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Australia To Ban Mobile Phones In Schools Next Year

Authorities in New South Wales State, Australia say they will ban mobile phones and smart devices in schools in early 2019 in an attempt to improve student performance. This will...

Cameroon rebels ‘launch crypto-currency’

Separatists in Cameroon's English-speaking regions have launched their own crypto-currency called "AmbaCoin", according to the Quartz Africa news site. They want to create a breakaway state called Ambazonia, and this currency...

Ghanaian man drowns during baptism

A 20-year-old man has drowned while being baptised by a pastor in a river south of Ghana's capital, Accra. In a video circulating on social media, Yaw Kyeremeh is seen...

Canadian Michael Spavor detained in China as Huawei row continues

A second Canadian has been detained in China on accusations of harming national security, as tension continues between the two countries. It was confirmed on Thursday that Michael Spavor, a...

Brexit: Theresa May to join EU summit after surviving vote

Theresa May is heading to Brussels for an EU summit, the morning after surviving a vote of confidence. The prime minister is seeking legally binding pledges from EU leaders on...

Yemen war: Truce for lifeline port city of Hudaydah

Warring parties in Yemen have agreed to a ceasefire for the port city of Hudaydah, principal lifeline for two-thirds of the country. They reached agreement at the end of talks...

Pope cuts 2 cardinals from cabinet named in abuse scandal

Pope Francis has removed two cardinals who have been hit by scandals from his group of close advisers.  Announcing this on Wednesday, The Vatican listed the affected priests as...

Chérif Chekatt: Police appeal to find Strasbourg gunman

French police have appealed for help in finding a man suspected of a Christmas market gun attack in Strasbourg that killed two people, and left another brain dead and...

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Slapped With a Fresh Charge in the 1MDB Scandal

Former Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak has been charged with tampering with the audit report into state investment fund 1MDB. Najib, who lost power in May's general election, is accused...

Cote d’Ivoire to double gold production by 2025.

Cote d’Ivoire plans to double gold production by 2025. The country’s Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan, said the world’s top cocoa producer, is seeking to diversify revenues by increasing gold output...
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PMB promises his supporters reward for hard work and loyalty

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured his supporters that their handwork and loyalty would be adequately rewarded. Buhari gave the assurance in Abuja while delivering a...

PMB to present the 2019 Appropriation Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly, requesting to present the 2019 Appropriation Bill to a Joint Session of the lawmakers on...

I.E.A. global oil market could move into deficit sooner thanks to OPEC’s

The International Energy Agency, I.E.A., has warned that the global oil market could move into deficit sooner than expected thanks to OPEC’s output agreement...