Tuesday, January 26, 2021

US Wildfires: Mahama chides US Gov’t for abdicating fight against climate change

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Former President John Dramani Mahama has berated the US government for shooting itself in the foot following the latter's disinterest in the fight against...

School reopening critical – WHO to African Leaders

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The World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations children's agency have urged African governments to promote the safe reopening of schools during the coronavirus...

Details of ECOWAS strict sanctions against Mali after Tuesday’s coup

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has suspended Mali from all ECOWAS decision-making bodies with immediate effect. This comes on the heels of...

Mali’s president resigns and dissolves parliament

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Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has resigned, after being detained by soldiers on Tuesday, state TV reports. In a televised address, Mr Keïta said he...

Set independent public enquiry into Nigerian High C’ssion demolition – Minority

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The NDC Minority in Parliament has called for an independent public enquiry into the demolishing of properties belonging to the Nigerian High Commission in...

Global coronavirus death toll passes 400,000; Total infections near 7 million

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Global death toll from the coronavirus has surged past 400,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. At least 30 percent of those cases, or two million...

Covid-19: Africans face arbitrary detention in Guangzhou – Rights groups say

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International Human Rights groups have told the BBC that reports of "forced quarantine" of African nationals in the Chinese city of Guangzhou amounts to...

Coronavirus: Trump signs order on immigration green card suspension

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US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to temporarily suspend the approval of some green cards. The measure, which contains a number of...

Covid-19: Nigerian Shippers’ Council waives demurrage on cargoes

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Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has directed shipping companies to suspend demurrage on cargoes till the end of the COVID-19 lockdown in the country. The new...

Post-corona: Brace up for radically different global economy – Bawumia to African C’tries

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Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has urged African economies to get prepared for a post-corona era that will bring a new phase of "global...