Zimbabwe gets new President in Mnangagwa after 37 years of Mugabe

Erstwhile Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa was on Friday sworn in as new President of Zimbabwe following Tuesday's forced exit of long-term president, Robert Mugabe...

Rats invade bank ATM, tear currency notes to pieces

Police authorities in India have disclosed that rats mangled and tore into pieces currency notes worth more than $18,173 stored in an automated teller...

Virginity test lacks scientific basis, violates girls’ human rights – UN

A group of United Nations, UN, agencies comprising  the UN Human Rights Office, UN Women and the World Health Organisation, has issued a joint...

Thousands to miss visa appointments as US embassy in Abuja, Lagos...

Nigerians in their thousands will be missing their visa appointments as the United States’ embassy in Abuja and its consulate in Lagos have been...

‘Our Father’: Pope says ‘Lead us not into temptation’ not appropriate...

Head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis has picked holes with the phrase “Lead us not into temptation” in the Lord's Prayer, which...

Cameroon ramps up military crackdown on Anglophone separatists

The Cameroonian government has ordered thousands of villagers out of their homes in the Anglophone Southwest region as it deploys troops to eradicate armed...

Netanyahu speaks as UN votes 128-9 to reject US recognition of...

The United Nations, UN, General Assembly on Thursday overwhelmingly adopted a motion rejecting the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital by a...

How measles wiped out 72 European kids in 2018

By Akanimo Sampson Measles, a childhood infection caused by a virus killed 72 children and adults in Europe last year, the World Health Organisation, WHO,...

Pope Francis accepts resignation of archbishop convicted for concealing child abuse

The Catholic pontiff, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Philip Wilson, an Australian archbishop convicted in May of covering-up abuse by a notorious...

JP Morgan’s boss says Trump likely to be one-term president

The Chief Executive Officer of JP Morgan Chase & Co, Jamie Dimon, has highlighted the possibility of a new United States president in 2021, stating...