‘LemonAid’ boys from London thirsty for more success after £100,000 charity campaign raises money for the people of war-torn Yemen - and helping residents of Gaza is their next objective.Best friends Ayaan Moosa and Mikaeel Ishaaq set up their homemade lemonade initiative – dubbed “Lemonade for Yemen-Aid” – last year to raise money for the people of Yemen and soon went viral around the world.
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In Yemen, fierce clashes in the last major northern stronghold for the internationally recognized government could mark a turning point in the deadly six-year conflict. The oil-rich city of Marib is now at the center of a military escalation by Iran-backed Houthi rebels attempting to extend their control of the country further east with a devastating campaign of drone and missile attacks on both Yemen and Saudi Arabia. Saudi-backed government forces say US president Joe Biden’s decision to reverse Trump’s widely criticized designation of the Houthis as a terrorist group has only emboldened the rebel group. CNN’s Nic Robertson gained access to Marib’s frontline, where the battle for control in the ancient desert city is raging on.
Public health officials in Africa are concerned there could be a similar Covid-19 crisis as in India as the COVAX vaccine-sharing program is running out of doses. The international scheme to ensure equal access to Covid-19 vaccines is 140 million doses short because of India’s continuing Covid crisis. CNN’s Larry Madowo reports from Nairobi, Kenya.
President of the European Council, Charles Michel on May 08 said European Union (EU) played active role in COVAX, so vaccines could be available to whole world. "Since the first day of European mobilisation against COVID-19 we showed solidarity by contributing funds to research to make vaccines available for whole world. Since the first day of European mobilisation against COVID-19 we showed solidarity by contributing funds to research to make vaccines available for whole world," Michel said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today also virtually participated in the meeting of EU as a special invitee, on the invitation of Council's President.