Thursday, 30th November 2023

South Korea

20 Nov
South Korea travel to China on Tuesday for 2026 World Cup qualifying, with Son Heung-min warning his side they must keep their cool in front of a sell-out crowd.
16 Nov
Nearly four million jobs in South Korea are at risk of being replaced by artificial intelligence technology over the next two decades, a central bank study released on Thursday said.
11 Nov
School is not a substitute for life education. There is more to life than just going to school. Your education is a compilation of life’s experiences and exposures. There is a lot more to learn in life than just what they teach you in school. A child’s foundation begins at home. Good morals, values, manners and character all begin way before they even enter school. To educate means to develop the mental, moral, spiritual and social capabilities of a child.
30 Oct
South Korea is on track to become a multiracial nation in 2024, according to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The report, which was released on October 30, 2023, predicts that the percentage of people with foreign backgrounds in South Korea will reach 5.1% in 2024. This means that…
16 Oct
If I had a kobo each time I heard the statement ‘Government has no business in business’, I would be very rich already. Typically, that statement is used in support of several arguments that appear logical on the surface but are absurd, at best. One of such arguments is that government should neither own nor…
13 Sep
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Nyesom Wike, said on Tuesday that the FCT Administration would partner with the Republic of South Korea on vocational education. Wike also expressed willingness to partner with Turkiye on agricultural development. The minister stated this when the Ambassadors of South Korea to Nigeria and his Turkiye…
23 Aug
Air raid sirens wailed across central Seoul on Wednesday as officials stopped cars and ordered people to head to underground shelters in South Korea's first civil defence exercise in six years. The 20-minute drill, which began at 2:00 pm (0500 GMT), was aimed at "preparing for a quick evacuation in the event of an air…
22 Aug
In the realm of teaching English abroad, South Korea often emerges as a top destination due to its rich culture, technological advancements, and attractive teaching packages.
15 Aug
South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol on Tuesday called former colonial ruler Japan a "partner" that shares his country's values and common interests as he aims to strengthen ties with Tokyo in response to North Korea's growing nuclear threats. Relations between the North and South are at one of their lowest points in decades, with…
11 Aug
Tens of thousands of scouts are set to gather for a massive K-pop festival in Seoul on Friday, as South Korea seeks to salvage a problem-plagued jamboree with "the power of Korean culture".
3 Aug
A man went on a "stabbing rampage" near a South Korean subway station, police said Thursday, with as many as 14 people reported wounded two weeks after a similar attack killed one person. The attack took place near the Seohyeon subway station in Bundang, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) southeast of Seoul, an official at…
30 Jul
Morocco won a Women's World Cup match for the first time after Ibtissam Jraidi struck early to give them a stunning 1-0 victory over South Korea on Sunday.


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Super Falcons of Nigeria thrash Cape Verde 5-0 in the 2024 WAFCON second round, first leg qualifier at the MKO Abiola stadium, Abuja on Thursday.
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The UN climate conference opened Thursday with nations urged to make faster cuts to planet-warming emissions and phase out fossil fuels as scepticism swirls over the oil-rich United Arab Emirates hosting the talks. The two-week-long negotiations in a vast exhibition venue in Dubai come at a pivotal moment, with emissions still climbing and the UN…
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HONG KONG SAR, 30 November 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Hantec, a leading global financial services provider, is proud to announce its recent acquisition of a new license from the Financial Services Authority (FSA) in Seychelles. This strategic move marks a significant milestone in Hantec’s mission to broaden its global reach and further solidify its position…
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Israel and Hamas extended their truce by another day on Thursday as Washington's top diplomat arrived to urge a more lasting break in the devastating conflict. The warring parties have agreed a pause in fighting to allow time for the militant group to release Israeli hostages in exchange for Palestinian prisoners. But international pressure is…
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The Hon. Minister of Works, Engr Dave Umahi, has disclosed that his ministry has received express approval from the presidency to commence federal roads construction/rehabilitation in Kogi State. He also outlined the modalities being explored to expedite the works without delay. Umahi spoke during a visit to him by the Kogi State Governor, His Excellency…
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China on Thursday hailed the late Henry Kissinger as an "old friend", paying tribute to a diplomat central to establishing ties between Beijing and Washington. Kissinger, a former US secretary of state whose unapologetic promotion of raw American power helped shape the post-World War II world, died Wednesday, his consulting firm said. The diplomat, who…
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The Delta State Police Command confirmed on Thursday the arrest of eight suspected kidnappers after its operatives foiled a planned kidnapping by the gang.
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The Lagos State Government took enforcement action on Thursday against street hawkers and handcart pushers in different areas of the state.