Written by admin on December 9, 2016
Ministerial nominee and current Secretary to Kaduna State Government, Balarabe Abbas Lawal has collapsed in the Senate during his screening for confirmation. The Senate had convened today to screen the three new nominees by President Bola Tinubu. The Senate immediately went into a closed-door session amid efforts to resuscitate the collapsed Ministerial nominee. The Nigerian […]
An army colonel, Mike Mikombe has been sentenced to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo for his role in the killing of more than 50 demonstrators in August. Three fellow officers have also been convicted by a military tribunal and sentenced to 10 years in prison. Charged with crimes against humanity, Troops serving under […]
Egypt’s President, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi says he will contest for a third term in elections scheduled for December. The former army chief has been in power since he helped oust the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Morsi in 2013. The constitution was changed four years ago to prolong al-Sisi’ time in office. Activists say […]
A court in Seychelles has charged the leader of the main opposition party, Patrick Herminie and seven other individuals on allegations of witchcraft. Herminie and his co-accused face several charges, including possession of items intended for use in witchcraft and conspiracy to perform witchcraft. According to the Police, the case is related to the discovery […]
Police in Delhi, the Indian capital, have raided the homes of several prominent journalists and authors in connection with an investigation into the funding of news website NewsClick. Among those reportedly raided on Tuesday are the website’s editor Prabir Purkayastha, journalists Abhisar Sharma, Aunindyo Chakravarty and Bhasha Singh, popular satirist Sanjay Rajoura and historian Sohail […]
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