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Ex-UN Under-Secretary-General gets Presidential nomination

Ex-UN Under-Secretary-General gets Presidential nomination

The Interim Trustee National Council (INTC) of the National Grand Coalition (NGC) officially nominated Kandeh Yumkella as their standard-bearer for the 2018 presidential elections...
Zuma again denounces "monopoly" white economic power

Zuma again denounces “monopoly” white economic power

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa reiterated his call for radical reforms to shift the balance of “monopoly” economic power away from whites who...
Iran declares day of mourning for quake victims

Iran declares day of mourning for quake victims

Iran has declared Tuesday a day of mourning for the more than 400 people, who died after a powerful earthquake struck its border region...
Zuma again denounces "monopoly" white economic power

Zuma releases report on feasibility of free higher education in South Africa

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa on Monday released the much-anticipated report on the Feasibility of Fee-Free Higher Education and Training in South Africa. The...
Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 130

Strong earthquake hits Iraq and Iran, killing more than 130

More than 120 people were killed in Iran and at least several others in Iraq when a powerful magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit the region,...
Trump says has 'great relationship' with Duterte; brief mention of rights

Trump says has ‘great relationship’ with Duterte; brief mention of rights

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a “great relationship” with his Philippines counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte. Their meeting was one of the most...
Trump would want Moore to step aside if sexual misconduct allegations true - White House

Trump would want Moore to step aside if sexual misconduct allegations true – White...

U.S. President Donald Trump would want Republican Senate candidate, Roy Moore, to step aside if sexual misconduct allegations against him are true, White House...
President Macron consults rivals about 2019 European elections, EU future

Macron warns battle against IS will continue for years

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday warned that as the fight against Islamic State (IS) nears its end in Iraq and Syria, it will...
Pope Francis recognises "heroic virtues" of predecessor, John Paul I

Pope Francis recognises “heroic virtues” of predecessor, John Paul I

Pope Francis has agreed to recognise the “heroic virtues’’ of his predecessor, John Paul I, bringing the Italian-born pope closer to Catholic sainthood, the...

UK Trade envoy makes second visit to Nigeria

John Howell MP is making his second visit to Lagos Nigeria and his 3rd to the country since becoming Trade Envoy in 2016. Following on...