Zuckerberg boosts Nigerian startups – breaking world news

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s visit to Nigeria, his first to sub-Saharan Africa, has put the country’s tech businesses firmly in the world’s spotlight.

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Students say school’s hair policy is racist – breaking world news

South Africans are responding on social media after protests over alleged racist hair policies at a prestigious high school. And other schools in the country are seeing similar demonstrations. It all started with the protest by a group of young black girls from Pretoria Girls’ High.

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Burkini ban: French towns ignore court rulings – breaking world news

Twenty-two towns in France are maintaining a ban on the burkini despite court rulings that have said mayors have no legal right to dictate what women wear on the beach.

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Opinion: What’s behind Trump-Peña Nieto meeting – breaking world news

Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign last year by targeting the Mexican government, which he accused of intentionally sending murderers and rapists to the United States. Since then, he has continued to launch attacks, claiming that he will force Mexico to pay for a border wall with the United States and claiming that an American judge’s Mexican heritage prevents him from fairly adjudicating a lawsuit against one of Trump’s businesses.

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Opinion: Apple’s loss is the world’s gain – breaking world news

The tax battle between Apple and the European Commission can seem abstract, especially if you’ve actually read the EC competition arm’s explanation of why it is demanding Apple pay $14.5 billion of back taxes.

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