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LG Electronics to close down smartphone business

LG Electronics to close down smartphone business AREWA AGENDA - LG Electronics, South Korea’s second-largest appliance firm after Samsung, is closing down its mobile phone business, the company said Monday, after the division lost billions in recent years. The firm was...

Biden cancels entry ban on citizens from Nigeria, Eritrea, Yemen, Sudan, others

Biden cancels entry ban on citizens from Nigeria, Eritrea, Yemen, Sudan, others AREWA AGENDA- United States President, Joe Biden has used his first day in office to issue some executive orders undoing some of former President Donald Trump’s policies on...

Uganda’s Museveni Wins Sixth Term in Office

Uganda’s Museveni Wins Sixth Term in Office AREWA AGENDA- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term in office with 58.6 percent of the vote, in an election disputed by his main rival Bobi Wine who trailed with 34.8...

PIN Condemns Uganda Internet Shutdown

PIN Condemns Uganda Internet Shutdown AREWA AGENDA- Paradigm Initiative condemns, in the strongest terms possible, the directive by the Uganda Communications Commission ordering a temporary “Suspension of the Operation of Internet Gateways” allegedly in the exercise of its functions,...

‘Strong sperm’ can impregnate women in swimming pools, child health commissioner says

‘Strong sperm’ can impregnate women in swimming pools, child health commissioner says NEWS DIGEST - An Indonesian commissioner for Child health and Protection, Sitti Hikmawatty, has said that women can get pregnant from swimming in the same pool as men...

Amid coronavirus fears, Japan to shut schools March 2

Amid coronavirus fears, Japan to shut schools March 2 NEWS DIGEST--Amid concern over the spread of coronavirus, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday the government will request all elementary, junior high and high schools to close from Monday, March...

Trump sues The New York Times over “defamatory statements”

Trump sues The New York Times over "defamatory statements” NEWS DIGEST--The 2020 campaign team of the United States President Donald Trump has filed a libel lawsuit against ‘The New York Times’ alleging that the newspaper “knowingly published false and defamatory...

Departed Hosny Mubarak entitled to state burial–Egyptian Govt

Departed Hosny Mubarak entitled to state burial--Egyptian Govt NEWS DIGEST--Egypt will hold a military funeral on Wednesday for Hosny Mubarak, the country’s long-time president who was toppled during the Arab Spring protest wave, state media reported. Mubarak, who ruled Egypt for...

After killing 15, Coronavirus claims 4 more lives in Iran

After killing 15, Coronavirus claims 4 more lives in Iran NEWS DIGEST--Iran on Wednesday reported four more novel coronavirus deaths among 44 new cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of fatalities to 19 and infections to...

Tension as opposition seeks end to Gnassingbe’s 53 year-rule in Togo

Tension as opposition seeks end to Gnassingbe’s 53 year-rule in Togo NEWS DIGEST--There is rising tension in Togo as the West African country prepares for another presidential election on Saturday, February 22, 2020. Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe is all but certain...

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