Friday, September 18, 2020

Mandela’s daughter, Zindzi, is dead

Zindzi Mandela, the youngest daughter of South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela has died aged 59, local media reported Monday. She was the South...

Oil Prices Fall Over Fears of Declining Demand

Global oil prices fell on Friday, adding to steep losses from the previous session, and were headed for weekly declines on worries that renewed...

Covid-19: WHO Halts Hydroxychloroquine Trials

The World Health Organisation, WHO has again halted the trial of hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir arms despite a new study finding it made coronavirus patients...

Africa Records Highest Daily COVID-19 Cases as Total Hits 348,871

The African continent on Friday recorded 11,219 COVID-19 cases, the highest daily number ever since the index case was recorded in Egypt on February...

Pope Francis appeals for end to Libyan civil war

Pope Francis appealed on Sunday for both sides in the Libyan civil war to seek peace, urging the international community to facilitate talks and...

Africa COVID-19 Cases hit 222,000, Death Toll Over 6,000 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO), Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Africa is now over...

Tokyo Olympics Will Be Safe, Governor Says

Next year's Olympics will be safe despite the coronavirus pandemic, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has said, pledging a "120-percent effort" to ensure the first-ever...

Merriam-Webster To Change Definition Of Racism

The American reference dictionary Merriam-Webster will change its definition of the word racism at the suggestion of a young black woman, who wanted it...

Oil Prices Rise on OPEC+ Cut

Oil crept higher on Monday, but gave up big early gains as optimism over major crude producers’ deal to extend record output cuts gave...

OPEC, Others Agree to Extend Oil Output Cut by a Month

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies, led by Russia, have agreed to extend their record output cuts by one month. OPEC and...


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