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5 Jun
Banished from social networks but no less influential among the Republican faithful, Donald Trump was set to return to the stage Saturday for his first speech in months as he flirts...
21 Mar
Internet and social media access was cut in the Republic of Congo on Sunday as polls opened in a presidential election which veteran leader Denis Sassou Nguesso is expected to win.
21 Mar
Following are portraits of the two main candidates in presidential elections in the Republic of Congo on Sunday
17 Feb
Dwayne Johnson, also known by his former WWE wrestling name The Rock, made the admission that he would consider going for the U.S presidential race if that is what the people wanted. In an interview reported by USA Today, he said: I would consider a presidential run in the future if that’s what the people…
13 Sep 2019
Algerians returned to the streets Friday, protesting proposed presidential elections after parliament passed bills that could pave the way for the announcement of a vote to take place in December.
Bernie Sanders and Cardi B
30 Jul 2019
Grammy award-winning rapper, Cardi B met with US presidential aspirant Bernie Sanders yesterday, July 29  to film a 2020 presidential campaign video. Arriving for the shoot which was shot at the TEN Nail Bar, the 2020 US elections presidential aspirant told CNN that the campaign was aimed at appealing to young voters He said: "We (are)…
12 Mar 2019
The fact that Nigeria has not been torn apart following the 2019 elections, as some vicious predictions envisaged, shows that the election was successful. There is peace in the land and people are going about their businesses unmolested. There is cause to celebrate the escape from the election windstorm. No doubt, it was not without…
8 Mar 2019
Sometimes, journalists like a war scenario. I’m one, don’t mind me. Due to the creation of an ‘atmosphere of war’, a colleague and I, decided to drive down to Okrika, the epicentre of an unprecedented violence in Rivers State recent history.
4 Mar 2019
The Nigeria Police Force said it has arrested 323 persons across the country for alleged electoral offences during the Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections. The force had earlier arrested 128 persons for alleged electoral offences. The Acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, disclosed this at a meeting with officers in the…
4 Aug 2018
Ex-rebel DR Congo leader Jean-Pierre Bemba will head back to Europe after returning to the African country this week to launch his bid for the presidency in December's long-delayed elections, a leader of his party said Saturday. The former DRC vice president arrived in the capital Kinshasa on Wednesday after 11 years abroad -- a…
12 Jun 2018
Decree two was used in 1992 to detain and silence persons for antigovernment activities or statements. In the aftermath of riots in several Nigerian cities in May, four human rights monitors and a student union leader were arrested under Decree Two. Dr.  Beko Ransome-Kuti, Femi Falana, and Baba Omojola, all leading members of Campaign for…
27 Jan 2018
Czechs returned to the polls Saturday for a second day of voting in a presidential run-off pitting pro-Russian incumbent Milos Zeman against liberal pro-European rival Jiri Drahos that promises to go down to the wire. The election has polarised Czech society, particularly around the issues of immigration and the foreign policy orientation of this former…


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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 165 new infections and 26 additional deaths from the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday.
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Colombia's government announced Sunday it is working towards extraditing the country's most-wanted drug trafficker "Otoniel" to the United States, a day after he was captured in a major operation in the jungle.
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An avalanche Sunday on a snow-capped Ecuadoran volcano, the highest peak in the country, killed at least three climbers and left three others missing, officials reported. The avalanche struck a group of 16 mountaineers while at an altitude of 6,100 meters (20,000 feet) on the dormant Chimborazo volcano, according to responders. "There are three missing…
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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has picked six federal universities for the Sustainable Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards Enhancement (SPESSE) Project.
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The Turkish lira dropped to record lows on Monday after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the weekend ordered the expulsion of the ambassadors of 10 countries, including Germany and the United States.