Okonjo-Iweala confirmed as first woman, first African head of WTO

February 16, 2021
by Robert Fenech

Dr Okonjo-Iweala’s career includes two stints as Nigeria’s finance minister, one as foreign minister, and 25 years at World Bank

EU & Maltese app-based food delivery and ridesharing leaders propose gig work reform

February 16, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

Representatives for Uber in the EU and Bolt in Malta are preparing worker relationship reforms

Luxury car brand Jaguar to go fully electric from 2025

February 15, 2021
by Helena Grech

Jaguar Land Rover will invest €2.9 billion annually under its ‘Reimagine’ plan

Brussels to allow UK data flow to continue

February 15, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

Omissions in the Brexit deal relating to data sharing left some industries vulnerable

WATCH: Coca-Cola to trial first paper bottle

February 12, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

The prototype will be made from an extra-strong paper shell but still contain a thin plastic liner

Cannabis shares make it onto the London Stock Exchange

February 12, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

MGC Pharmaceuticals is the first cannabis company to be listed in the exchange's 320-year history

UK economy shrinks by record 9.9% annually in 2020

February 12, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

British economy dropped more than twice as far as the next worst year

US airline set to acquire flying electric taxis for airport transport

February 11, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

United Airlines is set to invest $1 billion in electronic VTOL craft

Twitter reports $1.29 billion Q4 2020 revenue

February 11, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

CEO Jack Dorsey acknowledges 2020 was an extraordinary year for the social network

‘Extremely unlikely’ COVID leaked from Wuhan lab – World Health Organisation

February 9, 2021
by Helena Grech

The wet market in Wuhan is still deemed to be a potential source of one of the first clusters

Travellers entering UK will be required to take two COVID tests while quarantining

February 9, 2021
by Helena Grech

The move is an attempt to limit new variants of the virus from entering the country

Tesla invests $1.5 billion in Bitcoin, plans to accept cryptocurrencies

February 8, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

Company's endorsement expected to improve cryptocurrency legitimacy

Commercial aircraft to number 40,000 by 2030

February 8, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

China set to lead fleet size growth, while Western Europe lags behind

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to become first African, first female WTO Director-General

February 5, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

The WTO has been without a Director General since Roberto Azevêdo stepped down early amidst Sino-US economic conflict

IMF lifts global growth forecast in light of COVID vaccine progress

February 5, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

The IMF’s now predicts a growth of 5.5% in 2020