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More than 100 firefighters from Fire and Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) are tackling a major blaze in the Surry Hills area of Sydney, Australia. Some of the walls of a multi-storey building collapsed, with growing concerns that the fire could spread to neighboring buildings. Officials said the inferno had a “10th alarm” status, the […]

A towering cotton tree of over several hundred years in Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown, has been brought down by a heavy storm. President Julius Maada Bio said the tree fell after a downpour on Wednesday night, describing it as a “great loss to the nation”. He said the tree which appears on the nation’s banknotes […]

Kenyan police are searching for former leader of the outlawed Mungiki gang, Maina Njenga, after seizing two firearms and cannabis from a home linked to him in western Nakuru county.   Njenga was asked to appear at police headquarters in Nakuru, but failed to do so and instead went into hiding, local media reported. Some […]

More air strikes and clashes have been reported in Sudan, dampening hopes for the latest attempt at a ceasefire in the conflict-hit country.   A new seven-day truce has officially begun but witnesses speak of further hostilities in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere. Previous attempts to achieve a lasting pause in hostilities in the north-east […]

US President Joe Biden has announced a delegation that is expected to attend the inauguration of President-elect Bola Tinubu next Monday on his behalf.   The nine-member delegation is to be led by the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Marcia Fudge. The members of the Presidential Delegation also include […]

India is holding a key G20 tourism meeting in Kashmir amid heightened security and opposition from China. Over 60 delegates from G20 member countries are expected to attend the 3- day event being held in Srinagar, the summer capital of the federally administrated territory, from Monday to Wednesday. This is the biggest international event organized […]

At least 20 children have died in a fire in the central Guyanese mining town of Mahdia.   The fire broke out just after midnight on Monday, engulfing a secondary school dormitory and trapping students. Several more people have been injured and some evacuated to the capital, Georgetown, where a special centre has been set […]

Over two hundred houses, electric poles, with properties worth millions of naira have been destroyed by windstorm and a heavy downpour in Misau local government area of Bauchi state. While confirming the incident through telephone conversation, Mohammed Kaka who is a resident of the area, said the heavy downpour started about 4:00pm Sunday evening and […]

The Liberian electoral commission has begun investigating cases of underage voter registration and the duplication of voter register, an act which violate the country’s electoral law. The National Elections Commission, NEC, says said all ineligible registrants will be removed from the poll register and officials found culpable of malpractices prosecuted. It said it uncovered the […]

The Police Command in Anambra State has arrested two suspects in connection with Tuesday’s attack on the US Consulate Convoy in Ogbaru local government area.  Speaking on the development, Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Echeng Echeng said a Joint Security Task Force comprising of police tactical teams and troops of the Nigerian Army and Navy, raided […]

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