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Iran Bans Foreign Social Media Networks In Schools

Iran Bans Foreign Social Media Networks In Schools

Iran’s ministry of education on Sunday banned the use of foreign social media networks in schools, the ILNA news agency reported, amid a push by Tehran to limit the influence of outside online platforms. Schools must “only use domestic social networks” for their communication, the ministry said in a statement, according to the reformist-linked news […]

Chimamanda Adichie Makes Fortune Magazine’s List of 50 World Leaders

Chimamanda Adichie Makes Fortune Magazine’s List of 50 World Leaders

Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie, has been named amongst the 50 greatest world leaders in the 2017 Fortune magazine ranking. The Half of a Yellow Sun writer was ranked number 42 on the list with Chicago Cubs baseball team president Theo Epstein at number one. Business mogul, Jack Ma, of AliBaba group of companies appears at […]

We Cannot Slam The Door On Vulnerable Refugees

We Cannot Slam The Door On Vulnerable Refugees

US President Trump released a new Executive order that doubles down on his attacks on refugees and immigrants. While this new ban has been designed to avoid court challenges, it still discriminates against Muslims, slams the door on vulnerable refugees, and blocks people from lawfully traveling to the US. On Monday 6 March, US President […]

Shimon Peres, Former Israeli President, Dies At 93

Shimon Peres, Former Israeli President, Dies At 93

Peres, the last of Israel’s founding fathers, spoke to the BBC’s Lyse Doucet just before his 90th birthday Shimon Peres, who served twice as Israel’s prime minister and once as president, has died at the age of 93. Mr Peres suffered a stroke two weeks ago. His condition had improved before a sudden deterioration on […]