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Biden Invites Buhari, 39 Other World Leaders to Climate Summit

Biden Invites Buhari, 39 Other World Leaders to Climate Summit

United States President Joe Biden has invited 40 world leaders, including President Muhammadu Buhari, to a summit on climate holding between April 22 and 23. The summit billed to hold virtually, would be streamed live for public viewing across the globe. A statement from the White House on Friday said President Biden took the decision […]

Buhari Signs Nigeria’s 2021 Budget Into Law

Buhari Signs Nigeria’s 2021 Budget Into Law

The signing was done at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday. President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2021 budget into law. The signing was done at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday and was confirmed on the official Twitter handle of the presidency. The signing of the budget comes exactly ten days after both chambers […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Make A Choice. Take A Stand.

LOUD WHISPERS: Make A Choice. Take A Stand.

I just got off the phone from talking to a good friend, and she told me that for the past one week she has felt numb and listless. She spoke about a sense of loss and despair. She described her feeling in one word – depressed. I listened, encouraged her and we both prayed for […]

Women’s Empowerment To Become Central In Government Policies

Women’s Empowerment To Become Central In Government Policies

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Minister Thoko Didiza say the issue of women’s empowerment will be central in government policies, regulatory reform and programmatic intervention. Addressing a virtual dialogue webinar with female farmers on Monday, Didiza acknowledged that South Africa has progressed in a number of areas to improve the position of women in […]

Sudan Peace Deal Signed Today By Government And Rebel Groups

Sudan Peace Deal Signed Today By Government And Rebel Groups

Today, Sudan’s Chairman of the Transitional Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, and the Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok signed a comprehensive agreement with The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), a coalition of rebel groups from the western region of Darfur and the southern states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile. The ceremony took place in Juba in the […]

Government Temporarily Closes Non-Essential Public Places for 90 Days

Government Temporarily Closes Non-Essential Public Places for 90 Days

Consistent with the powers vested in the Health Minister by Regulation No.6 of the Public Health (Dangerous Infectious Diseases) Protection Regulations 2020, the Gambia Government has announced with immediate effect, the temporal closure of all Non-Essential Public Places for 90 days. The announcement came after the country experienced a daily increase of people contracting the […]

Tanzania Government Closes More COVID-19 Centres

Tanzania Government Closes More COVID-19 Centres

The government said yesterday that a significant fall in the number of coronavirus infections has led to the closure of more treatment centres that had been designated to handle Covid-19 patients across the country. The Health Ministry says the country is now remained with 11 treatment centres in operation from the initial 84. Health Minister […]

Worship Centres and The COVID Ban

Worship Centres and The COVID Ban

Many state governors have announced the lifting of the ban earlier placed on places of worship as a way of mitigating the spread of COVID-19, Daily Trust reports. The lifting of the ban is coming few days to the Eid-el Fitr celebrations during which millions of Muslims throng prayer grounds to mark the end of […]

Mercy Corps Liberia Graduates 52 Apprentices

Mercy Corps Liberia Graduates 52 Apprentices

Mercy Corps Liberia has graduated and certificated 52 (35 female and 17 male) young Liberians after successful completion of a three-month intensive apprenticeship (on-the-job training) program sponsored by the Swedish Government and supported by 20 private sector businesses in Gbarnga, Bong County. Known as ‘Promoting Sustainable Partnership for Economic Transformations (PROSPECTS)’, the program supports young […]

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

British House Of Lords Suggest Recolonising Zimbabwe To End Country’s Crisis

In the UK House of Lords, the crisis in Zimbabwe came up, and Lord Adrian Palmer suggested recolonising Zimbabwe as a solution to the crisis. The insensitive statement was seemingly made in jest, but it has incensed many Africans, with some calling the remark unacceptable. Just this week, Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio […]

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