WHO warns up to 5 million people could die without 150 to 300 minutes of moderate to vigorous aerobic activity per week

Up to 5 million deaths a year could be averted if the global population was more active. At a time when many people are home bound due to COVID-19, new WHO Guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behavior, launched on...

President-elect Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden wish nation Happy Thanksgiving in moving CNN op-ed

“Like you, our family will hold on to our most important tradition: taking a moment to count the many reasons we have to be grateful”In an op-ed for CNN on Thursday, President-elect Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden wished...

WHO urges African countries to ramp up readiness for COVID-19 vaccination drive

As the race to find a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine is showing increasing promise, a new World Health Organization (WHO) analysis finds that Africa is far from ready for what will be the continent’s largest ever immunization drive.All 47 countries...

Remembering soccer legend Diego Maradona

World soccer great Diego Maradona died on Wednesday from a heart attack, less than a month after his 60th birthday.He died at home in the suburbs of Buenos Aires in Argentina.Maradona was a rags-to-riches story. He grew...

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva heartbroken over passing of former World Bank President James D. Wolfensohn

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Ms. Kristalina Georgieva on Wednesday expressed deep sadness over the passing of Sir James David Wolfensohn, an Australian-Ametican lawyer, investment banker, and economist who served as the ninth president of the...

Trump announces full pardon for Michael Flynn

President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced that he had granted full pardon to the former national security adviser, Michael Flynn."It is my Great Honor to announce that General Michael T. Flynn has been granted a Full Pardon. Congratulations to...

Biden delivers inspiring thanksgiving message to the nation, urges Americans to come together, defeat COVID-19 and dream again

U.S. President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Wednesday delivered an inspiring thanksgiving message to the nation, urged Americans to come together, defeat COVID-19 and dare to dream again.Dressed in a blue suit, light blue striped tie, and standing before...

Meet Nigerian-American professor Onyema Ogbuagu, leading development of potential world’s first effective coronavirus vaccine

He is black. He is young. Nigerian-American Professor Onyema Ogbuagu is a researcher and medical doctor leading what may soon become the world’s first effective coronavirus vaccine.He is one of the researchers behind the Pfizer vaccine development, which is...

Diego Maradona, one of the greatest football players of all time, is dead

Diego Maradona, who is considered one of the greatest football players of all time, has died. He was 60.The Argentinian died of a heart attack, his lawyer said. He had a brain surgery this month.Maradona led his country to...

Biden: Violence against women and girls a global epidemic that must be confronted

Violence against women and girls is a global epidemic that must be confronted, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. said on Wednesday.As many as 1 in 3 women is the victim of gender-based violence at some point in her life,...

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

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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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