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Trump administration details sanctions on Iran

The United States on Monday detailed its reimposed sanctions on Iran, which went into effect at 8 p.m. Eastern Time on September 19.In a factsheet after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held...

Coronavirus can be transmitted through the air at distances farther than six feet, U.S. CDC says

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance at the weekend to acknowledge that the novel coronavirus can be transmitted through the air at distances farther than six feet.

Coronavirus deaths near one million globally and 34,000 in Africa

About 34,000 people have died from the novel coronavirus in Africa, and close to one million people around the world, and the World Health Organization has been warning in recent weeks that the pandemic is far...

Africa must have permanent seat on UN Security Council, South African president says ahead UN75

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will urge leaders gathering virtually for the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly to grant Africa, a continent of more than 1.3 billion people, a permanent representation on the...

Woman accused of sending poison ricin letter to President Trump arrested

A woman suspected of sending an envelope containing the poison ricin to President Donald Trump has been arrested, The Associated Press quoted three law enforcement officials as saying.The officials said the...

Bill Gates praises Africa’s response to COVID-19 but warns against collateral damage

Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Sunday praised Africa's response to the novel coronavirus but warned against collateral damage, including a drastic increase in extreme poverty.Mr. Gates said the COVID-19 pandemic...

Ethiopia charges prominent opposition figure Jawar Mohammed with terrorism

As human rights organizations continue to warn that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is turning Ethiopia into a dictatorship, his administration on Saturday charged the country's most prominent opposition figure, Jawar Mohammed, and 23 others with terrorism...

Trump reimposes all UN sanctions on Iran

The Trump administration said on Saturday it had reimposed all United Nations sanctions on Iran, although 13 of the 15 U.N. Security Council members, including long-time allies Britain, Germany and France, have said the move is...

Poison ricin mailed to Trump from Canada intercepted

Authorities in the United States are investigating a package containing poison ricin that was mailed to President Donald Trump last week.CNN reported reported that highly-toxic poison was intercepted by law enforcement and...

In moving film, UN calls for collective action to tackle global challenges, including COVID-19, racism, climate change and poverty

The United Nations, Project Everyone and 72 Films are launching “Nations United - Urgent Solutions for Urgent Times,” a first of its kind film which will be released on the UN YouTube channel and global broadcast networks on...

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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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