Art

[MUSIC PREMIERE] Lora Akah – Sovereign God (Prod. By Chris J Empire)

[MUSIC PREMIERE] Lora Akah – Sovereign God (Prod. By Chris J Empire)

Upbeat Port Harcourt Nigeria based gospel music minister extraordinaire, inspiring songwriter, and recording artiste, Lora Akah delivers her brand new single titled “SOVEREIGN GOD”. This song reinforces our focus on the need to continually worship, praise, Love, adore, and honor God who created all things created and still in charge irrespective of what life brings. It also re-echoes the truth that God’s love for us is eternal despite all the ... Full story

Education

AU, AFRIMA Mark Africa Day with #StrongerTogether Solidarity Concert for COVID-19 Response fund

AU, AFRIMA Mark Africa Day with #StrongerTogether Solidarity Concert for COVID-19 Response fund

In commemoration of this year’s Africa Day, the Africa Union Commission, (AUC) and All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will host a live virtual Solidarity Concert for the African Union COVID-19 Response Fund, under the theme: Health Security in the Context of COVID-19 and tagged ... Full story

Economics

Australia gives companies a six-month break from earnings forecasts

Australia gives companies a six-month break from earnings forecasts

FILE PHOTO: The new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison shakes hands with the new Treasurer Josh Frydenberg after the swearing-in ceremony in Canberra, Australia August 24, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray. SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will relax its company disclosure obligations for six months, including allowing firms to hold off on earnings forecasts in a move to protect them from lawsuits during the coronavirus crisis. The move is the second ... Full story

Entertainment

South Korean cafe hires robot barista to help with social distancing

South Korean cafe hires robot barista to help with social distancing

Customers wait at a cafe where a robot that takes orders, makes coffee and brings the drinks straight to customers is being used in Daejeon, South Korea, May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji. DAEJEON, South Korea (Reuters) - The new robot barista at the cafe in Daejeon, South Korea, is courteous and swift as it seamlessly makes its way towards customers. “Here is your Rooibos almonds tea latte, please enjoy. It’s even better if you stir it,” it ... Full story

Health

UK turns to delivery cream teas during lockdown  News

UK turns to delivery cream teas during lockdown News

Image caption A cream tea delivery box from Homemade by Victoria. Online searches for cream teas and afternoon teas to be delivered have surged since the UK went into lockdown, search data has suggested. Afternoon tea treats topped the list of most increased searches for "delivery" queries in the UK, analysis of data from Google Trends showed. Other popular terms included TGI, Nando's, takeaways and cakes, as people looked for a "pick-me-up" ... Full story

Law

Blackburn shooting: Sixth murder charge over Aya Hachem death

Blackburn shooting: Sixth murder charge over Aya Hachem death

Image caption Aya Hachem died from a gunshot wound to the chest. A 34-year-old man has become the sixth person to be charged with the murder of a law student in a drive-by shooting. Aya Hachem, 19, died when shots were fired from a passing car in Blackburn on 17 May. Ayaz Hussain, 34, of Calgary Avenue in Blackburn, has been charged with her murder and the attempted murder of a man who officers think was the intended target of the shooting. He ... Full story

Living

India among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

India among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India on Monday posted its biggest single-day jump in cases of COVID-19, overtaking Iran to become one of the 10 worst-hit nations, even as the government allowed domestic air travel to restart. A member of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) talks with a passenger through a glass shield, after the government allowed domestic flight services to resume, during an extended nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the ... Full story

Politics

Marie Cau: First transgender mayor elected in France  News

Marie Cau: First transgender mayor elected in France News

Image caption Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes's councillors elected Marie Cau as mayor on Saturday. A trans woman in France has won election in her local commune to become the country's first openly transgender mayor. The council in Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes in northeastern France chose Marie Cau as its new mayor on Saturday. The 55-year-old ran on a platform of ecological sustainability and building the local economy. Speaking to the AFP news agency, Ms ... Full story

Sport

Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world

Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world

A sign on a boardwalk in Wildwood, New Jersey, on May 24, suggesting visitors wear masks. Mark Makela/Getty Images. The commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration on Sunday urged Americans observing Memorial Day weekend to follow federal guidelines aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, saying the deadly virus "is not yet contained.". "With the country starting to open up this holiday weekend, I again remind everyone that the ... Full story

Technology

A massive database of 8 billion Thai internet records leaks – TechCrunch

A massive database of 8 billion Thai internet records leaks – TechCrunch

Thailand’s largest cell network AIS has pulled a database offline that was spilling billions of real-time internet records on millions of Thai internet users. Security researcher Justin Paine said in a blog post that he found the database, containing DNS queries and Netflow data, on the internet without a password. With access to this database, Paine said that anyone could “quickly paint a picture” about what an internet user (or their ... Full story