Friday, 21st January 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

The sixth dose scandal, Japan 2032 and cock-a-doodle-doo

By France24
24 January 2021   |   2:37 pm
We take a look at how the French press is saying Pfizer-BioNtech may have worked the system to their advantage when it comes to how many vaccines they’ve delivered. We also look at some fun tidbits from the US inauguration, denials the Japan Olympics will be pushed, and how French roosters’ cock-a-doodle-doos have become a little more protected.

Related

27 Mar 2021
The auto group says past executives breached their "duty of care." Both ex-Volkswagen and Audi CEOs, Martin Winterkorn and Rupert Stadler, have rejected the accusations.
4 Jun 2021
Leaders in Europe have reacted to the revelations that Danish authorities cooperated with the NSA's spying operations — which included tapping Angela Merkel's mobile phone.
12 Jun 2021
Munich Cardinal Reinhard Marx had offered to step down over the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. The pope agreed that the Church needs to be reformed.
2 Jul 2021
Brazilians protest in front of Brasilia's National Congress in support of a fresh bid launched by opposition lawmakers to impeach President Jair Bolsonaro, after more allegations broke of corruption in acquiring coronavirus vaccines to tackle a pandemic he is accused of having criminally mishandled.
13 Aug
Seungri, once part of South Korea's K-pop 'royalty,' was convicted on charges related to arranging sex workers for potential investors in his entertainment firm.
25 Aug
A trial has kicked off for 19 suspects in Mozambique’s "hidden debt" or "tuna bonds" scandal. The corruption affair allegedly involved a tuna company, maritime security firms and more than 2 billion dollars in loans. Monday, South Africa promised to extradite the man who was Mozambique’s Finance Minister at the time. Journalist Ntshepeng Motema explains how the scandal worsened the country’s economic troubles.
8 Sep
Michael Fawcett has stepped aside to allow a probe into allegations that he offered to help secure a knighthood and British citizenship for a wealthy Saudi businessman.
10 Oct
Nearly two dozen WHO employees have been accused of sexual abuse during an Ebola outbreak in Congo. The organization's main donors, including the US and EU, have called for accountability.
5 Oct
The leaders of Kenya, Congo Brazzaville and Gabon are amongst dozens of African politicians caught up by revelations of an offshore assets scandal. Ethiopia's Prime minister is sworn in for a five year term amidst global criticism over the humanitarian emergencies triggered by ongoing conflict in the country's Tigray region. And finally Cameroon gears up for the African Cup of Nations by boosting its security.
6 Oct
Pope Francis expresses his personal shame and that of the Church at the sexual abuse of children by French Catholic clergy, and offers the victims his prayers, after the scale of the problem was laid bare in a devastating report. An independent commission revealed earlier this week that French Catholic clergy sexually abused around 216,000 minors over seven decades since 1950, calling the scandal a "massive phenomenon" that was covered up by a "veil of silence".
8 Oct
After a meeting with Pope Francis on a a farewell trip to Rome, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says that the Catholic Church must let the truth come out it is to rebuild the trust of Christians the world over.
22 Oct
The World Health Organization has been under pressure after nearly two dozen of its employees were accused of sexual abuse in the Democratic Republic of Congo.