European country shielded from worst of COVID declares emergency after outbreak of UK variant

Finish PM Sanna Marin has announced a state of emergency after a spike in COVID cases. (Thierry Monasse/Getty Images) Finland has declared a state of emergency after a spike in coronavirus infections driven by the UK variant – after having so far been one of the least affected European countries during theContinue Reading

Atlantas Mayor Hitches Her Legacy to an Ambitious Housing Affordability Plan

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is proposing a series of zoning reforms she says will address density and housing discrimination in the fast-growing city. “For too long, housing policies have excluded those who are most vulnerable, particularly communities of color,” Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms declared. ATLANTA IS BOOMING. Between 2010Continue Reading

MUSC Black and Hispanic Latino Faculty Urge Communities of Color to Take the COVID Vaccine

Charleston, SC — Given the devastating impact of the COVID-19 virus on communities of color, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Black Faculty Group (BFG) and the MUSC Hispanic/Latino faculty encourage Blacks and Hispanics/Latinos in South Carolina and across the nation to take the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as theyContinue Reading

We wont allow you to reopen your case Supreme Court tells Mahama

The Supreme Court has ruled that it won’t grant permission to former President John Dramani Mahama for him reopen his case in order to subpoena the Chairperson of the Electoral Commission (EC), Mrs Jean Mensa, to testify in the 2020 election petition. In a unanimous ruling Tuesday [February 16, 2021],Continue Reading

New Yorkers Rush to Get Vaccine After Eligibility Expands

The first of four million newly qualified people were vaccinated around the city and state on Monday, but many are still struggling to get an appointment. Yankee Stadium in the Bronx is one of the mass vaccination sites in New York City. Credit…Kirsten Luce for The New York Times. The firstContinue Reading

When will the vaccine be widely available in NC

<iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”https://abc11.com/video/embed/?pid=10334348″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> “I’m hopeful for the next few months leading to July we’re going to get all of Group 3 and all of Group 4 done,” she said. RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — North Carolina Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen on Friday expressed optimismContinue Reading

Legendary Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, has endorsed his son, Yul Edochie for the 2023 presidential race. Yul broke the news in on Thursday, February 11, 2021 as he shared a video shared on his social media pages. “My Father Chief Pete Edochie endorses my 2023 Presidential ambition… God Almighty, takeContinue Reading

Trouble Waters

Chinese dredging ships are swarming Taiwan’s Matsu Islands, forcing the local coast guard to run round-the-clock patrols. The tactic is part of Beijing’s escalating campaign of irregular ‘gray-zone’ warfare on Taipei. Reuters joined the coast guard on patrol. Taiwanese coast guard commander Lin Chie-ming is on the frontline of aContinue Reading