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Feb 20, 2020
Thomas Thabane, Prime Minister of Lesotho, who was allegedly involved in the killing of his wife is expected to face a murder charge on Friday.   The enstranged wife, Lipolelo…
Feb 20, 2020
Six developmental initiatives estimated at $2.19 billion (N796 billion) were Wednesday unveiled by the World Bank Group, largely targeted at handing Nigeria’s rural poor a lifeline from poverty and deliver…
Feb 20, 2020
Russia is seeking to reverse its birth rate decline with hefty payouts to new parents, according to a legislation passed by the lower house of parliament on Thursday. For the…
Feb 20, 2020
 The Federal Government of Nigeria has unveiled its plan to expand the country’s tax to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio to 17% from 6% come 2023.   Muhammad Nami, the…
Feb 19, 2020
Two communities bordering Chibok came under Boko Haram attack on Tuesday evening, as the terrorists burned houses in the communities located just six kilometres from the Borno town where over…
Feb 19, 2020
American multinational technology company, Google, has finally shut down its free WiFi facility, globally.   The internet services and product company revealed that the decision to withdraw from the already…
Feb 18, 2020
Singapore, on Tuesday announced its 2020 budget, pledging 5.6 billion Singapore dollars (or 4.02 billion U.S. dollars) to assist businesses and households affected financially by the coronavirus outbreak.   Finance…
Feb 18, 2020
In spite of its current battle against the ravaging novel coronavirus which has claimed close to two thousand lives (mainly Chinese), China has continued preparation for the 2022 Olympic and…
Feb 18, 2020
Investors are still being fairly complacent about the novel coronavirus. After the number of new daily cases suddenly shot up to more than 15,000 on February 12 following more than…
Feb 17, 2020
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is assessing what level of American military force is needed in West Africa to counter the rise of extremist violence.…
Feb 13, 2020
The Nigerian Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Slyva, said that about one billion barrels of crude oil have been discovered in north eastern part of Nigeria, the…
Feb 11, 2020
Official data released on Tuesday has revealed that Malaysia’s population in the fourth quarter 2019 was estimated at 32.68 million, an increase of 0.6 percent from the same quarter in…
Feb 11, 2020
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has renamed the new coronavirus as Covid-19. WHO announced the new name in its tweeter handle at @WHO that “we now have a name for…
Feb 10, 2020
More than 300 Chinese firms including Meituan Dianping, China’s largest food delivery company, and smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp are seeking bank loans totaling at least 57.4 billion yuan ($8.2 billion) to soften the…
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