Thursday , October 22 2020

Ardern storms to election win after crushing Covid-19

Bloomberg New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern swept to a historic election victory and said she will use her mandate to rebuild an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic and tackle social inequality. Ardern’s Labour Party secured the first outright majority in parliament since the introduction of proportional representation in ...

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Protests against police brutality continue in Nigeria

Bloomberg Protests against police brutality continued in major cities across Nigeria, with demands evolving beyond ending police excesses to calls for good governance across the board. Vigils were held in major cities overnight, as regional strains emerged, with youth protesters in several northern Nigerian towns demanding urgent steps to end ...

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Malaysia’s Anwar gives police statement on list of allegations

Bloomberg Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim reported to police and gave a statement on issues including allegations against him and his announcement that the current government had fallen. “The investigations were carried out professionally without any political pressure or orders from any quarters,” Huzir Mohamed, police criminal investigation department director, ...

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