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Several killed in Addis Ababa flash floods

Several killed in Addis Ababa flash floods

Flash flooding kills at least seven people in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa after torrential rains, officials say. Images from the city on Wednesday showed firefighters wading through brown water to inspect flooded houses and in one instance walking through [...]

August 19, 2021 Incidents
T-Mobile says 40 million affected by data breach

T-Mobile says 40 million affected by data breach

T-Mobile said Wednesday that hackers may have obtained sensitive personal information on more than 40 million current and past customers of the US wireless carrier. The stolen data included social security and driver’s license numbers, which could be used for [...]

August 19, 2021 Technology
Buhari sets up steering committee on Petroleum Industry Act

Buhari sets up steering committee on Petroleum Industry Act

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a steering committee to oversee the process of implementation of the newly signed Petroleum Industry Act (PIA). The steering committee is headed by the Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva. The president, who announced [...]

August 19, 2021 Oil & Gas
Armed Robbers Attack Bullion Van In Ondo

Armed Robbers Attack Bullion Van In Ondo

Some gunmen suspected to be armed robbers have attacked a bullion van in Ondo State. The bullion van belonging to a commercial bank was attacked at Emure-Ile junction, in the Owo Local Government Area of Ondo state. The details of [...]

August 19, 2021 Crime
Biden Freezes Billions Of Dollars In Afghan Reserves

Biden Freezes Billions Of Dollars In Afghan Reserves

The Biden administration reportedly froze Afghan government reserves held in U.S. bank accounts Sunday, after the Taliban seized the capital city of Kabul this weekend, effectively toppling the country’s government. The Washington Post reported that Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen and [...]

August 19, 2021 Government and politics