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  • Irv Gotti stated that Oliver Chastan’s Iconoclast has purchased the master recordings of Murder Inc. during BET Weekend. The seasoned music businessman revealed a $300 million transaction in which he sold a 50% stake in his master recordings and received additional cash for a number of film and television projects. Iconoclast, a company founded by […]
  • Westside Gunn is set to deliver his new project on Friday. Hitting Instagram, Gunn announced that his new “art piece”, Peace Fly God, will be available to fans on Friday. “I’m back in the states and the homies pulled right up on me,” Gunn wrote. “Now, the tape is complete.” Gunn announced the project will […]
  • Is there beef brewing between Nicki Minaj and Kanye West? During her headlining set at Essence Fest, Nicki Minaj cut her performance of “Monster” short. “A monster though!” Minaj said. “A monster though! But we don’t fuck with clowns.” “Monster” dropped back in 2010, partnering Nicki with YE, JAY-Z, Rick Ross, and Bon Iver. Minaj […]
  • Bad Bunny is back on top of Billboard. The Latin superstar and his album Un Verano Sin Ti lands on top of the chart for a third non-consecutive week. The achievement comes in week 8 of the album. This week, Un Verano Sin Ti earned 115,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. The album debuted […]

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  • The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) vowed to unveil a “third kit” at the 2022 Concacaf W Championship, as the local football body aims to rebound from the embarrassment of using training jerseys at the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup tournament. The TTFA’s new white playing outfit bears a diagonal sash across the front of […]
  • Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team head coach Kenwyne Jones and captain Karyn “Baby” Forbes promised a positive mindset tomorrow when they open their 2022 Concacaf W Championship against reigning Olympic champions, Canada, from 10pm (TT time) at the Estadio BBVA in Guadalupe, Mexico. The fixture is the second of a Group B doubleheader […]
  • The earthy language of Phillip Alexander may make his commentaries unattractive to some people. It is useful however that he repeatedly sticks it to the establishment, revealing a far better understanding of socio-economic reality than many of our rulers—even though he might not get many votes at the ballot box. Frustration in establishment business circles […]
  • I have had a lifelong love for curries. When I was a child, my favourite meal was rice, dhal and curried chicken. It was actually the rice and the curried chicken, but we were made to have the dhal on it.  It felt like an interloper, interrupting the concentrated taste of the other two, and […]
  • Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team head coach Kenwyne Jones has selected his 23-member squad for the 2022 Concacaf W Championship, with 20 players who participated for the Women Soca Warriors in the earlier round. The team is captained by midfielder Karyn “Baby” Forbes, who is one of six veterans from the 2015 World […]

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  • The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has raised hopes of students that it is close to calling off the ongoing strike action that has lasted for over three months. ASUU on Monday issued a condition that will cause it to immediately call off the strike that led to the closure of many public universities […]
  •   Coventry University is ranked in the top 30 in the world for its ratio of international students and is placed in the top 100 universities in the world for ‘international outlook’.* According to the IDP Connect, Coventry University was the top university for Nigerian students in 2019/20, with over 750 students choosing Coventry, further […]
  • Realmlux Limited the organizers of the Bonny Island Marathon in a Media Briefing held in Rivers State on Saturday, July 2, 2022 announce the return of the 5th Bonny Island Marathon scheduled for 10 December, 2022 with over 10,000 expected runners. The post Bonny Island Marathon announces December 10th for her 5th Edition appeared first […]
  • The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna, Senator Uba Sani has picked governor Nasir El-Rufai's deputy, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe as his running mate for the upcoming 2023 gubernatorial elections in the state. Sani, who made the announcement on Monday night after consultations with critical stakeholders of Kaduna State, said "I am […]
  • Businessman and philanthropist Femi Otedola on Tuesday said he prays that Bola Tinubu will get his heart desire to be Nigeria president in the 2023 election. Tinubu, the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) alongside former vice president Atiku Abubakar of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) and Labour Party's Peter Obi are among […]

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  • Shell subsidiary Ubitricity has placed the winning bid in a public tender issued by the city of Berlin to install at least 200 lantern charging points. The company will begin integrating the first charge points in autumn this year. According to the Shell subsidiary, the roll-out will start in the outer Berlin districts of Steglitz-Zehlendorf […]
  • Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) has announced that its Can-Am brand will return to its roots as a motorbike manufacturer with an all-electric model line. To mark the brand’s 50th anniversary, the company will launch newly developed electric-powered motorbikes. The first models will be available around mid-2024. Can-Am was a motorbike production division of BRP between […]
  • The Mayor of London’s Energy Efficiency Fund (MEEF) announced today it was providing capital Breathe for deploying 100 Tesla Model 3 to private hire drivers, including Uber, in London. The Vehicle-as-a-Service provider is further supported by fintech Zeti’s pay per mile platform ZERO. Breathe offers drivers a VaaS subscription, including insurance, maintenance and tyre replacements. […]
  • US battery manufacturer Microvast has introduced two new lithium-ion cells and an improved battery pack. The new 48-ah and 53.5-ah NMC cells have been specifically designed to power commercial and special-purpose vehicles. Both new pouch cells are available in the same dimensions and can be integrated into Microvast’s new fourth-generation battery packs. Microvast manufactures its […]
  • The Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has announced the third generation of its cell-to-pack battery technology. This is ready for mass production and is said to even outperform battery packs with 4680 cells in some respects. According to Chinese media reports, CATL claims that the internally named ‘Kirin battery’ CtP technology will deliver 13 per cent […]

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  • Federal law enforcement officers patrol Washington, D.C., in 2021. A recent Supreme Court ruling closed the door on journalists seeking monetary damages for First Amendment violations by federal employees.— REUTERS/JIM URQUHART This article is cross-posted from U.S. Press Freedom Tracker.In a Supreme Court term packed with controversial cases, one of the more-overlooked rulings has alarmed […]
  • Londres (Reino Unido), 18 de Agosto 2014 The British home secretary has formally approved the extradition of WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange to the United States, in the latest development in a dangerous and misguided criminal prosecution that has the potential to criminalize national security journalism in the United States.Previously, a major coalition of civil liberties […]
  • CC BY 2.0 Don Holloway Police in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, New York, have used the aftermath of mass shootings to clamp down on press access and have threatened to violate the press freedom rights of journalists doing their jobs. According to recent reporting by the U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, as tragedy unfolded in each […]
  • CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikipedia user Coolcaesar A new journalist surveillance scandal coming out of the Department of Justice drives home the need for a strong journalist shield law, but it’s worth taking a look at how the media guidelines work under the status quo. We’ve repeatedly argued that legislation is necessary to resolve questions about […]
  • The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker, where we attempt to document virtually every press freedom violation in the country, has, for some time, made available its database of thousands of incidents for export via the API. We want all the data we’ve collected over the past five years to be available to journalists, advocates, and policy […]

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  • MANILA, Philippines—Despite high consumer prices, returning domestic demand amid economic reopening would allow the Philippines to grow the fastest in the region this year, the regional surveillance organization Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (Amro) said on Tuesday (July 5). In its July quarterly update of the Asean+3 Regional Economic Outlook (Areo) report, Amro raised its 2022 […]
  • MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is cool about a proposal to reduce government workforce in order lower national spending amid the pandemic, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Erwin Tulfo claimed Tuesday. According to the new DSWD chief, Marcos Jr. stressed during their first Cabinet meeting that no one should be […]
  • MANILA, Philippines — Minors aged 12 to 17 may now get their booster shots against COVID-19, the Department of Health (DOH) announced Tuesday. In an advisory posted on its social media pages, the DOH said immunocompromised adolescents may avail of the booster dose after 28 days from getting their primary series dose while healthyadolescents (or […]
  • BAGUIO CITY—A man died due to head injuries after a rock fell on their vehicle while traveling along the Halsema Highway in Atok town, Benguet province, on Monday, July 4, the police said. The fatality, Richardick Cayacay, 52, was hit in the head, investigators said. Cayacay's fellow passenger, Susan Ubongen, 59, also suffered head injuries […]
  •       KYIV — After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Yuriy Makeyev found himself homeless and jobless: a combination of circumstances that brought him to the brink of a nervous breakdown. Now the 48-year-old, who has fled his home in the war-torn east, believes he can return to normal life thanks to a special […]

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  • Ukrainian peace negotiators planning to meet with Russian representatives have been told “not to eat or drink anything” after the Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich and two Ukrainian peace negotiators were reported to be suffering from what is suspected to be the effects of poisoning. Details of how the poisoning occurred have not been confirmed – […]
  • Chinese property developers’ shares are under heavy downward pressure on Hong Kong markets after several said they may not be able to publish their annual results for 2021 as required by regulators by the end of March. Heavily-indebted property developers including Evergrande Group, China Aoyuan Group, Sunac China Holdings and Guangzhou R&F Properties all recently […]
  • US President Joe Biden’s ill-advised and reportedly ad-libbed call for regime change in Russia last week implicitly raised the question what kind of government Washington has in mind should President Vladimir Putin be deposed or voluntary step down ahead of Russia’s 2024 presidential election. Biden’s line of what might charitably be called “thinking” has long […]
  • Quantum technology, which makes use of the surprising and often counterintuitive properties of the subatomic universe, is revolutionizing the way information is gathered, stored, shared and analyzed. The commercial and scientific potential of the quantum revolution is vast, but it is in national security that quantum technology is making the biggest waves. National governments are […]
  • On Sunday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi completed a six-day tour of South Asia, his first in more than two years. The tour was largely aimed at taking stock and kickstarting progress in China’s Belt and Road Initiative in this region. This, of course, placed India aside, as New Delhi has not yet joined the […]

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