Russian mercenaries accused of atrocities in the Central African Republic

CNN has uncovered disturbing evidence of human rights atrocities by Russian mercenaries in the Central African Republic. CNN’s Clarissa Ward and her team were denied entry to the country because of CNN’s previous reporting on the activities of the mercenaries. But working with local journalists and an independent investigative group…

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Here’s what went on inside off-the-record meeting with DOJ

Bruce Brown, executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, describes an off-the-record meeting with leaders of the current DOJ regarding former President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice secretly obtaining records about the communications of members of the press.

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Merrick Garland releases statement regarding leak probes

Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a written statement that the Justice Department will “strengthen” rules regarding seeking congressional records, following reports that the Trump administration seized the records of journalists, members of Congress and their families.

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How cryptocurrency and blockchain technology can transform Africa

As emerging technologies like blockchain, AI, and cryptocurrencies continue to garner interest, digitally minded entrepreneurs across Africa are looking to highlight the continent’s tech potential. CNN takes a look at how African thought leaders are bringing ideas to a global stage at this year’s AIBC Summit.

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Why one of Africa’s largest companies is touting South Africa’s investment potential

With a footprint across 80 countries around the world, Naspers is one of Africa’s largest companies. CNN’s Cyril Vanier spoke to the CEO of Naspers South Africa, Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, about the company’s integration of tech and South Africa’s investment potential.

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Biden ramps up tougher rhetoric against China at G7

World leaders attending the G7 summit issued a final communique that confronted China on just about every sore spot, from human rights abuses to a push for a renewed independent investigation into the origins of Covid-19. They also promoted an alternative infrastructure plan to counter China’s influence. CNN’s Ivan Watson…

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Concerns over possible leak at nuclear plant in southern China

CNN has learned that the US government is assessing reports of a possible leak at a Chinese nuclear power plant, after the French company that part owns and operates it warned of an “imminent radiological threat.” A source tells CNN the Biden administration believes the facility is not yet at…

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Bolsonaro’s boast to host Copa América despite Covid-19 pandemic

Copa América, South America’s premier football competition, is triggering a wave of strong reactions after Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said the country would see the tournament through, despite Brazil’s struggle to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

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