Aussie scientists make new discovery about how baby’s sex is determined

Australian Geneticists on Friday said that they have made a new discovery about how a baby’s sex is determined, pointing also to better understanding of related medical disorders. About 90...

Dutch Church holding non-stop service to block deportations hopes for Christmas miracle

Worshippers at a Church in the Netherlands that have been holding round-the-clock prayer services for more than six weeks to prevent an Armenian family from being deported are hoping...

2019 elections: UK gov’t urges Nigeria to commit to sustainable human development

The UK Government has urged all Nigerian political parties to take a stand to commit to sustainable efforts on human development ahead of the 2019 general elections. The UK made...

Ghanian Authorities lifts ban on small scale mining

The Ghanaian Government has lifted the ban on small-scale mining, with effect from the 17th of this month. Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, announced this on Friday. It...

No fewer than 13 young miners trapped and feared dead in an illegal coal...

Officials say no fewer than 13 young miners were trapped and feared dead after flooding in an illegal coal mine in India’s North-Eastern State of Meghalaya. The accident in the...

Committee to Protect Journalist: Over 250 journalist imprisoned around the world

The Committee to Protect Journalists, (C.P.J.) says over 250 journalists are imprisoned around the world for their professional activities. The committee announced this on Thursday, citing its annual global survey.   It...

UN: Place Boko haram terrorist group on Watch list

The international community have been called upon to place the Boko Haram terrorist group on watch list. The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Central Africa and the head of...

Cyclone Owen: Australian Authorities issue warning

Australian authorities have issued a warning about a powerful cyclone that is tracking towards the coast of Queensland. Meteorologists said Cyclone Owen is moving slowly over waters off the...

Sri Lanka parliament sacking ‘illegal’

Sri Lanka's top court has ruled that the president's dissolution of parliament last month was unconstitutional, as a political crisis continues to grip the nation. President Maithripala Sirisena dismissed his...

Meditating Monk killed by leopard

Officials say a monk, who was meditating in a forest in the Indian state of Maharashtra has been killed by a leopard. Rahul Walke had been "meditating under a tree"...
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AfDB approves $7.24b for 2019 borrowing programme

The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $7.24 billion for institution’s 2019 borrowing programme to be raised from the capital markets. The...

Nigeria Elections Debate Group says the selection of presidential debate participants was fair and...

Nigeria Elections Debate Group says the selection process that saw the emergence of five political parties as participants in the coming Presidential debate was...

Sowore protest exclusion from planned presidential debate

Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore, has protested against his non-inclusion in the planned Presidential Debate being organised by the...