Alphabet Inc to donate over $800million to aid fight against coronavirus

Alphabet Inc will donate more than $800 million in funds towards producing medical supplies used to fight COVID-19, and in ad credits to government and health organizations and businesses, Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai said on Friday. The company is working with Magid Glove and Safety to produce 2 million to 3 million face masks,… Read More Alphabet Inc to donate over $800million to aid fight against coronavirus

U.S. House of Representatives approves $2.2trillion coronavirus aid bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package – the largest in American history – to help people and businesses cope with the economic downturn inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic. The massive bill also rushes billions of dollars to medical providers on the front lines of the outbreak. Republican President… Read More U.S. House of Representatives approves $2.2trillion coronavirus aid bill

Chinese President Xi Jinping offers U.S. support in fighting coronavirus outbreak

Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump during a phone call on Friday that he would have China’s support in fighting the coronavirus, as the United States faces the prospect of becoming the next global epicentre of the pandemic. The United States now has the most coronavirus cases of any country, with 84,946… Read More Chinese President Xi Jinping offers U.S. support in fighting coronavirus outbreak

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus, goes into self-isolation

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating at his Downing Street residence but said he would still lead the government’s response to the accelerating outbreak. Johnson, 55, experienced mild symptoms on Thursday, a day after he answered at the prime minister’s weekly question-and-answer session in parliament’s House of Commons… Read More British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus, goes into self-isolation

Exxon Mobil calls for tighter methane regulations, offers own rules as model

Exxon Mobil on Tuesday called for tighter regulation of the greenhouse gas methane and offered up its own in-house rules as a model for companies and lawmakers worldwide. The largest U.S. oil company laid out the guidelines it follows – some of which have been rolled back by the Trump administration – at a time… Read More Exxon Mobil calls for tighter methane regulations, offers own rules as model

Scottish parliament approves free sanitary products for all women

The Scottish parliament approved plans on Tuesday to make sanitary products freely available to all women, the first nation in the world to do so. The legislation would make tampons and sanitary pads available at designated public places such as community centres, youth clubs and pharmacies, at an estimated annual cost of 24.1 million pounds… Read More Scottish parliament approves free sanitary products for all women

British model Naomi Campbell honored with the Global Advocacy Award in New York

British supermodel, businesswoman, and philanthropist, Naomi Campbell, was recently honored by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) with the Global Advocacy Award at the 19th annual Greater New York Gala, which was held on Saturday, February 1st, 2020 at the New York Marriott Marquis, New York. Campbell was recognized based on her global relief efforts which… Read More British model Naomi Campbell honored with the Global Advocacy Award in New York

Kofi Kinaata voted 2019 Most Influential Young Ghanaian

Rapper and songwriter, Martin King Arthur, popularly known as Kofi Kinaata, has been voted the 2019 Most Influential Young Ghanaian in the 5th annual ranking poll organised by leading PR & Rating firm, Avance Media. The ranking which celebrates young people annually features 50 inspiring change makers and leaders making great strides in diverse industries… Read More Kofi Kinaata voted 2019 Most Influential Young Ghanaian