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Global report: coronavirus cases pass 20m as WHO points to ‘green...

Nearly five months to the day since the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic, Covid-19 infections have passed 20 million cases.  In acknowledging the...

Nigerian singer sentenced to death for blasphemy in Kano state

A musician in Nigeria's northern state of Kano has been sentenced to death by hanging for blaspheming against the Prophet Muhammad. An upper Sharia court...

Trump escorted out of briefing as man shot near White House

US President Donald Trump was escorted out of a news conference after Secret Service agents shot and wounded a man who claimed to be...

Coronavirus: Putin says vaccine has been approved for use

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said a locally developed vaccine for Covid-19 has been given regulatory approval after less than two months of testing...

India plans to fell ancient forest to create 40 new coalfields

Over the past decade, Umeshwar Singh Amra has witnessed his homeland descend into a battleground. The war being waged in Hasdeo Arand, a rich and...

[Exclusive] Reps in secret plot to pass land-grabbing bill

The House of Representatives may be in a surreptitious plot, to ram through a bill that seeks to vest the power over all water...

Osinbajo assures Nigerians of access to coronavirus vaccine

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, assured Nigerians of access to the novel coronavirus vaccine when developed. During a virtual meeting with representatives of BNT162 COVID-19...

Fani-Kayode reacts as US alerts Nigeria of Al-Qaeda invasion

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to claims by the United States that the Al-Qaeda terrorist group has started penetrating Nigeria through...

Banned protesters send #ZimbabweanLivesMatter viral

Could a social media hashtag - tapping into the energy and anger of the global #BlackLivesMatter phenomenon - help achieve in Zimbabwe what years...

Beirut explosion: Angry residents demand answers after blast

People in Beirut have expressed anger at the government over what they say was negligence that led to Tuesday's huge explosion. President Michel Aoun said...