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Nigeria: Veteran Yoruba Actor, Jimoh Aliu ‘Aworo’ Dies At 81 – AllAfrica.com

Popular Yoruba actor, producer and singer, Jimoh Aliu, is dead. Aliu, popularly called Aworo, died on Thursday at the age of 81 in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital after an undisclosed illness. One of his sons, Rasaq Aliu, confirmed the death to PREMIUM TIMES. The deceased was born on November 11, 1939 in Okemesi, Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State. A Muslim, Aworo was also a tradionalist who also learnt ‘Ifa’ divination from his father. He began acting in 1959 when he joined the late Hubert Ogunde theatre…

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Survival of wildlife reserves under threat in Namibia

When radio host Tashia Kalondo visited a conservancy in Namibia, she didn’t realize just how close she would get to the wildlife. Ms. Kalondo had travelled widely and seen wildlife before, but when the camp staff said they’d have to camouflage the gate to their campsite with shrubs to prevent elephants from coming in overnight, she found it hard to believe. “I laughed because, what a joke, right?” she recalls. “Wrong!” African elephants (file) The next morning, she found tracks made by elephants, which, during the night, had loped silently…

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Uncertain future for migrant workers, in a post-pandemic world

Gary Rynhart: When COVID-19 spread around the world, many migrants were shipped home unceremoniously or left to fend for themselves. Migrants have also – because of the sectors they work in, and the poor conditions in which many lower skilled migrants live and work – been vectors for spreading the virus. Examples we’ve seen include workers in meat factories in Germany, and construction workers in the United Arab Emirates and Singapore.  UN News: are migrants more likely to have lost work, due to the economic crisis? Gary Rynhart: Job losses…

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‘I’ve Been Having Goosebumps From My New Sounds’, Singer Johnny Drille Says

Nigerian Singer, Johnny Drille Nigerian singer, Johnny Drille, has taken to Twitter to state how he feels about his new sounds. The Mavin Records recording artist gushed about them and also revealed that he has been having goosebumps from them. His tweet reads: “The new sounds I’ve been creating my God! Even I have been giving myself goosebumps. I can’t explain it” Also, he recently revealed that he cares a lot about the people he loves and he would like to see them win. Read Also: ‘I Have Always Been A…

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COVID-19 illustrates ‘woefully under prepared’ world – UN health chief

Although the World Health Organization (WHO) and World Bank set up the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) two years ago to break the cycle, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a media press briefing that “reviews and reports are only as good as the recommendations that are implemented”.  “COVID-19 has shown that collectively, the world was woefully under prepared”, he stated.  Muscle memory key Since the turn of the millennium, SARS, MERS, H1N1, Zika and Ebola have all demonstrated the increasing occurrences of viruses making the zoonotic leap from animals…

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WHO chief makes last push for countries to join multilateral COVID-19 vaccine effort

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus reminded participants that so far, more than 170 countries have expressed interest in joining the COVAX Global Vaccines Facility.  It is co-led by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), and WHO.  “I urge those countries that have not yet joined COVAX to do so by tomorrow’s deadline for submitting your commitment agreements to Gavi”, Tedros said on Thursday.  The COVAX Facility aims to deliver two billion doses by the end of next year. Last month, there were nine vaccines in its…

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‘Tens of millions of Yemenis’ devastated by unabated war and COVID-19 

Secretary-General António Guterres informed a High-level Ministerial meeting, that there were more than 2,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Yemen, and with war having “decimated the country’s health facilities”, the need for a negotiated political settlement to end the conflict is more urgent than ever. Unabated conflict He recalled his personal attachment to the country, which dates back to his time as High Commissioner for Refugees.“I will never forget the generosity of the Yemeni people in hosting refugees”, he said. “Since assuming the position of Secretary-General, I have constantly sought…

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