Event Title: Africa Day 2023 Event Date: March 31st, 2022. Event Time and Duration: 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM. 11:30 am – 5:00 pm (Luncheon and Academic Workshop – Venue: Campus Center Rm 3540), 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm (Gala Reception – Venue – Edward M. Kennedy – UMassBoston
(31 Mar 2023) In the first criminal case against a former president, Donald Trump has been indicted on charges involving payments made during the 2016 campaign to silence claims of an extramarital sexual encounter. (March 31)
Who is really Nathalie Yamb, the pro-Putin influencer spreading the Kremlin’s agenda on her popular social media posts? What are the links between Yevgeny Prigozhin, Wagner, and Afric, Russia’s anti-Western soft power tool? Their goal: ending the influence of former colonial powers like France in Africa. Even if that means replacing it with the Russians’.
Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko has warned the West that Russia may deploy long-range nuclear weapons in his country. He made the claim during his state of the nation address. Moscow has already announced plans to deploy short-range tactical nuclear warheads in Belarus, a decision the West has denounced. The deployment of longer-range strategic weapons in Belarus would mark a major escalation. Lukashenko also used his address to call for an immediate, unconditional ceasefire in Ukraine.
Health officials in the U.S. are warning the public about a deadly, drug-resistant fungus spreading in care facilities across the country. According to a new study, screened cases of Candida auris tripled from 2020 to 2021, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is calling the fungus an “urgent threat” in part due to its high death rate. CGTN’s Toni Waterman reports.
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