Daily Archives: April 15, 2020

East Africa Braces For Second Wave Of Locusts Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic

For the second time this year, East African nations are bracing for the onslaught of locust swarms. The first swarms left the region devastated. The scientific journal, Nature, reported that the first swarms (spotted in at least eight countries) have placed an estimated 20 million people in the region at risk […]

Inhumane Treatment Of Nigerians In China Threatens China-Nigeria Diplomatic Ties

As Nigeria battles with the COVID-19 pandemic internally, the federal government is also concerned by the economic, health, and social conditions and well-being of its citizens abroad. For some days now, a viral video has been paraded across different social media platforms portraying an ugly picture of Chinese authorities maltreating […]

OPEC’s Historical Deal To Bound Oil Prices Amid COVID-19

Last Sunday, OPEC and other oil-producing states concurred on a historical deal to reduce their output by 9.7 million barrels per day for May to June, representing 10% of global supply. This global agreement is believed to help bump up oil prices. According to U.S. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, “this […]

Trump And Duque’s Backdoor Deals During COVID-19 Quarantine

The Colombian Congress has been on recess since March 24th due to the implementation of a national quarantine to curb the spread of COVID-19. The quarantine was originally set to finish on April 13th, however has since been extended to finish on the 27th.  During this time, Colombian opposition Congressman […]