Friday, 8th December 2023


31 Oct
French police on Tuesday shot and wounded a woman who was making threats at a train station in Paris, a police source told AFP.
23 Oct
The LOEWE Foundation has officially opened submissions for the prestigious LOEWE FOUNDATION Craft Prize 2024, scheduled to be held in Paris in the spring of the following year. The LOEWE Foundation Craft Prize is a prestigious event set to take place in Paris during the upcoming spring. The seventh edition of the prize is currently…
19 Sep
Just before performing his famous moonwalk dance for the first time, Michael Jackson tossed his hat to the side of the stage. Four decades later, it's up for auction in Paris. The sale at the Hotel Drouot in Paris takes place on September 26. The black fedora is expected to fetch between 60,000 and 100,000…
5 Sep
France's army is holding "talks" with counterparts in Niger about "easing movements of French military resources" in the country following a July coup by hostile generals, people close to Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu told AFP Tuesday.
29 Aug
Nearly 2,000 people have been convicted in France over nationwide riots sparked in late June by the fatal police shooting of a teenager during a traffic stop near Paris, Justice Minister Eric Dupond-Moretti said on Tuesday.
22 Jun
One person was still missing on Thursday after a blast ripped through a building in central Paris, while six others were in critical condition receiving urgent treatment in hospital as rescuers sifted through wreckage.
20 Jun
Some of the most historic parts of Paris are being cordoned off on Tuesday for the first catwalk show by US superstar Pharrell Williams in his new role as artistic director for Louis Vuitton.
6 Jun
Paris is on time and on budget for the 2024 Olympics, the city's mayor said on Tuesday, dismissing concern expressed recently by a senior Olympics official.
20 Apr
A French court has jailed four Afghans and handed lesser sentences to five others for illegally smuggling migrants across the Channel to Britain on dinghies in 2021. London and Paris are clamping down on illicit boat crossings into the United Kingdom on the perilous route, which has been used by growing numbers of people since…
2 Apr
Residents of Paris voted Sunday on whether to banish for-hire electric scooters from the streets of the French capital, which was a pioneer in adopting the divisive new form of urban transport.
16 Mar
France will force Paris rubbish collectors to return to work after a days-long strike against pension reforms has left many streets in the capital piled with stinking waste. Police chief Laurent Nunez late Wednesday informed mayor Anne Hidalgo -- who sides with the workers -- that the government would use its power to "requisition" striking…
27 Feb
A botanical garden is a place that is dedicated to collection, cultivation, preservation and display of a wide variety of plants. The main idea behind a botanical garden is to provide a space where people can learn about and appreciate the diversity of plant life, as well as to conduct scientific research and conservation efforts.…


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L-R: Adam Elhiraika, Director, Macroeconomics and Governance Department, ECA; Kevin Urama, Chief Economist and Vice President, AfDB; Matthias Naab, Director, Regional Service Centre, UNDP Regional Office for Africa, at the AEC 2023 closing ceremony. ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 8 December 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The African Economic Conference has ended with a call to African nations to invest in…
16 mins ago
The Allied Peoples Movement (APM) on Friday in Osogbo urged Osun’s Gov. Ademola Adeleke to reinstate the suspended Chief Judge, Justice Adepele Ojo, in recognition of Thursday’s decision by the National Judicial Council (NJC).
30 mins ago
The Jigawa Government has approved N173 million for the provision of solar mini grid at Dutse General Hospital in Dutse Local Government Area of the state. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Sagir Musa, the Commissioner for Information, Youths, Sports and Culture on Friday in Dutse. Musa said that the State Executive…
34 mins ago
The flagbearer of the Labour Party (LP) during the 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi, has congratulated Victor Osimhen for winning the AIC Serie A Footballer of the Year Award.
45 mins ago
Mr Dotun Babayemi, a Chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun, on Friday launched a cooperative society called ”Atunto Osun”, with a primary target of assisting petty traders in the state. Babayemi while unveiling Atunto Osun Cooperative Society in Osogbo, said that the cooperative would assist small scale business owners to expand their businesses…
45 mins ago
Kevin Akpoguma is suspended for Hoffenheim's German Bundesliga match against VfL Bochum at the PreZero Arena on Friday night as a result of his accumulation of yellow cards.
52 mins ago
The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) and the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) of Nigeria have sealed a $150m battery manufacturing deal with a Chinese firm.
59 mins ago
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Anambra State Command, has arrested a syndicate of four persons for vandalizing electricity armoured cable powering the Chinua Achebe International Airport, Umueri.The suspects who specialize in vandalizing armoured cables and other electrical installations were arrested by operatives of the Corps on Nov. 4, 2023.
1 hour ago
World leaders called for calm Thursday as Venezuela decried joint US-Guyana military exercises as a "provocation" and vowed to push ahead with the "recovery" of an oil-rich region both neighbors claim as their own.
1 hour ago
Spanish and Barcelona fullback, Alejandro Balde has picked his most listen to songs over the year, with Nigeria’s afrobeat stars, Burnaboy, and Davido among his too five hits. Spotify’s analysis shows the Barcelona defender listen to five songs for over 20,264 minutes all year round. The other songs on the top five includes,  Lil Baby,…