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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...

WHO, 35 countries launch COVID-19 Technology Access Pool or C-TAP to share scientific data and beat coronavirus

COVID-19, the potentially deadly respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, is a global problem that can only be solved by a global solution starting with sharing scientific data about the pandemic, the World Health Organization...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Trump administration insists embattled African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina should be “impartially” and “independently” investigated

The Donald Trump administration insisted in a statement to TODAY NEWS AFRICA in Washington D.C. on Thursday that the embattled President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina should be "impartially" and "independently" investigated to "ensure...

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Read IMF’s Kristalina Georgieva’s remarks to World Economic Forum highlighting the “great reset” needed amid COVID-19

My thanks to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales and to Professor Schwab for bringing us together.

African equity capital markets activity see downward turn but increase in domestic investors -PricewaterhouseCoopers Nigeria

Data presented from  the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Nigeria 2019 African Capital Market Watch, which reviewed the performance of Africa’s capital markets between...

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...
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