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Wife of Derek Chauvin, fired cop charged with murdering George Floyd, filing for divorce

The wife of Derek Chauvin, the fired Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, is filing for divorce. Attorneys for Kellie Chauvin said on Friday that she is seeking the “dissolution of her marriage” to...

The white knee that killed all black people in America- Perspectives by Simon Ateba

Protests and chaos have exploded across the United States after a white police officer Derek Chauvin was captured on camera murdering an innocent black man named George Floyd last Monday in Minneapolis, with the officer's hands...

Trump says U.S. ‘terminating’ relationship with WHO amid deadly COVID-19 pandemic

U.S. President Trump announced on Friday that the United States is "terminating" its relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO) for allegedly failing to enact necessary reforms amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Former African presidents release joint statement backing embattled African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina

In an unprecedented move, former African heads of state and government released a jointly signed letter on Friday, backing the embattled President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina, after the United States and several other...

COVID-19 school closures in Africa put girls at unique risk of violence and dropout, survey of education organizations finds

School closures in response to COVID-19 are putting girls in developing countries, many in Sub-Saharan Africa, at a substantial risk of gender-based violence, early pregnancy, and dropping out once schools reopen, according to a new survey from the...

Donald Trump, the African strongman in America – Perspectives by Fredrick Nwabufo

One of the five cardinal objectives of the United States foreign policy is "promoting and supporting" democracy. The US has fought wars and spent billions of dollars "promoting and supporting" its own genre of democracy in...

Black CNN reporter was arrested while his white colleague at same venue was not. Another CNN crew arrested while covering George Floyd protests on...

A CNN reporter and his production crew were arrested in Minneapolis on Friday morning during a live broadcast about the ongoing protests over the officer who publicly executed George Floyd, a black man and a father...

BREAKING: Twitter places warning on Trump post glorifying violence following public execution of black man George Floyd

Twitter on Friday placed a warning on President Donald Trump's post glorifying violence. The social media company said Mr. Trump violated its rules against glorifying violence when he tweeted about protests over the death of George Floyd, a black...

Victims of former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré yet to receive any reparations

The victims of the former Chadian dictator Hissène Habré have yet to receive any reparations four years after his historic atrocity conviction in Senegal, human rights advocates said on Friday. On May 30, 2016, Habré was convicted of...

Amnesty International calls Trump’s New Executive Order targeting social media companies dangerous and irresponsible

President Donald Trump's executive order targeting social media companies was signed on Thursday. It calls on independent agencies, the Justice Department and states to carry out the new policy. President Trump...

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Read full remarks by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on financing for development amid COVID-19

Good morning. I want to thank Prime Minister Trudeau, Prime Minister Holness, and Secretary-General Guterres for keeping...

Former African presidents release joint statement backing embattled African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina

In an unprecedented move, former African heads of state and government released a jointly signed letter on Friday, backing the embattled...

Read full remarks by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on financing for development amid COVID-19

Good morning. I want to thank Prime Minister Trudeau, Prime Minister Holness, and Secretary-General Guterres for keeping a focus on development amidst...

Canadian PM Trudeau and Jamaica’s Holness co-host UN high-level event on development financing amid COVID-19

With U.S. President Donald Trump missing in action, more than 50 world leaders are meeting virtually on Thursday to respond to...

African Union Chair Cyril Ramaphosa to join UN high-level event on development financing amid COVID-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Thursday May 28, 2020, address and participate in a virtual United Nations High-Level Event on Financing...

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