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no responses. June 3, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Mali Teachers Strike Over COVID-19 Concerns As Schools Reopen


Mali Teachers Strike Over COVID-19 Concerns As Schools Reopen

Reports say, Teachers in the West African state of Mali went on strike Tuesday, the first day schools reopened after being closed for two months, over fears […]

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no responses. June 3, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Cyclone Nisarga Intensifies As It Approaches Mumbai


Cyclone Nisarga Intensifies As It Approaches Mumbai

A cyclone moving across the Arabian Sea to the Indian coastal city of Mumbai has intensified, forecasters say. Cyclone Nisarga, which is approaching from the south-west, […]

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no responses. June 2, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Pakistan ‘Blasphemy’ Death Row Couple’s Plea For Freedom


Pakistan ‘Blasphemy’ Death Row Couple’s Plea For Freedom

Shagufta Kausar and her husband Shafqat Emmanuel have spent the last six years in jail waiting for an appeal against their death sentence for “blasphemy” to […]

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no responses. May 30, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

George Floyd killing: Protests And Clashes Across US Despite Police Murder Charge


George Floyd killing: Protests And Clashes Across US Despite Police Murder Charge

Protests and clashes have flared overnight in cities across the US over the killing of a black American man at the hands of police officers in […]

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no responses. May 30, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

ICC Allows Laurent Gbagbo To Leave Belgium


ICC Allows Laurent Gbagbo To Leave Belgium

The International Criminal Court said former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo can leave Belgium under certain conditions following his acquittal last year over post-electoral violence that […]

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no responses. May 28, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

China’s Parliament Backs Hong Kong Security Bill


China’s Parliament Backs Hong Kong Security Bill

Report says China’s parliament has backed a new security law for Hong Kong which would make it a crime to undermine Beijing’s authority in the territory. […]

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no responses. May 28, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Rwandan Genocide Suspect Denies Charges


Rwandan Genocide Suspect Denies Charges

Reports say, Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, arrested this month after more than two decades on the run, told a French court on Wednesday that the […]

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no responses. May 22, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Actor Stabs Neighbour To Death Over Electricity Bill


Actor Stabs Neighbour To Death Over Electricity Bill

A 30-year-old Nollywood actor, Temitayo Ogunbusola, has allegedly stabbed his neighbour, Oladotun Osho, to death following a disagreement over the payment of electricity bill. The incident […]

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no responses. May 20, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Afghan Maternity Ward Attack: The Newborn Baby Who Survived Two Gunshots


Afghan Maternity Ward Attack: The Newborn Baby Who Survived Two Gunshots

Reports say, Amina was one of the youngest survivors of an attack on an Afghan hospital. Twenty-four people, including 16 mothers, were killed when gunmen opened […]

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no responses. May 20, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Burundi Vote Holds Amid COVID-19 Protocols, Net Blackout


Burundi Vote Holds Amid COVID-19 Protocols, Net Blackout

A crucial election has begun in the East African nation of Burundi, where President Pierre Nkurunziza is stepping aside after 15 years in charge but he […]

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no responses. May 13, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Afghan attack: US Secretary Of State Condemns Shooting At Kabul Maternity Ward


Afghan attack: US Secretary Of State Condemns Shooting At Kabul Maternity Ward

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condemned a militant attack on a maternity ward in Kabul, Afghanistan. Two babies and 12 mothers and nurses were […]

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no responses. May 11, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

IED Attack Kills Three Chadian Peacekeepers In Mali


IED Attack Kills Three Chadian Peacekeepers In Mali

U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the attacks near Aguelhok in the Kidal region, which may constitute war crimes under international law. The […]

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no responses. May 11, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Iran Missile Kills 19 Sailors In Training Exercise


Iran Missile Kills 19 Sailors In Training Exercise

Reports says, as many as 19 Iranian sailors are dead and at least 15 injured after a rocket fired during a training exercise in the Gulf […]

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no responses. May 8, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Coronavirus: Nine Die In Hungary After Being Ejected From Hospital To Free Space For COVID-19


Coronavirus: Nine Die In Hungary After Being Ejected From Hospital To Free Space For COVID-19

Hungary’s government defended its policy forcing hospitals to free up beds to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic after rights groups said that several patients with chronic […]

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no responses. April 29, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Former Ivorian Prime Minister Guillaume Soro Jailed 20 Years For Corruption


Former Ivorian Prime Minister Guillaume Soro Jailed 20 Years For Corruption

An Ivorian court has sentenced former Prime Minister Guillaume Soro, who has been living in exile since December 2019, to 20 years in prison for corruption. […]

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COVID-19: Pandemic May Cause Hundreds Of Thousands Of Child Deaths - New UN Report

no responses. April 29, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Coronavirus: Germany’s COVID-19 Infection Rate Rises After Lockdown Lifted


Coronavirus: Germany’s COVID-19 Infection Rate Rises After Lockdown Lifted

Reports say, the rate at which the coronavirus is spreading in Germany has increased following the easing of lockdown restrictions. Authorities say the “R” factor, which […]

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no responses. April 29, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Poland’s All-Postal Presidential Vote ‘Dangerously Undermines’ Democracy Warns HRW


Poland’s All-Postal Presidential Vote ‘Dangerously Undermines’ Democracy Warns HRW

Poland’s government should scrap its plan to hold an all-postal presidential ballot next month or risk undermining the country’s democracy, Human Rights Watch warned. Campaigning for […]

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no responses. April 27, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Egypt In Talks With IMF For Financial Assistance


Egypt In Talks With IMF For Financial Assistance

Egyptian Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli announced that his government had started negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to obtain a one-year financial assistance to cope […]

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no responses. April 27, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Coronavirus: Spain, Italy, France Record Lowest Daily Death Toll In Over A Month


Coronavirus: Spain, Italy, France Record Lowest Daily Death Toll In Over A Month

Reports say,the number of people dying from COVID-19 dropped to its lowest level in over a month in the three European countries most impacted by the […]

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no responses. April 27, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Boris Johnson Returns Amid Pressure Over Strategy


Boris Johnson Returns Amid Pressure Over Strategy

Report says, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to work on Monday, a month after he was diagnosed with the coronavirus and hospitalised in an intensive […]

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