of being sexually harassed. Hello from Los Angeles, where we’re telling Brett Ratner tales, counting on Thor: Ragnarok to hammer the box office, and giving the last laugh to Rose Marie. Another day, another Hollywood power player (or two) accused 270

October 25, 2017 3:07 PM U.S. House squeezes Pyongyang-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill described by congressmen as the “harshest” secondary financial sanctions ever on North Korea, named after Otto Warmbier, the American university student who died after being arrested and jailed by the Pyongyang regime. The legislation, which passed 415 to 2, would direct the Treasury 37

October 9, 2017 5:05 PM Brazil revives African ties, eyes expanding market

BRAZIL-AFRICA/:Brazil revives African ties, eyes expanding market BRASILIA, Oct 9 (Reuters) - Agricultural powerhouse Brazil aims to revive ties with Africa after a lull and sees a vast export market for food and manufactured goods in a continent whose population is surging, its foreign minister said. Brazil's presence in Africa surged during the government 42

October 1, 2017 4:50 AM Here’s everything we know about the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL so far

It’s crazy to think that almost a year has passed since the first Pixel and Pixel XL were announced at an event in California. However, we’re just a couple of weeks away, and it’s a good time to reflect on the past year while taking a look at the various rumors for the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Today, we’re going to take a look at all of the different 81

September 21, 2017 7:30 AM Trump Just Made Up an African Country

But on Wednesday, Trump's addressed to a working lunch of African leaders didn’t get off to a great start. In his brief speech, which lasted just under seven minutes, Trump made several faux-pas that left many on social media questioning the extent of his knowledge of African history and geography. Foremost among these was Trump’s creation of a non-existent 99

September 18, 2017 8:21 AM Namibia weary of Bitcoin but acknowledges Blockchain

The Bank of Namibia does not consider cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as legal tender – although it recognises the underlying Blockchain technology as innovative. This is according to a position paper released by the Bank, introduced as Blockchain continues to gain traction across the Nigeria and South Africa markets. Namibia's apex bank distinguishes 49

September 13, 2017 11:37 PM Re-inventing Africa’s Transport Model

Lack of effective coordination among Africa’s transportation stakeholders is inhibiting the impacts of existing programs, but technology and innovation are increasingly understood as essential drivers to propel Africa forward in meeting its development goals. These were some of the main findings of the 2nd IRF Africa Regional Congress which was held July 11th-13th in Windhoek 70

September 6, 2017 1:57 PM September 6th, 2017Africa’s agricultural revolution needs to be unique than the rest of world

The power of entrepreneurs and the free market is driving Africa’s economic growth from food production, as business wakes up to opportunities of a rapidly growing food market in Africa, that may be worth more than $1 trillion each year by 2030 to substitute imports with high value food made in Africa. This is the main conclusion from the latest Africa 55

August 30, 2017 3:07 PM Botswana to Implement Recommendations

Gaborone — Minister of Defence, Justice and Security, Mr Shaw Kgathi has assured the parliamentary portfolio committee on Foreign Affairs, Justice, Defence, Security and Government Assurances that the ministry would work hard to ensure that Botswana implements the Eastern and Southern African Anti-Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG) recommendations. Briefing 23