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Nipah virus in China with 75% fatality rate could be next pandemic – New report claims

An outbreak of the Nipah virus in China with a fatality rate of up to 75 percent, could potentially be the next big pandemic after…

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EU and US call for probe into Uganda election violence that left over 40 people dead as Bobi Wine is still under house arrest

The European Union and United States are calling for a probe into Uganda’s election abuses and violence that left more than 40 people dead with…

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Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni, 76, wins his sixth term as President amid vote-rigging claims from his opposition challenger, Bobi Wine.

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, 76, has won a sixth term in office amid vote-rigging claims from his opposition challenger, Bobi Wine.  The country’s electoral commission…

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Breaking: Donald Trump becomes the first president in US history to be impeached twice

The US House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection” at last week’s Capitol riot, which claimed the lives of five…

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Mark Zuckerberg announces that Donald Trump has been banned from Facebook and Instagram indefinitely

Mark Zuckerberg has banned Donald Trump from using Facebook indefinitely. Facebook COO, Sherry Sandberg initially announced Trump has been banned from the platform for 24…

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South Africa goes back to lockdown with alcohol sales banned again

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa has announced the country will move back to lockdown level 3, taking effect from December 28.  In an address, Ramaphosa…

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Saudi Arabia bans child marriages

The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Justice has banned the marriage of persons under 18 years. It also set 18 years as the minimum age for…

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Brexit: UK finally agrees free trade deal with EU

The European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (UK) have finally agreed a post-Brexit trade deal, ending months of disagreements over fishing rights and future business…

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Germany bans arrivals from UK, Northern Ireland and South Africa until January

Germany on Tuesday December 22, extended a ban on arrivals from Britain, Northern Ireland and South Africa until 6 January after a new more infectious Coronavirus…

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World Bank approves $1.5 billion loan for Nigeria

The World Bank has finally approved Nigeria’s request for a $1.5 billion loan, which is expected to strenghten the West Africa nation’s economy. The Bretton…

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America’s ‘greatest pilot’ Chuck Yeager dies aged 97

Legendary test pilot, Charles Yeager, who created a world record when he broke the sound barrier during a flight in 1947, has died aged 97,…

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US adds Nigeria to blacklist on religious freedom

The United States government on Monday December 7, added Nigeria to a religious freedom blacklist.  Addition of Nigeria to the list for the first time,…

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US removes reciprocity fees for Nigerian visa applicants

The United States has removed the reciprocity fee imposed on visa applications from Nigeria. The fee was imposed in August 2019 on applicants whose non-immigrant visa applications…

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