Category: Foreign News

ECOWAS, EU Partner to Ensure Peace, Security in the Sahel Region 

The Vice President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Madam Finda Koroma has proposed that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...

Africa-India Trade Records 10-fold Growth, Hits $55bn in 2017

BUKKY AKINDELE Commerce between Africa and India rose more than 10-fold between 2001 and 2014, making India Africa’s fourth-largest national trading partner, according...

Ramaphosa: South Africans Don’t Hate Nigerians

• Says South Africans have no hatred for Nigerians  •Buhari promises to sign AfCTA soon• South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Wednesday in Abuja denied...

UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson Resigns

•Jeremy Hunt takes over British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, Monday resigned in a major blow for Prime Minister Theresa May, hours after her Brexit minister...

Ethiopia, Eritrea Declare End of War

The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea signed a declaration on Monday, saying that the state of war between the two countries is over. A peace deal ending the 1998-2000...

8 Thai Boys Rescued from Cave

Divers rescued four more boys from a vast cave system in northern Thailand on Monday, the second day of a complex operation that had led to the rescue of four boys the...

Trump Administration Halts Billions in Insurance Payments Under Obamacare

The Trump administration on Saturday halted billions of dollars in payments to health insurers under the Obamacare healthcare law, saying that a recent federal court...

Ex-South Sudan Vice President to Be Reinstated, Says Presidency

South Sudan’s former vice president Riek Machar will be reinstated in his position as part of a peace deal to end a near five-year-old war that has devastated...

Two Filipinas Kidnapped in Iraq Freed, Says Local Police Chief

Two women from the Philippines kidnapped in Iraq on Saturday have been freed, the Diyala province police chief said on Sunday. The women had been traveling with three...

Four Thai Boys Saved from Cave as Rescue Postponed until Morning

Four of 12 Thai schoolboys were rescued from a flooded cave on Sunday as divers launched a daring and dangerous mission to free the children and their soccer coach who...