According to Bulldog, the rumours are false adding he does not know why people will propagate them.
A vaccine against coronavirus will be rolled out “free for all Algerians” starting in “a month’s time”, says a senior health official in the north African country.
President-elect Joe Biden says Americans won’t be forced to take a coronavirus vaccine when one becomes available in the US. It comes as the Centers
US President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of nearly all US troops from Somalia by 15 January, the Pentagon has said. The US has about 700 troops in the country helping local forces battle al-Shabab and Islamic State militants.
Google employees have rallied behind an Ethiopian-born AI expert who they allege was subjected to “racism, gaslighting, censorship” and “a retaliatory firing” by management. Ms Timnit was one of the authors of a 2018 paper which concluded that AI facial recognition has difficulty identifying dark-skinned women – because the original datasets are mostly based on white men.
The former president of Ivory Coast, acquitted last year of war crimes charges has been issued an Ivorian passport, enabling him to return home from exile.
Speaking at an event to sign a Presidential Election Peace Pact, The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama advised electorates and all stakeholders to ensure peace ahead of the December polls. “Elections are about counting heads and not cutting heads”, he said.
President Akufo-Addo has cautioned contractors assigned to rehabilitate roads in the country to focus on the job at hand. He said there must be value for money in the execution of road projects in the country.
The negotiating teams are seeking compromises in key areas – including fishing rights and business competition rule – in time for EU leaders to discuss them at a summit scheduled for Thursday.
Former French president Valery Giscard d’Estaing, a leading advocate of European integration who led his country into a new modern era, has died of Covid-19, his family said. He was 94. Giscard, who had been in hospital several times in recent months for heart problems, died late Wednesday “surrounded by his family” at the family home in the Loire region.