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Human Right Activist Bags Two-Year Jail Term ‘For Spreading Fake News’

A court in Egypt has given human rights activist Amal Fathy a two-year-suspended sentence and a fine for "spreading fake news".   She has been in detention since May after posting...

Brett Kavanaugh’s classmate says he lied about drinking

A Yale classmate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says the judge lied under oath about his "heavy" drinking habits. Charles Ludington said that he was "deeply troubled" by the...

BREXIT: EU Ready to Extend Transition Period

The European Union says it is ready to extend the post-Brexit transition period if the UK wants. EU Council president Donald Tusk spoke to journalists at the end of a...

U.S, UK Pull Out of Saudi Event over Missing Journalist

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox have pulled out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia. It comes amid allegations the country was behind...

Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee to Face FBI Inquiry

President Donald Trump has ordered an FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against his nominee for the US Supreme Court. A Senate committee earlier voted to approve Brett Kavanaugh's nomination...

Police gives all clear after bomb threat forces evacuation at CNN

Police have given the all-clear after a phoned in bomb threat forced the evacuation at the offices of the US cable channel, CNN, in New York. Police said a man...

Huawei: Justin Trudeau denies political motivation

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government had no involvement in the arrest of a top executive from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei. Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer and...

United Nations Reviews Nigeria’s Human Rights Record

The United Nations highest human rights body, the Human Rights Council will start reviewing the track records of Nigeria and 13 other countries on Monday. The process is called —...

China: Set to land on the moon

Reports say China is set to attempt an ambitious mission to land on the far side of the moon, with the launch scheduled for early Saturday. Prof. Ouyang Ziyuan, of...

Ethiopia to host Africa-China business forum Dec. 3

Ethiopian and Chinese businesses on Tuesday expressed high hopes that an Africa-China business, forum scheduled for Dec. 3 to 5 to hold in Ethiopia, would further deepen ties between...
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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...