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Following the political crisis and protest calling for the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, in Mali, a new government comprising six members has been set up in efforts to proffer solutions to the country's crisis. Some supporters of the President's opposition protested twice in June 2020 demanding Keita's resignation over corruption allegations, insecurity, and plunging economy. The opposition is aggrieved after the decision of the Constitutional Court to overturn the results of the election which made Keita's party get re-elected.

AfDB Crisis: Panel Declares Akinwumi Adesina Innocent

Africa News

An Independent Review Panel has completely exonerated the President of the African Development Bank (AFDB), Akinwumi Adesina of any ethical wrongdoing.  The three-member Independent review Panel includes Mary Robinson, who is a former President of the Republic of Ireland, a former United Nations high commissioner for Human rights and the Chairperson of the Elders, a global body of wise persons concerned with world’s wellbeing;

Mali Crisis: President Buhari Attends Virtual ECOWAS Extraordinary Session

Africa News

President Muhammadu Buhari and many other sub-regional leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) hold an extra-ordinary virtual meeting on Monday in a bid to finding solutions to curb the political crisis in Mali. In attendance alongside President Buhari is the secretary-general of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the National Security Adviser Mr, Monguno, the Chief of Staff to the president Mr. Gambari, as well as former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Beirut Explosion: Lebanon Government Resigns After

Middle East & Asia News

Lebanon's Prime Minister, Hassan Diab has on Monday announced his government's resignation following pressure from street protests over the devastating explosion at the Beirut port, killing over 200 people and destroying properties.

IS Attack: At Least 24 Dead In Afghanistan Mass Jailbreak

Middle East & Asia News

An exchange of fire between Afghan security forces and Islamic State fighters at a prison in the city of Jalalabad in the early hours of Monday has left at least 24 people dead after the militia group led a mass jailbreak.

COVID-19: North Korea Declares State Of Emergency After First Suspected Case

Middle East & Asia News

North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un has declared a state of emergency and imposing a lockdown in the City of Kaesong, a border town from South Korea, after the first suspected case of Coronavirus.

Republicans Reject Trump's Suggestion To Postpone Election

US & Canada News

U.S President Donald Trump on Thursday faced opposition from top Republicans who rejected his suggestion that November's presidential election should be delayed over alleged fraud concerns. Trump does not have the power to unilaterally move forward the date of the Nov. 3 election; only Congress holds that authority under the Constitution.

U.S, Russia To Hold First Space Security Talks Since 2013

US & Canada News

The United States of America (U.S.A) and Russia are set to conduct the first bilateral talks on space security in Vienne, Austria in Seven years since 2013. This comes after the US accused Russia of testing the space-based anti-satellite weapons.

Following another daily record of COVID-19 cases, President of the United States, Donald Trump finally wore a facemask in public for the first time since the pandemic while he visited veterans at the Walter Reed Military Medical Center outside Washington on Saturday. Trump had in the past said he was not going to wear a face mask in order to stop the speed of the pandemic, mocking rival Joe Biden for wearing a mask. In April, he said, "I don't think I'm going to be doing it, wearing a face mask as I greet presidents, prime ministers, dictators, kings, queens - I just don't see it."

Russia Announces Approval Of World's First COVID-19 Vaccine

Europe News

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has on Tuesday said the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Moscow's Gamaleya Institute has been registered for use, "This morning, for the first time in the world, a vaccine against the new coronavirus was registered," Putin said in a televised conference. "One of my daughters had this vaccine. I think in this sense she took part in the experiment," he added saying his daughter has been inoculated and is doing well.

Following Russia's completion on the human trial of the world's first Coronavirus vaccine, the country has set plans to register the vaccine by August 12, making it the first official approved cure against the virus. The Gamaleya vaccine, produced by the Gamaleya Institute and the Russian Direct Investment Fund in Moscow is expected to get a conditional registration as well as to be approved for use by civilians between three to seven days after registration.

COVID-19: Indoor Gyms And Swimming Pools Reopen In England

Europe News

Quite a number of indoor gyms, swimming pools, and sport facilities in England are gradually reopening for the first time since March in the latest easing of lockdown rules due to the COVID-19 pandemic.