Wednesday, 6th December 2023


2 days ago
Nepal said Monday that six citizens had been killed while serving as mercenaries in the Russian army and another had been captured in Ukraine, confirming that Nepalis are fighting for Moscow. Kathmandu urged Moscow to stop the use of Nepali mercenaries and send any men serving back home. Nepal's foreign ministry said it had received…
2 days ago
A Russian general has died while deployed in Ukraine, the governor of Russia's Voronezh region said on Monday, the latest high-ranking Russian military figure to die during the 21-month offensive. Russian authorities rarely speak of their losses in Ukraine but they have acknowledged the death of several high-ranking officers. "A piercing pain. Major General Vladimir…
3 days ago
When Russia invaded Ukraine, it was beautiful to see folks post the Ukrainian colors of blue and gold on their Facebook pages. It was also heartwarming to see Ukrainian Americans in Chicago USA set up schools for Ukrainian immigrants. Meanwhile, asylum claims by Haitians in Mexico attempting to cross the border into the United States remain…
28 Nov
Hurricane force winds and snowfall have left 10 people dead and 23 people injured in Ukraine, piling pressure on emergency services and an energy grid already burdened by Russia's invasion.
27 Nov
Russia was intensely attacking the eastern town of Avdiivka and southern village of Robotyne, where fighting has centred in recent weeks, Ukraine said on Monday.
20 Nov
US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin made an unannounced visit to Kyiv on Monday to reassure Ukraine that Washington will continue supporting its fight against invading Russian forces.
17 Nov
Ukraine said Friday it had carried out a series of successful attacks on the Russian-occupied eastern bank of the Dnipro river, days after Moscow admitted Kyiv's forces had gained a foothold there.
17 Nov
Reeling under the weight of the horror of war and the hard work of healing, First Lady of Ukraine, Olena Volodymyrivna Zelenska, has said serving as ‘First Lady’ in a country under war situation is a prayer no woman should wish for. Speaking yesterday during a meeting with a group of African journalists at the…
16 Nov
The First Lady of Ukraine, Olena Volodymyrivna Zelenska, stated Thursday in Kyiv that serving as the First Lady in a country that is under war situation should not be a prayer for anyone.
15 Nov
It was very cold and windy in the city of Kyiv, Capital of Ukraine, and in spite of the prevailing apprehension over the security of lives and property following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, Ukrainian people woke up as usual to face the challenges of daily life. In their resilience, they went…
14 Nov
The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, has expressed interest in strengthening the relationship between Ukraine and African nations, noting that six African leaders who visited the country earlier this year with different impressions about the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
10 Nov
Russian forces are fighting to surround the war-battered frontline town of Avdiivka and capture a strategically-located factory nearby, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Friday.


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The Ogun State Police Command has arrested two suspects, Akeem Usman and Ifadowo Niyi, for the alleged ritual murder of Quadri Salami, an 18-year-old 100-level student at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU).
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House of the Dragon Season 2 is set to hit our screens next summer, and in preparation for that, the thriller has already shattered HBO MAX’s viewing records.
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‪Tarryn Reid and Clairise Hefke (TxC), the trailblazing musical ensemble known for infusing soulful beats with high-octane energy, has released their latest sensation, "Turn Off the Lights."
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In a candid interview with Time magazine, Taylor Swift has opened up about the devastating impact of the infamous phone call with Kanye West, which leaked online in 2016. The call, which was illegally recorded and edited, sparked a public firestorm and had a profound effect on Swift's mental health and career. Back then, Kim…
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Azerbaijan said Wednesday it wants reassurances from the United States on bilateral ties for Washington to continue mediating normalisation talks with arch-foe Armenia. The Caucasus neighbours have been locked in a decades-long conflict the over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, which Azerbaijan reclaimed after a lightning offensive against Armenian separatists in September. Both countries have said a…
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Israeli authorities have approved the construction of more than 1,700 new homes, a non-governmental organisation said Wednesday, a move constituting the expansion of settlements in occupied east Jerusalem.
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 6 December 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-Safaricom M-PESA Mobile Financial Services PLC and Chapa Financial Technologies Share Company have entered into a partnership agreement to provide M-PESA services for entrepreneurs, businesses, and government services on Chapa’s payment aggregator platform.   The partnership aims to boost the ease of transactions for both merchants and M-PESA customers…
3 hours ago
LUSAKA, Zambia, 6 December 2023 /African Media Agency (AMA)/-From November 1-3, fintech stakeholders from around Africa and the globe converged in Lusaka, Zambia, for the 10th edition of the Africa Fintech Summit. Historically, AFTS has been the go-to platform for fintech startups, banks, corporations, telcos, government agencies, venture capital firms, and other industry players to…
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Tensions rose between Venezuela and Guyana on Tuesday as Caracas proposed a bill to create a Venezuelan province in a disputed oil-rich region and ordered the state oil company to issue licenses for extracting crude there. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro proposed at a government meeting that a bill be sent to the National Assembly for…
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A miner has been pulled out alive from under a mudslide five days after being trapped underground with many others when torrential rains hit Zambia's main copperbelt region, authorities said on Wednesday.