Posts Tagged ‘United Kingdom’

Britain Secures 90 Million Doses Of Potential #COVID19 Vaccines From Major Pharmaceutical Giants

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 20, 2020
The United Kingdom’s Government has signed up for an additional 90 million doses of potential Coronavirus vaccines being developed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech. The process to develop a vaccine usually takes years, however experts are racing against time to develop a working coronavirus vaccine, with more than 20 human trials […]

Tensions Thicken As U.K Questions China’s Alleged Uighur Concentration Camps

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon July 19, 2020
U.K. foreign secretary Dominic Raab has hinted that he may suspend the U.K.’s extradition arrangements with Hong Kong over China’s moves against the city-state. Raab has further accused Beijing of “gross and egregious” human rights abuses against its Uighur population in China’s western province of Xinjiang. The comments were the latest signs of deepening tensions […]

#EndRape: United Kingdom Pledges Support For Nigerian Victims.

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 19, 2020
The United Kingdom announced their unflinching loyalty towards helping Nigeria fight rape, in tandem with the global celebration of annual international day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict on June 19. “We want to eliminate the culture of impunity around such horrific crimes, strengthen justice for survivors and hold perpetrators to account,” a […]

“UK To Offer Citizenship To Hong Kong Residents In Face Of Beijing Security Laws “— UK Foreign Secretary

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 29, 2020
Foreign Secretary to the United Kingdom, Dominic Raab has threatened that the government will create citizenship opportunities for 300,000 Hong Kong residents unless China backs down on its planned security laws. The UK government says the new law is a violation of the autonomy and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong which is a […]

Prince Harry wants everyone to just call him ‘Harry’ from now on

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 1, 2020
Prince Harry has asked attendees at a tourism conference to call him simply “Harry,” as he begins his final round of public engagements before beginning a new chapter away from the British royal family. Introducing him to the stage on Wednesday at an event for his sustainable travel initiative, Travalyst, in Edinburgh, Scotland, the event’s host, […]

Nigerian Ruler Buhari arrives in London, returns Thursday

by Seun Adeuyion January 18, 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in London ahead of the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit holding on Monday. This was announced by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, on his social media handles early Saturday morning. An earlier statement by Adesina said the London Investment Summit would be hosted by the […]