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Global health expert Amanda Glassman alarmed by Trump administration’s decision to notify Congress of intent to withdraw U.S. from WHO

Amanda Glassman, the executive vice president and a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development in Washington D.C. has criticized the Donald Trump administration for formally notifying Congress of its intent to withdraw the United...

Serial killer Aaron Glee charged in Florida with murders of 75-year old Vicki Sims and 19-year old Nigerian protester Oluwatoyin Salau who demanded justice...

American serial killer Aaron Glee has been charged in Florida with the murders of 19-year old Nigerian protester Oluwatoyin Salau and 75-year old American woman Vicki Sims. The Tallahassee police in Florida was trying...

U.S. welcomes independent probe of ethics report that cleared AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina of corruption allegations

The United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday welcomed the African Development Bank's decision to appoint former Irish President Mary Robinson and two other legal experts to independently review an ethics report clearing President Akinwumi Adesina...

Daily coronavirus infections in U.S. surpass 50,000 for first time

New reported coronavirus infections in the United States surpassed 50,000 on Wednesday for the first time, with California reporting record 9,740 new cases, the highest in the state since the pandemic began, according to the latest tally.

67 countries issue joint statement supporting ICC and condemning Trump’s unprecedented asset freezes and travel bans

Member countries of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have joined together in support of the court’s crucial work and independence from political pressure, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. A cross-regional group of 67 ICC member countries issued...

U.S. designates China Central Television, China News Service, the People’s Daily and the Global Times as foreign missions

The U.S. has designated China Central Television, China News Service, the People’s Daily and the Global Times as foreign missions. "This follows on the February 18 designation of Xinhua News Agency, China Global...

6 Trump campaign staff test positive for coronavirus ahead of controversial Tulsa rally

Six staffers working to organize President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, have tested positive for the coronavirus. “Per safety protocols, campaign staff are tested for COVID-19 before events. Six members of...

COVID-19 has killed more than 120,000 Americans

COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has killed more than 120,000 people in the United States, and infected over 2.2 million, according to the latest data. More than 950,000 people have also recovered...

U.S. charges 6 Nigerians -Richard Uzuh, Micheal Olorunyomi, Alex Ogunshakin, Felix Okpoh, Nnamdi Benson and Abiola Kayode – with defrauding $6m from Americans

The United States on Tuesday blacklisted and charged six Nigerians with $6 million fraud. The government said they defrauded Americans by posing as business executives or romantic partners online. The United States...

U.S. violated the laws of war when airstrikes killed 7 civilians in Somalia and Pentagon branded the dead terrorists without adequate evidence, Human Rights...

Two United States airstrikes in Somalia in early 2020 killed seven civilians in apparent violation of the laws of war, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. The rights group said US forces have not adequately investigated...

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Over 1000 participants from more than 100 countries meet to discuss sustainable development amid COVID-19

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Additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty and continent could lose up to $189 billion of GDP in 2020 amid COVID-19...

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With quite a reputation behind her, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appears to mean different things to different people across the spaces she...

Over 1000 participants from more than 100 countries meet to discuss sustainable development amid COVID-19

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