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Xenophobia: Another Nigerian Lynched In South Africa

Africa News

Despite sending an envoy and a follow-up trip to South Africa by President Muhammadu Buhari in a wake of Xenophobia that has made Nigerians more of an endangered species in the hand of their host country, the Nigerian community in South Africa has confirmed the killing of one of its members, Ikenna Otugo.

Cost Of Electricity Rises By 320% In Zimbabwe

Africa News

Zimbabweans may be experiencing bad days as the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) said it had approved an application by Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) to raise the tariff to 162.16 cents ($0.11) from 38.61 cents.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Wins A Peace Prize Nobel

Africa News

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed has on Friday won a Nobel Peace Prize being the bookmakers' favorite. Ahmed's efforts towards resolving a two-decade-long hostility between his country and Eritrea was the brain behind his international recognition.

Israeli General Election Produces No Decisive Winner

Middle East & Asia News

The official final results of the last week Israeli general election was presented to President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday which obviously produced no winner.

How Saudi Arabia Has Emerged Stronger From Attacks - Saudi Aramco CEO

Middle East & Asia News

Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Aramco, Amin Nasser on Saturday told employees that Saudi Aramco has emerged from attacks on its oil facilities “stronger than ever”, adding that full oil production would resume by the end of this month.

We'll Pursue And Destroy Any Aggressor, Iran Threatens US, Saudi Arabia

Middle East & Asia News

Iran has vowed to pursue and destroy any aggressor, even if it carries out a limited attack in any part of the country. The head of the elite Revolutionary Guards issued the warning on Saturday, after Riyadh and US officials blamed attacks on Saudi oil sites on Tehran.

Turkey-Syria: Erdogan Rejects US Call Despite Sanctions

US & Canada News

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has shunned a US call for an immediate ceasefire in northern Syria despite sanctions. Mr. Erdogan’s position comes ahead of US Vice-President and US Secretary of State visit to Turkey.

Trump Signs Trade Deal With Japan

US & Canada News

The United States President Donald Trump on Monday signed a new trade deal with Japan. The two countries had initially entered a deal in September, including increased access to Japanese markets for U.S. agricultural producers, Vanguard reports.

United State Reopens Somalia Embassy

US & Canada News

The United States has reopened its embassy in Somalia nearly 30 years after its closure. A statement from the US embassy on Wednesday said that reopening of the embassy follows last year’s establishment of a permanent diplomatic presence in the capital, Mogadishu.

Nigerian Appointed UK House Of Common Serjeant At Arms

Europe News

A forty-three (43) year old born Nigerian, Ugbana Oyet has been appointed by Queen Elizabeth II as the UK House of Common Serjeant at Arms.

Pope Francis' Bodyguard Resigns

Europe News

Pope Francis’ personal bodyguard, Domenico Giani, on Monday resigned his appointment from the Vatican Security Service following a leak to the media of details of probe into financial wrongdoings in the Catholic hierarchy.

Queen Elizabeth Swaps Imperial Crown

Europe News

Queen Elizabeth II, on Monday, 14th October 2019 broke long run tradition by wearing a lighter crown for the state opening of parliament, instead of the heavier one she had worn for the same event 64 times before.