Misuse of drugs responsible for mortality in Africa – WHO
By TVC News Nigeria
02 May 2021 | 2:51 pm
In this Special report, TVC News Correspondent samples the opinions of Igangan residents and indigenes on the state of security three months after the mayhem unleashed by the armed herdsmen.
South Africa's central bank raised its main lending rate by a higher-than-expected 50 basis points to 7.75% in a decision announced on Thursday.
Turkish voters go to the polls on May 14 and could well reject long-time President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Who else is competing for the top job?
German companies are training young Africans to become IT experts, also for the German market. The plan hopes to reduce the shortage of skilled workers in Germany and give Africans a perspective in their home countries.
A Chinese woman has become the first person to die from a form of avian influenza rarely caught by humans, the WHO says. Only three people have so far been known to have contracted the disease, all of them in China.
South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago discusses the central bank's recent surprise move to hike interest rates and concerns about movements in the currency.
An internal investigation by French security forces has cleared two police officers who fired rubber bullets at environmental protesters last month, saying the officers acted in self-defence. In recent years, there has been increased scrutiny of police tactics in France, particularly the use of rubber bullets that can break limbs and even cause blindness.
At present, no exact sum has been given on how much the coronation will cost but it's been estimated at £100million.
With German and other European troops leaving the Sahel region of Africa, German officials are looking for new ways to keep extremist groups there at bay.
Sudan's latest attempted coup has taken the world by storm this weekend. However, observers argue tensions have been brewing for a while, with the rift between its top military commanders growing. DW unpacks the crisis.
For mothers, losing a baby after birth is a traumatic experience. Now, a Kenyan NGO is helping mothers cope with the emotional pain of infant deaths. Neonatal mortality in the East African country currently stands at 21 deaths per 1,000 births, according to the latest health survey.
While visiting West Africa, Rwandan President Paul Kagame said that Russia had the right to be anywhere in Africa ― as much as any other country. He also accused the West of dragging Africa into its own political issues.
Africa is one of the continents worst affected by climate change. An estimated 600 million people there don't have access to electricity, while even greater numbers live without clean cooking fuels or technologies. The continent currently accounts for less than 6 percent of global energy consumption and 2 percent of cumulative global emissions.
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Boris Pistorius told DW that Germany is willing to work with "reliable partners" like India and Indonesia. The German defense minister will be traveling to India alongside representatives from German's defense industry.
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Germany's center-left government wants to lower the voting age for nationwide elections from 18 to 16. Many young people support the idea, but the majority of the population has expressed skepticism.
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This year’s theme, “Navigating the crises – From 300 to 3000: How to deliver the next generation of African champions”, reflects on commitment to promote and help shape public policies that are conducive to a new and emerging generation of African companies with billion-dollar turnovers. Organisers of the event said the growth in number and size of African champions is crucial to minimising the impact of foreign crises on the continent’s markets.
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Some 200 international observers were on hand to monitor this year's proceedings for a single round vote based on proportional representation to elect 102 lawmakers.
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An investigation began into the deadly crash in the Indian state of Odisha, which took nearly 300 lives and left thousands injured. The accident is believed to have been caused by signal system failure.