JUST IN: Pakistani Passenger Aircraft Crashes In Karachi

by Seun Adeuyion May 22, 2020
A Pakistan International Airlines plane has crashed in Karachi on a flight from Lahore, aviation officials say. The plane, which was reported to be carrying 90 passengers, was flying from Lahore to Jinnah International Airport, one of Pakistan’s busiest airports. Pictures shared on social media show smoke rising from the crash site, a residential area. […]

#COVID19: America’s Billionaires Wealth Increase By $434Bn During The Global Pandemic — Report Reveals

by Seun Adeuyion May 22, 2020
America’s billionaires saw their wealth increase by $434 billion during the course of the global pandemic, according to a new report, a staggering figure that coincided with upheaval to the global economy and more than 38 million Americans filing for unemployment. Per the report by Americans for Tax Fairness and the Institute for Policy Studies’ Program for Inequality, […]

#COVID19: President Trump’s Claims On Hydroxychloroquine Trigger Global Research

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 22, 2020
In the wake of US President Donald Trump’s claim that he has been using hydroxychloroquine to prevent Covid19 for himself,  Healthcare workers in Britain and Thailand have started taking part in a trial to determine whether two anti-malarial drugs can prevent COVID19, including hydroxychloroquine. The study is said to involve more than 40,000 healthcare workers […]

Burundi Blocks Social Media Platforms As Elections Begin

by Osaherun Ighileon May 21, 2020
Burundi following the the beginning of their elections on the 20th of May, has blocked all access to social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and Yahoo mail. The polling station were opened in the early hours of Wednesday 20th May and the government of the country is yet to comment on this decision […]

South African Court Orders Suspension Of Soldiers Over Man’s Death During Lockdown

by William Ukpeon May 16, 2020
The South African high court has ordered the suspension of soldiers accused of beating a man to death during the lockdown. The casualty, Mr. Collins Khosa died on April 10 in the township of Alexandra. The Judge, Hans Fabricius ruled that the right to freedom and security may not be derogated even under a state […]

Boeing To Compensate Ethiopian Airlines For 737 Max Grounding By June

by William Ukpeon May 16, 2020
The CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde Gebremariam announced on Friday that the airline expects to reach a settlement for the 737 Max grounding following the crash of March 2019. The crash of Flight 302 killed all 157 Passengers 6 Minutes after takeoff. The 737 Max was grounded worldwide in March 2019 after 2 fatal crashes […]