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The Executive Director of the UN World Food Programme David Beasley, on Thursday told the UN Security Council that 345 million people are facing acute food insecurity in the 82 countries. The Security Council was focusing on conflict-induced food insecurity and the risk of famine in Ethiopia, northeastern Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen. Beasley also said 70 million are pushed closer to starvation by the war in Ukraine, noted where the agency operates is more than twice the...

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This was revealed by the reference website, Worldometer, a live world statistics on population, government and economics, society and media, environment, food, water, energy and health. Lending a voice to the issue of maternal mortality, the World Health Organisation, WHO, said women die as a result of complications during and following pregnancy and childbirth; while most of these complications develop during pregnancy, most are preventable or treatable: “Other complications may exist before pregnancy but are...

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On Friday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) issued an Emergency Use Listing (EUL) for NVX-CoV2373, expanding the basket of WHO-validated vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The vaccine, named CovovaxTM, is produced by the Serum Institute of India under license from Novavax and is part of the COVAX facility portfolio, giving a much-needed boost to ongoing efforts to vaccinate more people in lower-income countries. WHO’s EUL procedure assesses the quality, safety, and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines...

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Intellectuals worldwide converge in New Orleans for the 5th Global Conference of the World Association for Academic Doctors Dr. Anna C. J. Long, Program Director of School Psychology, Louisiana State University took the podium as keynote speaker, to open the 5th Global Conference of the World Association for Academic Doctors (WAAD) held Wednesday, October 27,2021-Sunday 31, 2021 New Orleans, LA, USA. This event was jointly hosted by WAAD and the Dillard University Center for Racial...

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World Bank has listed Nigeria and nine other countries as Nations with high-debt risk exposure. In a financial statement for the International Development Association (IDA) released on Monday, the World Bank pegged Nigeria at number five with an $11.7b IDA debt stock. “As of June 30, 2021, the ten countries with the highest exposures accounted for 66% of IDA’s total exposure,” it explained in the document. “IDA’s largest exposure to a single borrowing country, India,...

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It is believed that Qatar’s novel reforms which began in 2017will ultimately open a fresh vista for more friendly, humane, and better migrant workers’ rights in the Gulf Region. Qatar is one of the seven Arab countries in the Persian Gulf. Others include Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). These nations are also known as the Gulf Cooperation Council(GCC) countries, and a common thread runs through them all: the...

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by John Campbell Culled from The Council on Foreign Relations When Robert Azevedo stepped down last year from the post of director general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), the trade body’s top leadership position, former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala quickly became the universal favorite to land the job—except for among members of the Trump administration. Because the WTO operates on the basis of consensus, the Trump administration’s opposition effectively vetoed her in favor of the current South Korean Trade...

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During the police brutality protests in Nigeria in October, bitcoin saved the day when the government shut out protesters from using local payment platforms for collecting donations to support it. The young, tech-savvy protesters quickly switched to using bitcoin, and in about a week bitcoin accounted for around 40% of the nearly $400,000 raised. It was just one high-profile example of how young Nigerians increasingly use bitcoin to navigate a complicated and restrictive banking and monetary...

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■ The Igbo man is destined for success and we succeed but we do not manage our successes effectively. ■ The present government of Nigeria is doing so much against the Igbo People, telling that they don’t belong. ■ Pull Igbo down strategy seem to be the present government policy. ■ The Igboman can fix Nigeria using egalitarianism. ■ With Igbo presidency or an Igboman at the top, Nigeria will experience explosive economic growth WAP...

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The official Twitter account of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s personal website was hacked early on Thursday, the social media company has confirmed. A series of tweets were sent from the account asking its followers to donate cryptocurrency to the prime minister’s relief fund. Twitter said it was aware of the activity and had taken steps to secure the compromised account. Narendramodi_in is the official Twitter handle for Modi’s personal website. It has more than...

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