Monday, June 18, 2018
Pope Francis to address oil executives at Vatican energy conference

Pope Francis to address oil executives at Vatican energy conference

Environmentalists and aid agencies urged executives of the world’s top oil companies attending a Vatican conference on climate change on Friday to heed Pope...
Trump considering 3,000 pardons, including boxer Muhammad Ali

Trump considering 3,000 pardons, including boxer Muhammad Ali

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is considering pardoning some 3,000 people, including late boxing champion Muhammad Ali, whose conviction for refusing...
Ex President Zuma makes second court appearance on corruption charges

Ex President Zuma makes second court appearance on corruption charges

Former South African President Jacob Zuma, who was ousted by his own party in February, arrived at the Durban High Court on Friday for...
US facilitates drone technology workshop for students, women

US facilitates drone technology workshop for students, women

United States Consulate General Lagos in collaboration with Baltimore-based Global Air Media, on Tuesday concluded a two-day drone technology workshop for students and women...
Wanted man arrested after trying to enter White House – Secret Service

Wanted man arrested after trying to enter White House – Secret Service

The Secret Service said a White House contractor was arrested on Tuesday after his name was found to be in a criminal database. The 29-year-old...
TB kills over 1.6m people annually – UN

TB kills over 1.6m people annually – UN

The UN has said no fewer than 1.6 million people are killed annually by tuberculosis and the disease would cost about one trillion dollars...
Trump considering 3,000 pardons, including boxer Muhammad Ali

Trump says he has ‘absolute’ power to pardon himself

President Donald Trump on Monday said he had committed no wrongdoing but had “absolute” legal power to pardon himself, echoing an argument put forth...
UN: 17m people left Africa in 2017

UN: 17m people left Africa in 2017

No fewer than 17 million Africans left the continent in 2017 in search of greener pastures, a new report by the UN Conference on...
Trump calls for comedian Samantha Bee's firing after crude Ivanka tweet

Trump calls for comedian Samantha Bee’s firing after crude Ivanka tweet

U.S. President Donald Trump waded further into television controversies on Friday, calling for comedian Samantha Bee to be fired after she made a vulgar...
WHO says 1.1bn people are smokers globally

WHO says 1.1bn people are smokers globally

There are around 1.1 billion smokers in the world today, the same number as at the turn of the century, according to latest data...