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November Recap: Top six stories you should check out

A look back at notable stories in November inspired by news, events, research, and opinions across Nigeria

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried found guilty of fraud- November 03

Inclusion Times reported the decision of the US jury on Sam Bankman-Fried's case. The co-founder and former CEO of crypto exchange FTX and trading firm Alameda Research was found guilty on all seven counts of fraud and money laundering.

Flutterwave CFO's resignation raises concerns over the company's future- November 08

Oneal Bhambani left one of Africa's most prominent startups less than two years after joining the payments company. Bhambani's departure raised concerns over Flutterwave's future.

Flutterwave secures licence to operate cross-border remittances in Malawi- November 10

Amidst rising concerns over Flutterwave's future, the fintech giant responded with yet another breakthrough in Africa, as the Reserve Bank of Malawi approved Flutterwave’s participation as an International Money Transfer Operator (IMTO) in the country.

SEC suspends Nigeria’s Tingo Group shares amid fraud allegations- November 14

America’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) had temporarily suspended trading activity for Tingo Group on the stock exchange. Tingo has been the subject of controversy following a June 2023 report by Hindenburg Research alleging its business in Nigeria is a fraud.

Sam Altman to return as CEO of OpenAI- November 22

Inclusion Times brought you first-hand reports from a dramatic week at Open AI. Sam Altman, who was fired from OpenAI on Friday after the board said it “no longer has confidence in his ability to continue leading OpenAI”, had returned as CEO, overcoming the attempted firing by members of the company's board.

Binance Founder Changpeng Zhao "CZ" Steps Down, Pleads Guilty- November 23

It's most probably one of the biggest news in the digital space away from the entire Open AI twist.  Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao had stepped down after pleading guilty on Tuesday to US money laundering violations. Changpeng Zhao"CZ" stepped down as CEO of Binance as part of a major $4 billion settlement between United States agencies and the cryptocurrency exchange he founded.