Tuesday, April 24, 2018
UPDATE: Dozens still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

UPDATE: Dozens still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

Efforts to find 31 people still missing after a tourist boat capsized in northwest Colombia have been suspended overnight due to thunderstorms. At least 10...

Zaynab Alkali urges young writers to read, write more

Prof. Zaynab Alkali, renowned novelist, poet and short story writer, has advised young writers to read a lot and write more to be able...
Thousands flee violence in Congo Republic

UN begins investigation of Congo atrocities

The United Nations Human Rights Council opened an investigation on Friday into killings and other atrocities in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic...

146 killed in Pakistani oil truck explosion

An oil tanker crashed and exploded on a road in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 146 people, many of whom were collecting leaking fuel before...
Thousands flee violence in Congo Republic

Thousands flee violence in Congo Republic

More than 80,000 people have fled their homes in Pool province surrounding Congo Republic's capital since the government began a military operation there last...
UN Women urges end to discrimination

UN Women urges end to discrimination

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has called for an end to all forms of discrimination and...
US coalition forces kill ISIS financial facilitator

US coalition forces kill ISIS financial facilitator

Coalition forces killed Fawaz Muhammad Jubayr al-Rawi, a key Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) financial facilitator with an airstrike in Abu Kamal,...
Trump lifts visa restrictions for Chadians – White House

Trump signs bill to help veterans

U.S. President, Donald Trump, on Friday, signed a bill to improve services for military veterans following a scandal that plagued the government agency responsible...
US Awards micro-grants to support children orphaned by HIV/AIDS

US Awards micro-grants to support children orphaned by HIV/AIDS

The United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria has announced a N2.9 million micro-grant to 50 women caregivers to support the economic wellbeing of their...
Maiduguri: Canada, EU others express concern over UN invasion of UN base

2017: Canada PM highlights achievement in office

  The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has highlighted some of the accomplishments made by the Government of Canada since January 2017. “Last year, we raised taxes on...