Zoom Announces $100 Million Zoom Apps Fund

New Venture Fund to Stimulate Innovation in the Zoom Apps Ecosystem SAN JOSE, Calif., April 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) today announced the Zoom Apps Fund, a new $100 million venture fund created to stimulate growth of Zoom’s ecosystem of Zoom Apps, integrations, developer platform, and hardware. Portfolio companies will […]

Kibali Goldmines Rejects SOKIMO Claim

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, April 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kibali Goldmines SA (Kibali) said today it had learned that SOKIMO SA was attempting for the second time to extort certain benefits from the company by filing new proceedings with the commercial court in Kinshasa. SOKIMO is a 10% shareholder in the Kibali […]

NASA’s Mars Helicopter Takes First Successful Test Flight

The U.S. space agency, NASA, Monday received images and data confirming its small helicopter, Ingenuity, successfully performed the first controlled powered flight of an aircraft on a planet other than Earth. Scientists in the control room at NASA’s Je…

India’s Capital to Lock Down as Nation’s Virus Cases Top 15M

New Delhi was being put under a weeklong lockdown Monday night as an explosive surge in coronavirus cases pushed the India’s capital’s health system to its limit. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said in a news conference the national capital was facing …

Uganda: Jobless Graduates Chase Dreams On Boda Bodas

Mr Stephen Ojula graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration in 2018 but he for two years failed to get the white-collar job he trained for.Mr Ojula got his degree from Nkozi University and after realising that the dream job that classr…

Uganda: Crime Drops By 9 Percent – New Police Report

Police are set to release the 2020 annual crime and traffic safety report today that indicates a drop in the volume of crimes by nearly nine per cent.Unofficial police figures indicate that there were 195,931 cases reported across the country in 2020 c…

Uganda: Rural Residents Adopt Measures to Promote Sanitation

Throughout Uganda, poor rural communities continue to grapple with the challenges that stand in the way of improving the standards of the required sanitation and hygiene in their households.A basic traditional latrine with a concrete floor and brick wa…

Uganda Says US Travel Limits Imposed Without Basis

KAMPALA, UGANDA – The U.S. is imposing visa restrictions on some Ugandan government officials for what it calls the undermining of the democratic process during recent elections.Uganda government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo said Saturday that the U.S. h…