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Africa: Millions of African Muslims Mark Eid Holiday Amid Uncertain Times

May 14, 2021
Johannesburg — Eid al-Fitr is a special time of year for the nearly half of Africa’s population who are adherents of Islam. But this year’s celebration is different amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic and the devastation it has caused across the continent. Last year’s festival was overshadowed by lockdowns and pandemic restrictions worldwide. Some of

Trump Took Millions In Campaign Donations And Gave Them To His Businesses

February 5, 2021
Trump never donated to his reelection, but he moved millions of dollars in campaign donations into various businesses that he owns. Forbes reported: Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, which never received a cent from the former president, moved an estimated $2.8 million of donor money into the Trump Organization—including at least $81,000 since Trump lost the

Zimbabwe: Funds for Emergency Food Assistance Run Dry As Millions Face Hunger Season

December 18, 2020
Harare — With millions of Zimbabweans devastated by a year of drought, rising hyperinflation and COVID-19, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today appealed for an additional US$204 million to support over four million of the most food insecure people over the next six months. The appeal comes ahead of the ‘lean’ season, which

Democrats Just Stopped Millions Of Voters From Being Disenfranchised In Texas

August 30, 2020
Democrats won a major court decision that stops Republicans in Texans from disenfranchising millions of the state’s voters on a technicality. According to a statement by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee provided to PoliticusUSA:The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and Texas Democratic Party announced a major victory in their litigation to ensure

Why Coronavirus Could Cause Millions of People Could Go Hungry, Even Though There’s Enough Food to Go Around

May 9, 2020
Jitendra Bangar tried to save his cabbage crop. The farmer, who lives in Bhiwandi, India, on the northeastern outskirts of Mumbai, spent the first few weeks of April spraying water on the vegetables he had harvested and stored, hoping that it would keep them fresh until he could sell them. But with strict lockdown measures…