Facebook blocks Donald Trump for at least final two weeks of presidency, saying risks are ‘too great’

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg (right) and US President Donald Trump. — Reuters/FileDonald Trump intends to use his remaining time in office to undermine peaceful, lawful transition of power, says Facebook CEO Mark ZuckerbergWe believe risks of allowing Trump to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great, says ZuckerbergTrump…

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Karo Kari: Khairpur man allegedly axes wife to death

In another case of “honour killing”, a man allegedly axed his wife to death in Khairpur’s Piryalo Town, police said Thursday.After allegedly killing his wife, the suspect tried to flee, however, the police apprehended him.Read more: Four men arrested in suspected ‘honour-killing’ of 17-year-old in MirpurkhasDuring interrogation, the person, according to police, “confessed” to his…

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Machh Massacre: Balochistan chief minister removes DC Kachhi, DPO from office

Photo: Geo.tv/FileBalochistan chief minister removes DC Kachhi and DPO for negligence that led to Machh massacreA notification has also been issued in this regard by Chief Secretary Balochistan, ordering the immediate removal of the officers concerned CM Jam Kamal Khan has directed forces to ensure fool-proof security across the province QUETTA: The Chief Minister of Balochistan Jam…

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Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer says Donald Trump must be removed from office

US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks to reporters after the weekly Democratic caucus luncheon at the US Capitol in Washington, US — Reuters/FileTop Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer calls on vice president to invoke 25th Amendment, through which cabinet, by a majority vote, can remove a president What happened at US Capitol was an insurrection against…

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Flash Briefing: Covid-19 vaccines to arrive in SA this month; medical insurers to subsidise 14 million shots; AB Inbev; MTN

By Melani Nathan The Department of Health has announced that South Africa has secured Covid-19 vaccines for health workers, with one-million doses of the Oxford University-AstraZeneca vaccine due to arrive this month and a further 500,000 in February. The vaccines will be supplied by the Serum Institute of India, which is producing the inoculations under license.South…

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Covid-19 vaccines will arrive in SA this month for health workers – Mkhize

South Africa’s government has faced criticism from the medical fraternity, labour unions and the political opposition party, for failing to plan ahead in procuring Covid-19 vaccines for the nation. The country missed a payment deadline to secure its allocation of Covid-19 vaccines from the Covax programme, but the deposit was eventually paid by the Solidarity…

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Zuckerberg and Cook roundly condemn mob violence at Capitol

Trump supporters entered the US Capitol building On Wednesday after mass demonstrations in the nation’s capital during a joint session Congress to ratify President-elect Joe Biden’s 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images The leaders of tech’s biggest companies on Wednesday denounced the riot that occurred at the Capitol earlier in…

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