Gabon President Fires His Vice and Forestry Minister Over Timber Scandal

Gabon’s Vice President and Minister of State for Forests and the Environment have been relieved of their posts by presidential decree in connection with a timber scandal that rocked the central African country. Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou Vice President since … Continue reading Gabon President Fires His Vice and Forestry Minister Over Timber Scandal

Facebook Employees had Access to Private Passwords for Hundreds of Millions of People

This time, the company acknowledges that it mishandled sensitive passwords for hundreds of millions of its users, primarily those who use its Facebook Lite product. The disclosure casts doubt on the company’s abilities to protect its users’ information as it … Continue reading Facebook Employees had Access to Private Passwords for Hundreds of Millions of People

Cyclone batters Mozambique coastal city

Tropical cyclone Idai battered Mozambique’s coastal city of Beira leaving its 530,000 residents cut off from the outside world on Friday after power cables were downed and communications severed. “There is no communication with Beira. Houses and trees were destroyed and pylons downed,” an official at the National Institute of Disaster Management told AFP. “There was no tsunami-type storm but Beira and Chinde (400 kilometres, 250 miles northeast of Beira on the coast) were badly hit.” Another official, Pedro Armando Alberto Virgula, in Chinde, said a hospital and seven schools there lost their roofs and four houses were destroyed. Virgula … Continue reading Cyclone batters Mozambique coastal city