IMF chief to G20 leaders: jointly build foundations for better 21st century global economy

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Sunday urged G20 leaders to jointly build the foundations for a better 21st century global amid a devastating coronavirus pandemic.Speaking at a virtual meeting of G20 leaders’ summit hosted by...

‘Almighty god’ Vladimir Putin says he’s not ready to recognize Biden’s victory

Russian dictator Vladimir Putin said on Sunday he is still not ready to recognize the election victory of president-elect Joe Biden but he's ready to work with any U.S. leader.Biden, who won the U.S. election two weeks ago, defeated...

Activists ask Nigerian President to slash high cost of governance instead of cutting public services amid worsening recession

Nigerian activists on Saturday urged President Muhammadu Buhari in an open letter to slash the high cost of governance instead of cutting public services to tackle an escalating economic crisis.“The paltry resources Nigeria invests in essential public goods and...

FDA authorizes Regeneron’s Covid-19 antibody cocktail drug

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) on Saturday authorized the use of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's COVID-19 antibody drug to treat patients.It the second drug cleared this month to treat patients who are not hospitalized but are at high risk of...

Biden urges Americans to attend religious services ‘safely’ amid COVID-19 pandemic

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Saturday urged Americans to attend religious services 'safely' amid the raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed a quarter of a million Americans and infected more than 12 million people in the United States.Biden made...

In another blow, Federal Judge dismisses Trump campaign lawsuit in Pennsylvania

A federal judge on Saturday dismissed a Trump campaign lawsuit that attempted to invalidate millions of mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania, dealing another blow to the President's narrowing legal options.The dismissal of the lawsuit that had accused Pennsylvania officials of...

Ethiopia Prime minister Abiy Ahmed rejects AU mediation as Tigray crisis escalates and civilians die

The government of Abiy Ahmed in Ethiopia on Saturday rebuffed an effort by the African Union to mediate in his current conflict with Tigray, even as the regional crisis continues to metastasize and civilians pay with their lives.Humanitarian organizations...

U.S. surpasses 12 million coronavirus cases as Trump skips G20 meeting on pandemic to go golfing

The United States on Saturday surpassed 12 million cases of the novel coronavirus, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.The grim milestone comes on the same day President Donald Trump refused to attend a G20 event focused on...

South African President to G20: Time to double your support for Africa amid a ravaging COVID-19 economic crisis

South Africa's president Cyril Ramaphosa told the G20 leaders during a virtual summit on Saturday that Africa was in need of more help amid a ravaging coronavirus pandemic that has killed tens of thousands of people on the continent...

After Georgia, Trump receives another blow, shattering effort to stage ‘election coup’ in Michigan

After Georgia, President Donald Trump received another blow on Friday to his effort to overturn his election loss, when Michigan Republicans said after a White House meeting they had learned nothing to warrant reversing the outcome of their state."We...

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South African President to G20: Time to double your support for Africa amid a ravaging COVID-19 economic crisis

South Africa's president Cyril Ramaphosa told the G20 leaders during a virtual summit on Saturday that Africa was in...

Atiku: I received the news Nigeria has entered another recession with a “very heavy heart”

It is with a very heavy heart that I received the confirmation that for the second time in five years, Nigeria has entered into...

South African President to G20: Time to double your support for Africa amid a ravaging COVID-19 economic crisis

South Africa's president Cyril Ramaphosa told the G20 leaders during a virtual summit on Saturday that Africa was in need of more help amid...

Ramaphosa to lead South African delegation at virtual G20 leaders’ summit

President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the South African delegation to the virtual G20 Leaders' Summit between Saturday, November 21, and Sunday, November 22, 2020....

IMF disburses $10 million to Somalia

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday completed the first review of the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement for Somalia....
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