Lagos discharges five more coronavirus patients, 3 patients test positive, 25 doctors in self-isolation in UBTH
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05 April 2020 | 8:17 pm
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A loose cannon or did China’s ambassador to France just test the waters for a more offensive posture on Ukraine? Lu Shaye has made headlines before, most notably with his wolf warrior calls to order over Taiwan. Now come his latest comments questioning not only Ukraine’s sovereignty over Crimea, but the very legitimacy of the 14 independent States that peeled off from Russia when the Soviet Union collapsed. The embassy claims he was speaking only for himself.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cancels his rallies over ill health as polls show that next month's presidential elections will be the tightest in history. An Ethiopian boy in Sweden goes viral for raising €250,000 for charity, but is the focus of some racist attacks.
The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced the first set of electric buses for the state’s mass transit scheme. Sanwo-Olu announced this on his Twitter page on Sunday, as he shared pictures of the buses.
Palestinian Khader Adnan was being held on terror charges and died after an 87-day hunger strike. His death increases potential for conflict between Israel and Palestinian militant groups.
The ECDC said the COVID-19 pandemic had taught "valuable lessons" and stressed that there needs to be better preparation for future health crises.
Olaf Scholz's second trip to Africa as chancellor will focus on East Africa, a region that has witnessed recent violence in Sudan.
Wrapping up his trip to Kenya and Ethiopia, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz stressed the need for more cooperation, ranging from climate and energy policies to migration of skilled labor to Europe.
The coronavirus pandemic is over as a global health emergency, the World Health Organization said — while stressing that the virus "is here to stay."
The Turkish human rights activist has been imprisoned in Turkey since 2017. Erdogan's government considers Kavala an enemy of the state. DW was able to contact him and learned why he still has hope in spite of it all.
A Hong Kong permanent resident who is also a US citizen has been given a life term for espionage.
A player for Real Madrid, one of the most renowned soccer teams in the world, is calling Spain "a country of racists" after racial slurs from fans halted a match for 10 minutes. It's the latest in a series of incidents involving LaLiga and Vinicius Jr, who was later expelled from the game during an altercation with opposing players.
China said claims it was behind hacking attacks targeting US infrastructure networks were part of a "disinformation campaign."
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