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  • World food prices drop to 17-month low as coronavirus pandemic limits market demand

    World food prices fell for the fourth consecutive month in May, hitting their lowest point in nearly a year and a half as the global coronavirus...

  • Kudirat Abiola: Okei-Odumakin, Abiola-Costello urge FG to stop wanton killings

    The Women Arise for Change Initiative (WA) and the Kudirat Initiative for Democracy (KIND) on Thursday called on the Federal Government to do more to end killing...

  • Edo Information Commissioner resigns

    Mr Paul Ohonbamu, Edo Commissioner for Information and Orientation, has resigned his appointment from the cabinet of Gov. Godwin Obaseki. This was contained in a letter...

  • COVID-19: Group donates 10 handwashing machines,  sanitisers, to Plateau Govt.

    An NGO, Nigeria Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN), has donated 10 non-contact hand washing machines, 200 litres of liquid soap and 100 litres of hand...

  • Ogun Assembly passes Health Insurance bill, another into law 

    The Ogun House of Assembly on Thursday passed into law a bill to amend the state Health Insurance Scheme. Mr Adegoke Adeyanju (ADC -Yewa North 1)...

  • Fayemi, Bamidele, EKSU mourn ex-Gov Olumilua in Ekiti

    Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Thursday paid glowing tributes to the former Governor of the old Ondo State, Amb. Bamidele Olumilua, who passed on early...

  • 14 health workers infected with COVID-19 in Myanmar

    A total of 14 frontline health workers have been infected with COVID-19 so far since the disease was first detected in March in Myanmar, a health...

  • Belarusian president names new prime minister, cabinet members

    Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Thursday named the country’s new prime minister and cabinet members, the presidential press office said. Roman Golovchenko, who previously served as...

  • COVID-19 cases in Belarus rise to 45,981

    Belarus reported 865 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, taking its total to 45,981. Of all the country’s confirmed cases, 21,162 people have recovered so far,...

  • A’Ibom seeks FG assistance in fighting against COVID-19

    The Akwa Ibom Government has called on the Federal Government to assist the state in its fight against the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The State Commissioner...

  • People work at pastry factory in Khartoum, Sudan

    SUDAN-KHARTOUM-PASTRY FACTORY” src=”https://nnn.com.ng/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/139114567_15912779497301n.jpg” sourcename=”本地文件” sourcedescription=”网上抓取的文件”> SUDAN-KHARTOUM-PASTRY FACTORY” src=”https://nnn.com.ng/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/139114567_15912779497301n.jpg” sourcename=”本地文件” sourcedescription=”网上抓取的文件”> A man works at a pastry factory in Khartoum, Sudan, on June 4, 2020. (Photo by...

  • UK food banks hand out record number of emergency food parcels during pandemic: report

    Food banks in Britain have had their busiest month ever in April, as the number of emergency food parcels distributed to British families in the month...

  • People take part in demonstration in Athens, Greece

    GREECE-ATHENS-PROTEST” src=”http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-06/04/139114566_15912779049821n.jpg” sourcename=”本地文件” sourcedescription=”网上抓取的文件”> GREECE-ATHENS-PROTEST” src=”http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-06/04/139114566_15912779049821n.jpg” sourcename=”本地文件” sourcedescription=”网上抓取的文件”> A protester is seen during a demonstration over African American George Floyd‘s death at the hands of police...

  • Phuket hotels to fully open for Thai visitors as foreign travelers reduce

    Most hotels in Thailand’s Phuket will fully open for Thai visitors as fewer foreign guests are expected to arrive amid the COVID-19 outbreak, said a leading...

  • 5.0-magnitude quake hits 122 km WNW of Ternate, Indonesia — USGS

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted 122 km WNW of Ternate, Indonesia at 13:12:32 GMT on Thursday, the United States Geological Survey said. The...

  • Ugandan cabinet approves human organ donation, trade bill

    Uganda’s cabinet has approved a bill that, if enacted by parliament, will regulate human organ donation and trade in the east African country, a top official...

  • Uganda braces for slump in global vanilla prices amid market surplus, COVID-19

    Uganda’s ministry of agriculture on Thursday said the country is bracing itself for a slump in global vanilla prices by focusing on quality. Aggrey Bagiire, minister...

  • WRC New Zealand rally postponed

    The Rally New Zealand, which was scheduled for September in and around Auckland, has announced the postponement of the race due to the COVID-19 outbreak. “It...

  • EFCC destroys 681 bags of adulterated fertiliser in Gombe

    The Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Gombe, on Thursday,  destroyed 681 bags of adulterated fertiliser in the state. Mr Ibrahim...

  • Kurdish-led militia, United States-led coalition forces brace for operation in eastern Syria: monitor

    The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and forces of the U.S.-led coalition are bracing for operation in eastern Syria against Islamic State (IS) militants, a war...

  • Zambian expert urges tougher penalties for race discrimination, saying racism starts since colonialism

    Tougher penalties for discrimination against African Americans is one sure way of protecting the lives of African Americans who have for a long time suffered injustice,...

  • Over 20 pct of Latvians work from home amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Like in many other countries across the world, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has led an increasing number of employees in Latvia to work from home, showed...

  • Finland’s Social Democratic Party gains popularity: poll

    The support for the Finnish Social Democratic Party (SDP) rose to 23.2 percent, showed a poll commissioned by the national broadcaster Yle and published on Thursday....

  • Japan now thinking of “simplified’’ Olympic Games   —- Tokyo governor

    Tokyo city’s Governor Yuriko Koike said on Thursday it might be necessary to a stage a “simplified” Olympics next year due to the impact of the...

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