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June 21, 2017 6:45 AM Travis Kalanick quits as Uber CEO

The newspaper says he stepped down "after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay on at the company. Mr. Kalanick's exit came under pressure after hours of drama involving Uber's investors, according to two people with knowledge of the situation, who asked to remain anonymous because the details are confidential. Earlier on Tuesday, five of Uber's 58

June 21, 2017 6:37 AM Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns; board says he's putting company first

“I love Uber more than anything in the world and at this difficult moment in my personal life I have accepted the investors request to step aside so that Uber can go back to building rather than be distracted with another fight,” Kalanick said in a statement given to the New York Times. The San Francisco start-up, valued at near $70 billion, has been rocked 69

June 14, 2017 6:27 PM Chaos at Uber reverberates in industry known for ‘frat-boy’ culture

A path to progress Even by Silicon Valley standards, Uber is an outlier for its volume of harassment charges and other ethical controversies. But the scrutiny is resulting in a mandate for change from the firm's board. June 14, 2017 —Beset by scandals and challenges on every side, Uber resembles a huge army where the troops have survived while the officer 116

June 14, 2017 1:36 PM Uber Exec Resigns After Sexist Jibe About Women on Boards

Uber Technologies Inc director David Bonderman said on Tuesday that he has resigned from the company's board following a remark he made during an Uber staff meeting that was widely seen as offensive to women. Bonderman's ill-timed remark came during an all-staff meeting Tuesday to discuss of how the ride-services company plans to transform itself following 50

June 14, 2017 1:36 PM Uber Board Member Who Made Sexist Comment During All-Hands Meeting Resigns

The ride-hailing company held an all-hands meeting on Tuesday morning in San Francisco to reflect on the company's tumultuous past few months and discuss the recommendations of an independent report on how to move forward. But the day that was supposed to be about reflection and how to create "Uber 2.0" led to an uncomfortable moment that has now led to the resignation 51

June 10, 2017 9:55 AM Namibian Hero Toivo Is No More

STRUGGLE icon and former Robben Island prisoner, Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, has died today. Ya Toivo played a crucial role as a founder member of Swapo in the 1950s, in fact the main force behind the creation of OPO, the fore-runner of Swapo. For his strong beliefs and convictions, he endured arrest, imprisonment, detention and harassment at the hands 94

May 28, 2017 6:11 AM Menstruation: Ending the taboo

Periods, menstruation, the "curse": Who manages to talk about this nonchalantly? The aim of Menstrual Hygiene Day is to help overcome embarrassment and shame. Let’s talk openly about periods – all over the world. Not long ago I saw a tweet that really made me laugh. It showed two female sexual organs making fun of a woman who was quite sure her monthly 51

May 15, 2017 10:56 PM Uber engineer barred from work on key self-driving technology, judge says

SAN FRANCISCO — Uber sidestepped a full shutdown of its self-driving car efforts Monday when a federal judge stopped short of issuing a temporary injunction against the ride-hailing company’s autonomous vehicle program. But the court mandated that Anthony Levandowski, a star engineer leading Uber’s self-driving car program, must be restricted from working 40

May 4, 2017 8:24 AM Tanzania: Less Than Perfect State of Press Freedom in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam — Tanzania marks World Press Freedom Day today amid growing feelings of uncertainty over the road ahead, after the fifth phase government sent mixed signals on its commitment to creating a just, internationally acceptable media landscape. With the goings-on of the past two years, it is still fair to say that the government, which has partly 27

May 4, 2017 5:29 AM Nigeria: Amnesty International Want Govt to Stop Harassment, Intimidation of Journalists

The Amnesty International yesterday asked the federal and state governments to "urgently bring to an end all forms of harassment and intimidation of journalists and the use of fear to deter people from using social media platforms to express their opinions." They also asked the government to take concrete actions that will assure Nigerians that the "country 34