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270 Indian Workers

270 Indian Workers At Dangote Company Depart Nigeria

At least 270 Indian citizens are on their way home from Nigeria, The PUNCH reports. This is not unconnected to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. It was gathered that the aircraft conveying the nationals departed the Murtala Muhammed International [...]

June 5, 2020 Employment
COVID-19

COVID-19: Africa Records 168,464 Cases, 73,000 Recoveries & 4,700 Deaths

Over 168,464 confirmed #COVID19 cases on the African Continent – with more than 73,000 recoveries & 4,700 deaths. View country figures & more with the WHO African Region COVID-19 Dashboard: arcg.is/XVuSX [...]

June 5, 2020 General
Okorocha

Tackle Poverty, Not Almajirai – Okorocha Tells Northern Governors

A former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, has faulted northern governors over what he described as the shoddy way they handled the repatriation of Almajirai to their home states. Okorocha said instead of humiliating the Almajirai, the governors, [...]

June 5, 2020 Government and politics
Twitter Removes Trump Campaign Tribute To George Floyd

Twitter Removes Trump Campaign Tribute To George Floyd Claiming Copyright

Twitter on Thursday removed a video tribute to George Floyd posted by President Trump’s reelection campaign, claiming it had run afoul of the website’s policy on copyrighted material. The Team Trump account tweeted out a nearly four-minute long video that [...]

June 5, 2020 International
Kenya bans single-use plastics

Kenya bans single-use plastics in protected areas

Kenya on World Environment Day barred all single-use plastics such as water bottles and straws from its national parks, beaches, forests and other protected areas. The implementation of the ban, first announced a year ago, was ordered in a letter [...]

June 5, 2020 Africa