Back to homepage

Latest News

USA POLITICS: New Orleans Removes Confederate Monument

USA POLITICS: New Orleans Removes Confederate Monument

“There’s a better way to use the property these monuments are on and a way that better reflects who we are,” New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said.

Read Full Article
UK POLITICS: Theresa May Would Launch Preemptive Nuclear Strike: Michael Fallon Claims

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Would Launch Preemptive Nuclear Strike: Michael Fallon Claims

“In most extreme circumstances we have made it very clear you can’t rule out the use of nuclear weapons as a first strike,” Defence Secretary Fallon said.

Read Full Article
SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Death Threats Directed at Lindiwe Sisulu Worrying: Cyril Ramaphosa Says

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Death Threats Directed at Lindiwe Sisulu Worrying: Cyril Ramaphosa Says

ANC member Lindiwe Sisulu confirmed to the City Press that she received intelligence in June last year that her life was in danger.

Read Full Article
NIGERIA POLITICS: Gowon to Nigerians: When You Pray Nigeria’s Insurmountable Problems Will Be Solved

NIGERIA POLITICS: Gowon to Nigerians: When You Pray Nigeria’s Insurmountable Problems Will Be Solved

Yakubu Gowon: “I think whatever problem we have, we should pray concerning it. God will hear the prayer for peace and well-being of the country.”

Read Full Article
KENYA POLITICS: Lupita Endorses Her Father Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o for Kisumu Governorship

KENYA POLITICS: Lupita Endorses Her Father Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o for Kisumu Governorship

Lupita Nyong’o Oscar winner has endorsed her father Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o bid for Kisumu governor in a passionate video posted on her Facebook page: Video.

Read Full Article
RWANDA POLITICS: Parliament Passes Cyber Security Bill

RWANDA POLITICS: Parliament Passes Cyber Security Bill

In December the same year, the draft law was returned to parliament following President Paul Kagame’s request that it’s revised further to include articles, mostly concerning national security.

Read Full Article
GHANA POLITICS: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Appeals to Ghanaians to Support His Government

GHANA POLITICS: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Appeals to Ghanaians to Support His Government

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appealed to Ghanaians to cooperate and support his government in nation building.

Read Full Article
UK POLITICS: ‘Almost Motivated’ to Make Political Comeback: Tony Blair

UK POLITICS: ‘Almost Motivated’ to Make Political Comeback: Tony Blair

Tony Blair said, “I just feel we’re allowing ourselves to be hijacked by what is actually quite a small group of people with a very strong ideology.”

Read Full Article
UK POLITICS: Theresa May Refuses to Rule Out Personal Tax Increase After Election

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Refuses to Rule Out Personal Tax Increase After Election

“At this election people are going to have a very clear choice, between a Conservative Party which always has been, is and will continue to be a party that believes in lower taxes,” Theresa May said.

Read Full Article
VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Calls for Talks With Opposition

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Calls for Talks With Opposition

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro comments came as new demonstration is planned for Monday after three weeks of tense protests across the country.

Read Full Article
FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen vs Emmanuel Macron: Gloves Off in French Election

FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen vs Emmanuel Macron: Gloves Off in French Election

France Politics Election Updates: “Mr Macron has no project to protect the French people in the face of Islamist dangers,” Marine Le Pen said.

Read Full Article
USA POLITICS: Trump to Sign New Executive Orders on Environment, Energy Before Completing His First 100 Days

USA POLITICS: Trump to Sign New Executive Orders on Environment, Energy Before Completing His First 100 Days

U.S. President Donald Trump this week will sign new executive orders before he completes his first 100 days in office, including two on energy and the environment, which would make it easier for the United States to develop energy on and offshore, a White House official said.

Read Full Article
CHINA POLITICS: US Aircraft Carrier Heads for Korean Waters, China Calls for Restraint

CHINA POLITICS: US Aircraft Carrier Heads for Korean Waters, China Calls for Restraint

Chinese President Xi Jinping called for all sides to exercise restraint on a call about North Korea with U.S. President Donald Trump, as Japan conducted exercises with a US aircraft carrier strike group headed for Korean waters.

Read Full Article
AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Australia First’ Fortifies Turnbull Position

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: ‘Australia First’ Fortifies Turnbull Position

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has recorded a rise in voter support just days after tightening rules for foreigners seeking work and citizenship under an “Australia first” policy, a newspaper poll showed on Monday.

Read Full Article
SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Khaled bin Salman Who Bombed ISIS, Yemen Now Ambassador to US

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: Prince Khaled bin Salman Who Bombed ISIS, Yemen Now Ambassador to US

Prince Khaled bin Salman position will allow Trump direct line to Saudi monarchy, signalling warmer relations after a cooling following Obama administration’s nuclear agreement with regional rival Iran.

Read Full Article
NIGERIA POLITICS: Stalled! Saraki’s Trial Date Adjourned By Rotimi Jacob SAN

NIGERIA POLITICS: Stalled! Saraki’s Trial Date Adjourned By Rotimi Jacob SAN

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has been standing trial over alleged false asset declaration during his tenure as governor of Kwara State.

Read Full Article
IRAQ POLITICS: Mosul Fighting: Hundreds Flee, Others Return to Liberated Areas

IRAQ POLITICS: Mosul Fighting: Hundreds Flee, Others Return to Liberated Areas

“We are besieged in the Resala area. There are stray bullets from other areas where there is fighting; three children have died,” said Mohamed Sobhi.

Read Full Article
FRANCE POLITICS: 2017 Presidential Election Results: What You Need to Know Now

FRANCE POLITICS: 2017 Presidential Election Results: What You Need to Know Now

Emmanuel Macron of the centrist En Marche! party leads in the first round of the presidential elections in France , a projection shows. Marine Le Pen of the National Front finished the tight race second.

Read Full Article
NIGERIA POLITICS: 2019 Election: Don’t Rule Buhari Out, Aides Say

NIGERIA POLITICS: 2019 Election: Don’t Rule Buhari Out, Aides Say

Close aides say though Buhari is not even thinking of the 2019 presidential race at the moment, those who rule him out are doing so at their own peril.

Read Full Article
AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence Tries Hand At Koala Diplomacy Down Under

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Pence Tries Hand At Koala Diplomacy Down Under

“That’s my usual position on a Sunday afternoon,” Pence said as a bank of cameras clicked, capturing yet another picture-perfect moment for his family in Australia.

Read Full Article