FCC orders phone companies to block auto warranty robocalls
The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Robocall Response Team announced on Thursday that the agency’s Enforcement Bureau has ordered phone companies to block scam robocalls promoting auto warranties. “We are not going to tolerate robocall scammers or those that help make their scams possible,” FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said in a statement. “Consumers are out of…“We are not going to tolerate robocall scammers or those that help make their scams possible,” FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel said in a statement. “Consumers are out of patience and I’m right there with them.
© CC/Wikimedia Commons General view of Kinshasa, in the DRC.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Common Front for the Congo (FCC) denounces the arrest of the national secretary, in charge of communication, of the PPRD, the party of ex-president Kabila. Jimmy Kitenge has been detained at the National Intelligence Agency since July 26 without a right of visit, said Alain Aleng, in the name of FCC communicators. According to him, the current power jeopardizes the achievements of democracy.
With our correspondent in Kinshasa, Kamanda wa Kamanda Muzembe
Jimmy Kitenge Manganda was picked up at the exit of the studios of the Congo Television channel. The National Secretary of the People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy (PPRD) had just participated in a live program and he was directly led to the facilities of the National Intelligence Agency.
DRC: Youssoupha and Stamina in Bukavu for the rap and slam for peace festival
© AFP - Thomas Samson The rapper Youssoupha, one of the stars of the rap and slam for peace festival, in Bukavu, in the DRC. Here in Paris, April 5, 2022. (Illustration photo) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Bukavu, the capital of South Kivu, vibrated since Saturday July 23 at the rate of the first edition of the Rap Festival and slam.
For the Common Front for Change (FCC), the coalition of ex-president Joseph Kabila, it is an abduction, arbitrary arrest and illegal detention. "Jimmy Kitenge is not assisted by any lawyer and cannot receive a visit," said Alain Aleng in the name of FCC communicators, which, according to him, is a blatant violation of the country's laws.
The FCC communicators coordinator demanded the unconditional release of Jimmy Kitenge.
Opposition political actors and journalists are threatened with death, kidnapping or arrest because of their opinions, said Alain Aleng.
According to a source close to the ANR, contacted by RFI, Jimmy Kitenge was arrested and placed in pre -trial detention for outrageous words against institutions and authorities.
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Blinken and Kagame discuss a UN report on the Rwandan military presence in the DRC .
USA-Africa-Rwanda: Blinken and Kagame discuss a UN report on the Rwandan military presence in the DRC © Reuters /Pool Blinken and Kagame discuss a UN report on the Rwandan military presence in DRC by Clement Uwiringiyimana Kigali (Reuters) - US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Thursday that he had discussed with Rwandan President Paul Paul Kagame of "credible" information according to which Rwanda continued to support the Rebel M23 group in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).