Joe Biden Signs Bill To Ban Imports From China’s Xinjiang Into Law

US President Joe Biden on Thursday signed the “Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act” that bans importing of goods into the US made with forced labour in China’s Xinjiang province. “On Thursday, December 23, 2021, the President signed into law: H.R. 6256; which bans imports from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang) of the People’s Republic of China and imposes sanctions on foreign individuals responsible for […]

Nigerian Man Pleads Guilty To Covid-19 Unemployment Fraud Scheme, Scam Targeting Elderly Victims In The US

A Nigerian man, Oluwaseyi Akinyemi, a/k/a “Paddy Linkin”, a/k/a “Joseph Kadin”, has pleaded guilty to two counts of mail fraud relating to a social media advanced fee fraud scheme that targeted elderly victims. The 35-year-old who lives at Hyattsville, Maryland listed an At-Home care patient’s address to receive fraudulently obtained unemployment funds and also participated in an […]

Threat Of Omicron Looms Over Xmas Holidays In Europe & US

The Netherlands went into lockdown on Sunday and the possibility of more Covid-19 restrictions over the Christmas and New Year period loomed over several European countries as the Omicron coronavirus variant spreads quickly.   In the United States, White House medical adviser Anthony Fauci; urged people travelling over the holidays to get booster shots and always wear masks in […]

China Responds To US Blacklisting Its Biotech Firms

China has condemned the US Treasury’s decision to blacklist 34 Chinese companies and institutes; calling allegations that they were developing “brain-control” weaponry “totally groundless.” 34 entities, including the Chinese Academy of Military Medical Sciences (AMMS); were added to the blacklist on Wednesday – prohibiting them from purchasing any US technology. Before Wednesday’s additions, the blacklist already […]

US Approves Abortion Pills By Mail

The US Food and Drug Administration said that it would allow mailing the drug used to abort early pregnancies, permanently lifting the long-standing restrictions that had been suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The drug, known under the generic name mifepristone is part of a two-drug cocktail used to end pregnancies that are less than […]

US Deploys F-15 Fighters Closer To Russian Borders

Washington has sent fighter jets to Romania to patrol the skies near Russia’s borders; as part of a NATO mission designed to deter Moscow in the Black Sea region and around Ukraine. F-15E Strike Eagles from the 336th Fighter Squadron landed at the Campia Turzii airfield in central Romania on Wednesday. They will patrol the […]

Songstress, Yemi Alade Reveals Details For Upcoming US Tour

Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade has revealed the details for her forthcoming Empress US Tour, just before she drops her latest EP which drops on Friday. Yemi Alade‘s US Tour is for her last studio album, Empress which dropped last year. Due to the pandemic, touring and concerts were virtually impossible for all artists all over the world. The singer […]