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A new shipping line between Morocco and the United Kingdom will be launched shortly, connecting Tangier directly to Poole in southern England, and avoiding thus the complications caused by Brexit, reports the British specialized website thegrocer.co.uk. The new direct shipping route will help Moroccan products avoid the border friction created by Brexit on goods arriving Continue Reading
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The newly nominated boss of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has said the nation must recover all stolen assets for the betterment of Nigerians.  Mr. Bawa who stated this while appearing before the Senate on Wednesday said he will work with strategic partners around the world to see that Nigeria benefits […]Continue Reading
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has backed using the vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca, even in countries tackling new variants of coronavirus. Some new forms of the virus appear to make vaccines less effective. South Africa put its roll-out of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine on hold after a study showed “disappointing” results […]Continue Reading
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The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace report, commissioned by the UK Government, spotlights risks of illicit financial flows to UK education sector On Thursday 28 January 2021, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in partnership with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) launched a paper called “West African Elites’ Spending on UK Continue Reading
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The UK has released a new ‘red-list’ of high risk countries in a bid to keep mutant strains of coronavirus from spreading further. Travellers from the destinations on the red list will have to quarantine for 10 days in Government sanctioned hotels, or other suitable accommodation. Foreign citizens in the red-list countries are already banned […]Continue Reading
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New UN data reveals humanitarian crises are worsening around the world, with 235 million people expected to be in need of urgent assistance compared to 175 million people at the start of 2020. · An increasing number of Nigerians affected by conflict in the north are suffering acute food insecurity with malnutrition rates worryingly high. […]Continue Reading