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Trump arrives in Israel amidst tight security

US President Donald Trump has arrived in Israel as he continues his first foreign trip. He flew in from Saudi Arabia, a key US ally, where he gave a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders...

Trump signs $110bn arms deal agreement with Saudi Arabia

Washington has agreed arms deals with Saudi Arabia worth almost $110 billion, a White House official said Saturday, the first day of President Donald Trump’s visit to the traditional US ally. “This package of defence...

Chinese war planes intercept U.S. aircraft

Two Chinese Sukhoi Su-30 jets have conducted an “unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. aircraft, the U.S. military said. The U.S. WC-135 plane was on a mission to detect radiation in international airspace over the East...
President Mugabe To Censor Internet Usage In Zimbabwe

Beware of excessive spending – IMF warns Zimbabwe

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned Zimbabwe against excessive spending as this may worsen cash shortages and ultimately fuel inflation. The IMF said this in a statement after a two-week mission to the southern...
FG Plans Establishment of ICT Varsity to Boost Human Capacity

Russian banks, ministries hit by viral cyber attacks the most

Russia’s central bank said Saturday the country’s banking system was hit by a mass cyberattack, as several ministries and the railway system also reported attempted breaches. The central bank’s IT attack monitoring centre “detected mass...
Nigeria’s inflation projected to cross 12% threshold

Ghana inflation rises to 13.0% in April in higher transport costs

Higher transport costs helped drive Ghana’s annual inflation rate higher to 13.0 per cent in April from 12.8 per cent the previous month, the statistics office said on Wednesday. The government of President Nana Akufo-Addo...

BREAKING: Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey – a move that comes as the FBI is probing potential contacts between Trump’s campaign aides and Russian officials ahead of the election. "The president has...

Moon Jae In confirmed as new South Korean president

Liberal candidate and former human rights lawyer Moon Jae In has been confirmed as South Korea’s new president, Yonhap news agency reported early Wednesday (Tuesday evening GMT). Moon received 11.4 million votes, or 40.2 per...
Sierra Leone GDP to recover to 4.3 pct as Ebola shock subsides -IMF

Sub-Saharan Africa economy to recover slightly in 2017 –IMF

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa should recover slightly to 2.6 per cent this year after a more than two-decade low in 2016 as commodity exporters face lower prices, the International Monetary Fund said on...

Australia’s first black African senator sworn in

Australia’s first black African member of federal parliament was sworn in on Tuesday in Canberra. Lucy Gichuhi filled the South Australian seat in the Senate which was left vacant for over six months after the...

39 year old Macron wins French Presidential election

Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union, early projections showed. The...

French election: Macron surges in opinion polls

A combo picture of Emmanuel Macron (L), head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader. Reuters Centrist French presidential candidate Emmanuel...

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