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South African panel turns to court to compel Zuma testimony

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Comments

A South African anti-graft panel has filed an urgent Constitutional Court application seeking to compel former president Jacob Zuma to give testimony next month over allegations of state... Read More →

China slams US national security allegations as 'hodgepodge of lies'

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Comments

Beijing on Friday lashed out at a claim by the US intelligence chief that China is the “greatest threat to democracy and freedom worldwide”, calling it a “hodgepodge of... Read More →

Denmark to end North Sea oil and gas production by 2050

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Comments

FILE PHOTO: The sun is seen behind a crude oil pump jack in the Permian Basin in Loving County, Texas, U.S., November 22, 2019. REUTERS/Angus Mordant Denmark, the EU’s biggest oil producer... Read More →

Ghana heads for two-horse presidential vote

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Comments

Ghanaians go to the polls on Monday in a contest that will revive old rivalries between incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo and his predecessor, John Mahama. Ten other candidates, including three... Read More →

NEPZA to begin new free zone registration process Jan.1 – Adesugba

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Comments

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones (NEPZA) says it will commence operation on a new template for Free Zone registration with effect from Jan. 1, 2021 to improve Ease of Doing Business. Prof.... Read More →

Postponed Tokyo Olympics to cost extra $2.4 billion

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Comments

The coronavirus-delayed Tokyo Olympics will cost at least an extra $2.4 billion, organisers said Friday, with the unprecedented postponement and a raft of pandemic health measures ballooning an... Read More →

Pakistan to blame for persecuting Christians

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Comments

Activist groups in Pakistan have strongly condemned the police crackdown on civilians, especially from Christian community. Reports released on October 8, stated that Christians in Pakistan were... Read More →

Former US presidents, Biden ready to publicly receive Covid-19 vaccine

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Comments

Former US presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton as well as President-elect Joe Biden are volunteering to take a coronavirus vaccine on camera if it will help promote public... Read More →

White House communications director resigns

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Comments

White House communication director Alyssa Farah announced her resignation Thursday, in what appeared to be a tacit acknowledgement of Donald Trump’s loss in last month’s US... Read More →

Alternative funding fast-tracking Lagos-Badagry expressway project — FG

Fri Dec 4th, 2020     Comments

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos that section three of the project between Agbara and Badagry was... Read More →