AGF to lead probe on death of 26 girls in Italy

Mr. Abubakar Malami, the Minister of Justice, is leading the a cabinet committee to examine the circumstances of the death of 26 teenage Nigerian migrant girls in the Mediterranean in early November. A Presidency official, […]

Italy buries 26 Nigerian girls

Twenty six Nigerian girls who died in the Mediterranean while crossing into Italy from Libya, were given a mass funeral and burial. A Roman Catholic bishop and a Muslim imam both said prayers at the […]

Qatar sets $200 minimum wage for migrant workers

Qatar has set a temporary minimum wage for migrant workers worth around $200 a month, aside from free accommodation. The country’ s labour minister announced Thursday, the benchmark reform following widespread criticism of Doha’s preparations […]

Mugabe is under house arrest – Jacob Zuma

Zimbabwe’s military was in control of the country on Wednesday as President Robert Mugabe said he was under house arrest, although generals denied staging a coup. Mugabe’s decades-long grip on power appeared to be fading […]

Four killed in California shooting spree

At least four people in the US state of California have been killed and 10 others injured after a gunman opened fire at multiple locations, including near an elementary school, before being shot dead by […]

Hezbollah’s leader hits out at Saudi Arabia

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah has declared that the country’s prime minister is currently detained in Saudi Arabia and that his “forced” resignation is unconstitutional because it was done “under pressure”. Speaking in Beirut on […]

Former President Obasanjo gets UN job

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed into the United Nations (UN) High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation along with 17 other current and former global leaders. The Secretary-General, Antonio Gutierrez had in September announced the […]

Mugabe Sacks Zimbabwe’s VP Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe on Monday fired Emmerson Mnangagwa as Vice President for showing “traits of disloyalty”, but the announcement was made by Information Minister Simon Khaya Moyo. Mnangagwa’s removal provides a boost for Mugabe’s […]

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