International – TheCable https://www.thecable.ng Nigeria's independent online newspaper Sun, 05 Jul 2020 12:24:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Ghana president self-isolates after meeting COVID-19 patient https://www.thecable.ng/ghana-president-self-isolates-after-meeting-covid-19-patient https://www.thecable.ng/ghana-president-self-isolates-after-meeting-covid-19-patient#respond Sun, 05 Jul 2020 08:05:37 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=456815 Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo has gone into isolation for two weeks after someone close to him tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement on Saturday, Kojo Nkrumah, Ghana’s minister of

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With 212,326 infections, world records highest daily COVID-19 cases https://www.thecable.ng/with-212326-infections-world-records-highest-daily-covid-19-cases https://www.thecable.ng/with-212326-infections-world-records-highest-daily-covid-19-cases#respond Sat, 04 Jul 2020 20:38:28 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=456764 The World Health Organisation says it has received a report of 212,326 new cases of COVID-19 across the world in the last 24 hours. This is the highest toll in

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COVID-19: How China produced ’70bn face masks’ in three months https://www.thecable.ng/covid-19-how-china-produced-70bn-face-masks-in-three-months https://www.thecable.ng/covid-19-how-china-produced-70bn-face-masks-in-three-months#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2020 22:17:04 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=456623 On March 3, 2020, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organisation (WHO) expressed concern about how shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), including masks, was affecting

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Infected Ghanaian minister resigns — after breaching COVID-19 protocol https://www.thecable.ng/infected-ghanaian-minister-resigns-after-breaching-covid-19-protocol https://www.thecable.ng/infected-ghanaian-minister-resigns-after-breaching-covid-19-protocol#respond Fri, 03 Jul 2020 16:51:51 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=456538 Carlos Ahenkorah, Ghanaian deputy minister for trade and industry, has resigned after breaching COVID-19 protocols. In a statement on Tuesday, Eugene Arhin, director of communications, office of the president, said

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UN suspends two male employees in viral sex video https://www.thecable.ng/un-suspends-two-male-employees-in-viral-sex-video https://www.thecable.ng/un-suspends-two-male-employees-in-viral-sex-video#respond Fri, 03 Jul 2020 09:41:28 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=456425 The United Nations (UN) says it suspended two of its male staff allegedly seen having sex in its official vehicle in Tel Aviv, Israel. Last week, the world body launched

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EXTRA: Alabama students throw ‘COVID parties’ to see who gets infected first https://lifestyle.thecable.ng/extra-alabama-students-throw-covid-parties-to-see-who-gets-infected-first/#new_tab https://lifestyle.thecable.ng/extra-alabama-students-throw-covid-parties-to-see-who-gets-infected-first/#new_tab#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:07:22 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=456184 The post EXTRA: Alabama students throw ‘COVID parties’ to see who gets infected first appeared first on TheCable.

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Dubai police extradite Hushpuppi to the US https://lifestyle.thecable.ng/dubai-police-extradites-hushpuppi-to-the-us/#new_tab https://lifestyle.thecable.ng/dubai-police-extradites-hushpuppi-to-the-us/#new_tab#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2020 12:22:31 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=456176 The post Dubai police extradite Hushpuppi to the US appeared first on TheCable.

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Morris Anyah, Nigerian-American lawyer, makes shortlist for ICC prosecutor https://www.thecable.ng/morris-anyah-nigerian-american-lawyer-makes-shortlist-for-icc-prosecutor https://www.thecable.ng/morris-anyah-nigerian-american-lawyer-makes-shortlist-for-icc-prosecutor#respond Thu, 02 Jul 2020 00:26:23 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=455854 Morris Anyah, a Nigerian-American lawyer, has been shortlisted for the position of prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Out of a total of 144 applications received as of November

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British auctioner sells Igbo statues ‘stolen during Nigerian civil war’ for N86m https://lifestyle.thecable.ng/british-auctioner-sells-igbo-statues-stolen-during-nigerian-civil-war-for-n86m/#new_tab https://lifestyle.thecable.ng/british-auctioner-sells-igbo-statues-stolen-during-nigerian-civil-war-for-n86m/#new_tab#respond Tue, 30 Jun 2020 13:35:24 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=455622 The post British auctioner sells Igbo statues ‘stolen during Nigerian civil war’ for N86m appeared first on TheCable.

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Swine flu with ‘human pandemic potential’ found in China https://www.thecable.ng/breaking-swine-flu-with-human-pandemic-potential-found-in-china https://www.thecable.ng/breaking-swine-flu-with-human-pandemic-potential-found-in-china#respond Mon, 29 Jun 2020 20:04:39 +0000 http://www.thecable.ng/?p=455479 Chinese pigs are frequently becoming infected with a strain of influenza that has the potential to jump to humans, according to infectious disease researchers. Commenting on the development, Robert Webster,

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