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The Zondo commission has asked the Constitutional Court for an urgent order declaring former president Jacob Zuma in contempt of court and sentencing him to two years in prison for defying summonses served to testify before the inquiry into state capture. The application was filed with the apex court on Monday after Zuma defied the...
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XRP rallied hard on Saturday in a move similar to a crowd pump recently observed in out-of-favor stocks such as GameStop.  The cryptocurrency jumped 56% to $0.50944 to hit the highest level since Dec. 22, according to CoinDesk 20 data. That was the biggest single-day percentage gain since Dec. 21, 2017.  The double-digit price rise...
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When Kim Dine took over as the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in 2012, he knew he had a serious problem. Since 2001, hundreds of Black officers had sued the department for racial discrimination. They alleged that white officers called Black colleagues slurs like the N-word and that one officer found a hangman’s...
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The digital yuan, China’s planned national virtual currency, would account for 15% of total consumption payments in ten years, helping commercial banks gain more ground from fintech companies, according to a Nov. 17 Goldman Sachs report shared with CoinDesk. The Digital Currency Electronic Payment (DC/EP) could be a more attractive alternative to existing digital payment...
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A Dublin man involved in the theft of more than $2 million in cryptocurrency through SIM-swap attacks has been sentenced to almost three years in prison. Conor Freeman, 21, was handed down a two-year and 11-month sentence in the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on Tuesday. He had pleaded guilty to several charges involving “guile and...
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A former software engineer at Microsoft received a nine-year prison sentence Monday for an elaborate multi-million dollar criminal scheme involving bitcoin and digital gift cards. Ukrainian citizen Volodymyr Kvashuk, 26, was sentenced in the U.S. District Court in Seattle for 18 federal felonies related to his scheme to defraud Microsoft of more than $10 million....
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Ethereum’s annual developer conference, ETHOnline, kicks off Friday afternoon. Instead of hopping from city to city like past Devcons, catch the latest Ethereum updates from your laptop at home. Friday’s segments are free online here. The conference continues every Friday including Oct. 9, 16, 23 and 30. Each day focuses on one area of interest...
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The economic hardship because of Covid-19 is more likely to be felt by women-headed households in South Africa, according to the latest study by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).  South Africa is the worst affected country on the continent and is ranked fifth in the world with close to 600 000 infections and more than...
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