Islamist militants kidnap around 50 women in Burkina Faso

As soon as their disappearance was announced, efforts were launched to find all of these innocent…

Israelis rally against Netanyahu ‘Government of Shame’

Israel’s longest-serving premier, Netanyahu returned to power at the head of a coalition with extreme-right and…

Israeli army kills 2 Palestinian militants near Jenin

The Palestinians claim the territories for an independent state of Palestine with East Jerusalem as its…

New U.S. border measures ‘not in line with international standards’ – UNHCR

Biden also said that up to 30,000 people per month from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela…

Ukraine war: Kyiv rejects Putin’s ‘trivial’ Christmas truce

Taking into consideration the appeal by [Kirill], the president hereby instructs the minister of defence of…

UN chief ‘deeply saddened’ over South Africa gas tanker explosion

The Secretary-General expresses his condolences to the families of those who lost their lives from the…

Lula sworn in as Brazil president as predecessor Bolsonaro flies to US

Lula knows that his ultimate challenge will be to convince those who feel he is a…

Pope Benedict XVI: Lying in state at the Vatican begins

The last papal funeral, that of Pope John Paul II in 2005, was one of the…

3 feared dead as Nigerien military helicopter crashes

Unfortunately, all three crewmembers – a Nigerien officer and NCO and an expatriate instructor – died…

U.S. indicts Mauritanian man for role in deadly Mali restaurant attacks

Ahmed told a Malian court in 2020 he carried out an attack on La Terrace restaurant…

Muslim TV preacher sentenced to 8,658 years in jail

Last year, the 66-year-old was sentenced to 1,075 years for crimes including sexual assault, sexual abuse…

Bill Gates set to visit Kenya on need to improve health, food security

Though Gates will be visiting Kenya in this instance, his discussion would be centred on food…

Trump declares for US presidential election

America’s comeback starts right now,” the 76-year-old former US President told hundreds of supporters gathered in…

King Charles, wife narrowly escaped attack

Charles and Camilla continued with a traditional ceremony to officially welcome the sovereign to the city…

BIden, Trump make last-minute pleas to New York, Florida voters

Mr Biden called the election “an inflection point” that will determine the next 20 years. He…

Terrorism is top priority as Ghana assumes Presidency of UN Security

We will organise two debates on peace and security in Africa. First, we will have a…

Buhari welcomes incoming British Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak

As the first Prime Minister of British-Asian descent and the youngest in about 200 years, these…

Some 23,000 people have fled DRC amid violence in north east – UN

Since March, the clashes have displaced at least 186,000 people, bringing the total number of displaced…

Liz Truss becomes shortest-serving prime minister in British history

I have therefore spoken to His Majesty the King to notify him that I am resigning…

U.S. considering calls for int’l intervention in Haiti

It only calls for “a specialised armed force in a quantity sufficient enough to tackle the…

Iran denies security forces killed 16-year-old

Women have played a prominent role, waving and burning headscarves Iranian authorities have denied reports that…

UN General Assembly to hold emergency session on Ukraine Oct.10

A strong majority was expected to decide in favour of the condemnation in the UN General…

Russian Duma ratifies annexation of Ukrainian regions as West rallies

On the battlefield, Ukrainian troops again recorded successes in their counter-offensive, advancing against Russian invaders in…

Ousted Burkina Faso leader leaves country for Togo

To some in Burkina Faso’s military, Damiba also was seen as too cozy with former colonizer…

Lula wins first round of Brazil’s presidential election

Since no candidate won more than 50 per cent of the vote, Lula and Bolsonaro as…

Coalition of 20 groups hold “Obidatti” rally in London

We marched through the major streets of London to Trafalgar Square, Nigeria high Commission and 10…

Putin declares 4 occupied Ukrainian provinces as part of Russia

The organization, of which Russia is a member, once again called on Moscow “to withdraw all…

Burkina Faso soldiers announce overthrow of military government

Before Friday evening’s announcement, troops in Burkina Faso had blocked streets in the capital, Ouagadougou, and…

Washington DC proclaims Oct. 1 Nigerian American Day

The city’s Office on African Affairs works with the Nigerian Center to foster economic inclusion and…

World leaders call for urgent action for climate funding

U.S. Special Presidential envoy for climate, Mr John Kerry said: “we are working on something serious…