Category: Foreign News

Japan to empower 2,000 Vulnerable Women in Borno, Yobe States

The Japanese Government is to empower 2,000 vulnerable women in Borno and Yobe State. These women are among thousands affected by the Boko Haram crisis, and are mostly...

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Expects A Baby, Kensington Palace Confirms

Kensington Palace has confirmed that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are having a baby next spring. Kensington Palace has confirmed that Meghan Markleand Prince...

NIMASA Begins Search For Crew Of Hijacked Swiss Vessel

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced search and rescue operations for the abducted 12 crew members onboard MV GLARUS owned by...

Regional Cooperation: Nigeria, S/Africa, Ghana, Kenya Set for Maritime

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stressed that regional collaboration is key to...

Egypt Sentences Hundreds over 2013 Pro-Morsi Protests

Egypt has delivered verdicts for more than 700 people over a pro-Muslim Brotherhood sit-in after President Mohammed Morsi was ousted in 2013. The court confirmed 75...

US: George Papadopoulos Gets 14 Days in Jail

First Trump campaign aide sentenced in Mueller probe Foreign policy advisor to US President Donald Trump’s election campaign, George Papadopoulos, arrives at US...

UK Identifies 2 Russians it Believes Carried Out Nerve Agent Attack on Ex-spy

British prosecutors named two Russian men they believe were behind the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy and his daughter in the U.K. earlier this year. They...

FAO to Install 100 FFS in Northeast, Seeks $18 to Boost Agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) said it planned to install 100 Farmer Field School (FFS) communities in 2018 in Nigeria North East...

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...