June 10, 2021

Man who slapped President Macron says he did it because the President symbolized France’s ‘decay’

The man who slapped French President Emmanuel Macron this week told a court that he made the move because Macron represented the country’s decay. Damien Tarel, 28, said […]
June 10, 2021

Ghanaian innovator develops affordable houses from recycled plastic waste

As a teenager, Nelson Boateng, a resident of Ashaiman near Ghana’s capital Accra, needed to earn some income to support his education as well as aid […]
June 10, 2021

WHO ‘calls for caution’ as countries across Europe begin easing Covid-19 restrictions

The World Health Organisation’s Europe director has warned the highly transmissible Covid-19 variant first identified in India is “poised to take hold in the region” as […]
June 10, 2021

UEFA tells Ukraine to remove ‘political’ slogan from Euro 2020 jersey after Russia complains

A day before the start of the European Championships, UEFA has told Ukraine it must remove the patriotic phrase “Glory to the heroes” because of its […]
June 10, 2021

Tunisia wants more COVID-19 vaccines in a rush to revive its economy

Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi of Tunisia has received only 1.6 million COVID-19 doses of the 2.5 million hoped for by March via the WHO-led COVAX initiative — […]
June 10, 2021

Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga awarded PEN Pinter Prize 2021

The celebrated Zimbabwean novelist Tsitsi Dangarembga has been announced the winner of this year’s Pen Pinter Prize. The win means she will deliver a keynote address […]
June 10, 2021

Experts fault FG’s move to licence WhatsApp, Instagram, others

Experts in the telecommunications industry have expressed opposition to the move by the Federal Government to licence over-the-top and social media platforms in the country. The […]
June 10, 2021

PDP inaugurates e-registration committee, names Obaseki chairman

THE Peoples Democratic Party has named the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, as chairman of its Electronic Registration Committee. National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus […]

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