NASA’s ‘Perseverance’ Rover Set To Examine Planet Mars For Signs Of Ancient Lifeforms

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 14, 2020
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA will launch their most advanced Mars rover, ‘Perseverance’ from planet Earth on July 30, on a lofty mission; a search for signs of ancient microbial life on what was once a river delta three-and-a-half billion years ago. Main Job: The Perseverance rover will seek signs of ancient life and […]

Bolivia’s President Anez Tests positive for #COVID19

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 10, 2020
Bolivia’s President Jeanine Anez has on Thursday announced she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Anez revealed this in a tweet, adding that she was “well” and continuing to work while in isolation. “Together, we will come out of this,” she said. According to Reuters, the Bolivian government confirmed that at least seven ministers […]

Donald Trump Officially Withdraws U.S. From WHO

by Seun Adeuyion July 8, 2020
President of the United States (US), Donald Trump has officially withdrawn his administration from the World Health Organization (WHO). The move comes amid a rising number of coronavirus cases throughout the Americas in the last week alone. Sen. Robert Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, who tweeted the news, on Tuesday, […]

Award-Winning Composer Ennio Morricone Dies At 91

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 7, 2020
One of the world’s best-known and most prolific composers of film scores notably for spaghetti westerns, Ennio Morricone has died in Rome on Monday aged 91. Morricone was well loved for music he composed for about 500 films, including his old childhood friend Sergio Leone’s 1966 epic “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and […]

U.S. ‘Looking At’ Banning Chinese Social Media Apps, Including TikTok — Mike Pompeo

by Seun Adeuyion July 7, 2020
The United State (US) is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok. This is according to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview with Fox News on Monday.  There have been rising tensions between the U.S. and China, as scrutiny on TikTok and Chinese technology firms continue to grow.  When quizzed […]

Ghanaian President Goes Into Isolation As Contact Tests Positive To #COVID19

by Francis Ezediunoon July 5, 2020
The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has gone into self-isolation for two weeks after one of his close contacts tested positive to coronavirus. According to a statement by the country’s Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the president went into isolation as a precautionary measure despite testing negative for COVID-19. “President Nana Akufo-Addo will henceforth be […]