Monday, September 20, 2021

Israel’s new PM Naftali Bennett vows to unite nation

Israel's new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has vowed to unite the nation frayed by four elections in two years of political stalemate. He said his government "will work for the sake of all the people",...

Ethiopia: 33,000 Tigray children risk death from hunger – UN

About 33,000 severely malnourished children in the Tigray region of Ethiopia are at high risk of death, the UN children's agency Unicef has warned. Tigray has been devastated by fighting between government forces and rebels,...

Teen who filmed George Floyd’s murder given journalism award

A teenager who filmed the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer has been given a special journalism award by the Pulitzer Prize board. Darnella Frazier, now 18, was awarded the citation for...

Nigeria’s Twitter ban: Donald Trump hails Buhari

Former US President Donald Trump has praised Nigeria's government for banning Twitter after it deleted President Muhammadu Buhari's post for breaching its rules. "Who are they to dictate good and evil, if they themselves are...

We’ll assist you fight terrorism – Akufo-Addo to Burkina Faso

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the Government and people of Burkina Faso of the commitment of the regional body towards winning the fight against terrorism and violent extremism. Commiserating with President Roch Marc...

France President Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face

French President Emmanuel Macron has been slapped in the face on an official visit to the southeast of France. In a video circulating on social media, Mr Macron is seen walking up to a barrier...

Sale of Mona Lisa replica set to raise up to 300,000 Euros

A replica of the Mona Lisa which was passionately defended by its owner in the 1960s as the original Leonardo da Vinci canvas is to go on sale this week in Paris, where it...

ANOM: Hundreds arrested in massive global crime sting

Law enforcement agencies say they have arrested hundreds of criminals around the world in a three-year operation, using a secure messaging app run by the American FBI. The operation, jointly conceived by Australia and the...

Kim Jong-un waging war on slang, jeans and foreign films

North Korea has recently introduced a sweeping new law which seeks to stamp out any kind of foreign influence - harshly punishing anyone caught with foreign films, clothing or even using slang. But why? Yoon...

Abubakar Shekau: Boko Haram leader dead

The leader of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has killed himself, rival Islamist militants said in an audio recording. In audio obtained by news agencies, the Islamic State West Africa Province (Iswap)...