Wednesday, September 23, 2020

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...

Covid-19: UK’s PM Boris Johnson stable and ‘in good spirits’ in hospital

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson is "in good spirits" after spending the night in intensive care being treated for coronavirus, No 10 has said. Mr Johnson,...

Coronavirus: Trump predicts ‘a lot of death’ as US cases pass 300k

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US President Donald Trump has warned Americans to prepare for the "toughest week" of the coronavirus pandemic yet, predicting a surge in deaths. At his...