Monday, December 9, 2019

Foreign

Zimbabwe bans use of U.S. dollars, others

In a bid to defend its fledgeling new currency against black market speculation, Zimbabwe‘s Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube  has  outlawed the use of the US dollar and a host of other foreign currencies...

SA president in money laundering probe

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is under investigation for money laundering by the country's corruption watchdog. After reports of this came out over the weekend, the watchdog, called the...

PMB holds bilateral talks with President Talon

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Beninese leader, who arrived the fore court...

Saudi arms sales: Court of Appeal demands review

Campaigners have won a legal challenge at the Court of Appeal over the UK government's decision to allow arms sales to Saudi Arabia. Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) argued...

Egyptian ex-leader Morsi dies in court during sitting

Egypt’s ousted president Mohammed Morsi collapsed and died in court on Monday during a court session, state TV said. Morsi was the fifth president of Egypt from June 2012...

Iran to breach enriched uranium limit in 10 days

Iran has announced it will breach on 27 June the limit on its stockpile of enriched uranium that was set under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. Its...

Just In: African Union suspends Sudan

The African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan from all AU activities following the deadly crackdown against protesters. The body's Peace and Security Council tweeted that the suspension comes into...

German ex-nurse convicted of killing 85 patients

A former nurse has been convicted of murdering 85 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany and handed a life sentence. Judge Sebastian Buehrmann described Niels Högel's killing spree...

Muhammad-Bande Emerges UN General Assembly President

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th UN General Assembly. Ambassador Muhammad-Bande, the sole candidate for the position, was elected through...

Donald Trump meets Queen at start of UK state visit

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are meeting the Queen on the first day of their state visit to the UK. The pair are at Buckingham...