Does writing your contact details behind your new voter’s ID render it invalid?
According to Dr Bossman Asare, deputy chairperson of the Electoral Commission, writing one’s telephone number behind the voters’ ID card does not render it invalid.
Ivory Coast Prime Minister, Gon Coulibaly, is dead
Mr Coulibaly, 61, died on Wednesday evening after falling ill at a ministerial meeting.
Harvard, MIT sue Trump over proposed limit on foreign students’ visas
The two universities announced on Wednesday that they are suing Mr Trump for his ‘reckless’ directive on striping foreign students of their visas without a due process.
Trump hired impersonator to take admission exam for him – Niece
Ms Trump’s book is set to be released next week and be up for sales by Tuesday.
Post COVID-19: Africa’s growth stands to rebound to 3% in 2021 – Report
The growth outlook for 2021 and beyond would depend largely on African governments’ effectiveness in flattening the curve of the outbreak and policies to reopen economies.
UK sanctions 25 Russians, 20 Saudis, others over human rights abuses
The 20 Saudi nationals were “involved in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.”
U.S. EPA approves use of lysol disinfectant spray against COVID-19
The U.S. EPA said in a statement that the agency had approved two products, Lysol Disinfectant Spray and Lysol Disinfectant Max Cover Mist, based on laboratory testing that showed the products were effective against COVID-19.
Burkina Faso resumes polio immunisation despite COVID-19
WHO said the immunisation was carried out while observing COVID-19 infection prevention and control measures.
Polish president proposes banning gay couples from child adoption
On Monday, the president signed his legislative proposal, which will now be sent to parliament.
Over 1m persons to evacuate homes in Japan amidst floods, landslides
On Saturday, flooding and landslides struck rural areas of Kumamoto, leaving dozens of people, including 14 at a nursing home, dead.
With nearly 700,000 coronavirus cases, India is third worst-hit
There have been almost 20,000 deaths in India since the first case was detected there in January.
Ghana’s President self-isolates after COVID-19 exposure
A number of government appointees and members of the president’s New Patriotic Party (NPP) have so far tested positive for COVID-19.
More blacks needed in UK Police to fight injustice – Johnson
Mr Johnson said there is currently an active programme to accelerate promotion for black police officers in the capital.
German lawmakers pass bill to phase out coal by 2038
Germany heavily relies on coal, which accounts for around a third of the country’s energy needs.
Nearly half of Africa’s COVID-19 patients have recovered
As of Friday morning, about 195,729 of the 414,011 infected persons have recovered.
Over 90 killed in Ethiopia in wake of popular singer’s death
Ethiopian singer Hachalu Hundessa was shot and killed in the capital Addis Ababa on Monday.
Germany entering recovery stage in COVID-19 downturn, analysts say
The outlook, however, came with a warning based on assumptions about the further course of the epidemic and the political responses to it.
New Zealand’s health minister resigns after pandemic missteps
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern demoted Mr Clark in April after he was twice caught breaching the country’s coronavirus lockdown rules.