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Australia Removes Sexual Harassment Exemption For Lawmakers

Australia’s Prime Minister, Mr Scott Morrison has announced that Politicians and Judges will no longer be exempted from rules against sexual harassment at work. This came as the Prime Minister tried to quell public anger over his Government’s handling of a series of sexual abuse scandals. Speaking to reporters in the Australian capital, Mr Morrison […]

Canadian Prime Minister, Trudeau Frustrated By Slow Vaccines Rollout

Canadian Prime Minister, Mr Justin Trudeau, has said he was “frustrated” by the slow pace of COVID-19 inoculations across Canada, three weeks into a vaccination campaign. The Canadian Government, according to official figures, has so far distributed 424,500 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines, the only ones authorized to date in Canada, to its provinces […]

Polls Open In The Central African Republic To Choose New

Polls have opened in the Central African Republic (CAR) to choose a new President and Parliament amid fears as the Government tries to hold off a rebel advance on the capital, Bangui. Armed groups hostile to President Faustin-Archange Touadera who is seeking a second term have stepped up attacks since the Constitutional Court rejected several […]

UAE To Grant Infectious Disease Experts, Others ‘Golden’ 10-Year Residence

The United Arab Emirates has said it will grant all Doctors and infectious disease experts living in the Country a 10-year visa, who are helping to combat the coronavirus pandemic. This was disclosed on Sunday, November 15, 2020, as the country has so far recorded more than 150,000 cases of the Corona virus disease, including […]

ECOWAS Suspends Mali Over Coup, Imposes Sanctions

The West Africa bloc ECOWAS has condemned a Military Putsch in Mali and pledged a range of retaliatory actions, including financial sanctions. Rebel Soldiers arrested Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse on Tuesday afternoon, August 18, 2020, following weeks of political tension in the Country. The dramatic move followed the seizure of an […]

India Announces Major Easing Of COVID-19 Lockdown

India has said it would begin a major relaxation of the world’s biggest Coronavirus lockdown from early June, even as the Country saw another record rise in confirmed infections. Efforts to contain the disease saw the shutdown of virtually all economic activity in late March, putting hundreds of millions out of work almost overnight. Millions […]

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 […]

Coronavirus: U.K Prime Minister Admitted To Hospital

British Prime Minister, Mr Boris Johnson, has been taken to hospital for tests. His office disclosed on Sunday, April 5, 2020, noting that it is 10 days after he tested positive for Coronavirus. Aged 55, Mr Johnson had announced on March 27, 2020, that he had mild symptoms of COVID-19 and had been in self-isolation […]

Lipolelo Thabane’s Murder: Lesotho Police Postpone PM Court Appearance

Lesotho Police has said they would wait for the Prime Minister’s return from “sick leave” to resume a Court case in which he is suspected of murdering his estranged wife. Thomas Thabane, 80, is accused of having acted in “common purpose” in the June 2017 killing of 58-year old Lipolelo Thabane, whom he was divorcing. […]

Australia Launches National Inquiry Into Bushfires

Australia has set up a national inquiry into its month-long bushfire crisis that affected three in four Australians and prompted widespread criticism of the Government for its sluggish response to the blazes. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the vast scale of the fires, which killed more than 30 people and destroyed thousands of homes, required […]