Category: Foreign News

Arrest of WikiLeaks Founder: Who is Julian Assange?

With his shock of Warhol-white hair, black leather jacket and self-proclaimed mission to lay bare official malfeasance, Australian-born Julian Assange burst onto the...

Netanyahu Set for Record Fifth Term

PM Benjamin Netanyahu is likely to secure a record fifth term after almost complete results from Israel’s election suggest a new right-wing coalition. His Likud...

Trump Sacks Randolph Alles As Secret Service Chief

President Donald Trump has relieved U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph Alles of his job. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement that...

Islamic State, Claims Killing of Canadian in Burkina Faso

The terrorist group, the Islamic State, has claimed to have kidnapped and killed a Canadian citizen in Burkina Faso in January, but security sources said they believed...

FAO, EU Launch Massive Aquaculture Programme in Nigeria’s North-east

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and the European Union (EU) have launched a massive Aquaculture...

Japan Releases $1.5m for Community Stabilisation in Nigeria’s North East

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• The government of Japan has released $1.5 million to fund what it described as the community stabilisation activities in North-East...

US: Measles Outbreak Spreads to Other States

Measles continues to spread across the U.S., with outbreaks in four states infecting more people in the first three months of 2019 than in all of last year, according...

Nigeria: UNDP, European Union Spend €1.4m on Infrastructure in Northeast

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the European Union revealed at the weekend that they have spent no fewer than €1.4 million on a building of...

Worst-Performing Stocks Found in Ghana as Foreigners Exit

Ghana’s stocks are the worst-performers globally in the first quarter after a sell-off by foreign investors hobbled the local currency and demand from local...

Boeing 737 Stall-prevention System Reportedly Activated During Crash

Information has emerged that the stall-prevention system on a Boeing Co. 737 Max jet automatically switched on before the plane crashed in Ethiopia this month, the Wall...