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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87, thrusting apex Court vacancy into spotlight of presidential campaign

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87, thrusting the apex court vacancy into spotlight of the presidential campaign.The Supreme Court said in a statement Ginsburg...

Five Africans from Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Liberia and Uganda make UN 2020 class of 17 young world leaders

The United Nations on Friday announced the names of the latest class of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The list includes five Africans from Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Liberia and...

Well known Nigerian prophet TB Joshua yet to reveal prophecy on U.S. presidential election

Nigerian prophet T.B. Joshua is yet to reveal his prophecy on the United States presidential election with only 46 days to go.In 2016, T.B. Joshua prophesied Democrat Hillary Clinton would win the...

USAID awards millions of dollars to Washington State University to combat lethal livestock disease in East Africa known as East Coast Fever

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded millions of dollars to Washington State University to combat a lethal livestock disease in East Africa known as East Coast Fever. The disease causes more than $300...

South Africa mourns ‘champion of the oppressed’ George Bizos, refugee boy who arrived from Greece in 1941 and became Mandela’s lawyer

President Cyril Ramaphosa, on Thursday, eulogized George Bizos, an anti-apartheid lawyer who defended Nelson Mandela and was nicknamed the ‘champion of the oppressed’ in South Africa.George Bizos arrived in South Africa with...

Report finds Ramaphosa government doing little to stop xenophobic attacks against African and Asian foreigners in South Africa

A new report has found that the government has done 'very little' to combat xenophobic attacks against African and Asian foreigners living in South Africa."Despite the March 2019 adoption of a government...

Health workers pay heavy COVID-19 price with 14 percent of all cases worldwide, WHO says

Health workers are paying a heavy price while caring for patients infected with the novel coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday."Globally, around 14% of COVID-19 cases reported to WHO...

IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved the disbursement of an additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout, bringing total disbursements under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) to $2.5 billion.

South Africa has recorded 15,000 COVID-19 deaths and 650k infections but cases and fatalities falling, President says

Coronavirus has killed more than 15,000 people in South Africa from over 650k infections but things are getting better, President Cyril Ramaphosa told the nation on Wednesday evening.In a national address, Mr....

US Sanctions Russian nationals for phishing campaign

The United States on Wednesday sanctioned Russian nationals for a phishing campaignSecretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the sanctions in a statement."Today, in a coordinated action with...

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Based in Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Simon leads a brilliant team of reporters, freelance journalists, analysts, researchers and contributors from around the world to run TODAY NEWS AFRICA as editor-in-chief. Simon Ateba's journalistic experience spans over 10 years and covers many beats, including business and investment, information technology, politics, diplomacy, human rights, science reporting and much more. Write him: simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com
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