Trade tensions hit global manufacturing growth, says UNIDO
World manufacturing production growth is expected to slow down in 2019 as a result of continued conflict over trade and tariffs between the world’s two largest manufacturers—China and the United States...
Attack on Saudi Arabia came from Iran: US official
The United States has concluded that the weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities was launched from Iranian soil and cruise missiles were involved, a US official told AFP on Tuesday.
Lagos begins free medical intervention for children
As part of efforts to provide equitable and sustainable health care to Lagosians, the state government has started a free health care delivery service under the initiative tagged, “Healthy Bee Project”.
For G7, 'too early' to reintegrate Russia
G7 leaders back strengthening cooperation with Russia after its expulsion from the group in 2014 but believe it is too early to reintegrate Moscow and return to a G8, diplomatic sources said Sunday.
Boluwatife Adebambo: Teen talk show moderator
Desirous of impacting her generation positively and putting smiles on the faces of young people passing through awful experiences in the United States and around the world, Boluwatife Adebambo took to hosting Teen Talk, a show that highlights the challenges young people face daily.
US border detentions plunge in July after Mexico deal
US southern border detentions plunged for the second straight month in July after a deal with Mexico to block Central American migrants, the Department of Homeland Security announced Thursday.
US imposes visa restrictions on Nigerian politicians
The United States Government Tuesday said it has imposed visa restrictions on some Nigerian politicians, which it said undermined Nigerian democracy. It, however, did not name who the politicians were, their parties and specific offences. “The Secretary of State is imposing visa restrictions on Nigerians believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, undermining democracy…
US-led war looming with Iran
The United States is deploying troops in Saudi Arabia as tensions soar with its arch-rival Iran raising concerns over navigation in the Gulf's strategic Strait of Hormuz.
US bracing for extreme heat as weekend temperatures soar
The United States is bracing for a weekend of extremely hot weather, with major cities including New York and Washington expecting temperatures close to or exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius).