Art

This Jewel Jemila Look Is Proof That Sharon Ooja Has Some Seriously Impressive Offscreen Style

This Jewel Jemila Look Is Proof That Sharon Ooja Has Some Seriously Impressive Offscreen Style

Sharon Ooja Egwurube was back to stellar style form this weekend in this super cute yellow dress by Nigerian designer Jewel Jemila . We’re pretty sure she clinched the best dressed wedding guest in her yellow one-shoulder silk dress. The slightly fluted hem and figure skimming shape is definitely up Sharon’s alley as she tends towards feminine silhouettes – we think it’s fair to say Sharon stole the night in this delicate yet sunny look. We ... Full story

Education

Biden-Harris team finally get their transition .gov domain – TechCrunch

Biden-Harris team finally get their transition .gov domain – TechCrunch

Finally. It only took almost three weeks, but the Biden-Harris transition has officially begun. On Monday, the General Services Administration gave the green light for the Biden-Harris team to transition from political campaign to government administration, allowing the team to receive government resources like office space, but also classified briefings and secure computers. And, with it, comes a shiny new .gov domain. Transitioning is an ... Full story

Economics

Europe’s data strategy aims to tip the scales away from big tech – TechCrunch

Europe’s data strategy aims to tip the scales away from big tech – TechCrunch

Google wants to organize the world’s information but European lawmakers are in a rush to organize the local digital sphere and make Europe “the most data-empowered continent in the world”, internal market commissioner Thierry Breton said today, setting out the thinking behind the bloc’s data strategy during a livestreamed discussion organized by the Brussels-based economic think tank, Bruegel . Rebalancing big data power dynamics to tip the ... Full story

Entertainment

Snapchat Will Spend $1 Million A Day On A New Feature To Compete With TikTok

Snapchat Will Spend $1 Million A Day On A New Feature To Compete With TikTok

Snapchat cofounder and CEO Evan Spiegel speaks during the Disrupt SF 2019 conference at Moscone ... [+] Center in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Getty Images. Snapchat hopes a new part of its app can compete with TikTok, and it’s willing to spend $1 million a day to beat back its surging rival. The new feature is called Spotlight, and it’ll surface content from users that people don’t already follow, a ... Full story

Health

Excess deaths in UK 'a fifth higher than normal'

Excess deaths in UK 'a fifth higher than normal'

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Law

Thai police to deploy thousands for royal protest

Thai police to deploy thousands for royal protest

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police will deploy nearly 6,000 officers on Wednesday for a demonstration at the office that manages the royal fortune by protesters demanding that King Maha Vajiralongkorn give up personal control of the assets. FILE PHOTO: Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn and Queen Suthida greet royalists during the inauguration of a new subway station at the outskirts of Bangkok, Thailand, November 14, 2020. REUTERS/Jorge Silva. ... Full story

Living

Opinion: Our time to act on the Sahel is now

Opinion: Our time to act on the Sahel is now

Talata Dicko, 15, fled from her home near Bankass, Mali, in November 2019 after armed men attacked her village and burned it to the ground. She's been living at a camp for displaced people in Mopti, Mali, ever since. Photo by: Annika Hammerschlag / CRS. In a 2017 photo, smiling kindergarten children play with colored blocks. In another shot, students take part in a public health class. In yet another photo, a handful of teenagers pore over ... Full story

Politics

India bans another 43 Chinese apps – TechCrunch

India bans another 43 Chinese apps – TechCrunch

India is not done banning Chinese apps. The world’s second largest internet market, which has banned over 175 apps with links to the neighboring nation in recent months , said on Tuesday it was banning an additional 43 such apps. Like with the previous orders, India cited cybersecurity concerns to block these apps. “This action was taken based on the inputs regarding these apps for engaging in activities which are prejudicial to sovereignty and ... Full story

Sport

BBNaija winner Laycon set to star in Showmax’s first Nigerian original series 

BBNaija winner Laycon set to star in Showmax’s first Nigerian original series 

20 November 2020: Streaming service Showmax is expanding its investment in Africa with its first original Nigerian production, reality series I Am LAYCON. It’s official, Laycon is coming back to our screens in 2021! The Big Brother Naija Season 5 winner, Lekan Agbeleshe aka Laycon, is set to star in Showmax’s first-ever Nigerian Original, I Am LAYCON, premiering in February 2021. Coming from humble beginnings, the 26-year-old musician and ... Full story

Technology

How To Remove Your Data From Facebook And Instagram

How To Remove Your Data From Facebook And Instagram

Photo by LIONEL BONAVENTURE AFP via Getty Images. Most social networks build their business models around advertising. To generate targeted ads that pull the right strings, these providers leverage tons of information listed in users’ profiles and also analyze their activities both within and beyond the networks. When creating a new profile on Facebook or Instagram, many users accept the Privacy Policy terms without ever reading the fine print. ... Full story