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Daily Archives: May 14, 2021

Kenya leader’s constitutional reform bid illegal

Kenya leader’s constitutional reform bid illegal

Kenya’s High Court ruled a drive by President Uhuru Kenyatta to change the constitution was illegal, stopping a move critics say was designed to check his deputy, whom he has fallen out with publicly. Parliament already passed the proposed amendments [...]

May 14, 2021 Government and politics
Africa’s COVID-19 testing declines as deadly variants

Africa’s COVID-19 testing declines as deadly variants

About 38 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been acquired by the continent out of which 22.4 million doses have so far been administered, representing 1.8 per cent of the African population. Meanwhile, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in [...]

May 14, 2021 Health issues
Ivorian Prime Minister in France for medical checkup

Ivorian Prime Minister in France for medical checkup

Ivory Coast Prime Minister Patrick Achi has been admitted in a hospital in Paris for medical tests, Reuters has reported. Mr Achi, a close confidant and former chief of staff of President Alassane Ouattara became interim prime minister following the death of [...]

May 14, 2021 Health issues
Police To Parade Uduak, Suspected Killer

Police To Parade Uduak, Suspected Killer

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has announced that Uduak Frank Akpan, the suspected killer of a job seeker, Iniubong Umoren will be paraded on Friday to dismiss rumour of his death in custody. The state Police Public Relations Officer, [...]

May 14, 2021 Crime
Nigerian Army Debunks Report On Distribution Of Ramadan Packages

Nigerian Army Debunks Report On Distribution Of Ramadan Packages

The attention of the Nigerian Army (NA) has been drawn to an ill-informed publication by an online news medium Hopefornigeriaonline of 11 May 2021 where it was alleged that Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province had distributed Ramadan [...]

May 14, 2021 Military