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Dozens of bodies have washed up on a river that marks the border between Ethiopia and Sudan. Some of the bodies according witnesses had gunshot wounds and others had their hands bound. A health worker who fled to Sudan to escape the fighting said he had buried 10 bodies over the past week and another […]

In China, a prominent billionaire  Sun Dawu has been sentenced to 18 years in prison, the latest in a string of punishments against outspoken corporate bosses. Sun, 67, who in the past had  spoken out about human rights and politically sensitive topics was found guilty of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” – a charge often […]

The Appeal Court in France is set to make a ruling today on a conviction handed to the son of Equatorial Guinea’s president for using public money to fund his lavish lifestyle. If the decision goes against Teodorin Obiang, his assets could be redistributed to people living in his home country. Obiang, who is the […]

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to the United Kingdom today, Monday, July 26th, to participate in the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025. The Summit, which will be co-hosted by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, and the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, will bring together Heads […]

The United States has condemned hostilities and retaliatory attacks that have targeted civilians in Ethiopia’s troubled Tigray region. In a statement, the U.S. said the escalating fighting will undermine ongoing efforts to deliver humanitarian relief to famine-affected populations there. The U.S. wants the Tigrayan Defence Forces, the Amhara regional forces, and Ethiopian National Defence Forces […]

The South Korean government has expressed its willingness to invest in Cross River State. South Korean Ambassador, Kim Young-Chae gave the indication in Abuja during a meeting with Governor Ben Ayade. Ambassador Young-Chae who explained that big corporations in South Korea were set to do business in Cross River if encouraged, solicited close ties with […]

The Chinese Government wants the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to work together for the development of Nigeria. The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Cui Jianchun gave the advice while addressing journalists in Abuja yesterday during the Communist Party of China (CPC) and World Political Parties Summit held virtually. Speaking at […]

Face masks will no longer be legally required and distancing rules will be scrapped at the final stage of England’s Covid19 lock down roadmap. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson who disclosed this yesterday said, the rule of six inside private homes will be removed and work-from-home guidance abolished as 16 months of on and off […]

The United Nations Human Rights Council has urged for global action including reparations to “make amends” for racism against people of African descent. The findings cite concerns in about 60 countries including the UK, Belgium, France, Canada, Brazil and Colombia. The study began after the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in US […]

The UN mission in Mali has demanded an immediate release of President Bah Ndaw and PM Moctar Ouane, after reports that they were detained by soldiers. The Minusma mission also called for calm. This comes after reports that interim President Ndaw and Mr Ouane were driven by soldiers to the Kati military camp near the […]


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