George Floyd protests LIVE: Celebs back Blackout Tuesday as Donald Trump’s Twitter row grows and five killed in riots

Ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd continue to rock the US as the online campaign Blackout Tuesday gathers pace worldwide. Donald Trump has threatened to send in thousands… Read more »

George Floyd protests: Biden says Trump ‘is part of the problem and accelerates it’ – live

Biden says ‘I can’t breathe’ is ‘a wake-up call for our nation’ Trump’s threat to deploy military raises spectre of fascism Teargas fired so Trump can pose at church Widespread… Read more »

Donald Trump threatens to deploy army as teargas fired so he can pose at church

Authorities suddenly target demonstrators outside White House, clearing way for a presidential photo opportunity George Floyd killing – latest US updates See all our George Floyd coverage Donald Trump has… Read more »

Coronavirus UK LIVE: Summer holidays could resume next month as travel restrictions eased and deaths hit 39,188

BRITS have been given fresh hope that summer holidays could be back on by July as European nations start to ease strict travel restrictions. A number of countries will open… Read more »




Tech companies mark Blackout Tuesday

Over the weekend, music industry execs Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang called on fellow industry members to protest police violence against black people by pausing operations for the day. The… Read more »




9mobile appoints new CEO

Tribune Online 9mobile appoints new CEO Alan Sinfield, a seasoned telecoms expert, has been appointed the CEO of 9mobile by the Board of Directors of Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services Limited… Read more »

BREAKING: NCDC confirms 553 new COVID-19 cases, total now 9,855

Tribune Online BREAKING: NCDC confirms 553 new COVID-19 cases, total now 9,855 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 553 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing… Read more »

Low turnout mars Benue LG poll

Tribune Online Low turnout mars Benue LG poll The local government election held in Benue State, on Saturday, with low turn out of electorates in some polling units visited. Tribune… Read more »

Nigeria confirms 387 new COVID-19 cases, total hits 9,302

Tribune Online Nigeria confirms 387 new COVID-19 cases, total hits 9,302 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Friday, announced that the country has recorded 387 new cases of… Read more »

DEVELOPING STORY: Trump terminates relationship with WHO

Tribune Online DEVELOPING STORY: Trump terminates relationship with WHO President Donald Trump has announced that he is terminating the United States’ relationship with the World Health Organisation (WH0), the Agence… Read more »

Wake up and protect the citizens, PDP tells Buhari

Tribune Online Wake up and protect the citizens, PDP tells Buhari Main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to rise to the mandate of his office… Read more »




Tech companies mark Blackout Tuesday

Over the weekend, music industry execs Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang called on fellow industry members to protest police violence against black people by pausing operations for the day. The… Read more »

Africa Roundup: DHL invests in MallforAfrica, Zipline launches in US, Novastar raises $200M

Events in May offered support to the thesis that Africa can incubate tech with global application. Two startups that developed their business models on the continent — MallforAfrica and Zipline… Read more »

Capital Importation Rises by 54% to $5.85bn in Q1

James Emejo in Abuja The total value of capital importation into the country rose to $5.85 billion in the first quarter of the year (Q1 2020), representing an increase of… Read more »

Coronavirus: US reaches one million confirmed cases – live updates

US reaches milestone according to Johns Hopkins figures President said he ‘would have to check’ dates of the warnings he received Cuomo: New York deaths are lowering ‘but not at… Read more »

‘Great Lockdown’ to rival Great Depression with 3% hit to global economy, says IMF

Latest World Economic Outlook describes shock of coronavirus pandemic as ‘like no other’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The International Monetary Fund has slashed its forecasts… Read more »

Bunq adds donations to charities and tests redesign

Challenger bank Bunq is adding a new feature that lets you donate to charities directly from the app. In addition to that, Bunq is also in the process of redesigning… Read more »

N26 raises another $100 million in Series D extension

Fintech startup N26 now has a proper funding war chest to face the economic downturn. The Berlin-based startup has extended its Series D round with another $100 million of funding… Read more »

Bunq lets you create joint accounts with non-Bunq Premium users

Challenger bank Bunq has revamped joint accounts to give you more flexibility. If you’re a premium users (ie not just a Bunq Travel customer), you can create a sub-account with… Read more »