BREAKING NEWS

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma sends third consignment of medical supplies to Africa containing 4.6 million masks and 500,000 swabs and test kits to beat...

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has sent his third consignment of medical supplies to Africa to beat COVID-19. The consignment contains 4.6 million masks, 500,000 swabs and test kits, 300 ventilators, 200,000 PPEs, 200,000 face shields, 2000...

U.S. records highest number of coronavirus infections in one day as COVID-19 kills more than 52,000 Americans

The United States on Friday recorded nearly 39,000 new coronavirus infections, the highest spike in a single day. According to the latest data collated by virus tracker website worldometers, there were 38958 new infections...

Agip Oil disregarded COVID-19 safety measures and put Nigerians at risk, group says

The Nigerian Oil AGIP Company Limited, a multinational oil and gas producing firm, disregarded safety measures and put Nigerian staff at risk, the National Youth Response Group said in a statement received by TODAY NEWS AFRICA...

Coronavirus cases in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, skyrocket above 1000 with 32 deaths

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has skyrocketed above 1000, after 114 new infections were reported by the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday. At least 32 people...

Mozambique gets $309 million from IMF to respond to COVID-19

Mozambique is getting $309 million from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to respond to COVID-19 economic consequences, after the IMF board approved the disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF). The $309 million...

African leaders meet virtually with 21 business tycoons to respond to COVID-19

African heads of state and government have met virtually with 21 business leaders on the continent to respond to COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The video conference of the...

Billionaire Jeff Bezos should address concerns of Amazon workers worldwide during COVID-19, Amnesty says

The multinational U.S.-based company Amazon must ensure its workers across the globe receive adequate health and safety protection during the COVID-19 pandemic, Amnesty International said, as hundreds of U.S. Amazon workers prepare to call in sick...

Burundi election campaigns kick-off amid COVID-19, harassment and tension

Political campaigning ahead of the May 20 presidential elections officially kicked off in Burundi on Friday amid COVID-19 pandemic and continued intimidation of people by the Imbonerakure youth wing of the ruling party, the National Council...

Speaker Gbajabiamila urges Muslims to intensify prayers to Almighty Allah for end of COVID-19 in Nigeria

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has urged Nigerians, especially Muslims, to use the Holy month of Ramadan in prayers for the country. The Speaker also said they should...

U.S. says Kyari was a dedicated public servant who played key role in return of $300 million Abacha loot

The United States government has described the late Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari as a dedicated public servant and respected interlocutor for the American government. In a condolence message...

Latest News

IMF Executive Board Approves FY 2021-FY 2023 Medium-Term Budget

On April 27, 2020, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the IMF’s...

Nigeria Senate approves Buhari’s $5.513 billion external borrowing request

The Nigerian Senate has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s $5.513 (Five Billion, Five Hundred and Thirteen Million United States Dollars) external borrowing...

Nigeria’s SERAP writes Buhari to provide spending details and audit of ‘fresh’ $5.513 billion loan

The Nigerian Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent a Freedom of Information request to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him...

African Development Bank approves €88 million ($98 million) loan for Senegal to respond to COVID-19

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Friday approved a loan of 88 million euros to Senegal, hit hard...

IMF Executive Board Approves FY 2021-FY 2023 Medium-Term Budget

On April 27, 2020, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the IMF’s administrative and capital budgets for...

[/read_more]

Read full article

error: Alert: Content is protected !!