Daily Archives: May 30, 2020

In Unusual Move, US Embassies in Africa Speak up on Floyd

As Minneapolis burns over the police killing of George Floyd and shock and disappointment in Africa grow, some U.S. embassies on the continent have taken the unusual step of issuing critical statements, saying no one is above the law. The statements came as the head of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, condemned the

Agencies Step Up Aid to Camp Fire Victims in Eastern Nigeria’s Borno State

U.N. and private aid agencies are scaling up assistance to thousands of people who have lost everything in a fire that engulfed their camp in Maiduguri, the capital of eastern Nigeria’s Borno state a week ago. What was meant to be a festive occasion celebrating the end of Ramadan turned into a nightmare.   On the

World Reacts with Anger, Dismay to US Man’s Death

Protests were held in several cities around the world Saturday, in seeming solidarity with demonstrators in the U.S. over the death of an African American man while in police custody earlier this week. The U.S. embassies in several countries drew protesters, angered by the death of George Floyd on May 25. Floyd died after a

The MIAX Exchange Group Chairman and CEO To Address Piper Sandler Virtual Conference

Global Exchange & Financial Technology Conference Features Financial Market Innovative Companies PRINCETON, New Jersey, May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Thomas P. Gallagher, Chairman and CEO of The MIAX Exchange Group will speak at the Piper Sandler Global Exchange & Financial Technology virtual conference on June 4, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. “We’re honored to be chosen as […]