A Ugandan man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for killing his wife over alleged extra-marital affair.   Simon Shimanya, who confessed he killed his 32-year-old wife and former nurse at International Hospital Kampala, was sentenced on Wednesday, September 2.   The Chief Magistrate of Nabweru Court inContinue Reading

Algeria president Sacks employment minister oucef

Algeria’s President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Wednesday sacked Employment Minister Ahmed Chawki Fouad Acheuk Youcef, his office offering no reason for the move.   Tebboune “today signed a decree ending Mr Ahmed Chawki Fouad Acheuk Youcef’s tenure as works, labour, employment and social security minister,” the presidency said in a statementContinue Reading

Buhari Expresses Concern Over New Regional Currency

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over the decision by regional francophone countries to replace CFA Franc with a regional common currency, Eco, ahead of other member states. Buhari cautioned his counterparts in Ecowas bloc of possible dangers brought by Eco if not well-thought-out. “It gives me an uneasyContinue Reading

STEVE BING POPULER AMERICAN PRODUCER, PHILANTHROPIST, AND WRITER COMMITS SUICIDE

Popular American producer, philanthropist, and writer, Steve Bing has died by suicide at the age of 55 after jumping from the 27th floor of a luxury apartment building in L.A.’s Century City neighborhood. Reports say Bing who founded the Shangri-La Entertainment after inheriting the sum of $600 million from his grandfather, hadContinue Reading

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President Donald Trump vowed to unveil plans Thursday to reopen the world’s top economy, following cautious moves in Europe, claiming the US had “passed the peak” of the coronavirus crisis despite a record daily death toll. Since emerging in China late last year, the pandemic has turned the world upsideContinue Reading

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President Donald Trump has grown more and more irate as his attempts to contain the political fallout of coronavirus — much less the health crisis itself — continue to fall short, people close to him said. Trump watched angrily from the West Wing Thursday as stock markets tumbled to their worst percentage loss since the 1987 BlackContinue Reading

UK PRIME MINISTER

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, the leader said on Friday. On his Twitter account, Johnson said he had developed mild symptoms and was self-isolating. “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus. I am now self-isolating, but I willContinue Reading

Coronavirus Live Updates: Boris Johnson Tests Positive, Spain's Fatalities Hit New Daily Record

COVID-19 the malady brought about by the coronavirus was officially pronounced a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11. The infection has murdered in excess of 21,000 individuals worldwide and keeps on spreading at a fast pace. Endeavours to control the flare-up have prompted the worldwide disturbance of everyday life and theContinue Reading

Pandemic measures empty Germany’s autobahns

Measures to forestall the spread of the novel coronavirus have left Germany’s superhighway motorway framework nearly empty, according to the German Automobile Club (ADAC), as residents remain at home and travel comes to an end. A club representative told dpa that traffic volume on the nation’s superhighway framework dropped massively following initial limitations. Specialists enlisted aContinue Reading

US APPROVES CHLOROQUINE TO TREAT CORONAVIRUS - TRUMP

The US is fast-tracking the anti-malarial drug chloroquine for use as a treatment against the new coronavirus, President Donald Trump said Thursday. “We’re are going to make that drug available almost immediately, and that’s where the FDA(Food and Drug Administration) has been so great, “ Trump told reporters. “They’ve goneContinue Reading

BIAFRA FOOTBALL CLUB IN SPAIN CLOCKS 50, CELEBRATES GOLDEN JUBILEE

Few people knew that castle construction is also taking place in this region of Arica known as Biafra Nation as in Valls Barcelona Catalonian. In May 1967, Biafra proclaimed himself independent. However, in the year 70, the Nigerian armed forces reunified the territory, persecuted by its language, its flag andContinue Reading

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT PUTIN

Reports have it that the Russian President Vladimir Putin has released 800 tigers and lions to clamp down on citizen’s movement across the country. This according to reports was to stem the spread of coronavirus in the country. Russia, a country of 146 million people has about 253 infected peopleContinue Reading

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In Washington’s new war, the coronavirus pandemic is out-sprinting frantic government efforts to cope with its tragic humanitarian and grave economic toll. A failed Senate vote on a mammoth stimulus bill amid acrimony between Republicans and Democrats came as the virus trimmed the GOP majority with five members quarantined. State and local leaders andContinue Reading

COVID-19 : ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER GIUSEPPE CONTE CRIES OUT; WE HAVE LOST CONTROL... GOD RESCUE YOUR PEOPLE

Italian Prime Giuseppe Conte said; “We have lost control. We have killed the epidemic physically and mentally. Can’t understand what more we can do, all solutions are exhausted on the ground. “Our only hope remains up in the Sky, God rescue your people” TALY ANNOUNCED 627 NEW coronavirus deaths on Friday,Continue Reading

OLYMPIC GAMES

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said for the first time on Monday that the Tokyo Olympic Games may be postponed if the event cannot be held in its “complete form” due to the coronavirus pandemic. NAN reports that the flame was transported by a special aircraft “Tokyo 2020 Go” fromContinue Reading

What investors couldn’t know is that over the next 30 days, the coronavirus would burst out of quarantine in China, with major outbreaks in South Korea and Italy, then Spain, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. It brought business to a sudden stop, sent stock markets into aContinue Reading

Two ‘ballistic missiles’was fires by North Korea government into the sea

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Saturday, the latest in a series of such launches by Pyongyang as the world struggles with the coronavirus pandemic. The South Korean military condemned the launches as “extremely inappropriate given the difficult situation theContinue Reading

CORONAVIRUS: WHITE HOUSE DEMANDS FOR $45.8 BILLION FOR EMERGENCY FUNDING

The White House Office of Management and Budget submitted an emergency funding request– a sweeping request for new funds and statutory authority across the federal government to address the growing coronavirus pandemic.   “With the pandemic growing, resource needs have also grown,” wrote Russell Vought, the acting OMB director, in a letter attachedContinue Reading

JAPAN TO RESERVES $23.5M TO ASSIST IRAN WITH COMBATTING CORONAVIRUS – MINISTER

The administration of Japan says it intends to reserve 2.5 billion yen (23.5 million dollars) to Iran to help Tehran’s endeavours in the battle against the coronavirus episode, Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu said on Tuesday. “The quantity of those tainted in Iran is moving toward 15,000 that is theContinue Reading

TEN MONTHS AFTER SURVEYS, BELGIUM GETS GOV'T DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Belgium’s guardian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes has been given unique forces to lead the nation through the coronavirus flare-up, 10 months after uncertain races conveyed poor possibilities for an alliance. Ruler Philippe ordered Wilmes to frame a legislature on Monday in Brussels, the Belga news organization revealed, after seven resistanceContinue Reading

Government Stimulus Efforts to Fight the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 novel coronavirus has caused an emergency for the world’s economy and markets. With more than 137,000 cases affirmed in nations everywhere throughout the world, the World Health Organization has proclaimed the infection to be a worldwide pandemic, implying that it will have a supported worldwide effect. With numerousContinue Reading

STOCK MARKET INFORMATION LIVE: STOCKS FUTURES PLUNGE AFTER FED UNVEILS EMERGENCY STIMULUS

Markets are in for an additional rollercoaster week, as policymakers proceed to ramp up their responses to the worldwide coronavirus outbreak. As of 8:05 p.m. ET, S&P 500 futures (ES=F) had been down 128.5 factors or 4.8%; Dow futures (YM=F) had been down 1,041 factors or 4.6%, and Nasdaq futuresContinue Reading

European Parliament establishes a new strategy to support the health system

The European Parliament is stepping up its efforts to help tackle the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Europe, which is now the center of the global pandemic. The Parliament’s President David Sassoli said Saturday the “serious” nature of the situation requires a collective response, as opposed to unilateral action.Continue Reading

MICROSOFT CO-FOUNDER BILL GATE QUITE HIS ROLE AS THE MEMBER OF THE COMPANY’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates have quit his role as the member of the company’s board of directors. Reports say that the 64-year-old left the board of directors to spend more time in his philanthropic endeavours. “It’s been a tremendous honour and privilege to have worked with andContinue Reading

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The United States President Donald Trump said Friday he would “likely” be tested soon for COVID-19 (coronavirus), although he stressed he is “displaying no symptoms.” Trump was pressed repeatedly during a White House news conference where he declared a national emergency over COVID-19 on whether he should be tested afterContinue Reading

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World Health Organization has called for the promotion of regular and thorough hand-washing hygiene saying coronavirus (COVID-19) can be contacted when someone infected coughs or exhales. The global health body said that people can contract the virus if droplets of infected fluid fell on nearby surfaces and objects such asContinue Reading

Trump and Democrats each say employees affected by coronavirus pandemic ought to receive a commission sick go away

Republicans got here out Thursday in opposition to a COVID-19 reduction bundle launched by Home Democrats. The 2 main events clashed this week on how finest to assist employees affected by the coronavirus pandemic, as GOP lawmakers opposed two Democrat measures aimed toward securing paid sick go away for impacted staff. CoronavirusContinue Reading

NBA SUSPENDED ITS SEASON

The NBA suspended its season following Wednesday’s games after a member of the Utah Jazz tested positive for the coronavirus. Earlier Wednesday, the NCAA’s decision not to allow fans to its annual March Madness tournaments for men and women was the most jarring example yet. NCAA President Mark Emmert madeContinue Reading

Markets Wrap: U.S. Futures Drop With Dollar; Treasuries Rise 

(Bloomberg) — Wednesday introduced one other day of reversals in lots of main markets, with U.S. inventory futures dropping, the greenback weakening and Treasury yields falling after surging a day earlier. Contracts on the S&P 500 Index fell greater than 1.5% after the U.S. administration failed to supply particulars onContinue Reading