UN special coordinator for Lebanon hopes new govt will be formed within 'days'
In an interview with FRANCE 24, the UN's Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis lamented the absence of a functioning government in the country despite promises by the main political parties to form one quickly in the aftermath of the deadly August 4 Beirut blast. Kubis said he hoped a government would be formed "within days, definitely not weeks".
Lebanon: World leaders demand Beirut reforms at aid conference
The UN and France have said an emergency aid fund will be set up to help Lebanon cope with reconstruction after the Beirut port blast. However, long-term economic support depends on forming a viable new government.
Davido: View from the top cover shoot - Behind the Scenes
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#EndSARS: Court orders probe of Sam Adeyemi, Davido, Tuface, others and more
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Lebanon's unfinished revolution: One year after protests, change has yet to come
It's been one year since anti-government protests broke out in Lebanon. They resulted in the resignation of the country's Prime Minister Saad Hariri. However, the sectarian system of politics that protesters wanted changed remains intact today. Frustrations in the country came bubbling to the surface two months ago after a deadly blast rocked Beirut's port. Since then, the political class has failed to form a government, and the people of Lebanon say they feel betrayed.
Lebanon: Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib resigns
Mustapha Adib was only named to take over as prime minister less than a month ago. His decision to quit comes amid a deadlock over forming the next Cabinet.
Half of Lebanon's population to fall into poverty as economy worsens
One month on from the deadly Beirut explosion, we take a look at the economic situation in Lebanon. The blast ruptured supply chains, destroyed grain reserves and worsened an already catastrophic economic situation in the country. By the end of the year, experts predict that over half of the population will be living in poverty.
Adeboye meets President Buhari, VP in Aso Villa today, Nigeria's curve gradually flattening - NCDC and more
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