Dubbed the 'white flower' in SA, the negative effects of single-use plastic shopping bags include reducing the aesthetic value of landscapes, clogging waterways, depleting petroleum reserves...
Asphat Muposhi, Mercy Mpinganjira, Marius Wait 23 Jun 2021
US President Joe Biden's administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, three years after former...
Smaller countries have been competing for tourists for years. New remote work visas suggest they are now competing for citizens...
Dave Cook 7 Sep 2020
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Yvonne Su 29 Jan 2020
The e-cigarette industry has been increasingly viewed as one of the most disruptive changes in the tobacco market, with vapes now commonly perceived as an alternative to traditional tobacco products...
Tanusree Jain 8 Mar 2018
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...
LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...
OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada accused China of hacking into the computers of its research and development arm, which partners with thousands of Canadians firms each year to roll out new technologies.
OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's tax agency shut its website on Wednesday (9 April) after warning that encrypted taxpayer data could be vulnerable to the "Heartbleed" bug.
MONTREAL, CANADA: Blackberry filed a legal action in a California court against Los Angeles firm Typo Products for violating its patents using a Blackberry-like keyboard made for Apple's iPhone.
OTTAWA, CANADA: BlackBerry shareholders on Tuesday, 15 October, launched a class-action lawsuit against the company, alleging its optimistic sales forecasts for its new smartphones cost them hundreds of millions of dollars, lawyers announced.
MONTREAL, CANADA: Smartphone maker BlackBerry last week slammed as "false and misleading" a brokerage research note that claimed consumers were returning the new Z10 handsets at a high rate.
OTTAWA, CANADA: WhatsApp's mobile messaging service used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide breached privacy laws in at least two countries, a joint Canadian-Dutch probe concluded on Monday (28 January).
HELSINKI, FINLAND: Finnish mobile giant Nokia said it was withdrawing all its lawsuits against Blackberry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) after reaching an agreement on patent licencing.