OPEC | Equatorial Guinea offers to join OPEC

Africa’s no. 3 oil producer Equatorial Guinea has presented an offer to join the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) this year and has agreed to production cuts, its energy ministry said on Monday. […]

GAMBIA | Jammeh allegedly flees with over $11m

Gambia’s nation’s purse has allegedly gone empty with over $11m missing after the embattled former President, Yahaya Jammeh left the country into exile with a cargo plane.   According to a statement by Mai Ahmad […]

REPORT | 11 killed in southern US storm

Severe weather has killed 11 people and in­jured 23 in the US state of Georgia, emer­gency officials said. Tornado warnings were issued for parts of the state overnight on Saturday, while flash floods are feared in the […]

INDIA | 36 killed after train derails

At least 36 people have been killed and 50 injured after an overnight passenger train derailed in south­ern India, according to railway officials, in the latest accident to hit the country’s gi­gantic but poorly maintained rail […]

GAMBIA | West African forces enter Banjul

West African troops were seen approaching Gambia’s capital, Banjul yesterday several witnesses said, as they sought to secure the country and allow new President Adama Barrow to take office after former leader, Yahya Jammeh fled […]

ISRAEL | Permits approved for 566 settler homes

Israeli authorities have approved building permits for 566 settler homes in occupied East Jerusalem, according to local officials, a move that has drawn condemnation from Palestinian leaders. The approval of the building plan on Sunday […]

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