‘At war time speed’, China leads the world COVID-19 vaccine race

By Sangmi Cha and Miyoung Kim China is forging ahead in...

Nigeria to disinfect schools ahead of class resumption

The Nigerian government on Monday said the disinfection of schools to curb the spread...

South Africa’s COVID-19 cases exceed 200,000

South Africa's confirmed COVID-19 cases have breached the 200,000 mark, recording a cumulative total...

Global experts call for inclusive healthcare boost in Africa post pandemic

Global health experts and practitioners at a policy webinar hosted by the African Development...

WHO worried over Covid-19 escalation in the Americas

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that it's worried about the rapidly worsening outbreaks...

Mary Trump says her family gave the world the ‘most dangerous man,’ describes US...

President Donald Trump is a textbook narcissist and his late father, the real estate...

Deutsche Bank bleeds $150m in penalty for relationship with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein

New York state financial regulators said Tuesday that they have slapped Deutsche Bank with a $150...

Ethiopia riots death toll over killed singer rises to 166

At least 166 people were killed in Ethiopia after a popular singer's death sparked...

‘Coronavirus found’ in China from bats in 2013

Virus samples sent to the Wuhan Institute of Virology seven years ago closely resemble...

Exclusive: Covid-19 may not have originated in China, Oxford University expert posits

Coronavirus may have lain dormant across the world and emerged when environmental conditions were...

China’s new airport at Tibet’s remotest part connects it with rest of the country

By Zhao Zhanhui, People's Daily Ngari, a remote prefecture located in...

Who Xi Jinping wants to occupy the White House in 2021; US expert hazards...

The election was one more of many signs (see my column of May 2nd)...

Hong Kong prosecutes first offender of new security law

Following the establishment of a law enforcement agency under the new national security law...

China ready to protect Chinese firms in India

China warned India not to start new disputes, and will take measures to protect...

China pledges USD2m in support of Zimbabwe’s Cyclone Idai recovery efforts

China through the United Nation Development Program (UNDP) on Friday pledged an additional support...

Angola resists OPEC on oil cut full compliance

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies led by Russia, known...

Nigerian crudes grades yet to notice price rally

Nigerian crude grades yet to rally because of U.S Shale Crude oil prices for...

COVID-19: WTO, AfDB, IFC, others approve $14.1bn trade financing to revive world economy

By IKENNA EMEWU Seven intergovernmental and continental development banks all over...

Africa’s COVID-19 cases pass 370,000 with 9,283 deaths

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent reached 371,548 as of Sunday morning, the Africa...

Malawi’s new president sworn in, pledges better days

Malawi president-elect, Lazarus Chakwera, 65, took the oath of office Sunday following his victory in the Tuesday fresh...

Angolan president says new lockdown likely if COVID-19 cases keep rising

Angola President Joao Lourenco on Saturday admitted the possibility of re-imposing a new lockdown in the face of...

Global coronavirus death toll hits 500,000 as number of cases surges over 10m

Global coronavirus death toll surpassed 500,000 on Sunday, with the total number of cases standing at more than 10...

Ex-White House security chief’s book could assist Huawei executive extradition case in Canada

Allegations about President Donald Trump in a new book by former White House official John Bolton could be...

19 different polls in a week rate Trump lower than Biden

If the latest national and state polls are correct, President Trump’s bid for a second term faces serious...

Princeton University to remove Woodrow Wilson name from school

Princeton University has announced plans to remove the name of former President Woodrow Wilson from its public policy...

COVID-19: It’s time for govt to stop treating private varsities like orphans

By IKENNA EMEWU Dr. Ihechukwu Madubuike, former education minister told me the story of how...

NNPC produces 218.37bn CF of natural gas in March

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that 218.37billion Cubic Feet (BCF) of...

Using Nigeria, Kenya as positives, experts show how best internet would develop Africa’s digital...

A new report published today by the Internet Society explains the steps African countries...

Ecobank, Junior Achievement Africa partner for ‘Banking on Africa’s Youth’

Junior Achievement (JA) Africa and Ecobank Group announce their new partnership- 'Banking on Africa's...

OPEC meeting oil rally stalked by Covid-19 resurgence

A positive meeting on Thursday of OPEC and its allies, led by Russia, helped...

After China, Corporate Council on Africa hosts leaders forum to discuss Africa-US economic integration...

On Tuesday, June 23, 2020, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) launched its inaugural Leaders...

AfDB approves $13m loan to Seychelles, Togo and Eur88m to Cameroon to strengthen their...

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank on Monday approved a EUR88...

Your blood type may determine your odds of contracting the coronavirus, study finds

Factors such as age and underlying health conditions such as diabetes can put you...

In global adversity, China is using diplomacy to drive victory over COVID-19 

By IKENNA EMEWU In just one week, China riding on the...

Plans to disown Onyeike, ex-Ebonyi commissioner leak and faulted, as Pro-Edda says it’s cheap...

The Edda Professionals' League (Pro-Edda), a body of eminent experts has raised that alarm...

BREAKING: Scientists of Nigerian universities discover vaccines for COVID-19

Nigerian Universities’ Scientists, under the aegis of COVID-19 Research Group, on Friday announced the discovery of a vaccine for the prevention of...

Amazon to hire 3,000 remote workers in South Africa

Amazon has announced plans to hire 3000 remote workers in South Africa. The virtual customer service and technical...

Operators say Covid-19 pandemic hasn’t changed China financial opening up plans

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't put a damper on China's financial opening, financial sector regulators said Thursday at an...

AIIB approves US$750m loan for India to fight COVID-19

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved a $750-million loan to India for COVID-19 response Wednesday, as the...

Hangzhou, China’s city that hosted G20 gets too smart with digital techs to fight...

By Jiang Nan, People’s Daily City Brain, a smart city system powered by cutting-edge technologies,...

China-Africa Summit: When 31% of global population agreed to collaborate against Covid-19

"No matter how the international landscape may evolve, China shall never waver in its determination to pursue greater...

I will end China-US trade war as WTO DG, Okonjo-Iweala vows, and outlines benefits...

Africa’s World Trade Organisation (WTO) top job hopeful, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is already looking ahead to the duties...

REVEALED: Trump pleaded with Chinese president to help him win 2020 reelection, says new...

President Donald Trump of the United States pleaded" with Chinese President Xi Jinping to help him win re-election in 2020...

Xi, Buhari, 14 other African leaders issue joint statement on Africa-China Covid-19 war cooperation

By IKENNA EMEWU Fifteen African leaders including President Muhammadu Buhari and President Xi Jinping of...

With over 5,000 live streams, China’s famous Canton Fair kicks off online, amid Covid-19

By Li Gang, People’s Daily The 127th China Import and Export Fair, or Canton Fair,...

Xi Jinping addresses China-Africa parley, assures China stands with Africa against COVID-19

Chinese President Xi Jinping presided over an extraordinary China-Africa summit on solidarity against COVID-19 in Beijing on June...

China and African leaders hold parley today on covid-19

Leaders of China and African countries are set to have an extraordinary summit on solidarity against the COVID-19...

CHINA vs. INDIA: How world’s two largest armies went to war over border

At least 20 Indian soldiers have died, with more reportedly injured. Indian media say there are 35 Chinese...