Saturday, May 8, 2021

World

May 6, 2021

Nigeria has worst tap water quality in the world: Report

“Lagos has a network of 180 km transmission mains and 2.215 km distribution mains, of which some are as old as 108 years.”

Buhari and Sanwo-Olu
May 4, 2021

Apple Vs Epic Games: Tim Cook in court over extortion claims

Apple argued that it invented the App Store and could charge what it wants as a private company.

May 4, 2021

U.S. to admit 62,500 refugees after backlash

In 2016, then-president Barack Obama’s last full year in office, about 85,000 refugees were allowed into the U

May 3, 2021

Bill and Melinda Gates announce divorce after 27 years

The statement shared on Twitter by Mr Gates said the couple will continue to run their foundation together.

Bill and Melinda Gates
April 30, 2021

Germany’s GDP slumps as COVID-19 hits Europe’s biggest economy

Friday’s data also highlighted the economic fallout for the country after the more than year-long pandemic, with first-quarter German GDP of 4

Angela Merkel and Coronavirus used to illustrate the story
April 30, 2021

U.S., Russia in fresh diplomatic spat

U.S. citizens whose visas for Russia are expiring have been asked to leave the country by June 15.

Biden Putin
April 30, 2021

Man gets vaccine overdose, lands in hospital

The incident occurred after the containers with diluted and undiluted versions of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine were mixed up.

Photo of Coronavirus vaccine used to illustrate this story (Credit: USC)
April 30, 2021

Israel stampede kills 44 at Jewish religious festival

Witnesses, however, accused the police of allowing people into a cordoned-off area even though it was already extremely crowded.

Israel Stampede
April 30, 2021

China to fine people $1,500 for eating too much

In the country’s catering industry alone, about 10 billion kilogrammes of food were wasted every year