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Facebook will stop accepting new political ads a week before the US presidential election

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Facebook will stop taking new political advertising in the United States in the seven days leading up to the election, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today...
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Akon plans to build ‘Wakanda-inspired’ $6 billion city in Senegal

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Senegalese-American singer Akon has set his sights on building a sprawling $6 billion city in his Senegal homeland to welcome Africans of the diaspora to...
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US may extend crackdown on Chinese apps – Donald Trump adviser

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The White House may target more Chinese apps, said Peter Navarro, a key trade adviser to President Donald Trump, as pressure on TikTok appears set...
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South Africa retailers feel pain from virus pandemic

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South Africa’s retail industry is feeling the pain from the coronavirus pandemic on two fronts — store closures during lockdown and the sharply reduced purchasing...
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Army colonel Assimi Goita now Mali’s new military strongman

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Army colonel Assimi Goita has been introduced as Mali’s new military strongman after a mutiny forced President Boubacar Keita out of power. “Let me introduce...
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Google slams Australia law forcing tech giants to pay for news

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Agence France-Presse US technology giant Google went on the offensive Monday against an Australian plan forcing digital giants to pay for news content, telling users...
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Apple removes Fornite from App Store

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Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed...
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US says it has seized millions in cryptocurrency meant to fund terrorist groups

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The US Department of Justice says it has dismantled three online fundraising campaigns involving terrorist organizations, including Al Qaeda, ISIS, and the al-Qassam Brigades (Hamas’...
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TikTok announces first wave of creators set to receive payment for their videos

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TikTok announced the first wave of recipients for its new Creators Fund, a $200 million venture that will pay popular personalities for their content. There...