Saturday, July 20, 2019

Namibians in Ghana urged to register for November elections

The Namibian High Commission in Ghana has called all its citizens in the country and neighboring countries to register and participate in the upcoming presidential elections scheduled for November 2019. A media release from the...

Nigerian senator pleads for forgiveness over sex shop fight

Elisha Abbo, 41, a Nigerian senator who hit a woman in a sex toy shop in the capital, Abuja, has apologised, saying: "I have never been known or associated with such actions in the...

Kenya flight ‘stowaway’ body found in Clapham garden

A suspected stowaway who is believed to have fallen from the landing gear of a flight into Heathrow Airport has been found dead in a London garden. The body - believed to be that of...

Trump and Kim agree to restart talks in historic meeting

Donald Trump has become the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea, after meeting Kim Jong-un in the area dividing the two Koreas. Mr Trump and the North Korean leader posed for...

G20 summit: Trump jokes to Putin about Russian election meddling

US President Donald Trump has appeared to make light of Russian election interference during a meeting with the country's leader, Vladimir Putin. A smirking Mr Trump wagged his finger at the Russian president and said:...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Vows Punishment for G-20 Cocaine Trafficking

President Jair Bolsonaro described the trafficking of cocaine by a sergeant on a Brazilian Air Force plane bound for the G-20 summit in Japan as “unacceptable” and denied it had any connection to his...

Beauty queen ‘raped by Gambia’s ex-President Jammeh’

A 23-year-old former beauty queen in The Gambia, Fatou "Toufah" Jallow, has said she was raped by ex-President Yahya Jammeh when he was in office. Her testimony is part of a Human Rights Watch and...

Ethiopia Amhara ‘coup ringleader killed’

The suspected ringleader of Saturday's failed coup attempt in Ethiopia's Amhara region has been shot dead by police, state media report. Brig-Gen Asaminew Tsige was killed on the outskirts of Amhara's capital, Bahir Dar, the...

American defrauds Nigerians seeking Green Card of $565,000

An American, Marco Ramirez, was on Thursday hauled before the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja for allegedly defrauding some Nigerians of $565,000 (about N203.4m) on the pretext of helping them secure the...

Ethiopia Amhara ‘coup ringleader on the run’

The suspected ringleader of Saturday's failed coup plot in Ethiopia's Amhara region is on the run, a senior security official has told the BBC. Four top officials, including the army chief, were killed while thwarting...

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