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HerRyde: a Nigerian ride-hailing app designed for women to help them feel at ease
SCMP, 22 Sep 2022
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A new ride-hailing app, launched in Nigeria in August 2022, provides a safe and comfortable experience for female customers. HerRyde only uses women drivers, giving its female customers peace of mind.
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Far-right group in Germany planned to overthrow government, create new army: officials
CA, 08 Dec 2022
Germany detained 25 members and supporters of a far-right group that the prosecutor's office said was preparing a violent overthrow of the state and installing as national leade...
Mozambique court jails 10 over $2 billion scandal
Reuters, 08 Dec 2022
The son of a former president of Mozambique and ten others were given prison sentences of between 10 and 12 years for their roles in a $2 billion 'hidden debt' scandal that cras...
COP15 UN biodiversity summit opens in Canada – BBC News
BBC, 08 Dec 2022
COP15, the UN biodiversity summit has opened in Canada. More than 10,000 people, including scientists, activists and government officials are meeting in a bid to preserve sensit...
Power could be restored in North Carolina soon following massive outage
CBS, 08 Dec 2022
Power may be back for thousands on Wednesday night as authorities continue to go through tips on the attacks on electric substations.
Border force workers at UK airports to strike over Christmas
Al Jazeera, 08 Dec 2022
Travel into the UK is set to be affected by a workers strike over the busy Christmas season.
Erosion Reveals 1800s Shipwreck On Florida Beach
NBC, 08 Dec 2022
Archaeologists believe the previously undocumented shipwreck visible on the Daytona Beach Shores beach dates to the 1800s.
Kari Lake torches Joe Biden's 'appalling' remark
FOX, 08 Dec 2022
Former Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake joined 'Fox & Friends' to discuss her response to Biden dismissing the border crisis.
Iran hands down death sentences to protesters as nationwide solidarity strike continues
DW, 07 Dec 2022
Officials in Iran have handed down the death sentence to five people charged with the killing of a member of the security forces.
Rower's family: Coach pushed athlete to suicide
AP, 07 Dec 2022
(7 Dec 2022) The family of a former University of California-San Diego rower who committed suicide in January 2021 says he was pushed too far by his coach.
Dinner in the dark: how a Ukrainian restaurant keeps going in the blackout
AFP, 07 Dec 2022
Candles, coal and wood burning stoves: one restaurant in Kyiv's city centre is doing all it can to keep welcoming its customers during the frequent blackouts affecting the Ukrai...
Soldiers reveal what happened to them inside Russian prison
CNN, 07 Dec 2022
CNN travels to an undisclosed location near the Russian border to witness the arrival of two buses carrying sixty Ukrainian prisoners that released in a swap with Russia.
Iranian protesters 'looking for different tactics' as Iran marks Students' Day • FRANCE 24 English
FRANCE24, 07 Dec 2022
Eleven weeks into the protest movement triggered by the death in custody of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, Iranian protesters are determined to keep up the pressure on the Islamic rep...
Live: Prime Minister Rishi Sunak faces Sir Keir Starmer in PMQs
ITV, 07 Dec 2022
Rishi Sunak is expected to face Sir Keir Starmer in Prime Minister's Questions. Read more: https://www.itv.com/news.
Vaughany & Tuffers Cricket Club | Shoaib Akhtar on England's win and how to bowl at 100mph | Podcast
Telegraph, 07 Dec 2022
Michael, Phil and Ben reflect on England's sensational win over Pakistan in their first match there in 17 years.
In full: Mark Harper faces Transport Committee
Sky, 07 Dec 2022
Mark Harper has faced his first parliamentary committee as transport secretary as rail staff are set to strike over Christmas.
UK MPs question transport secretary over rail strikes – watch live
Guardian, 07 Dec 2022
Mark Harper is questioned by MPs on the Commons transport committee before planned industrial action by rail workers
Euronext CEO Sees 'New Normal' of Listing Outside London
Bloomberg, 07 Dec 2022
Euronext CEO Stephane Boujnah says the exchange is "extremely
New section of China-Russia east-route natural gas pipeline operational
CGTN, 07 Dec 2022
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2022-12-07/New-section-of-China-Russia-natural-gas-pipeline-operational-1fztUL9GojC/index.html
Biden tours new Taiwanese chip-making plant in Arizona, fans US-China semiconductor rivalry
SCMP, 07 Dec 2022
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube US President Joe Biden toured a new chip-manufacturing plant in Phoenix, Arizona on December 6, 2...
CD, 07 Dec 2022