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China set to top Japan as world’s biggest natural gas importer

Beijing’s crackdown on pollution has put China on track to overtake Japan this year as the world’s biggest importer of natural gas, used to...

Russia supplies fuel to North Korea 

Reports say that in spite of sanctions on North Korea, Russian tankers have continue to supply fuel to the secretive communist country. Russia is accused...
Jacob Zuma

South African court rules parliament failed to hold Zuma to account over scandal

South Africa’s Constitutional Court ruled on Friday that parliament failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account over a scandal related to state-funded upgrades...
Olusegun Obasanjo

Obasanjo becomes UN envoy to Liberia

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has announced that he is sending former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo to Liberia to support the transfer of power peacefully...
US airstrike

U.S. airstrike kills 13 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia

AFRICOM said the operation took place on Sunday in coordination with the Somali government, the statement added, without further details. The command said the U.S....

George Weah becomes President-elect of Liberia

Former Ballon d’Or winner, George Weah, has been announced as the President-elect of Liberia, West Africa. The 51-year-old former World Footballer of the Year won...
Donald Trump

Trump never said Nigerians live in huts: White House

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House Press Secretary has denied the story by New York Times claiming President Donald Trump said Nigerians live in...

North Korea declares war over new UN sanctions

North Korea has threatened to punish all nations who supported new UN sanctions on it declaring that the sanctions were an act of war. North...
Damian Green

British Deputy PM, Green resigns over pornography

British Prime Minister Theresa May forced her most senior minister, Damian Green, to resign after an internal investigation found he had made misleading comments...

UN adopts Nigeria’s resolution to curb IFFs

The UN General Assembly has adopted by consensus another Nigeria-sponsored resolution to promote international cooperation to combat illicit financial flows in order to foster...