Facebook Sues Four Chinese Companies Over Trademark Infringement

Facebook is taking legal action against a cluster of Chinese websites that sell fake accounts, likes and followers both on Facebook itself and on Instagram. The company announced the legal action in a short blog post late Friday afternoon (a move unusual enough to pique our curiosity a little). Of course, the fact that Facebook isn’t allowed in China might be a complexifier, in Bezos-speak. The lawsuit, filed with the Northern District of California, alleges that starting in 2017 four Chinese companies and three individuals based in China “operated a…

Botswana’s Billion Pula Credit To Zimbabwe Explained

NewZWire explains the Billion Pula credit extended to Zimbabwe which was announced this week. The amount is equivalent to about US $93 million. Here’s what the deal is about: There’s no money exchanging hands between the governments Private lenders in Botswana are loading their money and they will be guaranteed by the Botswana government through Botswana Insurance Company. Zimbabwe has also been asked to guarantee the loans similarly in case of default For Botswana, this is a way for its companies to ‘invest’ in Zimbabwe and to diversify from Diamond…

MDC condemns Arrest Of Hon Mamombe

The MDC condemns the arrest of Hon Joanna Mamombe which is nothing but an act of political persecution. The MDC is concerned by the unrepentant behavior of the military State which continues to harrass MDC leaders, MPs, the general membership and leaders of Civic Society Organisations including workers’ Unions. Hon Mamombe is not a criminal, the MDC is a team of law abiding transformers whose sole agenda is to create opportunity for prosperity to the people of Zimbabwe. Criminals who are abusing public funds for personal gain including buying cars…