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Emergency Flight Into Wuhan Province To Evacuate British Citizens

Reading Time: < 1 minute At 9:45am (local time), a civilian aircraft chartered by the Foreign Office carrying 83 British and 27 foreign nationals left Wuhan for the UK. The charter flight is estimated to land at RAF Brize Norton at 1:30pm (UK time). A small number of medics were on the aircraft to provide support to passengers. The flight Read More…

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Facebook Brings Amber Alerts To South Africa In A First For The Continent

Reading Time: 2 minutes This follows the announcement of a partnership between Facebook and The South African Police Service (SAPS) to use the Facebook platform and community to help find missing children JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, has become the first country in Africa to join the Facebook Amber Alerts programme. This follows the announcement of a partnership between Facebook (facebook.com) Read More…

U.S.A

Trump’s Impeachment Investigation May End Today

Reading Time: < 1 minute Democrats are still trying to drag out the case and call additional witnesses to the hearing. John Barrasso, the third-highest senator for the Republican Party of the United States, said he was likely to be able to prevent the Democrats from calling witnesses and complete the proceedings on Friday. “We still feel very positive about Read More…

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MP Han Dong Pushing For Canada To Be Ready For Wuhan Coronavirus

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Liberal Member of Parliament Han Dong of Don Valley North is in Ottawa pushing the government to increase preparations around the Wuhan Coronavirus and provide reassurance to families in his community. During Question Period in the House of Commons MP Dong publicly pressed the government for more answers about how Toronto’s border service officers, Read More…

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MP Pat Finnigan Takes Leadership Role To Address Meth Crisis.

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Liberal Member of Parliament Pat Finnigan is raising eyebrows in Ottawa by increasing awareness about the terrible toll meth use is having in Miramichi. Recently a Community Advisory Committee has been formed and held their second meeting looking at how to address this growing problem. This is one of the most serious issues facing Read More…

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Canada Summer Jobs 2020: Employer Application Season Kicks Off

Reading Time: < 1 minute Investing in young people is key to ensuring Canada’s prosperity. Getting a good quality summer job is a great way to help young Canadians gain valuable skills and workplace experience toward starting a meaningful career – all while helping build our workforce. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Read More…

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Two Million Children In Nigeria Will Die From Contracting Pneumonia

Reading Time: 2 minutes Malnutrition, air pollution and lack of access to vaccines and antibiotics among the drivers of preventable deaths from pneumonia—which last year killed a child every three minutes in Nigeria Boosting efforts to fight pneumonia could avert over 2 million child deaths from pneumonia and other major diseases in Nigeria, new analysis has found. The modelling Read More…

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Democrats: The White House “Did Not Recover” From The Possible Revelations Of John Bolton

Reading Time: 2 minutes The impeachment management team commented on the results of the seventh day of proceedings in the Senate. The White House is still reeling from the possible revelations that may be discussed in a forthcoming book by John Bolton, Donald Trump’s former national security adviser. Adam Schiff, chief impeachment manager stated this at a press conference, Read More…

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Government Of Canada Updates Marine Aerial Fleet With High Tech Surveillance Equipment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Canada’s oceans are a source of inspiration and pride for all Canadians and contribute to the growth of our economy. As overseas trade and the movement of goods grow, there is a need for greater emphasis on marine safety and environmental protection. Now more than ever, the Government of Canada recognizes that enhanced prevention measures Read More…

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Cubans And Namibians Commemorate The Birth Of The Apostle

Reading Time: 2 minutes The emotional act began with the notes of the National Anthems of Cuba and Namibia WINDHOEK, Namibia, The 167th Anniversary of the Birth of the Apostle and National Hero, José Martí, was commemorated in Namibia with the presence of the Cuban ambassador, Sidenio Acosta, the Venezuelan ambassador, Omar Barretoran, officials of both diplomatic headquarters, Cuban Read More…

U.S.A

California Reopens The Single-Payer Debate

Reading Time: 4 minutes California Gov. Gavin Newsom was a single-payer candidate. The Democrat campaigned hard for the creation of one public insurance program for all Californians. And within hours of taking office last year, he called on the federal government to allow California and other states to create single-payer programs. On Monday, some of the biggest names in California health Read More…

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Trudeau Government Invests $10M Into PTSI Treatment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Public safety personnel are often exposed to traumatic incidents on-the-job, which can put them at risk for post-traumatic stress injuries (PTSI). The Government of Canada, along with its partners, are committed to supporting the mental health of public safety personnel, who put their lives on the line daily to keep our communities safe. Today, the Read More…

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24/7 Mental Health Support On The Way For Post-Secondary Students

Reading Time: 2 minutes The BC Government will invest significantly in the mental state of mind of its post-secondary students. They have contracted private firm Morneau Shepell to create and operate a 24/7 mental health counselling and referral services for post-secondary students at all public and private post-secondary institutions in B.C. The company will provide on-demand, immediate counselling and referral Read More…

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Burkina Faso – Bullets, Bombs, Kidnapping And Rape, Just A Regular Day In African Country

Reading Time: 2 minutes A staggering one in ten people in Burkina Faso will need food assistance by June. Burkina Faso Shattered By World’s Fastest Growing Displacement Crisis The number of people displaced in Burkina Faso increased tenfold last year to over 560,000. The figure is predicted to skyrocket to 900,000 people by April as horrific violence continues to Read More…

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US Supreme Court Approves Trump’s New Green Card Rules

Reading Time: < 1 minute The US Supreme Court on Monday, January 27, approved the tightening of migration rules prepared by the administration of President Donald Trump. Thus, it will be more difficult for legal migrants receiving social assistance in the United States to obtain permission to stay in the country permanently (the so-called green card). The White House welcomed Read More…

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What’s Fuelling The Rapid Hotel Growth In West Africa?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Across Africa, hotel development remains important in most advanced economies Today, Africa is seen as one of the most promising regions for hotel developers. Aside from small chains and independents, four global hotel groups dominate signings and openings on the continent. Over the last four rolling quarters, as of September 2019, Accor, Hilton, Marriott International Read More…

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UK Government Gives New Powers To Police To Seize Unmanned Drones

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill, giving greater police powers to prevent misuse, has second reading. The government has acted to give police forces across the country new powers to tackle the misuse of unmanned aircraft, including drones, as the Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Bill has its second reading in Parliament today (27 January Read More…

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Kobe Bryant And Daughter Gianna, 13, Dead In Helicopter Crash

Reading Time: < 1 minute Early Sunday morning, NBA legend Kobe Bryant died in Calabasas helicopter crash. On the downed helicopter were his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and six other passengers and the pilot. Emergency personnel responded but no one on board survived. Five people are confirmed dead.  The helicopter was headed to Gianna’s basketball game and crashed into a hill also carrying Read More…