Thu, 21 February, 2019


Uganda’s Ruling Party Endorses Museveni For Sixth-Term Run

KAMPALA - Uganda's ruling party has endorsed President Yoweri Museveni, 74, as its candidate in 2021 elections, which could see him seek a sixth...

Putin Promises Russians Better Living Conditions ‘Within This Year’

MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin promised Russians rapid improvements in their living conditions as he kicked off his annual state of the nation address...
Brexit reflected as a Union Jack flag torn away from the European flag.

Barroso: UK Likely To Delay Brexit

Britain is likely to delay Brexit and not leave the European Union in March, former EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso said on Tuesday,...
Designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85.

Designer Karl Lagerfeld Has Died

German haute-couture designer Karl Lagerfeld, artistic director at Chanel and an icon of the global fashion industry for over half a century, has died,...
Zambia Hippos

Zambia Will Cull Hippo Despite Global Backlash

South African hunting outfitters are eagerly awaiting the end of the Zambian rainy season in April to start a killing-spree of up to 1250...
Venezuela's opposition leader and self-declared acting President Juan Guaido.

Trump To Venezuelan Military: ‘Support Guaido Or Loose Everything’

US President Donald Trump on Monday urged Venezuela's military to accept opposition leader Juan Guaido's amnesty offer, or stand to "lose everything," as a crisis deepened over President Nicolas...
US President Donald Trump.

Trump Sued By Sixteen US States Over ‘Border Wall Emergency’

Sixteen US states sued President Donald Trump's administration Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to fund a wall on the southern...

UK Plans To Make Plastic Packaging Producers Pay For Waste Disposal

LONDON - Britain is to set out plans to overhaul its recycling system on Monday, including making plastic packaging producers pay the full cost...
40 gold miners from the Kartee Gold Mines located in Gboanipea, Liberia, are still trapped underground after a sudden soil collapse on February 10.

40 Miners Remain Trapped In Collapsed Liberian Gold Mine

Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped...
President Donald Trump speaks during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall along the southern border, Feb. 15, 2019, in Washington.

Trump Declares National Emergency

President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency, bypassing Congress to build a wall along the southern U.S. border, and setting up a legal...

‘Why We Are Postponing The Nigeria 2019 Elections’ – INEC Chairman...

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, briefs members of political parties, observers and media about the reasons of postponing the Nigerian presidential 2019 elections.
The election delay in Nigeria were caused by a logistical issues.

Election Delay Cost Nigeria Billions Of Dollars

Nigerians on Sunday counted the cost of the last-minute postponement of presidential elections, with predictions the delay could lose the country billions of dollars.The...
A miner gets ready to descend into a mining pit during a mine search and rescue operation at Cricket Mine in Kadoma, Mashonaland West Province in Zimbabwe on February 15 2019.

Bodies Of 28 Miners Retrieved From Flooded Gold Mine Zimbabwe

The bodies of 28 gold miners have been retrieved from a flooded mine in central Zimbabwe, where rescue operations continued throughout the weekend.Teams have been working...
Measles Madagascar

Nearly 1,000 Madagascar Children Dead Of Measles Since October -WHO

At least 922 children and young adults have died of measles in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency vaccination program, the World Health Organisation (WHO)...
Nigerians get ready to go to the polls on February 16.

What To Expect As 84 Million Nigerians Go To The Polls

Nigerians go to the polls on February 16 in the first of two sets of elections to choose the president, national assembly and state legislators.

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