Former US Representative to AfDB Writes Treasury Secretary Mnuchin, Seeks Support for Adesina

The first United States Representative to African Development Bank (AfDB), Ambassador Harold Doley, has described the President of the Bank, Mr. Akinwumi Adesina as a global player of impeccable character who has helped mobilise billions of dollars for Africa and helped accelerate the continent’s development. Doley, in an open letter to United States Secretary of […]

Poem: In Memory of George Floyd – By Colins Okafor

In Memory of George Floyd I want to breathe But I cant breathe I could not see his face His knee was on my neck Life was going fast away from my soul I want to breathe But I can’t breathe 46yrs ago, I learnt my first word Mama! mama! mama! 25th May 2020,I spoke […]

15 African leaders back Adesina, call for caution on AfDB processes

Fifteen leaders of the African Union (AU), all of them former heads of states of their respective countries, have jointly issued a caution note to the Board of Governors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) over the controversy surrounding the investigation of alleged ethical abuses levelled against the AfDB President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, raised by […]

Why the US wants Adesina out as AfDB President

By Nehru Odeh It sounds like déjà vu. But as the plot thickens, it is following the same story line. The Ethics Committee of the African Development Bank, AfDB, has finally bowed to pressure by the United States to initiate an in-depth investigations into the allegations some “concerned staff members” of the organization had leveled […]

Angela Merkel rejects Trump’s invitation to G7 summit

Trump and Angela Merkel By Taiwo OkanlawonGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s invitation to attend the G7 summit in physically in Washington due to the coronavirus pandemic. This was disclosed by the government spokesperson, Steffen Seibert, according to the German Press Agency. Trump had on May 20 said he was aiming […]

COVID-19: U.S. lauds Nigeria’s deployment of resources

President Muhammadu Buhari By Edwin Nwachukwu The U.S. Government has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the mobilisation of resources in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, at a teleconference with journalists said: “I think Nigeria is really to be commended for the incredible mobilisation that […]

US says China trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine as markets slump

(FILES) In this file photo Dr. Nita Patel, Director of Antibody discovery and Vaccine development, lifts a vial with a potential coronavirus, COVID-19, vaccine at Novavax labs in Rockville, Maryland on March 20, 2020, one of the labs developing a vaccine for the coronavirus, COVID-19. US authorities warned healthcare and scientific researchers May 13, 2020 […]

U.S. prisoners infect themselves with coronavirus in hopes of getting early release

“Give me liberty and give me COVID-19” is a dangerous strategy that won’t get you out of jail, according to officials in California. The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department says more than a dozen inmates were part of a “dangerous plot” to share the novel coronavirus at a California correctional facility, in hopes of contracting COVID-19 […]

Trump reveals quantity of ventilators he’s sending to Nigeria

Trump reveals quantity of ventilators he’s sending to Nigeria The United States President Donald Trump said he’s sending 250 ventilators to Nigeria to help fight the coronavirus. He revealed on Tuesday the size of the aid he promised Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari during a phone conversation last week. He spoke during a visit to Honeywell […]

U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden’s accuser changes her story, yet again, now walks back sexual assault allegation

Tara Reade Tara Reade, the former U.S. Senate staffer who alleged Joe Biden sexually assaulted her 27 years ago, has changed her story. In an interview with AP, she now claimed she filed a limited report with a congressional personnel office that did not explicitly accuse him of sexual assault or harassment. “I remember talking […]

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