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nChain Acquires Majority Stake in HandCash Wallet for Bitcoin Cash

LONDON, May 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — nChain Group, the leading blockchain research and development group, has closed deal terms to acquire a majority stake in HandCash.  HandCash is a Bitcoin Cash mobile wallet which uses …

Libyans Eager to Leave Decade of Violence, Instability Behind, Top United Nations Official Tells Security Council

Panel of Experts Expressed ‘Extreme Concern’ About Leak of Unpublished Interim Report to Media, Sanctions Committee Chair Says

Briefing the Security Council on Libya’s complex security and political situation today, the senior United Nations official …

BRAZIL FISHERMEN RESCUE AFRICAN, GUYANESE ASYLUM-SEEKERS

RIO DE JANEIRO–They had reportedly spent 35 days afloat but there was no immediate indication of what route they had taken.

Brazilian fishermen rescued two dozen migrants from Africa and Guyana found drifting near the …

SOUTH AFRICA: HEALTH DEPARTMENT PLACES OVER 1,500 MEDICAL INTERNS

PRETORIA– South Africa’s Department of Health has placed over 1,500 medical interns and 1300 community service doctors for the 2018 and 2019 annual cycle.

The department said all interns and community service doctors who studied …

FOUR WEST AFRICAN COUNTRIES MEET TO FIX CROSS-BORDER CRIMES

SANKADURI (BURKINA FASO)– Ghana, Burkina Faso, the Republic of Benin, and Togo have met to find ways of combating cross-border crimes in the sub-region.

These four West African neighbours have concluded that crimes were trans-National …