Russia Reports Over 10,000 New COVID-19 Infections

Russia on Wednesday reported 10,028 new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, pushing its nationwide tally to 242,271. Russia’s coronavirus response centre said 96 people died overnight, bringing the official


Nigeria Records 146 New Cases of Coronavirus

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded 146 new cases of Coronavirus in the country. This brings the total number of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria to 4787 Breakdown of


South Korea Raises Consent Age From 13 to 16

South Korea has raised the age of consent for sex to 16 from 13 as it seeks to strengthen protection for minors following accusations the existing law on sex crimes


113-Year-old Spanish Woman Survives Coronavirus

A 113-year-old woman, believed to be the oldest person living in Spain, has beaten the coronavirus at a retirement home where several other residents died from the disease, the residence


Facebook to pay $52 mn Settlement For Trauma To Content Reviewers

Facebook has agreed to a $52 million court settlement to compensate content moderators who suffered mental trauma from the graphic and violent images they were required to review, plaintiff lawyers


COVID-19 Was In Brazil Weeks Before Detection – Study

The new coronavirus was circulating in Brazil in early February, weeks earlier than initially detected, and just before millions of people were partying in the streets for carnival, according to


Serena Eager To Return After Lockdown Break

US superstar Serena Williams says she’s ready to play “real tennis” after the enforced rest of coronavirus quarantine. “I really look forward to getting back on the court,” the 23-time


Premier League Players Agrees to Face Strict New Training Protocols

Premier League players are set to be subjected to a strict testing regime if they are to return to training amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to British media reports. The


China Launches Virus App with Green or Red Light, Ticket to Everywhere

To enter many offices, restaurants, parks or malls in China nowadays, people must show their status on an app that determines whether they are a coronavirus threat. There is often


COVID-19: Manufacturers Seek 5% Interest Rate

The Chief Executive Officers of manufacturing Concerns in Nigeria have called on the government to consider five percent interest rate on loans for five to seven years for manufacturers investing