World

May 22, 2019
The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington, has described Nigeria as a strange country with opportunities to make the world better. The envoy stated this on Tuesday at a…
May 22, 2019
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has hosted Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and UN Special Envoy on El Niño and Climate, in a session dubbed “A Conversation on…
May 22, 2019
Trump’s long-threatened trade war with China is now a reality. Beijing has met Washington’s sanctions with retaliatory measures as the world’s two most important economies square off. Since Vice President…
May 21, 2019
A senior editor and 10 journalists at Russian daily newspaper Kommersant said on Monday they were resigning to protest against the firing of two colleagues.l The two reporters, Ivan Safronov…
May 20, 2019
The head of the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) on Monday said the commission was ready for balloting on Tuesday for the tripartite elections. Justice Jane Ansah, Chairperson of the MEC,…
May 20, 2019
US President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed. “If Iran wants to fight,…
May 20, 2019
Around 400 people took to the streets in the capital city of the southern US state of Alabama on Sunday to rally against the nation’s most restrictive bans on abortions…
May 19, 2019
A public opinion poll suggests that pro-Brexit Boris Johnson, the ex-mayor of London and Britain’s former foreign secretary, has the best shot at succeeding Theresa May as prime minister. Johnson…
May 19, 2019
Valencia secured Champions League football for the second year in a row by winning 2-0 at Real Valladolid on Saturday. With the win they clinched fourth place in La Liga…
May 19, 2019
Austria’s Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache has resigned a day after secret video footage mired him in a corruption scandal. The video appeared to show Mr Strache discussing government contracts with an…
May 18, 2019
A German museum said Friday it would return to Namibia a 15th-century navigation landmark erected by Portuguese explorers, as part of Berlin’s efforts to face up to its colonial past.…
May 17, 2019
Britain’s Boris Johnson confirmed Thursday he will seek to become prime minister when Theresa May quits, reports said, as she promised to set out a departure timetable early next month.…
May 15, 2019
The United State Embassy on Tuesday said the U.S. Mission to Nigeria has indefinitely suspended interview waivers for visa renewals, otherwise known as the “Dropbox” process. This takes effect from…
May 16, 2019
Genoa, Italy’s oldest professional football club, will be put up for sale, the Serie A outfit said in a statement on Wednesday. Founded in 1893, the club has been owned…
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