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$6.7 trillion: how much the Covid-19 pandemic cost the global economy in 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes THE pandemic will wipe an eye-watering $6.7 trillion – or £5 trillion – from the global economy in 2020, new analysis suggests. The forecast fall in global GDP – down 5.2% from $89.94 trillion to $83.19 trillion – is equivalent to the annual economic output of Germany and France combined. It would represent the deepest Read More…

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‘The Voice’ crowns a winner

Reading Time: < 1 minutes “The Voice” has crowned a new champion. After a fiercely competitive — but socially distant — season, Team Gwen pulled off its first win with performer Carter Rubin taking the title on Tuesday’s season finale. At 15, Rubin is among the youngest singers to ever win and the show’s youngest male winner ever. Season 14 Read More…

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Wizkid, Burna boy win big at Mobo awards 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two Nigerian superstars, Wizkid and Burna boy won big at the Mobo Awards 2020 which was streamed live on YouTube in the early hours of Thursday. Wizkid was named the Best African Act while Burna Boy was named the Best International Act. The awards returned after a three-year hiatus on Nov. 24, with announcement of Read More…

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Tiwa Savage’s CELIA makes Time Magazine’s top 10 album for 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigerian Female music icon, Tiwa Savage’s “CELIA” has been selected among the top ten kn2020 album by Time Magazine. Describing the album, Time Magazine says “the latest album from Savage, a Nigerian singer-songwriter who many call the “Queen of Afrobeats,” is characterised by an infectious buoyancy”. “A veteran of the American, British and Nigerian music Read More…