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A Palestinian Red Crescent health worker prepares a dose of Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in the West Bank city of Hebron, on February 11, 2021. HAZEM BADER / AFP Ukraine has banned coronavirus vaccines produced in bitter rival Russia despite struggles to launch its vaccination campaign.A resolution passed by the government on February 8 and posted on its website Wednesday...
Photo Credit: Bayern Munchen Bayern Munich forward Thomas Mueller is set to miss out on Thursday’s Club World Cup final in Doha after testing positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, according to German media reports.According to Sky Sports Germany and Bild newspaper, World Cup winner Mueller tested positive after Bayern’s training session on Wednesday.A positive test would rule the veteran...
Protesters face off with police standing guard on a road during a demonstration against the military coup in Naypyidaw on February 8, 2021. (Photo by STR / AFP)  Anti-coup protesters on Thursday took to the streets of Myanmar for a sixth consecutive day, after US President Joe Biden announced sanctions against the Southeast Asian nation’s generals and demanded they relinquish...
A Red Cross volunteer handles a dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine on February 11, 2021 at the start of a vaccination campaign at a hub for Covid-19 vaccinations located in Rome’s Fiumicino airport long-term parking area. (Photo by Tiziana FABI / AFP) AstraZeneca, the British maker of a COVID-19 vaccine with Oxford University, said Thursday its 2020 net profit more...
Tottenham Hotspur’s Portuguese head coach Jose Mourinho gestures during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on February 4, 2021.Clive Rose / POOL / AFP Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes individual mistakes are hampering a consistent display from the Spurs side and makes them not genuine title contenders.Tottenham...
Sofia Kenin of the US leaves after losing against Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi during their women’s singles match on day four of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on February 11, 2021. (Photo by William WEST / AFP) Sofia Kenin’s emotional Australian Open defence ended in a second-round defeat Thursday but top seed Ashleigh Barty overcame a blip to reach...
Air Namibia halts flights.  Air Namibia, the southern African nation’s cash-strapped flagship carrier, suspended all operations from Thursday after a government decision to file for voluntary liquidation. The airline has failed to turn around its fortunes despite years of state bailouts.“All flight operations will be cancelled, with all aircraft returning to base,” Air Namibia said on social media.Lawyers representing Air Namibia...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIWkI1MLM9I The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, says President Muhammadu Buhari tolerated the ‘excesses’ of #EndSARS protesters in the country, back in October 2020.According to the AGF, that, among other actions of the president is proof of his leniency, despite what he termed as “human rights violations” in the country.Mr Malami said this on Wednesday while addressing a...
 A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana, has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stay out of politics and stick to the business of banking.Falana’s call was made in reaction to the unfreezing of bank accounts belonging to 20 #EndSARS promoters.Following the #EndSARS protest that rocked the nation in October 2020, the CBN obtained an injunction...
Abducted journalist. The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Rivers State is asking the Rivers State Police Command to take immediate action to secure the release of a journalist who was abducted in Port Harcourt on Tuesday night.The victim, Chidiebere Onyia, who is also a nursing mother, is a reporter with the Nigerian Television Authority NTA at the Port Harcourt...
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