The number of COVID-19 infections across Africa surpassed half a million on 8 July said the World Health Organization, as it flagged growing concern of countries in the continent experiencing a sharp rise in cases.
Nigeria’s Tijjani Muhammad-Bande: tough time to be a diplomat
Trump's America, Putin's Russia and Xie's China are testing the very limits of the multilateral system.
So it is a tough time to be a global diplomat.
As one of the United Nation’s leading diplomats, Nigeria’s Tijjani Muhammad-Bande is trying to remind the world of the virtues of facing global problems in a collective fashion.
Elected President of 74th session of the UN General Assembly, he has his work cut out for him; from climate change to security in the Sahel, to helping build consensus around global tax evasion and the International Criminal Court.