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Discrimination against black people, ‘pervasive’ in EU- report

The EU Agency for Fundamental Fights on Wednesday, said black people face “pervasive’’ discrimination throughout the European Union, a EU report said. “People of African descent in Europe have poorer...

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...

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...

US snowstorm kills two in North Carolina

A heavy snowstorm has swept through US south-eastern states, killing at least two people and leaving hundreds of thousands without power. A state of emergency has been declared in North...

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...

Mars: Nasa lands InSight robot to study planet’s interior

The US space agency Nasa has landed a new robot on Mars after a dramatic seven-minute plunge to the surface of the Red Planet. The InSight probe aims to study...

Bahrain Opposition Leader Gets Life Sentence

Bahrain's opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, has been handed a life sentence after the Court of Appeal found him guilty of spying for Qatar. The ruling comes just months after...

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...

French Economy: “yellow vest” protests a huge catastrophe

French economy, the finance minister has described the "yellow vest" protests as a huge catastrophe. France has seen four consecutive weekends of demonstrations against fuel tax rises, high living costs,...

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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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...