What Giant Skeletons and Puppy Shortages Told Us About the 2020 Economy
This year was awful, but it gave rise to some interesting social trends. Here’s what they tell us about the economic future.
Unlike Argentina, Abortion Remains Blocked in Brazilian Congress
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While the Argentine Senate on Wednesday, December 30th, passed a law validating women's right to abortion until the 14th week of pregnancy, the issue is facing opposition from conservative and religious legislators in the Brazilian Congress. The assessment of legislators heard by Folha newspaper is ...
Argentina Suspends Corn Export Sales until March, Infuriating Surprised Farmers
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina will suspend sales of corn for export until February 28th, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday, December 30th, announcing the surprise move as part of the government's effort to ensure ample domestic food supplies. The move by the world's No. 3 corn supplier was ...
President Buhari’s 2021 Budget Speech
SPEECH BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AT THE SIGNING OF THE 2021 APPROPRIATION BILL AND THE 2020 FINANCE BILL INTO LAW ON THURSDAY DECEMBER 31, 2020 AT COUNCIL CHAMBERS, PRESIDENTIAL VILLA, ABUJA. It gives me great pleasure today to sign the 2021 Appropriation Bill and the enabling 2020 Finance Bill into ...
COVID-19: Chinese Offers Free Vaccines To Citizens
China will provide free COVID-19 vaccines to all its citizens, said Zeng Yixin, Deputy Head of the National Health Commission (NHC), at a news conference on Thursday. An inactivated COVID-19 vaccine became the first among self-developed ones to get conditional marketing approval from China’s National Medical Products Administration on Wednesday, ...
NDLEA Nabs 61 Suspected Drug Traffickers In Niger
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger Command, says it arrested 61 suspected drug traffickers in different parts of the state from January to date. The acting Commander of the agency in the state, Mr Isaac Aloye, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on ...
I musulmani indiani accusati di usare il jihad dell’amore
Nel nord del paese una legge punisce i tentativi di convertire il coniuge all’islam. Le autorità dicono di voler difendere l’identità indù, ma in realtà una campagna d’odio antimusulmana fa comodo a un governo in calo di popolarità. Leggi
Russia Applies its Version of a “Foreign Agents” Law
For the first time, Russia used the designation “foreign agent” to brand three journalists and two activists. All are critics[...]
After property scandal, Pope tightens money controls
In 2014, the Secretariat invested about Sh25 billion ($244 million) as a partner in a deal to buy a luxury building in London.
Noix de cajou : 37.199 tonnes exportées à partir de Ziguinchor, cette année
Dakar, 31 déc (APS) – Les exportations de noix de cajou (anacarde) à partir de Ziguinchor (sud) s'élèvent cette année à 37.199 tonnes vendues à 23,7 milliards de francs CFA, a-t-on appris du chef du service du commerce de ladite région, Ousmane Kane. - Agriculture