Tuesday, October 26

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Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO
Tech

Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos has stepped down as the chief executive of Amazon 27 years after he founded the company. The American billionaire, 57, Amazon's biggest shareholder with a stake worth about $180 billion, is being replaced by Andy Jassy, the mastermind behind Amazon’s cloud computing division.   Earlier this year, Mr. Bezos announced his decision to step down in order to be able to focus on initiatives such as his plans for private space travel.   Making his announcement, Mr. Bezos said he wanted to “focus [his] energies and attention on new products and early initiatives” in his new role of executive chair.   “This journey began some 27 years ago. Amazon was only an idea, and it had no name. The question I was asked most frequently at that time was, ‘What’s th...
COVID19: New doubts cloud Copa America in Brazil
Sport

COVID19: New doubts cloud Copa America in Brazil

New doubts gathered Tuesday over the Copa America five days from kickoff, as Brazil's Supreme Court agreed to consider blocking the troubled tournament and the Brazilian national team's players said they were against holding it. Organisers are battling the odds to pull off the South American football championships this year despite the coronavirus pandemic. It has forced them into a last-minute search for an emergency host country that ended with the controversial choice of Brazil last week. Brazil's Supreme Court said it would rule Thursday on two requests to block the 10-nation tournament, which is scheduled to open Sunday and run through 10 July. Chief Justice Luiz Fux said given the "exceptional nature of the case," he had decided to have the full 11-member court take u...
Thunderstorms, Rains, Cloudy Weather To Prevail On Thursday – NiMet
News

Thunderstorms, Rains, Cloudy Weather To Prevail On Thursday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted of thunderstorm and rain activities with cloudy weather conditions cover most parts of the country on Thursday. NMets NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office (CFO) on Monday, predicted morning thunderstorms over the eastern half of the central states like Abuja, Lokoja, Mambilla Plateau, Lafia, Makurdi, Ibi, Jalingo with cloudy morning over the western half. It added that thunderstorms were likely over the entire region in the afternoon and evening hours with day and night temperatures of 27 to 31 and 16 to 23 degrees Celsius. The agency predicted that Northern States would experience morning thunderstorms over Kano, Gusau, Kaduna, Kebbi , Nguru, Potiskum, Damaturu, Maiduguri with partly cloudy to cloudy c...

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