World

Aug 28, 2018
United States President, Donald Trump, has called his Nigeria counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari, “so lifeless,” after their April meeting.   Buhari and Trump met at the White House on April 30.…
Aug 20, 2018
Kofi Annan served as United Nations Secretary-General during a pivotal decade in modern world history – from 1997 to 2006. I would argue that his most important legacy was to…
Aug 17, 2018
Turkey’s recently reelected president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, is blaming the sudden and dramatic decline of the Turkish lira on an international conspiracy, variously railing against an “economic war” and a…
Aug 11, 2018
Boko Haram terrorists have killed 17 soldiers in a fresh attack on a military base in the Borno, Northeast Nigeria.   Military sources told AFP Thursday that the latest attack…
Aug 08, 2018
Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila will not stand in December’s presidential election, a spokesman said on Wednesday, announcing that former interior minister Emmanuel Shadary would be the ruling…
Aug 09, 2018
The US is to impose sanctions on Russia after determining that it used nerve agent against former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal in the UK in March. The move was…
Aug 07, 2018
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, says that 116 of the Nigerian migrants trapped in Libya slave camps would be repatriated…
Aug 07, 2018
European companies can be protected from new U.S. sanctions on Iran, a junior British foreign minister said on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump withdrew from an international agreement designed to…
Aug 06, 2018
U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday that his son met with Russians in 2016 at Trump Tower to get information on his election opponent Hillary Clinton, saying it was…
Aug 01, 2018
Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari has been elected as the new Chairman of the ‏Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).   Buhari was elected at the just concluded ECOWAS Summit…
Jul 31, 2018
The European Union has imposed asset freezes on six Russian firms involved in the construction of a new road-and-rail bridge. The bridge which links Russia to the annexed Crimean peninsula…
Jul 31, 2018
Malaysia’s civil aviation chief has resigned on Tuesday, the country’s civil aviation authority said, after a report, released on Monday failed to determine why Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared. Azharuddin…
Jul 31, 2018
A South African High Court on Monday overturned a decision by the government to grant Zimbabwe’s former first lady Grace Mugabe diplomatic immunity after she was accused of whipping Gabriella…
Jul 29, 2018
The United Nations is running out of cash, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned, saying the cash crunch is the worst in years.   The UN chief urged member states to…

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