Assault on US Capitol Possible COVID-19 Superspreader Event, Experts Say

Health professionals and other scientists are concerned that the assault on the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday may also have been a COVID-19 superspreader event. The shouting mob that invaded the building was largely unmasked and not observing social distancing as they went through the halls of Congress and entered some lawmakers’ offices. Anne Rimoin, an […]

Black Leaders Cheer Georgia Success, Push for More Progress

What started as a day of celebration for Black organizers, voters and other Georgians who helped deliver two historic Senate runoff victories was overshadowed Wednesday when a violent, mostly white mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. But Black leaders and organizers say the rioters’ insurrection won’t deter the momentum achieved after […]

Ethiopia unrest: Returning displaced persons find Tigray homes, infrastructure looted, damaged: UN

UNITED NATIONS, Displaced persons who are returning to Ethiopia’s conflict-stricken Tigray region find their homes, government buildings and infrastructure looted and damaged or destroyed, UN humanitarians said. Two joint needs assessment missions were deployed on Dec 20 in Tigray after federal government forces began a military campaign in the northernmost state in early November. The […]

Use of Combine Harvester Expanding, Says Ministry of Agriculture

Addis Ababa  The use of combine harvester, which helps to efficiently harvest a variety of grain crops, has been growing in Ethiopia, according to Ministry of Agriculture. Speaking to ENA, Agriculture Crop Development Director at the ministry, Isayas Lemma said the ministry has been actively supporting the expansion of agricultural mechanization. According to him, over […]

President Kiir Urges Negotiated Settlement for Sudan-Ethiopia Border Dispute

Addis Ababa  South Sudan President Salva Kiir has called on the Sudanese government to reach a negotiated settlement to the border dispute with Ethiopia, according to Sudan Tribune. President Kiir received Chems al-Din Kabbashi, a member of the Sovereign Council and Omer Gamar Eldin, the acting foreign minister, who briefed him about the recent border […]

Baghdad – The United Arab Emirates announced the reopening of all land, sea and air ports with Qatar, starting tomorrow, Saturday. The decision comes among the first steps by the UAE to implement a reconciliation agreement signed by the four boycotting countries with Qatar, during the Gulf Summit held in the Saudi Al-Ula Governorate. UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Anwar Gargash, said yesterday, Thursday, that the reconciliation agreement with Qatar talks about removing boycott procedures, stopping international issues and returning trade and movement among countries, within a week of signing the agreement. Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Addis Ababa   Ministry of Health announced today that institutions which violate the guidelines issued to prevent COVD-19 will be held accountable. A six-month national action plan to prevent the outbreak of COVD-19 would be launched starting from January 11, 2021, it added. A consultative forum that determines the roles and responsibilities of the House […]

Appear Inc to launch World’s Lightest and First Graphene Battery-powered 5G Smartphone

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Appear Inc. announced the launch of the world’s lightest and first graphene battery-powered smartphone with innovative water-resistant technology. There is already a lot of interest in this smartphone. Appear has begun receiving orders and projections call for a million units sold in the first six months. The […]

Appear Inc lança o primeiro Smartphone 5G com Bateria de Grafeno Mais Leve do Mundo

SÃO FRANCISCO, Jan. 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A Appear Inc. anunciou o lançamento do primeiro smartphone com bateria de grafeno do mundo com tecnologia inovadora resistente à água. Já há muito interesse neste smartphone. A Appear já recebeu pedidos e projeções de um milhão de unidades para os primeiros seis meses. O smartphone estará […]