Daily Archives: October 30, 2019

Rokt closes US$48M Series C investment round to drive growth

Led by TDM Growth Partners, the funding round brings the total investment in the profitable tech leader to US$82M LONDON, Oct. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Rokt, the global leader in e-commerce marketing technology, today announced an investment of US$48M from global investment firm, TDM Growth Partners, as well as existing investors. The capital will help accelerate research & […]

Humanitarian Coordinator condemns killing of three aid workers

The Humanitarian Coordinator in South Sudan, Alain Noudeacute;hou, has strongly condemned the killing of three aid workers in Morobo County, South Sudan’s Central Equatoria region. On 27 October, three International Organization for Migration (IOM) vo…

Hundreds of Migrants in Libya Flee Detention, Cite Hunger

PARIS – Hundreds of migrants have fled a detention center in coastal Libya and crowded overnight around a U.N. facility, saying they were denied food for weeks. Around 450 people left Abu Salim detention center late Tuesday. Two of the migrants, as wel…

Mozambique’s main opposition party appeals election result

Nyusi and his ruling Frelimo party won big in the election, which was hoped would calm tensions in Mozambique, soon to become a top global gas exporter. Instead, the contested result has stoked divisions as opposition parties have cried foul.We want th…

Nairobi Startup Pushes Cleaner Home Cooking Fuel

NAIROBI, KENYA � Catherine Mutua she has always used charcoal and gas to cook for her young family.But, the source of energy she grew up with was becoming too expensive. She found out that she can also cook with another kind of fuel, ethanol.”Before I …

S. Africa Police Evict Protesting Asylum-Seekers, Arrest 100

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – South African police on Wednesday arrested about 100 foreign nationals occupying an office building in Cape Town as part of a sit-in protest against xenophobia. Hundreds of asylum-seekers have been camping at U.N. refugee age…