Shell pledges 7.5 MW of electricity to Rivers community to quell protests

By Adedapo Adesanya On July 27, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, in his usual attire of black suit and lemon tie announcement that the bank will stop selling foreign exchange (FX) to exchange bureaus (BDC). This was not without precedent, as such an …

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Customs investigate murder of officer in Ogun | The Guardian Nigeria News

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Zone A, opened an investigation into the murder of one of its agents (Customs Assistant 1) on Saturday evening in the Owode region in the ‘Ogun State by suspected smugglers. FOU Zone A Acting Controller Hussein Ejibunu, in a …

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Afghanistan LIVE News: United States Suspends All Afghanistan Evacuation Flights After Limited Measles Outbreak

Afghanistan Crisis Live News Updates: United States halted all evacuation flights from Afghanistan after discovering a limited measles outbreak among refugees arriving in the country. The decision was made on the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention which cited “health safety concerns.” Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres …

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Police arrest four smugglers, recover wood in Kashmir

No more news Sep 11, 2021 | 7:02 p.m. Baramulla, Sep 11 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir police have arrested two drug traffickers and recovered brown sugar in the northern Kashmir district, a police spokesperson said on Saturday evening. see more.. Sep 11, 2021 | 6:59 p.m. Chandigarh, Sep 11 (UNI) …

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Air pollution from coal-fired power plants in Balkans kills around 19,000 people, study finds

According to a report published on September 7 by the CEE Bankwatch Network and the Center for Research on Energy and Clean Air, around 19,000 people have died in the past three years as a result of air pollution from coal-fired power plants. of the Western Balkans. . The report, …

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Pro-Chinese disinformation operation tries to exploit U.S. divisions of Covid, report says

The operation, which initially attempted to discredit pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong in 2019, has grown into a “global campaign that works in seven languages, across at least 30 social media platforms and over 40 websites and forums, ”experts from Mandiant and Google say, noting parallels with the Russian disinformation …

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UK and France grapple with increased Channel crossings for migrants | World news

By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) – Britain’s Home Secretary met her French counterpart on Wednesday as the UK pressured France to do more to stop a wave of migrants trying to cross the Channel in small boats. Dozens of women, men and children, wrapped in blankets, were disembarked …

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Polluting coal-fired power stations in Western Balkans are responsible for thousands of deaths in new report

This photograph, taken on January 30, 2018, shows smoke rising from the chimneys of the Kosovo Power. … [+] factory in the village of Hade near the town of Obiliq on the outskirts of Pristina – Every winter morning, workers wrap scarves around their faces and emerge from the fog …

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The threat of the illiberal left

Sep 4, 2021 SSOMETHING TO very badly gone with Western liberalism. Basically, classical liberalism believes that human progress is brought about by debate and reform. The best way to navigate disruptive change in a divided world is through a universal commitment to individual dignity, open markets, and limited government. Yet …

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What do the food and currency crises hold in Sri Lanka?

After declaration of food emergency, island nation must navigate difficult situation Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s promulgation of a “food emergency” in the face of a never-ending currency crisis has shocked locals and surprised friends and adversaries, both inside and outside the heartbreaking nation . Civil society activists have also …

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