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February 20, 2018 3:04 PM Apple pushes fix to latest text bomb bug

Apple has tackled a bug that causes its devices to freeze if they encounter a specific character from the Telugu alphabet – a language native to India. Following the glitch’s discovery, pranksters had used the symbol on social media, private messages and even Uber’s app to cause problems. Apple has now issued a software update for its iPhones, iPads 67

February 9, 2018 5:12 PM Uber settles with Waymo on self-driving

Uber and Waymo have reached a settlement over claims Uber stole trade secrets from the self-driving company. As part of the agreement, Uber is giving a 0.34% Uber stake to Waymo, worth approximately $245m (£177m). Uber has also agreed not to use Waymo’s technology in its self-driving cars, though it maintains it never did. Uber’s chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi 47

November 1, 2017 4:36 PM New York truck attack: Driver 'inspired by Islamic State'

The man suspected of killing eight people in New York by driving a truck down a cycle lane was inspired by the Islamic State (IS) group, police say. New York Police's Deputy Commissioner John Miller said that notes in Arabic claiming the attack on behalf of IS were recovered from the scene in Lower Manhattan. The suspect, Sayfullo Saipov, 29, is an Uzbek 149

October 20, 2017 5:49 AM PHOTOS: Otumfuo mobbed on arrival

The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II was given a rousing welcome by a massive crowd at the Kumasi Airport upon his return from Brazil after days of dominating media headlines over a whopping cash transaction in the UK. An official of the Ghana International Bank in the UK Mark Arthur has been dismissed after the traditional ruler of the Kingdom of Ashanti 87

October 16, 2017 12:22 PM Lola Kassim now leads Uber West Africa

Ridesharing app for fast and reliable rides, Uber, has announced Lola Kassim as its new General Manager for West Africa. Her appointment comes after her predecessor, Ebi Atawodi, was made Product Manager, Global Payments Growth for Uber worldwide. She worked at McKinsey and Company for three and a half years, before joining Uber. She also worked as a governance 32

October 13, 2017 11:52 AM Ghana International Bank apologises to Otumfuo over laundering allegations

The Ghana International Bank (GhIB) in the United Kingdom, has formally apologised before a London Employment Tribunal, for stating that at the time the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II gave £350,000 to an executive director of the bank in August 2016, for it to be lodged in his account in the UK, the King was using an expired diplomatic passport. The bank has also apologised 59

October 12, 2017 7:50 PM GhIB apologises to Asantehene over expired diplomatic passport claim

A former executive director of the GhIB in the UK, Mr Mark Arthur has sued his employers, the GhIB, arguing he was wrongfully dismissed, unfairly dismissed and was not protected as a whistle blower. He was dismissed for allegedly failing to follow anti-money laundering rules and violating security policies, when he collected almost £200,000, as well as $200,000 in cash from the Asantehene 51

October 12, 2017 12:36 PM UK Tribunal decides fate of bank official over Asantehene’s £350,000 cash

In less than 24 hours, a UK employment tribunal will decide if an official of the Ghana International Bank was unfairly dismissed after he deposited £350,000 into Asantehene’s account. Mark Frank Arthur has been in court challenging his dismissal, claiming “wrongful dismissal, unfair dismissal and failure to protect a whistleblower.” UK-based ABN radio’s 58

October 11, 2017 11:01 PM City banker sacked after Uber trip with African king’s ransom

A bank executive has claimed that he was sacked after picking up £350,000 in cash from one of Africa’s wealthiest rulers and later taking an Uber taxi to deposit it. Mark Arthur, 55, an executive director at Ghana International Bank, said he had been asked to visit the home of Osei Tutu II, absolute ruler of the Ashanti kingdom in Ghana, where he was given 56

September 29, 2017 1:33 PM Uber has 3000 drivers in Ghana

Data from ride-hailing app Uber says South Africa, Kenya and Ghana are its most lucrative markets in Africa, Kenya’s Business Daily reports. In Ghana Uber has provided employment for 3000 drivers with 140, 000 active riders. South Africa ranks first with 969,000 active riders, while Kenya in second place, has 363,000 active users. Both countries have experienced 54