Latest ‘atmospheric river’ storm renews flood threat in California

A fallen tree blocks the street next to Fort Sutter Medical Complex in Sacramento, California, Jan 1, 2023. California was drying out and digging out on New Year's Day after a powerful storm brought drenching rain or heavy snowfall to much of the state, snarling traffic and closing highways. (SOPHIE AUSTIN / AP) SACRAMENTO, California – Emergency […]

Surayyah Ahmad on Greater Participation for Nigerian Women in Tech

ABUJA, NG, Jan 2, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Surayyah Ahmad, Ethco Group Ltd co-founder and Executive Secretary of Startup AREWA has discussed the underrepresentation of Nigerian women in the tech industry, and women’s effective participation and equal opportunities for leadership at all levels of decision-making in the tech ecosystem. She identified several […]

Dr. Marliyyah Mahmood discusses the Impact of Tech on Women in Northern Nigeria

ABUJA, NG, Jan 2, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Dr. Marliyyah A. Mahmood, Women In Tech and Project Manager for Startup AREWA, discusses how technology is enabling and enhancing women’s empowerment in Northern Nigeria. She emphasizes some of the fundamental advantages of social media technologies, such as giving women access to a virtual […]

Magnitude 6.4 quake hits N Calif, 2 dead, thousands without power

The collapsed second-story porch of a house is seen after a strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of northern California, in Rio Dell, California, US Dec 20, 2022. (FRED GREAVES / REUTERS) RIO DELL, California – A powerful magnitude 6.4 earthquake jolted the extreme northern coast of California before dawn on Tuesday, crumpling homes […]

UK PM ‘pleased’ with progress on Northern Ireland protocol talks

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak walks outside Number 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain, Nov 9, 2022. (HENRY NICHOLLS / REUTERS) LONDON – British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Thursday he was pleased with the progress the government was making on resolving a long running post-Brexit trade row with the European Union over Northern […]

British PM eyes ‘negotiated solution’ on Northern Ireland protocol

This handout photograph released by the UK Parliament shows Britain's Prime Minister Liz Truss speaking during her first weekly Prime Minister's Questions session at the House of Commons, in London, on Sept 7, 2022. (JESSICA TAYLOR / UK PARLIAMENT / AFP) LONDON/WASHINGTON – British Prime Minister Liz Truss said on Wednesday that she hopes to […]