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Month: July 2023

The switch from Twitter blue bird to the white and black X

The switch from the blue bird to the white and black X happened over the weekend of July 24, however Variety explains that the 24th letter of the English alphabet has been in Musk’s mind for a while. The South African-born billionaire, which bought the social media company in a very contentious deal in 2022,

Wagner: Poland attack from Belarus

Putin exiled the Wagner Group and many of its mercenary soldiers to Belarus after Yevgeny Prigozhin’s failed armed revolt against the leadership in Moscow. The transfer of so many mercenaries to Belarus quickly inflamed tensions in the region and Poland moved to transfer a substantial number of troops to its border with Belarus. Lukashenko also

Chinese GW satellite Project

GW refers to Guowang, or national network. The project was launched by the National Development and Reform Commission, a powerful central government agency overseeing the implementation of major economic policies and projects. A Chinese space scientist has revealed more details about China’s 13,000-satellite project, which aims to compete with SpaceX’s Starlink. Project GW is “forging

Ukraine drone attacks in Russia

There have been more than 120 suspected drone attacks this year in Russia and Russian-controlled territory in Ukraine. These have been concentrated in the Bryansk and Belgorod regions in Russia near the western border with Ukraine, as well as in Russian-annexed Crimea. There have been a series of drone attacks in the Moscow region in

Kanye West’s Twitter account restored

Kanye West was accused of violating the platform’s rules prohibiting incitement to violence. Kanye West’s account has been reinstated on Twitter after an almost eight-month ban over offensive tweets. The suspension followed a similar ban two months earlier, when Ye was initially locked out of his Twitter and Instagram accounts after posting anti-Semitic messages in

Twitter the “non-Chinese” WeChat

It started as a messaging platform like WhatsApp or iMessage, and its two most-used features are the WhatsApp-like “Chats” and “Moments”, which is similar to Facebook. Launched by technology giant Tencent in 2011, WeChat is now used by almost all of China’s 1.4bn people. Calling it a super-app is an understatement. Its services include messaging,

Vladimir Putin’s grain gamble

After the International Criminal Court issued a warrant for his arrest in spring for war crimes in Ukraine, this week’s summit with African leaders in St. Petersburg served as a rare opportunity for Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet international counterparts. Seventeen African leaders attended, far fewer than the 43 at the 2019 summit in

Boko Haram Abductions in Nigeria

A total of 276 female students aged from 16 to 18 were kidnapped by the terrorist group. Boko Haram from the Government Girls Secondary School at the town of Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria. 57 of the schoolgirls escaped immediately following the incident by jumping from the trucks on which they were being transported. Joy

Two African countries Sign Nuclear Energy Cooperation Agreements With Russia

The intergovernmental agreement between Russia and Zimbabwe  which follows a memorandum of understanding concluded in September 2021  was signed by Rosatom Director General Alexei Likhachev and Zimbabwe’s Energy Minister Soda Zhemu. Also on the sidelines of the forum, Russia and Ethiopia signed a roadmap for bilateral cooperation in the use of atomic energy for peaceful

Ukrainian drone attacks on Moscow

Moscow and its environs, lying about 500 kilometres (310 miles) from the Ukrainian border, had rarely been targeted during the conflict in Ukraine until several drone attacks this year. The attack reported Sunday is the latest in a series of recent drone assaults including on the Kremlin and Russian towns near the border with Ukraine