Archive for March 28th, 2021

UNHRC; “Worrying about ants when elephants are stampeding –An African metaphor

Sunday, March 28th, 2021

By Raj Gonsalkorale Yet it remains the case that if Nigerian public and private sector players doing business with the Chinese elephant could improve their negotiating skills and be more ambitious about their negotiating positions, making better use of Nigeria’s ‘superpower’ qualities to minimise the drawbacks of its antlike ones, the future of Nigeria–China relations […]

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Sri Lanka successful at talks with Pfizer

Sunday, March 28th, 2021

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, March 27 (Daily Mirror) – Sri Lanka yesterday said talks to purchase coronavirus vaccines from Pfizer-biontech have been successful and a final agreement is expected to be reached soon. State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals, Prof. Channa Jayasumana said that the US based company has offered to supply vaccines […]

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Lankan president says his govt will not succumb to UNHRC pressure

Sunday, March 28th, 2021

Courtesy The Telegraph (India) Gotabaya Rajapaksa accused the previous government led by Maithripala Sirisena of betraying the country’s sovereignty by co-sponsoring the UN rights resolution in 2015 Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Sunday stated that the recent UNHRC resolution against his country was the doing of local and foreign forces which do not want […]

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Coronavirus: 237 positive cases in total recorded today

Sunday, March 28th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry says that another 69 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 increasing the total number of cases reported within the day to 237. This brings the tally of coronavirus cases identified in the country to 92,088 thus far, while the total recoveries have reached 88,623. Presently there […]

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Two more COVID-19 deaths, tally at 651

Sunday, March 28th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has reported 02 more coronavirus-related deaths, the Director-General of Health Services confirmed today (March 28). As per the Department of Government Information, the victims are two male patients from Colombo 15 and Mawanella areas. The new deaths bring the number of COVID-19 related deaths witnessed in Sri Lanka to 561 in […]

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Indonesia church rocked by suicide bombing on Palm Sunday

Sunday, March 28th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana An explosion ripped through a Roman Catholic cathedral compound in the eastern Indonesian city of Makassar on Sunday morning, shattering the calm of Palm Sunday, a holy day for Christians. Unverified video said to have been taken at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Cathedral showed smoldering wreckage and palm fronds scattered on the […]

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