Africa

China Pushes ‘Health Silk Road’ to Take over Global Health Care

Chinese state media on Wednesday pushed the notion of a “Health Silk Road,” modeled after the New Silk Road infrastructure program, which later came to be known as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). In other words, having infected the entire planet with the Wuhan coronavirus, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) wants to use the ensuing global health crisis as an opportunity to take over the health care systems of other nations, beginning with hard-hit Italy.

A man wearing a face mask as a preventive mesure against the COVID-19 coronavirus walks outside of a shopping mall in Beijing on March 11, 2020. - China reported an increase in imported coronavirus cases on March 11, fuelling concerns that infections from overseas could undermine progress in halting the …

Fact Check: Joe Biden Claims He ‘Saved Millions of Lives’ from Ebola

During the Democrat debate in South Carolina on Tuesday night, the candidates tried to score some points against President Donald Trump by criticizing his administration’s response to the coronavirus epidemic. Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed he played a role in saving “millions of lives” in the United States during the Ebola epidemic that occurred during the Obama administration.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden arrives on stage for the Democratic presidential primary debate at the Charleston Gaillard Center on February 25, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina. Seven candidates qualified for the debate, hosted by CBS News and Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Zimbabwe to Criminalize Machetes in Gold Rich Areas

Emmerson Mnangagwa’s leftist regime in Zimbabwe introduced legislation this week to ban the ownership of machetes in areas rich in gold following a spate of violent robberies by knife-wielding artisan miners.

A supporter of National Super Alliance (NASA) holding a machete reacts towards police officers during a protest against Kenya's second poll in Kisumu, on October 27, 2017. Kenya's election chief said on October 27 plans to restage a presidential vote on October 28 in areas hit by polling-day protests would …