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Soldiers In 3 West African Countries Killed/ Caused Dissappearance Of 199 People Between February And April – Amnesty International

by William Ukpeon June 10, 2020
Soldiers from the West African nations of Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso have been accused of killing or causing the Dissappearance of 199 people according to Amnesty International. The countries launched offensives against Al- Qaeda and Islamic State backed militants in their regions , groups that want to overrun the vast expanse of land in […]

George Floyd’s Death: Minneapolis City Council Votes To Dismantle Police Department In Historic Move

by Seun Adeuyion June 8, 2020
The Minneapolis city council has pledged to disband the city’s police department and replace it with a new system of public safety, a historic move that comes as calls to defund law enforcement are sweeping the US.  Speaking at a community rally on Sunday, a veto-proof majority of councilmembers declared their intent to “dismantle” and “abolish” the embattled police agency responsible […]

12 Pro-Iranian Fighters killed In Airstrikes By Unidentified Aircraft In Eastern Syria

by Seun Adeuyion June 7, 2020
A total of 12 members of a pro-Iranian militia in Syria were killed and Iranian targets were destroyed overnight in an airstrike by unidentified aircraft in the eastern Syrian city of Deir ez-Zur, according to the Syrian Human Rights Survey Center. Vehicles and ammunition were destroyed in the airstrike that targeted a militia reported to have reinforced […]

#COVID19: UK To Reopen Places Of Worship On June 15

by Seun Adeuyion June 7, 2020
The UK government said Sunday it will reopen places of worship “for private individual prayer” on June 15 as it continues to progressively ease coronavirus restrictions. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office said services and worship groups will still be banned for the time being due to concern that the virus spreads more quickly in enclosed […]

Buhari Nominates Okonjo-Iweala As WTO Director-General

by Seun Adeuyion June 5, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, has nominated Former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the nation’s candidate to be director-general of the World Trade Organization. Special Assistant to the Ruler on Digital and New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi, announced the nomination via his Twitter handle, on Friday afternoon. Brazilian Director-General Roberto Azevedo in May said he plans to […]

Brazil Records 1,349 #COVID19 Deaths In 24hrs

by Seun Adeuyion June 4, 2020
Brazil reported a record 1,349 coronavirus deaths in a 24-hour period Wednesday, the health ministry said, as the pandemic continued to take a grim toll on Latin America’s hardest-hit country. The figure brought the total death toll from the new coronavirus in Brazil to 32,548, with 584,016 confirmed infections — the second-highest caseload worldwide, after […]