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How online tech is enhancing human trafficking

ANALYSIS | THE INDEPENDENT | Human traffickers who trick people with fake job offers and promises and then exploit them for profit are taking advantage of online technologies for every step of their criminal activities. Research conducted by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) shows how victims are …

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Facebook rebrands as Meta

  Washington, USA |  THE INDEPENDENT | Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has today announced the parent company’s name is being changed to “Meta” to represent a new  future outside today’s  troubled social network. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Share on: WhatsApp

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Chile to ban most non-electric vehicles from 2035

Santiago, Chile | Xinhua |  Chile will ban sales of most internal combustion vehicles in support of electric vehicles starting in 2035, the Chilean government announced Friday as part of its National Electromobility Strategy. All sales of light and medium vehicles, public transit and large machinery, will be zero-emission vehicles …

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Agriculture one of sectors hardest hit by climate disasters in LatAm, Caribbean, FAO warns

Santiago, Chile | Xinhua | Agriculture is one of the sectors hardest hit by climate-related disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned on Wednesday, which marked International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. “Anticipatory, short-term action must be based on longer-term resilience-building …

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China cautions US on irresponsible remarks on Taiwan

Beijing, China | Xinhua | China on Thursday opposed U.S. accusations of destabilizing the Taiwan region with intense military activities, urging the U.S. to stop making irresponsible remarks on Taiwan issues. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian made the remarks at a press briefing. He commented on Pentagon spokesman John …

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Glovo expands operations in Africa

Leading global technology platform expands its operations in Ghana, and launches in Tunisia, with plans to hire top talent in these markets, raising the bar for fast on-demand delivery and strengthening its commitment to providing users with affordable access to products across Africa Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Glovo, …

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