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China spacecraft is returning to Earth with moon samples in a first for the country

China spacecraft is returning to Earth with moon samples in a first for the country
The Long March 5 rocket carrying Chang'e 5 is seen on the launch pad at the Wenchang Space Launch Site on Hainan. The 8.2-tonne Change 5 probe, which consists of a lander, an ascender, a service module and a return capsule, is the sixth...

Africa: Misinformation On Social Media Fuels Vaccine Hesitancy – a Global Study Shows the Link

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Vaccine hesitancy is a severe threat to global health, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The term refers to the delay in acceptance or the refusal of vaccines, despite the availability of vaccination services. It's a serious risk to the people who aren't...

JPMorgan says emerging markets are ‘under owned,’ stocks could rally as much as 20%

JPMorgan says emerging markets are 'under owned,' stocks could rally as much as 20%
SINGAPORE — JPMorgan says stocks in emerging markets may rise as much 20% in 2021 after being largely ignored by investors this year. "I think emerging markets are very under owned as we see in the markets rally," Joyce Chang, chair of global research at...

Terrorism could persist in Nigeria for 20 years, army chief says – Africa-News24Nation

Terrorism could persist in Nigeria for 20 years, army chief says - Africa Feeds
Advertisement - The Chief of Army Staff of Nigeria, Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has said that “there is likelihood of terrorism persisting in Nigeria for another 20 years”. For the past decade Nigeria has been battling Boko Haram Islamist insurgency which has killed thousands...

California to impose regional stay-at-home order to ease Covid hospitalizations, governor says

California to impose regional stay-at-home order to ease Covid hospitalizations, governor says
California governor Gavin Newsom Rich Pedroncelli | Pool | AP California will impose a limited stay-at-home order on certain regions of the state where Covid-19 cases are placing a strain on intensive care units, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday. The state will be split into five regions...

African Lives Don’t Matter to Their Leaders and Police

African Lives Don't Matter to Their Leaders and Police
The death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis earlier this year sparked a global protest movement for racial justice in America. Under the banner of Black Lives Matter, protesters marched in New York, London, Cape Town, Berlin, and other cities...

Covid has accelerated the adoption of online food delivery by 2 to 3 years, Deliveroo CEO says

Covid has accelerated the adoption of online food delivery by 2 to 3 years, Deliveroo CEO says
Deliveroo CEO Will Shu. Aurelien Morissard | IP3 | Getty Images LONDON — The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the adoption of online food delivery apps by two to three years, according to the chief executive of takeaway app Deliveroo. "Our initial analysis suggests that Covid-19 has accelerated...

South Africa probes lottery draw of 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 – Africa-News24Nation

South Africa probes lottery draw of 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 - Africa Feeds
- Advertisement - South Africa’s Tuesday night national lottery drew the consecutive numbers 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and a “PowerBall” number of 10, drawing immediate accusations of fraud. The lucky 20 luckers who came forward each won 5.7 million rand ($369,000) with another 79 receiving around...

Deadlocked on oil production cuts, OPEC and its allies to resume talks

Deadlocked on oil production cuts, OPEC and its allies to resume talks
Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud speaks via video link during a virtual emergency meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC countries, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 9, 2020. Saudi Press Agency | Reuters LONDON —...