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New brief warns tobacco responsible for 20% of all deaths from coronary heart disease

Every year, 1.9 million people die from tobacco-induced heart disease, according to a new brief released on Tuesday by the World Health Organization, World Heart Federation and the University of Newcastle Australia ahead of World Heart Day, marked...

Gates Foundation honors Director of Africa CDC Dr. John Nkengasong with 2020 Global Goalkeeper Award. Nigerian Hauwa Ojeifo also honored

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Tuesday named Dr. John N. Nkengasong, director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), as the winner of the 2020 Global Goalkeeper Award. As part of...

Rights group finds Twitter still failing women over online violence and abuse

Twitter is still not doing enough to protect women from online violence and abuse, despite repeated promises to do so, new analysis by Amnesty International has revealed.The Twitter Scorecard grades the social media company’s...

Boost for global response to COVID-19 as economies worldwide formally join COVAX

64 higher income economies have now joined the COVAX Facility, with a further 38 economies expected to sign in the coming daysThese self-financing economies, which include 29 from ‘Team Europe’ participating as part...

President Ramaphosa to reaffirm South Africa’s commitment to UN as agency clocks 75

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday will reaffirm South Africa’s commitment to the United Nations as the agency clocks 75.The President leader is participating in a number of virtual sessions of the 75th...

REMARKS by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo And Pastor Jack Graham at Prestonwood Baptist Church: “Keeping Faith in the Public Square”

MR GRAHAM:  Well, I am so happy to be able to introduce to you Secretary of State of the United States of America Mike Pompeo, who first and foremost in his resume – and you’re about...

Buhari accepts APC election defeat in Edo, says “I have consistently advocated for free and fair election”

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the election process in Edo State which led to the victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The President congratulated the...

Buhari, Atiku shocked over death of Emir of Zazzau Alhaji Shehu Idris

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and grief over the death of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris.In a condolence message to Governor Nasir El-Rufai, the government and people of Kaduna...

Activists warn Nigerian President bill will render anti-corruption agency EFCC ‘a toothless bulldog’

Nigeria's Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to “urgently instruct Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation to withdraw the...

Africa endorses protocol for COVID-19 herbal medicine clinical trials

The Regional Expert Committee on Traditional Medicine for COVID-19 formed by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention and the African Union Commission for Social Affairs has endorsed a protocol...

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Congo basin member states ban timber exports to stimulate economic growth

In a bid to stimulate the production of timber to the GDP of Central African States, members countries of the Congo...

Full remarks by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Heritage Day 2020 celebrations in South Africa

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Remarks by Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and Wisconsin State Senator Roger Roth on “State Legislatures and the China Challenge”

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Rights group urges Australia not to broaden police powers after harsh COVID-19 response

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 24: Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews speaks to the media on August 24, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

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