African Development Fund: $7.6b to support Africa’s low-income countries

Donors of the African Development Fund (ADF) on Thursday agreed to commit $7.6 billion to speed…

Why there is need for unity between Europe and Africa – Leyen

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday called for more unity between the Europe…

Pope to give ‘strictly private’ audience to embattled Maltese premier

Pope Francis is due to welcome Malta’s embattled Premier Joseph Muscat on Saturday for what the…

US Senator Condemns Buhari’s Govt On Sowore’s Treatment

He said, “I am outraged by the blatant harassment of Omoyele Sowore, an activist and journalist…

Melania Trump wades into impeachment fight

US First Lady Melania Trump on Wednesday publicly rebuked a scholar who used her 13-year-old son’s…

Canada’s Trudeau plays down video of him discussing Trump

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday played down a video of him discussing U.S. President…

Trump meets Erdogan one-on-one at NATO summit

US President Donald Trump held a previously unannounced bilateral meeting with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

Trump Misused Power, Obstructed Congress

President Donald Trump seriously misused the power of his office for personal political gain by seeking…

Trump, Macron in testy exchange in London

Finally, the man who described NATO as ‘brain dead’, and the other that described the comment…

US House Impeachment report overwhelmingly nails Trump

US Democrats presented a convincing case for impeaching and removing President Donald Trump from office Tuesday…

2020: Trump praises Boris Johnson as ‘very capable’ ahead election

U.S. President Donald Trump praised Prime Minister Boris Johnson as very capable and would do a…

We’re living in hottest decade on record – UN

Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General to the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said that the current decade is on…

Trump endorses Boris Johnson, fails to mind the guard-rails

Donald Trump just can’t help being the impulsive Donald Trump. In London to attend a fractious…

Hungary Says Ready To Talk To Gazprom About New Gas Supply Deal

Hungary is ready to start talks with Russia’s Gazprom about a new long-term gas supply deal,…

Breaking: Former US President Jimmy Carter back in hospital

Former US President Jimmy Carter has been admitted into hospital in South Georgia, just weeks after…

Sudan crisis: Women praise end of strict public order law

Sudan has repealed a restrictive public order law that controlled how women acted and dressed in…

Boris visits scene of London attack

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has visited the scene of the fatal terrorist stabbing attack in…

Iran disputes ‘exaggerated’ protest death tolls

Iran on Saturday disputed death tolls issued abroad for the bloodshed that erupted during protests in…

2 Killed by knifeman as terror returns to London Bridge

A man suspected of stabbing two people to death in a terror attack on London Bridge…

Chinese reporter sentenced for slapping UK political activist

A journalist with Chinese state broadcaster CCTV was on Friday convicted of slapping an activist with…

Philippines prepares for extreme typhoon

Philippine civil defence officials, on Friday, urged the public to brace for a powerful typhoon barrelling…

India grants $400m loan to Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced, on Friday, after talks with the island nation’s new President Gotabaya…

South Africa court rejects Zuma appeal to prevent corruption trial

A South African court on Friday rejected an appeal by former President Jacob Zuma that sought…

Hong Kong police enter ransacked campus after protest siege

Hong Kong police on Thursday entered a ransacked university campus where authorities faced off for days…

Trump shares ‘funny’ photoshopped photo of himself

With the impeachment hearings picking up momentum, guess he’s ready to ‘knock out’ his political ‘enemies’. The…

Next phase of Trump impeachment hearings set for Decemeber 4

The House Judiciary Committee said Tuesday it would begin hearings on December 4 in the next…

Merkel urges Europe to stick together in China dealings

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday urged EU countries to speak as one in their dealings…

Trump says will designate Mexican cartels as ‘terror’ groups

US President Donald Trump said in a radio interview posted online Tuesday that he planned to…

Helicopter collision kills 13 French troops pursuing Jihadists

The French military has suffered one of its heaviest death tolls in decades with the loss…

13 French soldiers killed in Mali helicopter collision

Thirteen French soldiers were killed in Mali when two helicopters collided while fighting insurgents in the…

Trump’s lawyer loses case to dodge subpoena

In a blow to US President Donald Trump, a district judge has ruled that former White…

2 Catholic priests from hell jailed for sexually abusing deaf kids

Two Roman Catholic priests were each sentenced to more than 40 years in prison in Argentina…

Trump unveils dog hero Conan

With a torrent of superlatives, U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday introduced to the media the…

Britain to take back plastic waste from Malaysia

Britain has agreed to take back 42 containers of plastic waste illegally exported to Malaysia, officials…

Pope Francis greets Japanese victims from Fukushima

 Pope Francis met victims of the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident, which he calls Japan’s…

Hong Kong vote concludes as leader Lam ‘humbled’ by results

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp swept district council elections in a landslide victory on Monday in what…

Bloomberg launches presidential campaign, fires shots at Trump

Former mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg launched a video ad Sunday to formally announce…

Pope Francis Arrives In Japan To Preach Anti-Nuclear Message

Pope Francis arrived in Japan on Saturday, where he is expected to deliver a robust anti-nuclear…

Trump Gives Blessing For Pompeo Exit

President Donald Trump said Friday he would support Secretary of State Mike Pompeo if he quit…

Philippines Marks Massacre Anniversary With Calls For Justice

Relatives of 58 people slain in the Philippines’ worst political massacre held a tearful vigil Saturday…

Roger Brown and Seplat’s Next Phase Growth Plan

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc recently announced that its pioneer Managing Director and later Chief Executive…

Europol-wanted French couple arrested in Abidjan after 23 years on the run

Frenchman Jean-Claude Lacote, wanted since 1996 for murdering a British businessman has been arrested in Abidjan,…

Man arrested at Indian airport for impersonating Lufthansa pilot

Frequent flier Rajan Mahbubani thought he had discovered the ultimate hack for getting preferential treatment at…

China says it will strive to reach ‘phase one’ trade deal with U.S.

China says it will strive to reach an initial trade agreement with the U.S. as both…

Pope Francis delivers speech on humanitarian issues to Thai Govt

Pope Francis was officially welcomed by the Thai Government in a ceremony on Thursday at the…

China threatens Washington as US Senate passes Hong Kong Act

The Chinese State Council, foreign ministry, National People’s Congress as well as Beijing’s embassy in Washington and…

Greece plans to replace 3 of its largest refugee camps with closed facilities

The Greek government said on Wednesday that it planned to gradually shut down the three largest…

South African Airways to resume more flights amid strike

South African Airways (SAA) on Wednesday announced its intention to resume more flights as a disruptive…

Prince Charles and wife visit New Zealand

The people of Waitangi, New Zealand welcomed Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, to the Waitangi…

2 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan helicopter crash – U.S. military

Two United States service members were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the U.S. military…

Trade between Egypt, COMESA up 32.2% in 2018, says statistics agency

Trade exchange between Egypt and member states of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa…

US Senate unanimously passes bill backing human rights in Hong Kong

The US Senate unanimously adopted legislation Tuesday supporting “human rights and democracy” in Hong Kong and…

Over 100 protesters barricaded inside Hong Kong University

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday said over 100 protesters are still barricaded inside…

German animal rights activists bring case for castrated piglets

German activists affiliated with PETA, the international animal rights organisation, on Tuesday initiated legal action before…

2 killed as city street collapses into hot water system

Moscow’s top investigative agency on Tuesday said two men in a car on a city street…

Meghan Markle goes hard on tabloids in ongoing lawsuit

Meghan Markle is accusing the British tabloids of fabricating stores that, in her words, are “untrue”…

Data and Africa’s policymakers – Caprazli

With stronger data and evidence, African governments and partners are better equipped to understand and plan…

Turkey arrests 101 soldiers for alleged links to U.S.-based cleric

Turkish police on Tuesday arrested 101 soldiers for being alleged supporters of the U.S.-based Islamic cleric…

One dead during petrol protests in Iran’s Sirjan

One civilian was killed and other people injured in Iran’s Sirjan, the semi-official news agency ISNA…

DR Congo leader hopes to eradicate Ebola in his country by December

DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi on Friday voiced hope that the Ebola epidemic in his country…