Thursday, December 5, 2019

Professor’ Replaces Baghdadi as ISIS Leader

A former officer in Saddam Hussein’s army, Abdullah Qardash, also known as Professor, has reportedly replaced Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as the leader of ISIS,...

Brexit Deal: European Leaders Agree Extension to 31 January 2020

EU leaders have agreed in principle to extend Brexit until 31 January 2020 - meaning the UK will not leave as planned on Thursday...

Russia-Africa Trade Level to Double in 5 Years— Putin

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has said the current level of trade between his country and Africa is not enough, expressing hope that the trade...

2019 Nobel Prize Winners in Economics Emerge

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel to...

Kristalina Georgieva Named as New Head of IMF

Kristalina Georgieva has been named as the new managing director of the International Monetary Fund, after Christine Lagarde left to become the head of...

Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry Begins

The U.S. House of Representatives has launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump amid allegations that he asked a foreign leader to...

Trump Confirms Death of Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza

US President Donald Trump on Saturday confirmed that Hamza bin Laden, the son and designated heir of Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, was killed...

Nigerian-Born Uzoma Asagwara Elected into Canadian Parliament

Nigerian-born Uzoma Asagwara has been elected as a lawmaker into the Manitoba Legislative Assembly in Canada. Asagwara, a psychiatric nurse and community activist, was announced...

17,000 Passengers Stranded by Typhoon at Tokyo Airport

About 17,000 passengers on Tuesday were stranded overnight at Tokyo’s Narita Airport, an official said after it took a direct hit from a powerful...

Xenophobia: S/A Youths Tell Foreigners to Leave

South African youths have yet again organized another Xenophobic protest in Johannesburg, telling foreigners to leave their country. This was seen in videos circulating on...

Robert Mugabe to be Buried on September 15th

The late Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is set to be buried by the Country's Government in the National Sports Stadium in Harare next Saturday,...

Robert Mugabe was an Icon of Liberation- President Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has described his predecessor in office, River Mugabe, who passed on in the early hours of Friday, as icon of...

Mugabe is Dead

Immediate past President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, is dead. He was 95. According to local reports, he is believed to have passed away in Singapore where...

Illegal Immigrants Making it Difficult to Maintain Public Order—South Africa Parliament

South African parliament has said it is concerned about the tension between South Africans and foreign nationals, calling on relevant authorities to restore peace...

US News Anchor Compares Colleague with Gorilla on Air

A television news anchorwoman in the US apologized on-air after comparing her black colleague to a gorilla, NBC News reported Tuesday. Alex Housden of KOCO...

US Technology Company Closes Operations over Lack of Trust in Nigerian...

A multi-national technology company, based in the United States, Dynamics Intelligence Inc, has said it is closing its operation in Nigeria because of alleged...

Italian Prime Minister Resigns

Italian Prime Minister Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has announced his resignation after blasting Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far right league  as an...

PM Boris Johnson Officially Assumes Office as May Bids Farewell

New leader of the Conservatives, Boris Johnson, has officially become the Prime Minister of Britain after he was invited by Queen Elizabeth 11 to...

Bill Gates Loses ‘Second Richest Man’ Seat to LVMH’s Bernard Arnault

Bill Gates has been unseated as the second richest man in the world, losing the position to Bernard Arnault, the chairman and CEO of...

Buhari Condemns Deadly Attack on Migrant Centre in Libya

President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly condemned the deadly airstrike on a migrant centre near Tripoli, Libya on Wednesday. The President described as “inhuman, wicked and...

ECOWAS Ratifies ECO as Name of Single Currency 

The Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on Saturday adopted ECO as the name of the single currency to be issued in...

Cannabis, Most Widely Used Substance In Nigeria in 2017, Says UNODC

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has revealed that Cannabis was the most widely used substance in Nigeria in 2017. Mr William...

Oyo Govt Embarks on Refuse Evacuation in Ibadan

In a bid to clean up Ibadan city, Oyo state government has embarked on massive evacuation of refuse within the metropolis. Permanent Secretary of the...

Gianni Infantino Re-elected FIFA President for Four -Year Term

Gianni Infantino has been reelected for a fresh four-year term as FIFA president following his re-election on Wednesday at the ongoing annual congress of...

2019 Children’s Day :UNICEF Launches Campaign ‘For Every Child, Every Right’

UNICEF has declared that this Year's Children Day celebration has come at a crucial moment for child rights in the country, and for child...

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, Announces Resignation

Theresa May has announced that she will be resigning as leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party on June 7. She made the announcement on the...

Hell Does not exist—Pope Francis

“There is no hell where the souls of sinners suffer in eternity”, Pope Francis was quoted as saying in a Thursday interview with Italian daily...

Police Investigate Image Believed To Be Sala’s Body Appearing Online

British police are investigating after a photograph believed to be of late footballer Emiliano Sala’s body appeared online. “We are aware that a picture reported...

Brent Oil Hits $75 for First Time in 2019 Amid Tighter...

Brent crude oil on Thursday rose above 75 dollars per barrel for the first time in 2019 in the wake of tightening sanctions on...

Suicide Bomb Attacks: Officials Arrest 16 more Suspects in Sri Lanka

Police have arrested another 16 people in connection to a series of bombings in Sri Lanka over Easter weekend which claimed at least 359...

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