Daily Archives: July 17, 2019

Viettel Sets Off A Digital Revolution In Vietnam Through Its New Subsidiary Company

HANOI, Vietnam, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Amid rapid technological developments, tech companies are in a race to equip the local population with the latest developments and inventions. Vietnam’s leading telecommunications company, Viettel, is aiming …

Sudan’s Power-Sharing Deal Missing Key Details

WASHINGTON/KHARTOUM – After months of on-again, off-again talks, Sudan’s military and opposition leaders have signed a power-sharing deal that rotates control of an executive council, but leaves other key details to be determined.

Under the …

Media Advocates Decry Burundi’s Increasing Restrictions

NAIROBI/WASHINGTON � Press freedom advocates are coming down hard on Burundi, after increasing restrictions prompted the BBC to shut down its bureau in the central African country this week.

Burundian authorities have also suspended VOA …

Media Advocates Decry Burundi’s Increasing Restrictions

NAIROBI/WASHINGTON � Press freedom advocates are coming down hard on Burundi, after increasing restrictions prompted the BBC to shut down its bureau in the central African country this week.

Burundian authorities have also suspended VOA …

Sudan’s Opposition and Ruling TMC Sign Political Accord

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s ruling Military Council and a coalition of opposition groups signed a power-sharing accord in Khartoum Wednesday. Analysts say the accord is an important step forward after months of unrest, but not everyone …

Zimbabwe’s Foreign Currency Ban Spurs Demand for Cryptocurrency

HARARE – Zimbabwe’s ban on foreign currency, and the country’s soaring inflation, have spurred demand for cryptocurrencies like bitcoin to try to preserve wealth; however, Zimbabwean authorities last year banned banks from processing bitcoin and …