You’re A Politician, Trump Blasts Pope Francis

-Adewale Adetoyese US President, Donald Trump has replied Pope Francis, who earlier criticized him and described him as non-Christian. TellAfrica gathered that Trump responded to the criticism at a campaign rally in Kiawah Island, S.C., describing the Pope as a politician. Trump equally warned the pontiff about the Islamic State, who he said: “their primary goal is to get to the Vatican.” “If and when the Vatican is attacked,” he said, “the pope would only wish and have prayed that Donald Trump would have been elected President.” The President had…

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US Visa Ban Has Been Placed On Nigerians Allegedly Undermining Electoral Processes

The United States of America has imposed visa restrictions on some Nigerians who are believed to have undermined electoral processes in the run up to the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states. The move also target individuals accused of to have undermined the November 2019 governorship polls in Kogi and Bayelsa. Morgan Ortagus, spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. MsOrtagus said those affected were working to “undermine the Nigerian democratic process or for organising election-related violence”. “The Department of State emphasises…

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Trump Insult Africans Again

-Adewale Adetoyese “African nations are complete toilets”, Trump roars again” -Donald Trump. The United States President, Mr. Donald Trump has through a book allegedly regard all African countries and nations run by black people as “complete toilets.” Our correspondent S’Teller gathered that Trump in the new book by his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, made disparaging remarks about Black world leaders including former South African President Nelson Mandela after he died. In the book, Cohen alleges that Trump described Mandela as a poor leader and disparaged U.S. minorities in general,…

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Donald Trump Loses Young Brother

The President of the United State of America, Donald Trump, lost his younger brother, Robert. The White House made this announcement in a statement on Saturday. Robert, 71, died a day after the American president paid him an emotional visit on his hospital bed in New York. The statement reads as follows; “It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight. “He was not just my brother, he was my best friend. He will be greatly missed, but we will meet again. “His…

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US Election: Kamala Harris Brings Big Boost To Joe Biden’s Campaign

Kamala Harris is already bringing a big boost to Joe Biden’s campaign. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee says his campaign has raised $26 million in the 24 hours since he named the California senator as his running mate. Harris and Biden took to the stage yesterday in Wilmington, Delaware, where Harris gave a blistering speech denouncing President Trump and calling out, among other things, his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. It could be an early preview of the vice presidential debate in October, when Harris will face off against Vice…

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COVID-19: More than 97,000 Children Tested Positive With More Than 5m Cases In The United States

The United States has now reported more than 5 million cases of Covid-19. To put that in perspective, it took the United States 99 days to reach 1 million cases, but it only 17 days for cases to rise from 4 million to 5 million. While that is not the only dire statistic; more than 97,000 children tested positive for coronavirus in the last two weeks of July, according to a new medical report. That amounts to a 40% increase in child cases across the states and cities that were…

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Trump Signs Executive Order Banning TikTok

The clock is now ticking on TikTok since President Trump signed an executive order banning the popular app from operating in the US if it isn’t sold by its Chinese-owned parent company in 45 days. Microsoft has shown interest to buy the app, which boasts about 100 million American users. President Trump added that any TikTok deal would also need to include a “substantial amount of money” coming to the US Treasury. TikTok is not the only platform on the chopping block. Trump issued a similar declaration for WeChat, a…

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COVID-19: More than 19 Million Cumulative Cases Globally

Globally, more than 19 million cumulative cases of coronavirus have been recorded. According to a CNN report, India has become the third country after the US and Brazil to record more than 2 million cases, and Africa has now recorded more than 1 million cases across the continent. The US is at the verge of reaching 5 million cumulative cases. A new model predicts the US death toll could reach nearly 300,000 by December; it’s now about 160,000. Meanwhile, countries are jockeying over who controls the most important preventative measures.…

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Lebanon Explosion: UN, US & Germany React

The United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, has reacted to the massive explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, which has left 73 people dead and 2,750 injured, according to a CNN report. TellAfrica had earlier reported that a massive explosion, Tuesday evening. The explosion hit central Beirut, shattering windows, knocking down doors and shaking buildings several hundred feet away. The blast also injured dozens of people and damaged buildings in the nation’s capital Beirut and its suburbs, officials said. Footage seen on social media showed a huge mushroom-like plume of smoke billowing…

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Thousands Of People Left Without Light After Hurricane Hits East Of US

-Sayo Johnson Hurricane Isaias has taken the power away from thousand of homes. What was called a hurricane has went up one level and is now a tropical storm. Meteorologists said that it will soon hit New York, Washington and Philadelphia, With winds up too 85mph causing threat of flash floods and storm surges. Unfortunately, the storm has killed two people in the Caribbean, it hit Florida over the weekends but stayed at sea. It has also hit Bahamas. Stay Safe.

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