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Africa: WHO Head Tedros Praises Resumed U.S. Commitment to Global Health Cooperation

2021-01-21 20:35:23
[WHO] Geneva -- On Thursday 21 January, the day following the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris, the leading U.S. infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, officially participated for the first time in this week's meeting of the WHO Executive Board. WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus welcomed him - and praised the United States renewed engagement as a member sta Source
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Nigeria: Northern Elders Flay Ondo Governor Over Quit Notice

2021-01-21 16:43:41
[Leadership] Abuja, Akure, Lagos -- The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) yesterday called on Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu to rescind his order on Fulani herders in the state or clarify his position in the event that he was misunderstood. Source
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Zimbabwe: Civil Service Cuts Workforce

2021-01-21 15:55:14
[The Herald] All ministries, Government departments and agencies -- except for the Ministry of Health and Child Care -- will be operating with 10 percent staff from today until February 3 to decongest work stations. Source