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Elogia presidente de Namibia colaboración médica cubana

Geingob recordó que Namibia y Cuba mantienen fuertes nexos desde antes de la independencia del país africano. (Foto: PL) El presidente de Namibia, Hage Geingob, reconoció este viernes la labor de Cuba en su lucha contra la COVID-19 y elogió la colaboración médica de la isla con países necesitados de ayuda. En entrevista con la…

US officer charged with murder over unarmed black man’s death

MINNEAPOLIS: The Minneapolis police officer accused of killing a handcuffed African American man was charged with murder Friday as authorities declared a curfew after three nights of violent protests left parts of the city in flames. Derek Chauvin, the white officer filmed kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed George Floyd for nearly nine minutes,…

Akinwumi Adesina: Why the United States is targeting a flamboyant Nigerian lender

Image copyright Getty Images The US and the African Development Bank have fallen out over allegations of corruption against the bank's Nigerian head, writes former BBC Africa Business editor Larry Madowo.Akinwumi Adesina is a sharp dresser known for his expensive tailored suits, immaculate white shirts and an endless supply of colourful bow ties. But the…

Minneapolis cop charged with third-degree murder in George Floyd case

MINNEAPOLIS: The Minneapolis police officer accused of killing an unarmed African American man was arrested and charged with murder on Friday (May 29) as authorities sought to restore peace after three nights of violent protests left parts of the city in flames.Derek Chauvin is one of four officers fired after an explosive video emerged showing him…

Expense of flight tickets making it hard for numerous South Africans to return home

By Francesca Villette 23h agoCape Town – South Africans stuck in Bahrain in the Middle East say the cost of flight tickets quadrupling over recent weeks has made it very difficult to get home. Nicky Samuels is in Bahrain with several other South Africans. She said that up until Tuesday they had not received much…

Don’t expect PS5 games to come to PS4 too

Home News (Image credit: Sony) Sony recently revealed we'll be getting our first look at PS5 games on June 4, but if you're holding out hope that any of Sony's PS5 exclusives that are revealed during the showcase will come to the PS4 too, you might be disappointed.In an interview with GamesIndustry.biz, Sony Interactive Entertainment's…

Seven shot in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, after protests over killing of black woman, police say

Seven people have been shot and at least one is in critical condition after protests in Louisville, Kentucky over the killing of Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot in her apartment in March.Key points:Breonna Taylor, 26, was shot dead by police inside her apartment in MarchAttention around the case has intensified after her family…

15 former African leaders back Adesina, warn against distracting AfDB

A coalition of 14 former African presidents and a prime minister, totalling 15, have urged the US government to respect the governing systems of the African Development Bank (AfDB). In a statement on Friday, the leaders said the bank and its president, Akinwumi Adesina, should not be distracted at a time when the continent is…