To counter the demand cut as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns across the globe, the OPEC producers and its allies have agreed to cut output by around 10% of global supply. The OPEC+ group comprising of member producers and allies including Russia has agreed to cut output in May andContinue Reading

To fight back the pandemic, China is extending hand of support to poor and developing countries. As a recent measure, China will offer its support and resources to African countries, especially South Africa. Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa had a telephonic conversation on April 8,Continue Reading

April 9, 2020, marks the 100th day since the World Health Organisation was notified of the first cases of “pneumonia with unknown cause” in China. In these 100-days period the coronavirus has impacted in the negative several countries worldwide. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General, in his press brief throughContinue Reading

Reviewing the bilateral relations and measures that could be taken to enhance co-operation in various fields of existing strategic partnership as well as, a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of theContinue Reading

Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies is supposed to hold a meeting via video conferencing on April 9 to discuss oil production cuts as most of the countries worldwide are under lockdown. So as to reach to an agreement to reduceContinue Reading

Cameroon has made it mandatory to wear masks so as to stem the spread of COVID-19. The announcement was made by the Mayor of the coastal city of Douala, Roger Mbassa Ndine on April 6. The decision was taken as a measure to restrict people movement without precautionary steps beingContinue Reading

On April 9, the UN Security Council is to hold its first meeting on the coronavirus pandemic after several delays and division among its five permanent members France, Britain, China, Russia and the US. The diplomats confirmed it and said that the meeting will be held through video conference. “MeetingContinue Reading

In the midst of global crisis generated as a result of the fast spread of the pandemic COVID-19, global increase in violence against women and girls has just added to it. Many nations have witnessed a surge in domestic violence recently. The U.N. Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres and attorneys recognisesContinue Reading

The spread of the novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 has pummelled the economy bringing lives to a standstill. The Premier League on Friday, April 3 said that its clubs will talk to their players over a proposed 30 per cent cut in their annual salaries due to the financial crisis causedContinue Reading

Admitting that it was difficult to strike the right balance in a crisis that the world currently is going through, the WHO and IMF Chiefs insisted on Friday, April 3 that saving lives was a “prerequisite” to saving livelihoods amid the global Coronavirus pandemic. Getting the COVID-19 virus under controlContinue Reading