Thursday, October 29, 2020

Ghana will suffer if violence in Nigeria escalates – Kwabena Donkor

Former Power Minister and Member of Parliament for Pru East, Dr Kwabena Donkor, has called on the Akufo-Addo led government to do everything possible as ECOWAS chairman to ensure peace in Nigeria. According to Dr...

Pope Francis calls for civil union laws for same-sex couples

Pope Francis has called in a new documentary for the creation of civil union laws, giving his clearest support to date for the rights of same-sex couples while breaking from the official teaching of...

Lekki Massacre: No fatality recorded – Lagos State Governor

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says no death was recorded in the Tuesday night attack in the Lekki toll gate area of Lagos State. The governor made this known in a live broadcast on Wednesday...

Black Tuesday: 49 killed as protests turn bloody

Violence that rocked #EndSARS protests across the country worsened on Tuesday with 43  protesters and six policemen losing their lives. Protesters calling for the disbanding of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police have...

End Sars: Nigeria governor imposes curfew in Lagos

The governor of Nigeria's commercial hub, Lagos, has announced an indefinite 24-hour curfew in the state saying that protests against police brutality have "degenerated" into violence. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said that criminals had hijacked the demonstrations...

‘Islamist rebels’ free 1,300 prisoners in DR Congo

More than 1,300 prisoners have escaped from a jail in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Beni city after suspected Islamist rebels attacked the facility, officials have said. The Allied Defence Forces (ADF) was thought to...

End Sars protests: Osun governor escapes ‘assassination attempt’

The governor of Nigeria's Osun state has escaped what officials call an "assassination attempt" when armed people attacked anti-police brutality protesters in the state capital Osogbo. After marching with the protesters, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola was...

Presidential rivals boycott Ivory Coast poll

The two main challengers to Ivory Coast's President Alassana Ouattara in this month's election have announced they are boycotting the poll. At a joint news conference, the former head of state, Henri Konan Bédié, and...

Covid: Trump’s son Barron had coronavirus, says first lady

US President Donald Trump's 14-year-old son Barron contracted coronavirus but has since tested negative, First Lady Melania Trump revealed. Mrs Trump said her "fear came true" when Barron tested positive for Covid-19. But, she said, "luckily...

US elections: The African evangelicals praying for Trump to win

Despite making pejorative remarks about Africa, US President Donald Trump has attracted a devout following among some Christians on the continent. "Pray for him because when God places any of his children in a...

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