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Since the outbreak of the Coronavirus global pandemic, there have been discussions about how Africa has been able to relatively contain the spread of the virus. Analysts have cited inadequate medical equipment, health facilities and compared same with other continents that boast of better systems.

Burundi Conducts Presidential Election Despite Pandemic

Africa News

A crucial election gets underway on Wednesday in the East African nation of Burundi, despite coronavirus pandemic, where President Pierre Nkurunziza is stepping aside after a divisive 15-year rule but will remain “paramount leader” in the country that continues to reject outside scrutiny. During the election, which is the first competitive presidential election since a civil war erupted in 1993, it was observed that not many had face masks on, even on the ruling party's candidate, as voters crammed close to each other in line.

Rwanda’s Genocide: Suspect Finally Arrested In France After 25 Years Of Manhunt

Africa News

French police have arrested one of the key actors amongst the suspect involved in the genocide that killed over 800,000 persons in Rwanda in 1994.

Salah Khashoggi, the son of the murdered Saudi Arabian Journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, who died in a controversial manner has told his father’s killers that he and his brothers have forgiven them. The statement was obtained from his tweet that reads;

Cyclone Amphan has on Wednesday struck eastern India and Bangladesh, leaving a trail of destruction to property and killing of over 80 people, forcing residents to evacuate their homes, an official disclosed.

Maternity Ward Massacre In Afghanistan

Middle East & Asia News

Two babies twelve mothers and nurses were killed by gunmen dressed in military uniform in a hospital at the Afghan capital Kabul on 12th May 2020.

There are two staff of the White House Complex who have tested positive for the Coronavirus, making it the first confirmed cases among staff who have worked closely with President Donald Trump and Vice president Mike Pence.

Trump Blow Hot: Say, There Are Clues That Wuhan Lab Behind The Coronavirus Outbreak

US & Canada News

The United States President, Donald J. Trump has claimed that he has seen information that indicates the Wuhan Institute of Virology is behind the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus Cases Now Surpass One Million In The US

US & Canada News

The number of COVID-19 cases diagnosed in the U.S has now surpassed one million, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. More than 57,000 people have died so far in the country making up almost a third of the total global tally. More Americans have died with COVID-19 than those that died in the Vietnam War.

Fake News: Chris Oyakhilome’s TV Station Sanctioned In UK

Europe News

A Television station owned by a Nigerian Pastor has been sanctioned by Ofcom, the broadcasting authority in London.

Britain To Sustain Lockdown Amidst Graduate Easing Of Restrictions In France, Spain Others

Europe News

France, Spain, others take further steps towards easing coronavirus lockdown Britain, however, maintains its stance on sustaining restrictions for another three weeks till June 1. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday, May 10, that this is not the time simply to end the lockdown this week but added that some primary school children count return and shops re-open June.

Boris Johnson Welcomes A Child

Europe News

UK 55-year-old Prime Minister Boris Johnson and fiancée Carrie Symonds welcome a baby boy on 29th April 2020 at London Hospital.