Libya’s GNA retakes Tripoli airport from Haftar’s forces

Troops loyal to Libya’s internationally recognised government have taken control of Tripoli international airport, military spokesman for the Government of National Accord said. “Our forces have fully liberated Tripoli international airport,” spokesman Mohamad Gnounou said on Wednesday. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/federal-high-court-orders-release-of-orji-kalu/ The airport has been closed since 2014 and had been held by the eastern-based renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar since last year when he launched his assault on the capital. Since 2014, Libya has been split between rival factions based in Tripoli and in the east, in a sometimes chaotic…

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Akinwunmi Adesina AFDB Responds To Allegations Of Mismanagement

Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has responded (dated April 8, 2020) to the allegations against him courtesy of Premium Times. Read below… Allegation No. 1 Not provided Allegation No. 2: Appointment of Mrs Chinelo ANOHU-AMAZU ADESINA: Ms Chinelo Anohu-AMAZU was recruited through a globally advertised, open and competitive recruitment process. The search process was carried out by a top notch external recruitment firm, Russell Reynolds of the UK. She was one of two top candidates (both women) recommended to me as President to consider for…

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African leaders say coronavirus aid falling short

The presidents of Kenya, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, Senegal and Niger say wealthy countries have failed the continent. Wealthy countries are failing Africa, with pledges of financial support and debt relief falling well short of the continent’s needs as it battles the coronavirus pandemic, several African presidents have said. WHO member states have agreed on an independent review of the global pandemic response at a virtual meeting of the World Health Assembly. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/trump-threats-eu-backs-who/ China has accused the United States of smearing Beijing and shirking responsibilities to the World…

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