Day: September 14, 2022

Dave and Buster’s to Open 11 Units Across KSA, UAE, and Egypt

Announces international franchise partnership with Abdul Mohsen Al Hokair Holding Group DALLAS, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Just a few months after announcing its international expansion plans Dave & Buster’s inks its first multi-country, multi-unit deal. “We couldn’t be more pleased and excited to announce our Partnership with Abdul

Covid-19: South Africa reports two deaths linked to J&J covid vaccine

PRETORIA— South Africa’s medicines regulatory authority says it has recorded two fatal cases of the rare Guillain-Barre syndrome in people who had received a Johnson & Johnson Covid jab. The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) reported its first case in August and the second on Monday. “SAHPRA has

Vice-President of West African Development Bank arrested in France; charges unknown

PARIS— Moustapha Ben Barka, the vice-president of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) based in Lomé, Togo, has been arrested by French authorities. He was also the former secretary-general at the presidency – equivalent to a ministerial post – when his uncle, the late Ibrahim Boubacar Kéita served as president.

Libya fuel tank blast injures 17

BENGHAZI (Libya)— A fuel tank exploded in a massive blast in the southern Libyan city of Sebha late on Tuesday, injuring 17 people, the health ministry said in a statement. The fire caused by the explosion was brought under control, witnesses said. The blast comes weeks after a fuel tanker

Ethiopia: 10 killed in twin air strikes on Tigray

MEKELLE (Tigray, Ethiopia)— Ten people were killed in a second day of air strikes on Ethiopia’s Tigray region Wednesday, a hospital official said, in attacks that came after authorities there expressed readiness for a cease-fire. Twin drone attacks hit a residential neighborhood in the regional capital Mekele, killing 10 people

US: FBI hunting for Nigerian, 29, who scammed New York State US$30 million

NEW YORK— A 29-year-old Nigerian has been interdicted in the United States for defrauding the State of New York to the tune of US$30 million. According to a release from the US Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania that Chidozie Collins Obasi, was charged by indictment with one count of

Sabin Receives Additional $21.8 Million From BARDA to Advance Marburg Vaccine

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sabin Vaccine Institute today announced it is receiving an additional $21.8 million under an existing contract with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the Administration for Strategic Preparedness and Response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human