EU Condemns Trump‘s Travel Ban

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union on Thursday lashed out at President Donald Trump’s “unilateral” decision to restrict travel from Europe to the United States over the coronavirus, saying that the illness doesn’t respect borders. Trump has called the disease a “foreign virus” and claimed that U.S. clusters were “seeded” by European travelers. He announced…

Coronavirus: Trump Bans Flights From Europe

With more than 1200 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in the US, the country’s president, Donald Trump, on Wednesday announced far-reaching restrictions. Chief among them: a ban on all inbound flights from Europe for a month, arguably the most stringent peacetime restriction on travel in US history. He specified that the ban would not…

Jonathan, Atiku React as Recession Hit South Africa Turns to Okonjo-Iweala for Help

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 general election, Atiku Abubakar have congratulated a former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her recent appointment as a member of the South African Economic Advisory Council by President Cyril Ramaphosa.  The duo in separate statements issued…

Bloomberg Quits Presidential Race After Super Tuesday Disastrous Showing

Michael Bloomberg ended his presidential campaign on Wednesday and endorsed Joe Biden, closing out a costly run that saw the former New York mayor spend hundreds of millions of his own money to fund his late entry bid. Bloomberg exits the race the day after a disappointing showing on Super Tuesday that left him with…

Billionaire Bloomberg Falters in Democratic Party’s Super Tuesday Contest as Former Mayor Fails to Win Any State Despite Spending $234m on Adverts

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, quest to occupy the Oval Office hit a brick wall after he failed to win a single state in Democratic Party Super Tuesday contest despite spending a breathtaking $234 million on advertising. Bloomberg poured $77 million into California and $57 million in Texas, and finished behind Bernie Sanders…