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Paraguay’s president asks all ministers to resign after protests

Mario Abdo Benitez is expected to announce changes to his cabinet after citizens protest handling of COVID-19 pandemic.Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez has asked all cabinet ministers to resign following clashes between demonstrators and police at protests against the government’s handling of the coronavirus crisis. The country’s communications minister, Juan Manuel Brunetti, said on Saturday…

Nigeria: President Okays Return of Nigerian Refugees in Cameroon, Niger, Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the gradual return of Nigerian refugees in Cameroon, Niger and Chad to the country from February 27, 2021. The Federal Commissioner of the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Senator Basheer Garba Mohammed, disclosed this in a statement yesterday. Mohammed said that the commission has commenced…

Argentina’s president decries ‘unforgivable’ vaccine scandal

The health minister resigned late on Friday after reports he helped people jump the queue to receive coronavirus jabs.The president of Argentina has decried an “unforgivable” COVID-19 vaccine scandal that prompted the resignation of the country’s health minister. Gines Gonzalez Garcia stepped down on Friday after reports surfaced that he had aided people in the…