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Electoral College vote formally affirms Joe Biden victory

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Electoral College members in the six battleground states where President Donald Trump has fiercely contested the general elections of November 3, 2020, have cast their ballots for Democrat, Joe Biden, thereby affirming his victory. The 55 votes from California tipped Joe Biden to the 270 points he needed to win.…

Donald Trump and wife, Melania test positive for COVID-19

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President of the United States, Donald Trump announced early this morning that he and his wife, Melania has tested positive for COVID-19.  This new development is coming one day after the first Presidential Debate with Joe Biden. Trump tweeted shortly before 1 AM EST: “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive…

The Student Visa Uncertainty in the Trump Administration

OPINION EDITORIAL BY UBONG KINGSLEY-UDOH About two months after he decidedly wanted international students to leave the country because classes were going online for no fault of theirs in a pandemic-ravaged world, the President of the United States is back at it again – altering the student visa, proposing rule…

Togolese Prime Minister, Komi Klassou resigns

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Prime Minister of Togo, Komi Klassou and his government have resigned. In a statement from the Togolese Presidency, President Faure Gnassingbe congratulated Prime Minister Komi Klassou and his team for their “outstanding economic, political, and social efforts and the encouraging results despite the health crisis around the world.” President Faure…

Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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United States President, Donald Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for helping broker a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Member of the Norwegian Parliament and Chairman of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Christian Tybring-Gjedde submitted the nomination. In a letter to the Nobel Committee,…

ECOWAS give Mali military leaders Sept 15 to name President

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West African regional bloc, ECOWAS has been pressuring the new Malian military junta to hand over power to civilian rule. The Malian military government seized power from President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita last month and ECOWAS is requesting they appoint a civilian to head the transition government by September 15. ECOWAS…

Sudan ends 30 years of Islamic law by separating religion from state

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The transitional government in Sudan have agreed to separate religion from the state, thereby putting an end to 30 years of Islamic rule in the Northeastern African country. A quote from the document stated: “For Sudan to become a democratic country where the rights of all citizens are enshrined, the…
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