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    Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned G20 countries against acting in their own interests amid the Covid-19 pandemic after Germany accused the US of ‘modern day piracy’. Protective face masks destined for Berlin were allegedly intercepted at a Thailand airport and diverted instead to the US, prompting angry German officials to blast Donald Trump for ...
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    Germany said it is readying an emergency budget worth more than 150 billion euros ($160 billion) to shore up jobs and businesses at risk from the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, the finance minister said on Saturday. This is in line with decisions in Saudi Arabia, Germany and other nations where commercial activities have ...
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    Emirates, one of the world´s biggest international airlines, is suspending all flights to France, Germany, Nigeria, New York and New Jersey due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to internal emails seen by Reuters. France, Germany and Nigeria flights would be suspended from March 23 until further notice, a company email said. Flights to New York ...
  • New strain of coronavirus in Africa

    The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany has risen by 2,705 within a day to reach 16,662, the Robert Koch Institute for infectious diseases said on Saturday. It said a total of 47 people had died after testing positive, an increase of 16 from a tally of 31 published on Friday. Mauritius has confirmed ...
  • NIMC

    The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), has concluded plans to extend National Identification Number (NIN) enrolment to Nigerians in the Diaspora, who are residing in Austria and Germany. Mr Aliyu Aziz the Director-General, NIMC,  disclosed this in a statement issued by Mr Abdulhamid Umar, General Manager, Operations/Corporate Communications, NIMC on Tuesday in Abuja. Aziz said ...
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    The German government has summoned the Brunei ambassador to protest at the pending introduction of the death penalty for homosexual acts, the Foreign Office said in Berlin on Tuesday. “An appeal was made during the discussions with the ambassador for the South-East Asian country to abide by existing human rights obligations. “We expressed our concerns ...
  • Africa

          The African Development Bank, AfDB, will double its climate finance commitments for the period 2020-2025, the Bank’s President announced at the One Planet Summit taking place in Nairobi. The Bank’s President, Akinwumi Adesina said that the Bank would commit at least US$25 billion towards climate finance. Speaking at a plenary in the ...
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    Britain should practice what it preaches to African countries by doubling the number of vulnerable refugees it hosts and reviewing policies that restrict an asylum seeker’s right to work, lawmakers said on Tuesday.   A cross-party committee said the British government should “lead by example” by resettling and employing refugees, especially those forcibly uprooted from ...
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        Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. sanctions, which are part of a psychological war doomed to failure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday. By reimposing sanctions on OPEC’s third biggest crude producer, Washington wants to force Tehran to drop its ballistic missile programs, further curb its nuclear work and limit ...
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    President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will always uphold the sanctity of the rule of law in governing the country, while assuring German Chancellor Angel Merkel that all agreements will be fully respected. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement on Friday, said Buhari said this during ...