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Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 reportes in Nigeria

Eighty-six new cases of #COVID19 have been reported; 70 in Lagos 7 in FCT 3 in Katsina 3 in Akwa Ibom 1 in Jigawa 1 in Bauchi 1 in Borno As at 11:50 pm 19th April there are 627 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria. Discharged: 170 Deaths: 21

Forest Whitaker to Play Archbishop Desmond Tutu In "The Archbishop And The Antichrist"

    Hollywood actor Forest Whitaker has signed on to play   Archbishop Desmond Tutu  in a project by English-French film director  Roland Joffe , titled  The Archbishop And The Antichrist  .     The Academy Award-winning actor will play the Archbishop  during his time with the Truth and Reconciliation hearings, which were established after the end of apartheid.    The film will be based on the play by   Michael Ashton , and center on the  Truth and Reconciliation Hearings  - a post-apartheid commissioning in which victims took an active role in the judicial process (called on to give accounts of the gross human rights violations they were subjected to), while offenders were encouraged to take responsibility for their actions, "to repair the harm they caused.   The film will be produced through Joffe’s company Lightmotive, with Joffe adapting the play for film himself.

Yvonne Chaka Chaka Becomes First African Woman to Receive World Economic Forum's Crystal Award

                     Yvonne chaka chaka performing at World economic forum in switzerland   South-african singer dubbed the princess of africa Yvonne chaka chaka has become the first   woman to receive the world Economic forum's Crystal award.   Chaka who is a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations' Roll Back Malaria Partnership, was presented the award  during the opening ceremony of the forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Wednesday. Arch Bishop Desmond tutu at the Annual World Economic forum  "For many years Yvonne has used her voice to draw attention to the causes that will change the lives of millions, from ending apartheid to improving maternal and child health," Hilde Schwab, co-founder of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, who presented the award, said in a statement. Yvonne chaka chaka hugs Desmond tutu at WEF  In a statement released on Yvonne chaka chaka's website, She said :  I am truly honoured to be th