Saturday, November 17, 2018

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    ‘Disease X’ could be world’s next epidemic, WHO warns

‘Disease X’ could be world’s next epidemic, WHO warns

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned ahead of a possible epidemic that could be caused by a yet to exist disease it refers to as 'Disease X'.The development is contained in the 2018 edition of the organisation's annual review of the Blueprint list of priority diseases.The report says it is the first time that the organisation puts an entry of unknown [...]

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    #WhatIsCorruptionToYou — join TheCable in Twitter discussion

#WhatIsCorruptionToYou — join TheCable in Twitter discussion

The United Nations in 2003 set aside December 9 to mark the international anti-corruption day -- "promote and strengthen measures to prevent and combat corruption more efficiently and effectively... promote, facilitate and support international cooperation and technical assistance in the prevention of and fight against corruption… promote integrity, accountability and proper management of public affairs and public property…"The 2017 edition, [...]

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    World has three years left to act on climate change, experts warn

World has three years left to act on climate change, experts warn

The world has just three years left to reduce carbon dioxide emissions “before it is too late,” a group of climate experts and scientists said on Wednesday.The warning is a week ahead of the G20 meeting of world leaders in Hamburg.If annual emissions continue to rise beyond 2020, or even remain stable, temperature targets set by the Paris climate agreement [...]

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    Nigerian journalists have not lost their thirst for truth, says US consul general

Nigerian journalists have not lost their thirst for truth, says US consul general

John Bray, the US consul general, has commended journalist in Nigeria for not losing their "thirst for truth".Speaking on Wednesday at a programme to commemorate world press freedom day, Bray said Nigerian journalists have been firm despite the many challenges confronting them.Quoting Reporters without Borders, a non-governmental organisation, he said a large population of the world live in countries where the [...]

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