AFREXIMBANK PRESIDENT PROMOTES AFRICAN-CARIBBEAN TIES AHEAD OF ANNUAL MEETING

AFREXIMBANK PRESIDENT PROMOTES AFRICAN-CARIBBEAN TIES AHEAD OF ANNUAL MEETING

Faith Nyasuguta In preparation for the 2024 Afreximbank Annual Meetings (#AAM2024), President Benedict Oramah set on an 8-day tour of the Caribbean, visiting 6 CARICOM Member States. His aim was to strengthen African-Caribbean ties and promote trade and investment under the notion of #GlobalAfrica. During the tour, President Oramah engaged with the private sectors and […]

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 CORAL REEFS UNDERGOING MASS BLEACHING GLOBALLY, SCIENTISTS WARN

CORAL REEFS UNDERGOING MASS BLEACHING GLOBALLY, SCIENTISTS WARN

Faith Nyasuguta Coral reefs worldwide are undergoing a perilous transformation, with coastlines from Australia to Kenya to Mexico witnessing a haunting spectacle as vibrant reefs turn ghostly white ”a clear indication of mass bleaching fueled by rising ocean temperatures.  This alarming phenomenon marks the fourth global bleaching event in the past three decades, according to […]

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 MIDDLE EAST ON EDGE FOLLOWING ISRAEL’S VOW OF ‘RESPONSE’ TO IRAN STRIKES

MIDDLE EAST ON EDGE FOLLOWING ISRAEL’S VOW OF ‘RESPONSE’ TO IRAN STRIKES

Faith Nyasuguta Israel and Iran traded threats after Tehran’s first-ever direct attack on its arch-foe heightened Middle East tensions. The Gaza war raged on as Israel’s military chief Lieutenant General Herzi Halevi on Monday showed a response to Iran’s assault, which included over 300 missiles, drones, and rockets.  Iran claimed its attack was in self-defense […]

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 TANZANIA, RWANDA, AND ZIMBABWE JOIN AFRICAN INITIATIVE TO RECALL JOHNSON & JOHNSON COUGH SYRUP

TANZANIA, RWANDA, AND ZIMBABWE JOIN AFRICAN INITIATIVE TO RECALL JOHNSON & JOHNSON COUGH SYRUP

Faith Nyasuguta  Drug regulators in Tanzania, Rwanda, and Zimbabwe have initiated a recall of a batch of Johnson & Johnson children’s cough syrup as a precautionary measure following reports from their Nigerian counterpart regarding high levels of toxicity. The recalled syrup, utilized to treat coughs, hay fever, and other allergic reactions in children, has also […]

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 UK CONDEMNS IRAN’S RECKLESS ATTACK AGAINST ISRAEL: UK STATEMENT AT UN SECURITY COUNCIL

UK CONDEMNS IRAN’S RECKLESS ATTACK AGAINST ISRAEL: UK STATEMENT AT UN SECURITY COUNCIL

Faith Nyasuguta Statement by Ambassador Barbara Woodward, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, at the UN Security Council briefing on Iran’s attack against Israel, 14 April 2024. Location: United Nations, New York Delivered on: 15 April 2024 (Transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered) The United Kingdom condemns unequivocally Iran’s reckless attack against […]

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 GLOBAL COMMUNITY IGNORES SUDAN CRISIS 

GLOBAL COMMUNITY IGNORES SUDAN CRISIS 

Faith Nyasuguta Sudan’s year-long war has placed a heavy burden on both the nation and the international community, as conflict rages on and humanitarian needs escalate.  Amidst the ongoing strife, voices from various humanitarian agencies highlight the gravity of the situation, highlighting the urgent need for assistance and the devastating impact on Sudanese civilians. According […]

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 TOP 10 AFRICAN COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST SMOKING RATES

TOP 10 AFRICAN COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST SMOKING RATES

Faith Nyasuguta Smoking, a prevalent form of recreational drug use, primarily involves combusting a substance and inhaling the resulting smoke, commonly tobacco.  While cigarettes made from dried tobacco leaves are the norm, smoking encompasses various substances and methods, including pipes or bongs. Tetrahydrocannabinol (from cannabis), morphine (from opium), and cocaine (from crack) are also popular […]

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