Wednesday, October 28, 2020

UN World Food Programme Wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the World Food Programme on Friday for feeding millions of people from Yemen to North Korea, with...

Nigerian Pleads Guilty to Murder in America

Nigerian-born American citizen, Ayoola Ajayi, has pleaded guilty to killing a college student whom he contacted through a dating website last year. Mackenzie Lueck, a...

Trump Launches Rare Attacks on his Secretary of State, Attorney General

US President Donald Trump has voiced rare criticism of two of his  aides, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Attorney General Bill Barr, less...

Trump Returns to White House after COVID-19 Treatment at Military Hospital

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday evening returned to the White House from hospital, three days after he was diagnosed with the coronavirus (COVID-19). Wearing...

Trump Treated with Antiviral Drug, ‘Resting Comfortably’ in Hospital – Doctor

U.S. President Donald Trump is being treated with the antiviral drug remdesivir and is “resting comfortably” after testing positive for the coronavirus and being...

US VP, Mike Pence, Wife Test Negative for COVID-19

The United States of America Vice president Mike Pence and his wife Karen have tested negative for COVID-19. Pence's spokesperson, Devin O'Malley, tweeted this morning...

Trump, Wife Test Positive for COVID-19

U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, have tested positive for the coronavirus and will quarantine, he wrote on Twitter early on Friday. “Tonight,...

First Person Cured of HIV Dies of Cancer

The first person to be cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown popularly known as the "Berlin Patient" is dead, AFP reports. He died of cancer,...

Mali Coup: ECOWAS Tells Military to Handover to Civilians

The chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has on Tuesday told Mali’s military coup leaders to hand over power to...

US 2020: Trump claims Biden is taking drugs to make speeches

 U.S. President Donald Trump has alleged that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is taking performance-enhancing drugs for his public speeches. Trump said this in an...

Lawyer who Defended Nelson Mandela on Treason Charges Dies at 92

The human rights lawyer, George Bizos, who defended Nelson Mandela on treason charges for which he escaped the death penalty, died on Wednesday at the age...

Again, US Police Kill 29-Year-Old Black Man

Police in the United States have shot dead another black man, who they said had a handgun but had dropped it during a violent...

Hurricane Laura Wreaks Havoc in US, Kills 14

At least 14 people were killed after Hurricane Laura slammed into the southern US states of Louisiana and Texas. Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards confirmed...

“Black Panther” Star, Chadwick Boseman, Dies at 43

Chadwick Boseman who played the star of Marvel's blockbuster superhero movie “Black Panther,” has died. He died of colon cancer at the age of...

Japan Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, Resigns, Cites Health Reasons

Japan Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, has announced his resignation from office, citing health reasons. The Japanese PM made the announcement at a press conference on...

Trump’s Controversial Spokesman, Kellyanne Conway, Set to Resign

President Donald Trump's long-term media adviser,  Kellyane Conway, has announced plans to quit the job and focus on her family. “This is completely my choice...

Donald Trump is Cruel and a Liar Says Sister

The President of the United States, Donald Trump's older sister has described him as a liar and a cruel person whose lack of principles...

TikTok to Challenge Trump’s Crackdown in Court

Video app TikTok has said it will challenge in court a Trump administration crackdown on the popular Chinese-owned platform, which Washington accuses of being...

US Suspends Military Aid to Mali

The United States has suspended military aid to Mali after a group of rebel military officers seized power and placed the West African country’s...

Mali President, Ibrahim Keita, Resigns

Embattled Mali President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has announced his resignation on live television in the early hours of Wednesday morning following a military coup. President...
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks in Philadelphia.

US Democrats Officially Nominate Joe Biden as Presidential Flagbearer

The US Democrats have officially nominated former Vice President, Joe Biden, as their 2020 presidential candidate. On the Day 2 of the four-day Democratic National...

Trump Loses Younger Brother, Robert

Donald Trump’s younger brother Robert has died at the age of 71. Robert was hospitalized for an undisclosed illness and died on Saturday, the US...

Biden Picks Harris as His Running Mate

Ahead of the American presidential election slated for November, candidate of the Democratic Party, Joe Biden, has nominated Senator Kamala Harris as his running...

Diplomatic Tension: China Retaliates, Orders Closure of US Consulate in Chengdu

The Peoples Republic of China on Friday said it had revoked the operating licence of the United States consulate in the southwestern city of...

7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea

A strong 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck a remote part of Papua New Guinea on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or...

33-Year Old Gokada CEO, Fahim Saleh, Murdered in US

33-year old Founder and Chief Executive Officer of ride-hailng service company, Gokada, Fahim Saleh, has been found dead in his US apartment.  The New York...

Music Icon, Elvis Presley, Loses Grandson

Elvis Presley's grandson, Benjamin Keough, has died, a representative for his mother, Lisa Marie Presley, reported. Keough died in Calabasas, California and was 27 at...

Zindziswa, Mandela’s Daughter, is Dead

Zindziswa “Zindzi” Mandela, the daughter of Nelson Mandela, the late former president of South Africa, has died in Johannesburg. Her granddaughter Ndileka Mandela confirmed the...

World Risks Another Virus like COVID-19 – UNODC

The United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) says that the world risks another virus of the magnitude of COVID-19. The UN warned that...

Cote d’Ivore Prime Minister, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, Dies at 61

Cote d'Ivore Prime Minister, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, has died at the age of 61, the country's presidency announced.  Coulibaly who had just returned from France...

RECENT POSTS