World

Sep 18, 2018
Germany on Monday rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology.…
Sep 13, 2018
The Federal Government has approved the immediate deportation of 36 Indians and two Democratic People’s Republic of Korea nationals with immediate effect.   The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.- Gen.…
Sep 11, 2018
UN says Africa is the worst hit region with climate change resulting to the biggest impact on acute food insecurity and women are more vulnerable.   The Food and Agriculture…
Sep 07, 2018
France reiterated its support to international efforts assisting elections in Libya by year-end, the French Foreign Ministry said in a statement. “In support of the UN and its partners, France…
Sep 03, 2018
Chinese funds are not for "vanity projects" in Africa but are to build infrastructure that can remove development bottlenecks, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday, telling Chinese firms they…
Sep 03, 2018
As African leaders are gathering in Beijing for a summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), expectations run high for the two sides to strengthen their already solid friendship…
Sep 02, 2018
Israel welcomed Saturday a US decision to end funding for the UN Palestinian refugee agency (UNRWA), accusing the organisation which supports some five million Palestinians of perpetuating the Middle East…
Sep 02, 2018
Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) has agreed to buy coffee chain Costa for $5.1 billion to extend its push into healthier drinks and take on the likes of Starbucks and Nestle in…
Sep 01, 2018
President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines was on Friday criticised for sending a “very dangerous and distorted message’’ that women are raped because they are beautiful. Duterte, who has been slammed…
Aug 31, 2018
A 21-year-old man from north London was sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday for plotting the assassination of British Prime Minister Theresa May. The Old Bailey, London’s criminal court, said…
Aug 30, 2018
The UK Government has announced a new £70-million programme to create 100,000 jobs in Nigeria says the Minister of State for Africa, Harriett Baldwin.   Baldwin said this during a…
Aug 29, 2018
British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has arrived at FMDQ Security Exchange building, Victoria Island, Lagos, for a meeting with the Nigerian business community.   The prime minister, accompanied by members…
Aug 28, 2018
African migrants rejected by Italy in a standoff with the European Union on Aug. 15, said they had been held by smugglers for up to two years in Libya and…
Aug 28, 2018
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s meeting with his US counterpart Donald Trump at the White House carries symbolic as well as real value. The two leaders have met once before –…

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