SpaceX

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launches Latest Batch of Internet Satellites

US aerospace manufacturer SpaceX has launched 60 internet satellites from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. According to Space.com a Falcon-9 rocket lifted off carrying the Starlink satellites from the center on Cape Canaveral... Read more »
Chile Protests

Chile Protests Turn Violent on Anniversary

Demonstrations in Chile against inequality have turned violent as vandals burned two churches, virtually destroying one of them. A police headquarters was also firebombed and shops were looted in the protests, which... Read more »
German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Pretenders to Merkel’s crown seek debate limelight

The three men vying to lead German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU party go head-to-head in an online debate Saturday in a bid to revive a race that has been knocked off course... Read more »
China-Africa relations: The fallacies and facts

China-Africa relations: The fallacies and facts

The China – Africa Cooperation has recorded tremendous progress in the last three decades, with China assisting Africa to close the gap in its infrastructure deficit. China’s support has come largely in... Read more »
Blessing in disguise that I have COVID-19

Blessing in disguise that I have COVID-19 – Donald Trump

President Donald Trump of the United States in the wee hours of Wednesday night, said that it was a blessing in disguise to contract the deadly coronavirus. Trump stated this in a... Read more »
Trump calls Joe Biden ‘Wacko’

Trump calls Joe Biden ‘Wacko’

Donald Trump on Wednesday labelled his opponent Joe Biden “a wacko,” as the president seeks to revive his reelection campaign in the face of weak polling data while he is confined to... Read more »
Don’t Be Afraid Of COVID-19, Don’t Let It Dominate Your Life - Trump

Don’t Be Afraid Of COVID-19, Don’t Let It Dominate Your Life – Trump

United States President Donald Trump was discharged from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Monday evening to return to the White House, three days after being admitted to the hospital for... Read more »
I Feel Much Better Now, Trump Says As He Returns From COVID-19 Treatment

I Feel Much Better Now, Trump Says As He Returns From COVID-19 Treatment

In an apparent show of recovery from COVID-19 infection, United States President Donald Trump, yesterday, drove in a convoy amid cheers to supporters outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre before returning to... Read more »

US President Donald Trump, Having Trouble Breathing After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

US President Donald Trump, who tested positive for the coronavirus, has been admitted to Walter Reed Military Medical Center and has ‘trouble breathing’, an adviser to the president said. The President gave... Read more »
I Think I'm Doing Very Well, President Trump Says In A Message

I Think I’m Doing Very Well, President Trump Says In A Message

President Trump has thanked everyone for their “tremendous support” and said he is “doing very well” in a pre-recorded video he sent out Friday as he was being flown by Marine One to Walter Reed Military Medical... Read more »
According To The Bloomberg, Most NYC Covid-19 Cases Came From Europe

According To The Bloomberg, Most NYC Covid-19 Cases Came From Europe

The explosion of Covid-19 cases in the New York City area resulted largely from infected patients who flew in from Europe, genome scientists say. Researchers at NYU Langone Health said they’ve analyzed... Read more »

President Trump Develops Fever, Flown To Walter Reed Hospital – Foreign Affairs

US President Donald Trump has been flown to hospital less than 24 hours after testing positive for coronavirus. The White House said the decision to transport him to Walter Reed National Military... Read more »
US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo Test Negative For Coronavirus

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo Test Negative For Coronavirus

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo has revealed that he tested negative for coronavirus after President Donald Trump announced he had been infected and quarantined. Speaking to reporters on Friday, Pompeo said, “I’m... Read more »
President Donald And Melania Trump Test Positive For COVID-19

President Donald And Melania Trump Test Positive For COVID-19

The president said in a tweet posted early on Friday morning: “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this... Read more »
Presidential debate: Who won the Trump-Biden clash?

Presidential debate: Who won the Trump-Biden clash?

Americans have continued to make comments on the winner of the first Presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. The debate was the political equivalent of a food fight. Many commentators... Read more »
Brazil’s Bolsonaro released from hospital after surgery

Brazil’s Bolsonaro released from hospital after surgery

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was released from the hospital Saturday, the government said, a day after he underwent surgery to remove a bladder stone. “The president… was released from Albert Einstein Hospital... Read more »
Ghana security forces say separatist killed in shootout

Ghana security forces say separatist killed in shootout

Ghana’s security forces killed one member of a separatist group in a shootout after they attacked police stations in the east of the country, the police and army said late Friday. Officials... Read more »
Cameroon police use tear gas to break up protest

Cameroon police use tear gas to break up protest

Police on Tuesday used tear gas and water cannon to break up a protest by hundreds of people in Cameroon’s economic capital Douala calling for an end to bloodshed in the country’s... Read more »
EU gives post-Brexit reprieve to London clearing houses

EU gives post-Brexit reprieve to London clearing houses

The EU on Monday adopted a crucial emergency measure to safeguard the stability of financial markets after the Brexit transition period ends on December 31. The decision came as negotiations on future... Read more »
7 killed, 4 injured in ‘massacre’ in south-western Colombia

7 killed, 4 injured in ‘massacre’ in south-western Colombia

Seven people were killed and four others injured in an attack in south-western Colombia on Sunday, local media reported. “Seven young people … were massacred with grenades and gunshots,” Senator Temistocles Ortega... Read more »
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, RBG, Dies At 87

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, RBG, Dies At 87

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the backbone and soul of the liberal wing of the Supreme Court and an iconic American figure has died. According to report, Ruth died Friday from complications from cancer.... Read more »
Trump faces a retail-campaigning gap

You can’t attack a regular voter’: Trump faces a retail-campaigning gap

President Donald Trump rarely interacts for extended periods with everyday Americans who haven’t been pre-screened by the White House or campaign. He’s never been fond of retail politics, like the random visit... Read more »
Israel establishes full ties with Bahrain, UAE at White House

Israel establishes full ties with Bahrain, UAE at White House

Israel normalized relations with long-time foes Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates at the White House on Tuesday as President Donald Trump said similar US-brokered deals were close between the Jewish state... Read more »
Terrorism charges filed against Rwanda hotel hero

Terrorism charges filed against Rwanda hotel hero

The hotel manager credited with saving hundreds of lives during the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, Paul Rusesabagina has been charged before a court in Kigali for alleged terrorism. Rusesabanga was paraded by the... Read more »
Belarus protest: Lukashenko meets Putin in Sochi

Belarus protest: Lukashenko meets Putin in Sochi

The beleaguered president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko has left his country to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin in the island resort of Sochi.Lukashenko has faced protests since he controversially secured another... Read more »
Afghan government seeks to end ongoing war, violence

Afghan government seeks to end ongoing war, violence

Afghan presidential spokesman Sediq Sediqqi on Monday said the Afghan government intends to put an end to the longstanding war and violence in the country and ensure lasting peace. Sediqqi said a... Read more »
President Nicolas Maduro says American spy captured near refinery

President Nicolas Maduro says American spy captured near refinery

A “U.S. spy” was captured while spying on the largest refining complex in Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro said in a broadcast on Friday. Maduro said the man was arrested on Thursday in... Read more »
China, India agree troops should disengage after border standoff

China, India agree troops should disengage after border standoff

China and India agreed to continue their dialogue and “quickly disengage” from a tense border standoff during a meeting of the countries’ foreign ministers in Russia, according to India’s Ministry of External... Read more »
Indian Media Must Go Global, The World Is Listening To Us

Indian Media Must Go Global, The World Is Listening To Us – Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for inculcating the habit of reading books among the new generation, saying it is imperative in this age of text, tweet and “Google guru” that they... Read more »
America not fully developed

Trump still whining about China on Labour Day

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said the United States was not a fully developed country and is just like China, that claims to be a developing country. Trump stated this at... Read more »
Germany slams Trump as ‘unscrupulous’

Germany slams Trump as ‘unscrupulous’

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Sunday that an “unscrupulous” President Donald Trump was trying to sow doubt about the US presidential election by urging his supporters to vote twice, which is... Read more »
racism in Portland

100 days of protests against police violence, racism in Portland

Portland this weekend marks 100 days since protests erupted in the western US city to denounce police brutality and racism, shining a spotlight on a deeply polarized America as it prepares for... Read more »
Joe Biden Record Campaign Cash Haul In August

Joe Biden Record Campaign Cash Haul In August

Joe Biden’s U.S. presidential campaign and the Democratic Party raised $364.5 million in donations in August, breaking a U.S. record for a single month haul. This is coming as the November election... Read more »
Bad Poll For Donald Trump

Bad Poll For Donald Trump As Americans See The COVID-19 Pandemic As The Main Issue

A fresh poll conducted by Reuters/Ipsos showed that most Americans see the raging COVID-19 pandemic as the main electoral issue, not law and order. President Donald Trump and his campaign team have... Read more »
US police shoot and kill another black man

US police shoot and kill another black man

US police have shot dead another black man, who they said had a handgun but had dropped it during a violent altercation in Los Angeles, triggering fresh outrage as tensions soar over... Read more »
Vladimir Putin

Putin charges world leaders to prevent repetition of WWII

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that global leaders and responsible politicians have a duty to prevent a repeat of the terrible events of World War II. Putin said this at... Read more »
Nigerian residents in Ghana

Reports of hostility against Nigerian residents in Ghana untrue – Nkrumah

The Ghanaian government says the assertions by Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed are not reflective of the developments in Ghana, thus any protest or action based on such submissions will be... Read more »
Baghdad airport

Rockets fall near Baghdad airport, no casualties

Two Katyusha rockets fell near Baghdad airport on Sunday but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said. Sunday’s incident is the third such attack on sensitive sites in the capital this week.... Read more »
Joe Biden and trump

Joe Biden’s Agenda is ‘Made In China’ – Donald Trump

United States President Donald Trump on Thursday night drew the curtains on the Republican National Convention with blistering attacks on his Democratic challenger in the Nov. 3 presidential election, Mr Joe Biden.... Read more »
Britain imposes 14-day quarantine on arrivals from Switzerland

Britain imposes 14-day quarantine on arrivals from Switzerland

Britain on Thursday imposed a requirement for arrivals from Switzerland to self-isolate for 14 days, dealing another blow to embattled airlines and travel firms. Switzerland is currently on a list of “air... Read more »
world’s richest person

Jeff Bezos Becomes The First Person Ever Worth $200 Billion

The world’s richest person, Jeff Bezos, is wealthier than he’s ever been. Early Wednesday he crossed a milestone previously unseen in the nearly four decades Forbes has been tracking net worths: With... Read more »
New Zealand mosque

New Zealand mosque attacks gunman will not speak at sentencing

The man responsible for the deadly 2019 mosque attacks in New Zealand will not speak at his sentencing on Thursday as was expected, the Christchurch High Court confirmed on Wednesday. It said... Read more »
southern Philippine

9 killed, 17 wounded in southern Philippine blasts

At least nine people were killed and 17 others wounded in twin blasts in Sulu province in the southern Philippines around on Monday, the military and police said. In an initial report,... Read more »
Donald Trump

Donald Trump Announces Approval Of Plasma Treatment For COVID-19

The FDA has granted emergency approval of blood plasma from recovered coronavirus patients as a treatment for those battling the disease. President Donald Trump called the development “a historic breakthrough.” US President... Read more »
Michelle Obama and Alex Jones

I Have The Final Proof Michelle Obama Is A Man – Alex Jones

In his latest attack on Michelle Obama, far-right conspiracy theorist and Trump supporter, Alex Jones claims he has “the final proof” the former First Lady is a man. In a 12-minute video,... Read more »
United States FDA authorises

United States FDA authorises convalescent plasma for COVID-19 treatment

The United States Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has approved the use of blood plasma extracted from survivors of COVID-19 in the treatment of the disease. FDA said in statement on Sunday that the move... Read more »
Nana Akufo-Addo

Appointment: Ghanaian president congratulates Okediran

Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has  congratulated Nigerian writer, Dr Wale Okediran, on his appointment as the Secretary-General of the Pan-African Writers Association (PAWA). Akufo-Addo congratulated Okediran in a statement issued by his... Read more »
Tiktok VS Trump

Tiktok VS Trump: Tiktok Fights Back Threatens Legal Action Against Trump

Following President Trump’s ban against the Chinese tech giant Tiktok some couple of weeks back, the firm has threatened it would take legal action against President Trump’s executive order that ban transactions... Read more »
Donald Trump

Trump holds private memorial service for his brother at White House

Donald Trump and his family bade farewell Friday to the United States president’s brother Robert, who died last week. Robert Trump’s casket was transferred to a hearse outside the White House. The... Read more »
Clinton and Biden

Hilary Clinton teaches Biden how to beat Trump

Former US Democratic presidential nominee and Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton has given some advice to Joe Biden ahead of the November election. The former first lady while speaking on MSNBC on... Read more »
Kuwait runs out of cash, warns on salary payment default

Kuwait runs out of cash, warns on salary payment default

Kuwait has $6.6 billion worth of liquidity in its Treasury and not enough cash to cover state salaries beyond October, Finance Minister Barak Al Sheetan warned parliament. His warning was made as... Read more »
FG Condemns Mali Coup, Demands Return To Constitutional Order

FG Condemns Mali Coup, Demands Return To Constitutional Order

The Federal Government on Wednesday condemned Tuesday coup d’état in Mali by mutineering soldiers. Akelicious had earlier reported that rebel soldiers took President Ibrahim Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse into custody on... Read more »
Hundreds of aftershocks jolt quake-hit central Philippine province

Hundreds of aftershocks jolt quake-hit central Philippine province

Hundreds of aftershocks have jolted a central Philippine province following a powerful earthquake, the country’s chief seismologist said on Wednesday, warning residents to stay away from damaged houses and buildings that could... Read more »
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has resigned, after being detained by soldiers

In a televised address, Mr Keïta said he was also dissolving the government and parliament. “I want no blood to be spilled to keep me in power,” he added. It comes hours... Read more »
UN, EU, ECOWAS Condemn Coup Attempt In Mali

UN, EU, ECOWAS Condemn Coup Attempt In Mali

World and regional leaders have condemned in strong terms the coup attempt in Mali by mutinying soldiers, culminating in the arrest of the President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta and the Prime Minister, Boubou... Read more »
Trump to deliver convention speech from White House

Trump to deliver convention speech from White House

United States President Donald Trump will use the White House to deliver a partisan political speech to the Republican National Convention next week. Trump will be formally nominated by the party next week... Read more »
Breaking: Democrats officially nominate Biden for Nov. 3 election

Breaking: Democrats officially nominate Biden for Nov. 3 election

United States Democratic Party has officially nominated former Vice President, Mr Joe Biden, as its candidate for the Nov. 3 presidential election. Joe, whose nomination came on the second day of the... Read more »
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

Breaking: Mali President And Prime Minister Of Mali Arrested

It has been reported that, the Mutineering soldiers in Mali on Tuesday, detained the current President of the country, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse. According to one of their... Read more »
Joe Biden leads Trump in latest poll

Joe Biden leads Trump in latest poll

The latest poll by NBC news and Wall Street Journal released on Sunday shows US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump by 9 points. Th poll result came on... Read more »
Belarus leader says Putin offers help as pressure builds

Belarus leader says Putin offers help as pressure builds

Vladimir Putin has offered to help ensure Belarus’s security, according to its president Alexander Lukashenko, as pressure builds on the strongman leader and opposition protesters prepare for a show of force Sunday.... Read more »