Day: April 29, 2020

No Ceasefire For African Conflicts Amidst COVID-19

Amidst pleas from UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a global ceasefire to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, violent conflict in Africa rages on. On March 23, Guterres urged warring parties worldwide to unite against the COVID-19 pandemic by laying down their arms temporarily. “The fury of the virus illustrates the

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Protests Pressure U.S. To Reopen Its Economy And End Lockdown

Despite the advised precautions such as social distancing and wearing protective masks and gloves, many Americans gathered to protest. In more than 17 states, residents gathered and rallied to the government’s decision to close the country’s economy and the lockdown. According to the Labor Department, the closure of businesses (due

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