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Migrant deaths nearly doubled in first half of 2021

Migrant deaths nearly doubled in first half of 2021

The number of people who died trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea nearly doubled in the first half of 2021, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said on Wednesday. At least 1,146 people died attempting to reach Europe by sea [...]

July 15, 2021 Incidents, International
Argentina surpasses 100,000 Covid-19 deaths

Argentina surpasses 100,000 Covid-19 deaths

Argentina on Wednesday became the fifth Latin American country to record more than 100,000 deaths from Covid-19, according to data from the health ministry. The South American country registered 614 new deaths over the last 24 hours taking its total [...]

July 15, 2021 Health issues
Reps receives report on electoral bill amendment

Reps receives report on electoral bill amendment

The report on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill has been laid before the House of Representatives. The bill, which seeks to amend the 2010 Electoral Act was presented to the House on Wednesday by the Chairperson of the Committee on Electoral [...]

July 15, 2021 Government and politics, Law
Bandits Killed Nearly 300 Nigerians in June

Bandits Killed Nearly 300 Nigerians in June

Groups of criminals, popularly known as bandits who have been terrorizing the northwestern part of the country, have killed no fewer than 283 Nigerians in June alone, according to a tally by the Civic Media Lab, a nonprofit organization based [...]

July 15, 2021 Crime, Security
Southern Kaduna: Herdsmen Kill 100 People In Six Days

Southern Kaduna: Herdsmen Kill 100 People In Six Days

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU), has lamented that suspected armed Fulani herdsmen have killed not less than 100 Atyap natives in the last six days. They said about 24 villages were also burnt and hundreds of hectares of farmland bearing [...]

July 15, 2021 Crime