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Nigeria Will Continue To Work With Neighbours – Buhari

Africa News

President Muhammadu Buhari has told his Benin counterpart, President Patrice Talon that Nigeria will continue to work with its neighbours on the importance of good neighbourliness. The President stated this on Tuesday in Abuja when President Talon of the Republic of Benin, paid him an official visit.

Uganda's Museveni Declared Winner Of Presidential Election

Africa News

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term in office on Saturday with 58.6 percent with 5.85 million votes in a disputed election with his rival Bobi Wine who polled 34.8 percent with 3.48 million of the votes. Chairman of the Election Commission, Justice Simon Mugenyi Byabakama declared Museveni winner, saying "The electoral commission declares Yoweri Museveni… elected president of the Republic of Uganda."

Uganda Election: Bobi Wine Rejects Poll Results, Declares Victory as Ugandas Awaits Final Results

Africa News

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine has on Friday claimed victory in presidential elections while rejecting early results that gave incumbent President Yoweri Museveni a wide lead. The electoral commission said on Friday that with 49.1 per cent of votes from Thursday’s ballot counted, Museveni had won 3.9 million, or 62.7 per cent – while main opposition candidate Wine had 1.4 million votes (29.3 per cent), the electoral commission said just after 5 pm.

UAE, Egypt Resume Qatar Flight

Middle East & Asia News

Following the end of a regional crisis between Qatar, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 2017, direct flights to Qatar between its former rivals have on Monday resumed. The first commercial flight was Egypt Air to Cairo from Qatar at the Doha airport followed by the arrival of Air Arabia flight from Sharjah, UAE.

COVID-19: Emirates Suspends Flights To Three Major Australian Cities

Middle East & Asia News

Emirates has suspended flights to Australia’s three largest cities as the country further restricts international arrivals over fears of new virus strains. The Dubai-based carrier was one of the last to maintain routes into and out of the country’s east coast throughout most of the pandemic but on Friday evening told travelers a handful of planned flights next week would be the last.

Indonesia Passenger Plane Missing Minutes After Take-off

Middle East & Asia News

Indonesia Sriwijaya Air, passenger plane with more than 50 people onboard has gone missing shortly after take-off from the Indonesian capital Jakarta and flew over the Java Sea. The Boeing 737 was reported to have lost contact en route to Pontianak in West Kalimantan province, and according to Flight tracking website Flightradar24.com, the aircraft had lost more than 3,000m (10,000ft) in altitude in less than a minute.

Breaking: Biden Sworn-in As 46th US President

US & Canada News

Joseph R. Biden has on Wednesday been sworn-in as the 46th President of the United States of America alongside his running mate during the 2020 presidential election, Kamala Harris as Vice President. Biden, 78, was sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice, John Roberts with a 128-year-old 5-inch thick bible that has been in the new president’s family.

Capitol Hill Siege: Pope Call On U.S. To Avoid Violence And Protect Democracy

US & Canada News

Following the attack on Capitol Hill by hoodlums in the United States, Pope Francis has today Urged Americans to shun violence, seek reconciliation and “Protect democratic values”.
Pope in his statement while addressing the congregation today said, “I repeat that violence is self-destructive, always. Nothing is gained by violence and so much is lost,”.

Siege On Capitol Hill: Trump Faces Impeachment Threat By 37 Reps Members

US & Canada News

Following the attack on Capitol Hill which is one of the sacred institutions considered by Americans being the champions of modern democracy, 37 Reps members have endorsed the article for President Trump's impeachment. The article initiated by Ilhan Omar, a Democrat Reps representing Minnesota accused President Trump of “high Crimes and Misdemeanour”.

COVID-19: Boris Johnson Declares Total Lockdown In England and Scotland

Europe News

UK Prime Minister, Mr Boris Johnson has announced a 6-week lockdown in England and Scotland due to the surge in COVID-19 within the region, although, elite sports like the English premier league will continue. In a televised address, the Prime Minister told the nation to stay indoors other than for limited exceptions, with measures expected to last until mid-February.

Brexit : Finally UK Officials Signs Deal As Mps Set To Debate On Ratification

Europe News

As European Union is coming to the end the United Kingdom in an official divorce, officials have signed their post-deal with Britain and have since been dispatched to London today setting another era for the United Kingdom. The Heads of the European Commission and European Council, Chief Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michael respectively were seen full of joy and approval as they signed their names to the 1,246-pages Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

In a bid to expand the United Kingdom’s COVBID-19 immunization campaign, the UK has approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by scientists at the University of Oxford alongside the manufacturer, AstraZeneca. Health Secretary, Matt Hancock said the rollout of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will commence January 4, 2021, adding that “and will really accelerate into the first few weeks of next year”.The UK has ordered 100 million doses of the vaccine, enough medicine to vaccinate 50 million people. This makes it the second vaccine to be approved after the Pfizer/BioNTech in December.

Europe News

In a bid to expand the United Kingdom’s COVBID-19 immunization campaign, the UK has approved the use of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by scientists at the University of Oxford alongside the manufacturer, AstraZeneca. Health Secretary, Matt Hancock said the rollout of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine will commence January 4, 2021, adding that “and will really accelerate into the first few weeks of next year”.The UK has ordered 100 million doses of the vaccine, enough medicine to vaccinate 50 million people. This makes it the second vaccine to be approved after the Pfizer/BioNTech in December.