Thursday, July 9, 2020

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...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus. Mr Johnson said he developed mild symptoms over the past 24 hours, including a temperature and...

Coronavirus: US overtakes China with most cases

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The US now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than any other country, with more than 85,500 positive tests. According to the latest figures collated...

Prince Charles tests positive for Coronavirus

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The heir apparent to the British throne, Prince Charles, has tested positive for coronavirus, CNN has reported. The 71-year-old Prince of Wales left London earlier...

Afro-jazz great Manu Dibango dies after contracting coronavirus

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Veteran Afro-jazz star Manu Dibango died on Tuesday after contracting the coronavirus, his music publisher told AFP. The 86-year-old Cameroonian, best known for the 1972...