England international footballer, Marcus Rashford MBE received his honorary doctorate from The University of Manchester.
Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature “for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee,” the award-giving body said on Thursday, October 7, 2021.
Based in Britain and writing in English, Gurnah, 72, joins Nigeria’s Wole Soyinka as the only two non-white writers from sub-Saharan Africa ever to win what is widely seen as the world’s most prestigious literary award.
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Facebook has shut down claims of ‘malicious activity’ behind the seven-hour blackout that cost the company an estimated $100million in lost revenue.
“Configuration changes on the backbone routers that coordinate network traffic between our data centres caused issues that interrupted this communication. This disruption to network traffic had a cascading effect on the way our data centres communicate, bringing our services to a halt,” Facebook Vice President of Infrastructure Santosh Janardhan wrote in the post.
“The underlying cause of this outage also impacted many of the internal tools and systems we use in our day-to-day operations, complicating our attempts to quickly diagnose and resolve the problem,” Janardhan added.
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President of the United States, Joe Biden, celebrates United States Independence.
Reeling out what has been achieved in his first independence celebrations as President, he revealed that over 3 million jobs have been created and more than 169 million Americans received their stimulus checks.
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At a conferment ceremony held at the Unity Palace, Yaounde, Dangote was awarded the Commander of the National Order of Honour- in recognition of his efforts for infrastructural development in Cameroon and Africa.