Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban, HRH Emir of Kano, Ogun State Gov., others bag Forbes award

Chairman and CEO of Rigworld International Services Limited, Dr. Kofi Amoah-Abban, Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun; Emir of Kano, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Brig-...

Ukraine war: Serbia uproar over Wagner mercenaries recruiting for Russia

A Russian news video claiming to show Serbian volunteers training to fight alongside Russian troops in Ukraine has prompted outrage in Serbia, exposing its complex relationship with Moscow. Russia's Wagner mercenary group made the Serbian-language...

Kenyans making illicit liquor in Arab nations – minister

Kenyan Foreign Minister Alfred Mutua says there are nationals in the diaspora brewing illicit alcohol in Arab countries where it is not allowed. “It breaks my heart.. there are Kenyans there with chang’aa dens,...

Ukraine’s interior ministry leadership killed in helicopter crash

The three main figures in Ukraine's interior ministry have been killed in a helicopter crash beside a nursery in an eastern suburb of the capital Kyiv. Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky, 42, died alongside his first...

Kenyan LGBTQ activist Chiloba buried

Kenyan LGBTQ activist Edwin Chiloba, who was smothered to death in a killing that caused outrage, has been buried at his family's village. Hundreds paid their last respects to him on land he was supposed...

Italy’s most-wanted Mafia boss Matteo arrested in Sicily

Italy's most-wanted Mafia boss Matteo Messina Denaro has been arrested in Sicily after 30 years on the run. Messina Denaro was reportedly detained in a private clinic in Sicily's capital, Palermo, where he was receiving...

DR Congo blames rebels for church bombing

The Democratic Republic of Congo government has blamed Islamic State group-affiliated rebels for a bomb attack at a Pentecostal church in Kasindi, in the east of the country. At 17 people were killed and 39...

Protesters call for Tunisian president to resign

Thousands of Tunisians have demonstrated against President Kais Saied as the country faces a deepening political and economic crisis. A crowd gathered in the capital Tunis to demand the end of his government. Tunisians who supported...

Ghanaian-American soldier killed, family suspects cover-up

A Ghanaian-American family based in the US is mourning the passing of their son who died under strange circumstances at a military base in Alabama. The heartbreaking news has left the family and close...

DR Congo army denies presence of Russian mercenaries

The Democratic Republic of Congo's army has denied the presence of fighters from Russia's mercenary Wagner Group in the country, in response to claims by a rebel group. The army has been struggling to contain...