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The United Nations Human Rights Council has urged for global action including reparations to “make amends” for racism against people of African descent. The findings cite concerns in about 60 countries including the UK, Belgium, France, Canada, Brazil and Colombia. The study began after the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in US […]

The UN mission in Mali has demanded an immediate release of President Bah Ndaw and PM Moctar Ouane, after reports that they were detained by soldiers. The Minusma mission also called for calm. This comes after reports that interim President Ndaw and Mr Ouane were driven by soldiers to the Kati military camp near the […]

The European  Union has decided to ban Belarusian airlines from European skies after a flight was diverted to Minsk on Sunday. The move comes after Belarus forced a passenger plane to land in order to arrest an activist journalist. At a meeting in Brussels, the leaders of the 27 member states also told EU airlines […]

The 2020/21 English Premier League season was completed after eight months of continued action with majority of the matches being played under closed doors and in strict adherence to protocols due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Although not without a few of VAR controversies and some questionable referee calls that characterized the previous season. Manchester city […]

Health authorities in Malawi are set to destroy more than 19,000 expired doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines later today in an effort to give confidence to Malawians to get the jab when available. When this is done, it will become the first African country to publicly dispose off expired vaccines. They say the vaccines have […]

Germany has agreed to return all Benin artifacts to Nigeria by 2022. The artifacts are those taken from the Benin Royal Court following the British incursion in 1849. Making the pledge in Abuja, the German Director-General of Culture and Communication, Andreas Gorgen said Germany acknowledges that Nigeria has suffered a loss. He said Germany is […]

Nigeria and France have agreed to work together to fight insecurity bedeviling the Lake Chad basin area and the entire stretch of the Sahel region.   Speaking at a bilateral meeting with President Buhari on the sidelines of the Financing Africa Summit in Paris, French President, Emmanuel Macron pledged his steadfast support for Nigeria and its […]

Russia has recalled its Washington ambassador for talks to prevent the “irreversible deterioration” of relations with the United States. The Russian government said Anatoly Antonov had been called back to Moscow as US ties had reached a “blind alley”. The move came after President Joe Biden said Vladimir Putin would “pay the price” for alleged […]

UNICEF says armed violence across the Central Sahel region is having a devastating impact on children’s survival, education, protection and development. This follows killings of 58 civilians in Niger Republic near the border with Mali and Burkina Faso. The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF’) said 6 children aged 11 to 17 died in the attacks carried […]

The office of the US consulate General in Nigeria, says it is processing visa applications of those affected by the travel restrictions placed on some Nigerians, during the tenure of Ex-president Donald Trump. The clarification is coming on the heels of recent media reports claiming that Nigerians denied visa after January 20, have been directed […]

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