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Bitcoin hits record as Mastercard, BNY Mellon embrace crypto

Bitcoin hits record as Mastercard, BNY Mellon embrace crypto

Bitcoin jumped to a record high after Mastercard and Bank of New York Mellon moved to make it easier for customers to use cryptocurrencies. The largest digital asset rose as much as 7.4 percent to $48,364, surpassing the all-time high reached Monday after Tesla...

Ethnic minority workers hit hardest by coronavirus job losses

Ethnic minority workers hit hardest by coronavirus job losses

Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) workers in the UK have been hit harder by job losses during the coronavirus crisis than the population as a whole, according to new research. The percentage of BAME people in employment fell to 67.4% in April from 72.0% in...

Virus has been ‘very devastating’ for many African airlines

Virus has been ‘very devastating’ for many African airlines

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A “new baby” was born with the revival of Uganda Airlines, the country's president announced last year. But now its four new jets sit idle, business suspended indefinitely because of coronavirus-related travel restrictions. Questions are...

Nigerian artist uses graffiti to inspire youth

Nigerian artist uses graffiti to inspire youth

A Nigerian artist is aiming to inspire young people in his vicinity through graffiti art in a Lagos suburb. Fawas Adeoye, 28, has been painting for more than 12 years, creating backdrops for music videos to painting on canvasses. “My graffiti art is strictly about...

How lockdown has impacted mental health

How lockdown has impacted mental health

When Nicola Cooper, 34, from Nantwich, Cheshire, found out she would have to stay confined to her household during lockdown, the thought immediately caused her anxiety to spike. In addition to being immunocompromised due to having Crohn’s disease and diabetes, she has...