Bernard Arnault becomes world’s richest person

Bernard-Arnault

French fashion tycoon Bernard Arnault becomes the world’s richest person this week. He has an estimated net worth of $186.3 billion putting him $300 million above Jeff Bezos. Bezos is worth $186 billion and Elon Musk is worth $147.3 billion. Arnault’s fortune has jumped from $76 billion in March 2020 to $186.3 billion this week. ALSO SEE;Despite Covid-19, Uganda’s economy grew by 3.3% –…

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The World demands more social emoji diversity, new Adobe study reveals

An emoji is worth a thousand words but only if you can find the right one.  An enormous number of people around the globe want social network emojis to be more inclusive and culturally distinct so they can show how they feel and communicate fairly as per their desires and intentions, according to a new Adobe study. Adobe’s latest Global Emoji Diversity &…

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Personal data for 500 million LinkedIn users found for sale on hackers’ website

The hacker is asking for a four-digit sum (in USD) for the breached LinkedIn data

LinkedIn in hot soup after being hit by a data leak scandal for over 500 million users which were found for sale on the hackers’ website. The dataset extracted by hackers from LinkedIn’s database includes sensitive information like User IDs, email addresses, phone numbers, workplace information, full names, account IDs, links to their social media accounts, and gender details.  The…

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Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month

The world’s most popular social apps Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp were down on Thursday afternoon according to the trusted sources. Billions of users of the popular social apps experienced a blackout of the services which lasted for over 20 minutes on most continents. This was reported a second outage in a month period after the first occurrance on 19th March…

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LinkedIn offers a paid week off to over 15,000 workers

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp restored after a second outage in a month

LinkedIn, a social network for social connection, jobs and education will give its workers next week off in a bid to help them with a tormenting burnout. This move comes as large companies are trying to find ways to help the Zoom-fatigued employees as a result of ensuring the pandemic social distancing guideline. The company will give its 15,900 full-time…

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Iraq issues arrest warrant for the Out-going US President Donald Trump

Iraq issues arrest warrant for Out-going US President Donald Trump

A judge in Baghdad’s investigative court has issued an arrest warrant for outgoing US President Donald Trump, over the killing of an Iraqi paramilitary leader during the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani last year. Iranian general Qasem Soleimani died with Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the deputy head of Iraq’s largely pro-Iran Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary network, in the same U.S. drone strike at…

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Kyotera Woman MP Succumbs to Covid-19

The speaker of paliament, Rt Hon Alitwala Rebecca Kadaga has today announced the death of Kyotera Woman MP Robinah Ssentongo. The Kyotera Woman legislature died of coronvirus. Kyotera Woman Member of Paliament becomes the third Ugandan legislature to succumb to the coronavirus pandemic. The other lawmakers that have died of this pandemic are Kamuli Municipality Member of Parliament Rehema Watongola,…

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COVID-FUND: MoH refutes COVID Interventions Report by Ministry of Finance, calls it a planned & malicious attack in media

COVID-FUND: MoH refutes COVID Interventions Report by Ministry of Finance, calls it a planned & malicious attack in media

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has come up and responded to the report of the budget monitoring and accountability unit (BMAU) titled “covid-19 interventions report the financial year 2019/20 which revealed the COVID-19 misuse of funds in the bid to prevent COVID. Earlier on this month many media houses and social media pages came out and wrote detailed articles exposing…

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