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IMF Executive Board Approves US$270.83 Million Disbursement to Namibia to address the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved an outright purchase of SDR 191.1 million (about US$270.83 million) to Namibia under the Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI), on March 31. This will help t...

India Has More Than 80,000 New Daily COVID Cases

India’s health ministry Friday reported 81,466 new COVID cases in the previous 24-hour period. The new tally is the South Asian country’s highest daily count in six months. The western state of Maharashtra has more than ha...

Brother and Sister Charged in Scheme to Thwart IRS Tax Collection

A federal grand jury in Houston, Texas, returned an indictment on March 17, 2021, charging Michael Andrew McCann with conspiring to defraud the United States, endeavoring to obstruct the IRS, failing to file tax returns, a...

German Health Minister Calls for Vaccine Stockpile

Germany’s health minister, Jens Spahn, Thursday stressed the need for Germany to stock up on COVID-19 vaccine for possible repeat shots next year, and said the nation should do so with or without the rest of the European U...