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BURSTED! Congolese Dr. Denis Mukwege Quits the COVID19 Task Force

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Nobel Peace laureate Dr Denis Mukwege has resigned as head of a local task force fighting Covid-19 in eastern DRC in frustration at the government’s response to the crisis. He said a lack of coordinated action had crippled his work. Two months into his job as vice-president of a special health commission set up to fight Covid-19 in South Kivu province, Denis Mukwege called it a day on Wednesday, blaming organisational problems. In a statement, he cited "weaknesses in organisation and clarity between the various teams in charge of the response to the pandemic in South Kivu" in the government's response.  Mukwege said that it took more than two weeks to get coronavirus test results from the national reference lab in Kinshasa, which was a "major handicap for our strategy based on testing, identifying, isolating and treating". Sources from the national response team have acknowledged the resource shortage but have vowed that, as of next week, test results will be a…

Father of Chimamanda Adichie is Gone

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Chimamanda Adichie 
Prof. James Nwoye Adichie, the father of international writer and renowned author, Chimamanda Adichie is dead. Adichie, a professor of statistics died Wednesday night at Chira Memorial Hospital, Awkuzu Oyi local government of Anambra state. According to his son, Okey Adichie who spoke to Daily Trust on the telephone on Thursday, Professor Adichie, aged 88, died after a brief illness. “Our father, Professor J. N. Adichie, Odelora Abba, died late yesterday night, June 10, 2020, at Chira Memorial Hospital, Awkuzu,” he said. ADVERTISEMENT Register for the upcoming seminar https://form.jotform.com/201037310827041 James Nwoye , a native of Abba in Anambra State, was a retired professor of Statistics and Mathematics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). Prof James Adichie was born in 1932 and went to Nimo Primary School and later moved to Akwuzu Primary School where he finished standard six. After primary education, he attended Our Lady’s High School, Onitsha, 19…

A BRIEF ON PHILIPPINES NATIONAL FLAG | Stephen Wise

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This research was done willingly for the benefit of all, especially those who do not have chance for research and those who have not been opportune to hear the history about the Philippines flag, either a Filipino or foreigner. Though a foreigner, the zeal was enkindled as a result of my love to the Filipino people at large. In this article, I will brief about the construction, color, Symbols, the historical and current flag of the Philippines and other representations. The National Flag of the Philippines (Filipino: Pambansang Watawat ng Pilipinas) is a horizontal flag bicolor with equal bands of royal blue and crimson red, with a white, equilateral triangle at the hoist. In the center of the triangle is a golden-yellow sun with eight primary rays, each representing a Philippine province. At each vertex of the triangle is a five-pointed, golden-yellow star, each of which representing one of the country's three main island groups—Luzon, Visayas (though originally referring to Pan…

MUST WATCH: The United States president, Donald Trump addresses the nation over the protests and riots that is causing fear in America

As the president of the United States, he said, I will no seat and watch America being distroyed by angry thugs. And for George Floyd family, justice is assured.