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UK Helps Raise $1 Billion In Global Vaccine Donations

Britain has said it has helped raise $1 billion (818 million euros) from global donors towards the drive to help “vulnerable countries” access coronavirus vaccines, by match-funding contributions. The UK in a statement on Sunday, January 10, 2021, said, in addition, it has committed £548 million to the COVAX Advance Market Commitment (AMC), after matching […]

“We Need To Begin Sincere Process Of National Healing” -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for a sincere process of national healing as the Nation marks the 60th anniversary of its independence from Britain. The President made the call during the traditional independence address, which was broadcast nationwide. According to Channels TV, the President said the healing is necessary as the Nation has consistently focused […]

Britain Secures 90 Million Doses Of Potential COVID-19 Vaccine

Britain has secured access to 90 million doses of potential coronavirus vaccines in deals with biotech firms BioNTech, Pfizer and Valneva, the government said Monday, July 20, 2020. Business Secretary Alok Sharma said Britain would now have access to three different types of vaccines being developed domestically and around the world, and it had also […]

EU, Britain Intensify Talks On Post-Brexit Future

The EU and Britain launch an intense five weeks of negotiations on a deal to define their post-Brexit relations on Monday, June 29, 2020, with London keen to wrap things up quickly. The new round of talks in Brussels will be the first to be held face-to-face since the coronavirus shutdown combined with the two […]

COVID-19: Britain Starts Mandatory Self-Quarantine For Arrivals

Britain introduced a two-week quarantine on Monday, June 8, 2020, for most people arriving from abroad to try to limit the spread of the coronavirus, a measure roundly condemned by the ailing aviation sector. The measure, which applies to both residents and visitors with some exceptions, aims to prevent a second wave of contagion from […]

Britain To Reopen Worship Centres For Individual Use Only

The UK government disclosed on Sunday that it will reopen places of worship “for private individual prayer” on June 15.  Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office said services and worship groups remain banned for the time being due to concern that the virus spreads more quickly in enclosed spaces. “People of all faiths have shown enormous […]

Brazil Toll Tops 30,000 As Italy Reopens Borders

Brazil surpassed 30,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak as the disease continued to rip through Latin America, while Italy — at one point the hardest-hit country — prepared to reopen its borders in time for the European summer. After chalking up devastating human losses in Europe, the virus has now taken a firm grip in […]

Brazil Jumps To Third In Coronavirus Cases Worldwide

Brazil has been reported as the Country with the third-highest number of novel Coronavirus cases in the world. This is according to official figures released on Monday, May 18, 2020, describing it as a troubling surge for a Country struggling to respond to the pandemic. With 254,220 confirmed cases, Brazil has now surpassed Britain, Spain […]

Boris Johnson Tests Negative For Coronavirus

UK Prime Minister, Mr Boris Johnson, has tested negative for Coronavirus. A Government spokesman who disclosed this on Monday, April 13, 2020, said the Prime Minister was discharged from Hospital on Sunday, April 13, 2020. He said Mr Johnson is to continue his recovery at Chequers, his official country residence, adding that the PM is […]

COVID-19: U.K Records 381 Deaths In 24 Hours

Britain has reported a daily record of coronavirus toll of 381 on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, more than double the number of Nationwide deaths posted in the previous 24 hours. The Health Ministry said on its Twitter page, up from 1,408 on Monday, March 30, 2020, that: “As of 5pm (1600 GMT) on 30 March, […]