Simon Ateba

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey pledges $1 billion to fight against COVID-19

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday pledged $1 billion to the global fight against COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus.Dorsey said he would be taking $1 billion...

IMF approves disbursement of $21.13 million to Sierra Leone amid coronavirus economic crisis

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the disbursement of $21.13 million to Sierra Leone amid coronavirus economic crisis."This disbursement underscores the Fund’s ongoing commitment to help the country tackle any potential...

BREAKING: U.S. records more than 12000 coronavirus deaths, as New York counts 731 dead in one day and damning report blames Trump for reckless...

The death toll from the coronavirus in the United States has skyrocketed above 12000 with New York State recording at least 731 deaths in 24 hours.According to statistics site Worldometers, at least...

Nigeria requests IMF loan amid COVID-19 economic turmoil, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva says

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Ms. Kristalina Georgieva warned on Tuesday that the Nigerian economy was under threat by "twin shocks", and the government had requested a financial assistance from the Fund.

Trump attacks WHO day after its black Director General condemned extremely racist comments made by two white French doctors that Africa should be testing...

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked the World Health Organization (WHO) a day after its black Director General, Ethiopian Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,  condemned extremely racist comments made by two French doctors.

Africa remembers genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda 26 years ago

The chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has written a moving letter to Africans on the 26th commemoration of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.Under the theme "remember-unite-review",...

Ethiopia records 8 new coronavirus cases, including 9-month-old infant

Ethiopia has recorded eight new coronavirus cases, including a 9-month-old infant, Health Minister Dr. Lia Tadesse announced on Tuesday.The eight new cases were recorded from 264 laboratory tests conducted in the past...

More than 1200 people died from coronavirus in U.S. in past 24 hours bringing total toll to nearly 11,000

More than 1200 people died from coronavirus in the United States in the past 24 hours, bringing the total death toll to nearly 11,000 as of Tuesday morning, according to statistics site Worldometers.As...

Nigeria records 6 new coronavirus cases lifting total infections to 238 with 5 deaths

"Six new cases of COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 2 in Kwara, 2 in Edo, 1 in Rivers and 1 in the FCT," the Nigerian center for disease control said on Monday.

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has oxygen support as he battles for life in London

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has had oxygen support since his coronavirus symptoms worsened on Monday, as he battles for life in London, Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove said on Tuesday.Cove...

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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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Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey pledges $1 billion to fight against COVID-19

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday pledged $1 billion to the global fight against...
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BREAKING: COVID-19 cases top 10,000 in Africa with more than 500 deaths

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has risen to more than 10 000 and caused more than 500 deaths....

IMF approves disbursement of $21.13 million to Sierra Leone amid coronavirus economic crisis

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved the disbursement of $21.13 million to Sierra Leone amid coronavirus economic crisis.

When will Pastor Chris Oyakhilome be arrested for spreading injurious coronavirus falsehood in God’s holy name? – Perspectives by Fredrick Nwabufo

In Nigeria, to infract the law and escape retribution be a cleric or a politician under the sanctuary of the government...

Lagos begins second round of food distribution amid coronavirus shutdowns and lockdowns

As it commences the second round of distribution in the first phase of the Lagos State Emergency Food Response packages to 20...
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