Ronnie Spector, founder of the legendary group The Ronettes, died of cancer

Photo: Archive Ronnie Spector, singer and founder of the legendary group The Ronettes, died Wednesday of cancer at the age of 78 in Connecticut, her family said in a statement. Ronnie, born and baptized as Veronica Yvette Bernett, will be remembered along with her group for her two main hits “Be my baby” and “Baby … Read more

The Speedinvest founder on false headlines and pressure to perform

Speedinvest co-founder Daniel Keiper-Knorr tells us in a review of the year which headlines he found overrated in 2021. And who he would like to have lunch with. The unicorns in his portfolio include Bitpanda, Tier Mobility, Wefox and Gostudent: Speedinvest co-founder Daniel Keiper-Knorr Speedinvest He is known for his relaxed manner, his humor and … Read more

TRON founder Justin Sun plans space travel with Blue Origin

Tron founder Justin Sun offered $ 28 million in July to accompany Jeff Bezos on a flight into space. Just last week, Justin Sun was appointed Grenada’s representative to the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, and now he’s planning a trip into space. Justin Sun will fly into space next year with the billionaire … Read more

At the Theranos trial, the founder denies any fraud and provides her own defense

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, arrives in federal court for her trial, in San Jose, Calif. On August 31, 2021. NIC COURY / AP Elizabeth Holmes, a fallen biotech star, testified Friday, November 19 during her fraud trial, where she appeared before jurors as a visionary entrepreneur, having sacrificed her savings and left … Read more

The death of Abdul Qadeer Khan, founder of the Pakistani nuclear program

Abdul Qadeer Khan, in Islamabad, December 24, 2003. MIAN KURSHEED / REUTERS Abdul Qadeer Khan was the “father” of the Pakistani atomic bomb. He died on October 10, at the age of 85, in Islamabad. This metallurgical engineer trained in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands was not only the founder of Pakistan’s nuclear program, but … Read more

In the Sahel, the Islamic State, weakened by the death of its founder, remains active

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 am, find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of “Monde Afrique”. Adnan Abou Walid Al-Sahraoui, head of the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, eliminated by French forces … Read more

The death of Abimael Guzman, founder of the Peruvian Maoist guerrilla Shining Path

Abimael Guzman, at Callao High Security Prison, Peru, November 5, 2004. MARIANA BAZO / REUTERS Its name is synonymous with terror in Peru. The founder of the Shining Path Maoist guerrilla, Abimael Guzman, instigator of the armed struggle in 1980, died on Saturday September 11, at the age of 86, in his cell in Callao … Read more

In Peru, the fate of the body of Abimael Guzman, founder of the Shining Path, raises questions

“No more terrorism”, it is written on the banner, during a demonstration celebrating the death of the founder of the Shining Path, Abimael Guzman, at 86 years old, on Saturday September 11, 2021, in Lima. MARTIN MEJIA / AP What to do with the body of terrorist Abimael Guzman, who died in prison of bilateral … Read more

In Canada, towards the end of the hearings of Meng Wanzhou, daughter of the founder of Huawei

Former Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou leaves his Vancouver home to attend the British Columbia Supreme Court on August 18, 2021 in Vancouver, Canada. DON MACKINNON / AFP This is the latest legal act in a case that has caused an open crisis between Ottawa and Beijing for nearly three years: the formal hearings of the … Read more