Tag: nations

SPORTS

Reggae Boyz Squad Named For Upcoming CONCACAF Nations League Games

Jamaica has announced its new Reggae Boyz squad for their upcoming CONCACAF Nations League games against Haiti and Grenada. There has been a surprise recall for 31-year-old defender Michael Hector who hasn’t featured since 2021. Hector’s inclusion was made possible with the absence of another defender, Brentford’s Ethan Pinnock who is out with an achilles injury.  Karoy Anderson, a 19-year-old […]

NEWS

G7 Leaders Make Pledge For More COVAX Help

G7 heads have committed themselves to more generous support and contribution to the COVAX vaccine-sharing initiative, which will benefit the family of nations. In a joint statement released after a virtual summit, G7 leaders raised their overall commitment to US$7.5 billion. More calls and appeals have been made on wealthy countries to ensure that less developed countries get fair access […]

NEWS

African Nations Tell UNHRC Make Racism An Agenda Item

A letter signed by 54 African countries and dispatched to the United Nations Human Rights Council has called on the International Organization to urgently debate racism and police brutality amid the unrest in the United States and many other countries around the world. Burkina Faso’s ambassador in his letter on behalf of the African countries to the UN in Geneva […]

BUSINESS

OPEC In Oil Cut Deal

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and allied nations have agreed to extend production cut of nearly 10 million barrels of oil a day through the end of July. The intergovernmental Organization is seeking to boost energy prices hard-hit by the pandemic. Ministers of the body and outside nations like Russia met via video conference to adopt the […]