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Buhari urges reinforcement of partnerships to address humanity’s common challenges

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By Jacob Kubeka (ABUJA) - Amid the global surge in cases of COVID-19, President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, stressed the need for world leaders to work together and reinforce partnerships to limit the catastrophic consequences...

National Summit on protection of Nigeria’s Critical Infrastructure postponed till February next year

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By Paul Adaji (ABUJA) – The National Summit on the Protection of Nigeria’s Critical Infrastructure, Monuments and Business Assets earlier scheduled for December 6, 2021 till early next year. According to the Presidential Think-Tank on Defence & Security and Ashcraft Centre...

Uganda sends more troops into DR Congo in anti-ADF rebel operation

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By Kwanta Douglas - Uganda has moved more troops and equipment into eastern DR Congo, including armoured vehicles, witnesses at the border claimed, on the third day of an operation against the Allied Democratic Forces ADF rebel group. "At around...

WHO warns Asia-Pacific countries to brace selves for COVID-19 surge due to Omicron

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By Grace Audu - World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday, said Asia-Pacific countries must brace up for a new surge in the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases due to the Omicron variant, which emerged last month. According to WHO regional director...

Pay rights activist $99,000, African court orders Dar

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By Kwanta Douglas - African Court on Human and Peoples Rights, on Thursday, ordered the Tanzanian government to pay $99,500 to a former NGO director who was wrongfully expelled from the country in 2014. Anudo Ochieng Anudo was awarded $63,500 in...

World Bank urges Nigeria to tax alcohol, cigarettes to improve primary healthcare

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By Mbafan Ade - World Bank Group has urged the federal government to tax specific levies on alcohol, tobacco, and sugar-sweetened beverages, so as to strengthen primary healthcare. Country Director for Nigeria at the World Bank Group, Mr Shubham Chaudhuri,...

Algeria urges Africans to “speak with one voice” in international organizations

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By Theodore Jones - Algeria on Thursday, urged Africans to "speak with one voice" in international organizations, including the UN Security Council, in a bid to influence the decisions being taken concerning the African continent. "We believe there is still more...

Rwanda to expand collaboration with China in technology innovation education

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By Kwanta Douglas - Rwandan Minister of Education, Valentine Uwamariya, on Thursday, said the country is seeking more science and technology cooperation with China in order to boost innovation and research education. "We know that China has different industries where prototypes...

Gunmen attack 4 Libyan election centers -official

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By Theodore Jones - Libyan High National Elections Commission (HNEC), announced on Thursday, that a squad of gunmen had attacked four of its election centers. In a statement, Said Al-Qasabi, the head of the HNEC's main operations chamber, said that gunmen...

Zimbabwe confirms presence of omicron variant in country

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Zimbabwean Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care Constantino Chiwenga, on Thursday, verified the presence of the omicron variant in the country. To avert a fourth wave of the pandemic, he asked the country to increase attention and...